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Updated 10/11/2013
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Waldman Trigoboff Hildebrandt Marx & Calnan, P.A.

Broward Financial Center, Suite 1700
500 East Broward Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33394


Phone: 954-467-8600
Fax: 954-467-6222
gwaldman@waldmanlawfirm.com
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Summary

Current Employment Position(s)

Founder and Managing Shareholder

Lawyer Overview

Mr. Waldman founded the firm on July 4, 1991 and is the managing shareholder of the law firm.

Mr. Waldman has been practicing law continuously in the State of Florida and in federal court for more than 30 years. He holds the maximum rating "AV" (pre-eminent) by the Martindale-Hubbell® Law Directory. An "AV" rating indicates that a lawyer has reached the height of professional excellence, has practiced law for many years, and is recognized by his peers (lawyers and judges) for the highest levels of skill and integrity. Mr. Waldman is similarly rated the maximum 10.0 ("Superb") by the AVVO ratings guide.

In addition to his complex commercial litigation practice, Mr. Waldman is a certified Mediator (state and federal court) and Arbitrator (certified by the American Arbitration Association, American Health Lawyers Association, AIDA Reinsurance and Insurance Arbitration Society, and International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution).

Areas of Practice

  • Appellate Law (State and Federal Appellate Courts)
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Complex Domestic Relations Matters (Including Business Valuations)
  • Contract and Employment Disputes
  • Employment Law Disputes (Including Title VII and Non competition Matters)
  • Environmental and Land Use Matters
  • General Business Litigation (Including Intellectual Property Disputes, Noncompete Agreements and Contract Matters)
  • Health Care, Indemnity and HMO/PPO Insurance Matters
  • Hotel and Hospitality Matters
  • Legal/Professional Liability and Malpractice Matters (Physicians, Attorneys and Other Licensed Professionals)
  • Medical Malpractice, Insurance and Premises Liability Defense Litigation
  • Probate and Estate Litigation
  • Substantial Collections Matters

West Practice Categories

Class Actions, Collections, Construction, Contracts, Employment, Environmental, Health Care, Insurance, Intellectual Property, Medical Malpractice, Premises Liability, Probate & Estate Administration, Real Estate

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1983
  • Colorado, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida Trial Bar, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida, 2004
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado, 2004
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1984
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 2004
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1986

Certification/Specialties

  • American Arbitration Association (AAA) Certified Arbitrator
  • American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) Certified Arbitrator
  • AIDA Reinsurance and Insurance Arbitration Society (ARIAS-U.S.) Certified Arbitrator
  • International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution (CPR) Certified Arbitrator
  • State-wide Circuit Court Mediator
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida Mediator

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • University of Florida Levin College of Law, 2011 - Present (Board of Trustees of the Law Center Association)
  • University of Florida Levin College of Law, 2010 - Present (Board Member, Environmental & Land Use Law Program Advisory Board)
  • Fourth District Court of Appeal, 2010 - Present (Chair, Judicial Nominating Commission)
  • South Florida Water Management District, 2010 - Present (Governing Board Member)
  • State Attorney for the Prosecution of Economic Crimes, 1995 (Eleventh Judicial Circuit Special Assistant)
  • The Florida Bar, 1991 - 1994 (Chair, Eleventh Judicial Circuit (Miami-Dade County) Grievance Committee)
  • State of Florida Judicial Qualifications Commission, 1993 (State-wide Special Prosecutor)
  • The Florida Bar, Young Lawyers Division, 1988 - 1992 (Board of Governors (11th Judicial Circuit))

Honors and Awards

  • South Florida Legal Guide Distinction as One of South Florida's "Top 250" Attorneys (Out of Approximately 23,000), 2002
  • South Florida Legal Guide Distinction as One of South Florida's "Top 250" Attorneys (Out of Approximately 23,000), 2003
  • South Florida Business Journal Distinction as One of the "Best of the Bar", 2003
  • South Florida Business Journal Distinction as One of the "Best of the Bar", 2004
  • South Florida Business Journal Distinction as One of the "Best of the Bar", 2005
  • Florida Trend -- The Magazine of Florida Business Distinction as One of the "Florida Legal Elite" (Top 1.7% of 56,513 Lawyers Practicing in Florida), 2005
  • Florida Trend -- The Magazine of Florida Business Distinction as One of the "Florida Legal Elite" (Top 1.8% of 57,968 Lawyers Practicing in Florida, 2006
  • Florida Trend -- The Magazine of Florida Business Distinction as One of the "Florida Legal Elite" (Top 1.4% of 59,481 Lawyers Practicing in Florida), 2007
  • Selected for inclusion in Florida Super Lawyers (Distinction given to only 5% of Lawyers Practicing in Florida), 2007
  • Florida Trend -- The Magazine of Florida Business Distinction as One of the "Florida Legal Elite" (Top 1.9% of 61,500 Lawyers Practicing in Florida), 2008
  • Selected for inclusion in Florida Super Lawyers (Distinction given to only 5% of Lawyers Practicing in Florida), 2008
  • Selected for inclusion in Florida Super Lawyers, Corporate Counsel Division (Distinction given to only 5% of Business Litigation Lawyers Practicing in Florida), 2008
  • Selected for inclusion in Florida Super Lawyers (Distinction given to only 5% of Lawyers Practicing in Florida), 2009
  • Florida Trend -- The Magazine of Florida Business Distinction as One of the "Florida Legal Elite" (Top 1.8% of 62,500 Lawyers Practicing in Florida), 2009
  • Florida Trend -- The Magazine of Florida Business Distinction as One of the "Florida Legal Elite" (Top 1.8% of 63,000 Lawyers Practicing in Florida), 2010
  • Selected for inclusion in Florida Super Lawyers, Business Litigation (Distinction given to only 5% of Business Litigation Lawyers Practicing in Florida), 2010
  • Selected for inclusion in Florida Super Lawyers (Distinction given to only 5% of Lawyers Practicing in Florida), 2010
  • Selected for inclusion in Florida Super Lawyers (Distinction given to only 5% of Lawyers Practicing in Florida), 2011
  • Florida Trend -- The Magazine of Florida Business Distinction as One of the "Florida Legal Elite" (Top 1.8% of 64,000 Lawyers Practicing in Florida), 2011
  • Florida Trend -- The Magazine of Florida Business Distinction as One of the "Florida Legal Elite" (Top 1.8% of 64,000 Lawyers Practicing in Florida), 2012
  • Selected for inclusion in Florida Super Lawyers (Distinction given to only 5% of Lawyers Practicing in Florida), 2012
  • Selected for inclusion in Florida Super Lawyers (Distinction given to only 5% of Lawyers Practicing in Florida), 2013

Past Employment Positions

  • Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, LLP (Miami), January 1, 1988 - July 3, 1991
  • Sparber, Shevin, Rosen, Shapo & Heilbronner, P.A. (Miami), June 1, 1983 - December 31, 1987

Education

  • University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, Florida, 1983
    J.D.
    Honors: cum laude
    Honors: Member, Justice Campbell Thornal National Moot Court Board, 1982-1983
    Honors: Outstanding Member Award of the Justice Campbell Thornal National Moot Court Board - 1982
    Law Review: University of Florida College of Law, Holland Law Center, Member, Editorial Board, 1981 - 1983
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, 1980
    B.A.
    Honors: magna cum laude
    Major: Economics
    Minor: Debate
Fees

Offers Free Initial Consultation

Accepts Credit Cards

Articles

Published Works

  • Can We Talk? Communicating With Former Employees of an Adverse Party in Litigation, The Florida Bar Journal, October, 1994
  • The Shareholders' Agreement - Don't Leave Your P.A. Without It, The Florida Bar Journal, October, 1997
  • The Florida Franchise Act - Protection for the In-State Franchisor or Out-Of-State Franchisee?, The Florida Bar Journal, November, 1999
  • Voire Dire Necessities - The Florida Supreme Clarifies When Trial Counsel's Investigation of the Venire Must be Undertaken, The Florida Bar Journal, October, 2002
  • Dead Man Talking - Requiem for Summary Judgment Under Florida's "Dead Man's" Statute, The Florida Bar Journal, April, 2004
  • Federal Court Sanctions Against Attorneys Under 28 U.S.C. 1927 - the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals Attempts to Divide the Standard for Multiplying the Proceedings in Bad Faith, The Florida Bar Journal, January, 2007
Office Information

Address

Broward Financial Center, Suite 1700
500 East Broward Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33394

Phones

954-467-8600

Faxes

954-467-6222

Emails

gwaldman@waldmanlawfirm.com

Websites

http://www.waldmanlawfirm.com
http://www.waldmanlawfirm.com

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