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David H. Pollack

david@davidpollacklaw.com
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Phone: 305-372-5900
Fax: 305-372-5904

2600 Douglas Rd #1007
Coral Gables, Florida 33134

David Pollack is an AV rated attorney who specializes in complex business litigation and appeals. His practice focuses on maritime, labor and employment, defamation, and construction litigation. In 2006, Mr. Pollack obtained the largest verdict in an internet defamation case in the United States, which was later affirmed on appeal. Mr. Pollack regularly represents businesses in cases involving defamation, employment discrimination, wage and overtime claims, and other commercial matters. He also represents passengers and crew members in cases involving maritime personal injuries. Mr. Pollack has written and argued more than 50 appeals before the Third District Court of Appeal, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and the Florida Supreme Court.

As an experienced trial attorney and certified mediator, Mr. Pollack helps his clients resolve disputes in the most efficient and cost effective manner. Mr. Pollack has been approved as a mediator by the Florida Department of Financial Services and the United States Postal Service, where he mediated in-house disputes between employees and management. He also has taught legal writing at the University of Miami School of Law and served on the board of Legal Services of Greater Miami. Mr. Pollack is a cum laude graduate of Harvard College (B.A., History and Literature), the University of Michigan (M.F.A., English), and the University of Miami School of Law, where he served as articles and comments editor of the Law Review.

Education

J.D., University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida, 1992
Honors: Order of The Coif
Law Review: The University of Miami Law Review, Articles and Comments Editor

M.F.A., The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1989
Major: English

B.A., Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1985
Honors: Cum Laude
Honors: Editor, The Harvard Crimson
Major: History and Literature

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice Florida, 1993
U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

City of Coral Gables, Trial Board
Member

ATD Mediation, 2006 - 2008
Member

Florida Bar, Maritime Law Section, 2004 - 2005
Member

Florida Bar, Media Law Section, 2007 - 2008
Member

Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Greater Miami, 1992 - 2001
Volunteer

Legal Services of Greater Miami, 1999 - 2001
Board Member

Harvard College Schools Committee
Member

Hands on Miami
Volunteer

Certification/Specialties

Certified Circuit Civil Mediator, Florida Supreme Court

Certified Family Mediator, Florida Supreme Court

Certified Mediator, United States Postal Service

Licensed Real Estate Salesperson

Representative Clients

United Teachers of Dade

Lennar Corporation

H & R Paving, Inc.

Poinciana Island Yacht & Racquet Club Condominium Association

Cypress Village Condominium Association

Little Farm Properties, G.P.

Terra Group International, Inc.

Comvest Export Finance Co.

Kendar Realty, Inc.

Wragg & Casas Public Relations, Inc.

Classes/Seminars Taught

Legal Writing and Research Instructor, University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, FL, 1992 - 1996

Faculty Member, Andover Summer Session, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA, 1985 - 1991

Client Reviews
★★★★★
We had the misfortune of being sued for fraud on the sale of a business. David Pollack navigated our defense expertly, professionally and with just the right amount of passion. Our case went all the way to trial and we truly believe we would not have won our case if not for David's tireless defense strategies and flawless execution. Sophie L.
★★★★★
I was up against a huge corporation and David Pollack and his team fought for me every step of the way to a very successful resolution. David was honest and straightforward in every way and I am forever grateful to the entire firm for their professionalism, tireless work and the compassion they showed me during a very stressful and difficult journey. I have no reservations in recommending David Pollack and his amazing team! JJ KB
★★★★★
Mr. Pollack's approach to handling the legal issues in my case, his preparedness for every hearing and deposition, coupled with the professionalism of his office staff render him a top notch lawyer in my experience. I have and will continue to recommend him. Suzanne F.