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Governmental Litigation

Our litigators have extensive experience in this area of the law which includes trials and appeals of eminent domain suits, bid protests relating to government contracts, ad valorem tax cases on large commercial properties, telecommunications and public records cases.

  • Southwest Ranches v. Kalam, 980 So. 2d 1121 (Fla. 4th DCA 2009).  Successfully argued that government officials enjoyed qualified immunity from suit based on officials’ that land use determinations concerning interpretation of comprehensive land use plan. The Court held that qualified immunity doctrine applied to officials at the earliest possible time, prior to having to incur expense of defense including discovery. The Court based its application of the immunity doctrine on objective standards, concluding that the official’s intent was irrelevant to application of the doctrine of immunity.
  • Markham v. PPI, Inc., 843 So. 2d 922 (Fla. 4th DCA 2003). Ad valorem taxation of Pompano
  • Academy Express, LLC v. Broward County, 53 So.3d 1188 (Fla. 4th DCA Feb. 7, 2011) The firm prevailed on behalf of transportation service provider in bid protest dispute arising out of county’s award of shuttle bus contract for Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport.
  • For City of Parkland, our attorneys successfully litigated a case for injunctive relief and damages for breach of contract with a commercial vendor which had previously agreed to sunset certain business activities within the City.
  • Numerous examples of the defense of successful bids on behalf of winning bidders and challenging bids on behalf of second or third place bidders relating to the procurement of transportation services, technology, construction services and others.
Name Title Phone V-Card Email Office
Perry M. Adair Office Managing Shareholder, Miami 305.260.1016 Miami
Hugo V. Alvarez Shareholder 305.262.4433 Miami
Steven M. Davis Shareholder 305.262.4433 Miami
Kevin Markow Shareholder 954.985.4174 Ft. Lauderdale
Daniel L. Wallach Shareholder 954.965.5049 Ft. Lauderdale