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At the Davidoff Law Firm, we pride ourselves on providing our clients with the highest quality representation possible in a number of areas of practice, including criminal law, commercial litigation, and tax law. Principal lawyer Jonathan Davidoff has an extensive background that includes many years of education and legal experience, which he utilizes in the pursuit of a resolution to your case.

To learn more about our attorneys, please review their profiles below or contact our office today.

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Jonathan M. Davidoff Aaron Resnick Derek Schwartz

Email: jonathan@davidofflawfirm.com

Mr. Davidoff’s extensive experience and education is an asset to our firm and invaluable to our clients. Mr. Davidoff is admitted to practice in the state courts of Florida, Massachusetts, New York, federal courts in Florida and New York, the United States Tax Court, and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Davidoff earned his Bachelors of Arts in Political Science and Bachelors of Business Administration from Emory University, a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Miami, a Juris Doctor from New York Law School (magna cum laude), and a Master of Legal Letters in Taxation from New York University School of Law. Having previously served as a prosecutor for several years and represented clients involved in small and large matters, Mr. Davidoff is able to view cases from a very multifaceted perspective.

Mr. Davidoff has represented clients such as: attorneys from large law firms such as Latham & Watkins, LLP and Kelley Dry & Warren, LLP who were involved in criminal tax matters, investment bankers from Bank of America (the Parmalat transactions) and Enron Corporation who were involved in two of the world’s largest corporate collapses, a former federal government employee in New Jersey Federal Court on theft of government funds (Section 8 housing), and clients charged with life felonies to simple misdemeanor and DUI/DWI charges. Mr. Davidoff is also able to handle commercial matters involving criminal issues, such as when he represented a client whose attorney forged the buyers’ signature in a mortgage note, clients whose multi-million dollar company purchased was actually a worthless entity, a client who sought a divorce based on domestic violence, clients whose restaurant was purchased based on fraud and deception, as well as matters involving corporations such as Hewlett-Packard and the grey market. Mr. Davidoff is able to handle any type of litigation matter, as all litigation matters are different in their own right, so it is important to have an attorney like Jonathan Davidoff who has handled diverse cases in the past.

Areas of Practice

  • Business & Commercial Law
  • Business Organizations
  • Civil Rights
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI/DWI
  • Litigation & Appeals
  • Taxation Law
  • White Collar Crimes

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1999
  • Florida, 1999
  • Massachusetts, 1998
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1999
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1998
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2005

Education

  • New York University School of Law, New York, New York, May, 2004
  • L.L.M.
  • Major: Taxation
  • New York Law School, New York, New York, June, 1998
  • Juris Doctor
  • Honors: Magna Cum Laude
  • Law Journal: Journal of International and Comparative Law, Notes & Comments Editor
  • University of Miami Graduate School of Business, Coral Gables, Florida, August, 1995
  • MBA – Concentrations: International Business and Business Law
  • Emory University – Goizueta Business School, Atlanta, Georgia, May, 1994
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Major: Business and Political Science

Past Employment Positions

  • Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office, Assistant State Attorney, August 2000 to August 2003
  • Attorneyperdiem.com, Inc., President, March 1999 to August 2000
  • Internal Revenue Service, Manhattan District Counsel, Attorney, October 1998 to March 1999
  • Dubin and Swieca, Highbridge Capital Management, Legal Intern, January to May 1998
  • New York County Legal Aide Society, Bankruptcy Division, Legal Intern, January to May 1998
  • Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office, Certified Legal Intern, August 2000 to August 2003
  • Chambers of Honorable Lorraine Miller, NY Supreme Court, Judicial Intern, September to December 1996
  • Chambers of Honorable Mark Polen, FL 4th District Court of Appeal, Judicial Intern, May to July 1996
  • CNN Sports, Intern, January to June 1994
  • Israeli Consulate General, Atlanta Office, Intern, May to December 1993
  • Democratic National Committee, Media Relations Assistant, July 1992
  • Senator Bob Graham, United States Senate, Intern, July to August 1992
  • Congressman Harry Johnston, United States House of Representatives, Intern, May to July 1992

Organizations and Community Service

  • Emory University Association of Alumni
  • President of the Emory University Alumni Association New York Chapter
  • Emory University Hillel, Building Campaign Committee
  • New World Symphony, New York Executive Committee
  • American Israel Public Affairs Committee
  • New York County Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • New York State Bar Association)

Email: aaron@davidofflawfirm.com

Mr. Resnick is a litigator who honed his craft at one of Florida’s oldest and most prestigious firms, Gunster Yoakley & Stewart, P.A., before starting his own boutique law firm in 2005 with offices in Miami, Boca Raton and New York City.  Mr. Resnick received his Bachelors of Arts in Political Science with honors from Emory University, one of the most prestigious universities in the United States, and a Juris Doctor with honors from the University of Florida. Mr. Resnick is admitted to all of the state and federal courts in Florida and the United States Supreme Court.   In 2009, he was named one of the Top Lawyers in Florida by Florida Trend magazine and was named one of the 40 best attorneys in South Florida under the age of 40.

Mr. Resnick’s practice concentrates on business and commercial litigation matters, including contract disputes, real estate matters, and all other disputes that end up in a court room. He has successfully litigated for and against a number of Fortune 500 companies.

He has represented numerous clients in both state and federal courts, and served as local counsel for a number of national and international law firms.  His current practice includes the personal representation of a number of famous American sports stars who are currently playing in the National Football League, the National Basketball League and Major League Baseball.   In addition to this athlete representation, Mr. Resnick serves as general counsel for several financial services companies as well as a number of hedge funds.

He was been elected three times to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of the Dade County Bar Association Young Lawyers Section and has served as a committee chair for the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, an organization which recognized him as the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division’s Star of the Quarter.  In 2008, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation recognized him as the top young professional in South Florida.

Mr. Resnick, a graduate of Leadership Miami, is also a leader in the Miami’s legal and cultural arts scene.  Mr. Resnick was awarded the “Shining Star” Award by the Arts & Business Council of Miami, Inc. This award each year honors the top Miami business professional supporting the arts and cultural community.  Mr. Resnick was the founding chairperson of the Friends of the New World Symphony, and now serves on its Executive Committee. He also sits on the Board of Directors for the Miami Design Preservation League and on the Executive Committees for the Art Crowd of the Bass Museum, the Green Room Society for the Carnival Center for Performing Arts, the Tropees of the Historical Museum of Southern Florida, and the Jewish Legal Society of Miami amongst others. He is also a member of the South Beach Athletic Club and an active in local, state and national politics.

Areas of Practice

  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Business Law
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Sports and Entertainment Law

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1998
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 1999
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 2001
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1999
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2004

Education

  • Universite de Montpellier, Montpellier, France, 1997
  • Honors: With High Honors
  • University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, Florida, 1997
  • J.D. With Honors
  • Honors: With Honors
  • Honors: Who’s Who: American Law Students, 1997 & 1998
  • Honors: Council of Ten Teaching Fellow for Contracts, 1997 & 1998
  • Honors: Book Award Recipient: Evidence, 1997
  • Honors: CALI: Award for Excellence in Evidence, 1997
  • Honors: University of Florida Pro Bono Award Recipient
  • Honors: Honors, Appellate Advocacy, Spring 1996
  • Honors: Honors, Legal Research & Writing, Spring 1995
  • Emory University, 1994
  • B.A.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New World Symphony Friends of the Orchestra, Chairperson
  • American Bar Association Young Lawyers Section, Committee Chair and ABA 2005 Star of Quarter
  • Miami Design and Preservation League, Board of Directors
  • Dade County Bar Association Young Lawyers’ Section, Member Board of Directors and Social Chair
  • Big Brother Big Sisters, Committee of 100, Member of Steering Committee
  • Bass Museum of Art, Art Crowd Committee Member
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters, Founding Member and Executive Committee Impact Circle
  • Historical Museum of South Florida Tropees Executive Council
  • Miami Light Project, Founding Member the Visionaries
  • Miami Art Museum Partners
  • Florida (Miami) Hearth Institute Heartthrob
  • Florida Room Film Festival, Member Executive Committee
  • Carnival Center for the Performing Arts, Green Room Society Executive Committee and Founding Member
  • Legal Art, Member of Executive Committee
  • Association of Emory Alumni South Florida Executive Committee, Past Young Alumni Chairperson
  • Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce, Pillar Trustee Representative
  • Florida Association of Women Lawyers, Member of Board of Directors (First Male Board Member in History)

Email: derek@davidofflawfirm.com

Derek A. Schwartz concentrates his practice in areas of estate planning, wills and trusts, asset protection, probate and the tax and business legal needs of professionals. Derek earned his bachelor degree in accounting from Emory University and his law degree from the University of Florida Levin College of Law. At the University of Florida, Derek served as a tax editor to the Florida Tax Review and was a member of the Florida Law Review. Formerly associated with the law firms of Holland & Knight, LLP and Greenberg Traurig. Derek also focuses on the drafting and implementation of limited liability companies, foundations, family limited partnerships as well as the design and effectuation of tax favored and asset enhancement strategies.

Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning
  • Asset Protection Planning
  • Discretionary Self-Settled Spendthrift Trust Planning
  • Domestic and Foreign Entity and Trust Planning
  • Pre and Post Marital Planning
  • Probate, Trust and Guardianship Administration
  • Income Tax Planning
  • Fiduciary Estate/Gift/GST Tax Return Preparation
  • Business Succession Planning and Corporate Formations
  • Real Estate Sale and Investment Transactions
  • Title Insurance

Bar Admissions

  • Florida

Education

  • University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, Florida
  • J.D.
  • Emory University
  • B.A.
  • Major: Accounting

Past Employment Positions

  • Greenberg Traurig, P.A.
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • Shutts & Bowen LLP

BOCA RATON

4755 Technology Way
Suite 205
Boca Raton, Florida 33431
Office: (561) 981-8089
Fax: (561) 892-3159
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MIAMI

100 North Biscayne Boulevard
Suite 1607
Miami, Florida 33132
Office: (305) 673-5933
Fax: (305) 718-0647
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NEW YORK

228 East 45th Street
Suite 1700
New York, NY 10017
Office: (212) 587-5971
Fax: (212) 658-9852
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The information provided on this website should not be used in any legal decision you are making as it is NOT legal advice and should only be used as general background information. Furthermore, nothing on this website should be construed as creating an attorney/client relationship. If you are seeking legal advice, please contact The Davidoff Law Firm, PLLC and speak with an attorney. Aaron Resnick and Derek Schwartz are attorneys who are affiliated with the Davidoff Law Firm, PLLC and are not members of the firm.