MEMBER PROFILE: David H. Lichter
 

David H. Lichter
Lichter Law Firm
18305 Biscayne Boulevard
Suite 302
Aventura, FL 33160

Tel: (305) 356-7555
Fax: (305) 356-7556
Email: dlichter@lichterlawfirm.com
www.lichterlawfirm.com

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ADR SERVICES & CERTIFICATIONS
 
ADR Services:
Mediation (Circuit-Civil)
Mediation (Federal)
Arbitration (Civil/Commercial)
Neutral Evaluation
Fact Finding
Special Magistrate

 

FL Certification Qualifications:
Federal Mediator
County Court Mediator
Circuit-Civil Mediator
Fl. Supreme Court Qualified Arbitrator

Serving the following Judicial Circuits:
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20

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MEDIATION CASE EXPERIENCE
 
David H. Lichter has experience in settling the following types of case:
ADA Disability
Admiralty
Agricultural
Anti-Trust
Appellate
Automotive
Banking & Finance
Bankruptcy/Creditors
Business Dissolution
Civil Rights
Class Actions
Commercial/Business
Condominiums
Construction
Consumer Fraud
Contract Disputes
Debt Collections
Discrimination
EEOC
Employment
Family Businesses
Franchise
Health Care
Insurance
Intellectual Property
International
Internet
Landlord/Tenant
Legal Malpractice
Libel & Slander
Media & Communications
Mortgage Foreclosure
Non-profit Organizations
Partnerships
Premises Liability
Probate
Product Liability
Professional Fees
Professional Liability
Professional Malpractice
Professional Negligence
Property Damage
Real Estate
Religious Institutions
Securities
Shareholder Disputes
Software
Sports
Technology
Telecommunications
Torts
Trademarks/Patents
Trusts / Estates
Unfair Competition
Wage & Hour/FMLA
 
PROFESSIONAL INFORMATION

Biographical Notes:

David is an experienced litigator whose work is substantially devoted to the mediation, arbitration and litigation of business and intellectual property disputes and wage and hour matters. David is engaged regularly by plaintiffs and defendants and mediates and arbitrates cases throughout the United States as well as Puerto Rico and the Bahamas. He has mediated and arbitrated more than 1,600 matters and has also served as a special master, special investigator and special magistrate in in state and federal court.

David is certified by the Florida Supreme Court as a Certified Civil Circuit and County Court mediator, and by the United States District Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida as a Certified Mediator and is listed in the Register of Mediators for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida. He is also a member of the Commercial and Employment Panel of Arbitrators and is a mediator for the American Arbitration Association and is an approved mediator for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.  The particular substantive areas in which he has mediated, arbitrated, litigated and served as a special master include securities, real estate, contracts, common law breach of fiduciary duty and fraud, legal professional liability, trade secrets, trademark and copyright infringement and counterfeiting, covenants not to compete, fraudulent transfers and clawbacks, preference actions, class and collective actions, tortious interference, civil forfeiture, franchises, dealer termination, antitrust, civil rights, False Claims Act, probate, Fair Labor Standards Act, False Claims Act, probate, RICO, ADA, RESPA, Truth in Lending Act, insurance coverage disputes, health care, corporate derivative disputes, and other common law and statutory business torts.

David graduated with honors from Brandeis University and received his law degree with honors from Georgetown University Law Center. Following graduation, David served as federal judicial law clerk. After his clerkship, David worked for nearly five years as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida in Miami, Florida, in the appellate, civil, and major crimes and frauds divisions, and tried numerous civil and criminal jury trials. After leaving the U.S. Attorney's office, David practiced with the Kenny Nachwalter law firm for 14 years before establishing David Lichter & Associates, P.A. in 2003, Higer Lichter & Givner in 2006 and the Lichter Law Firm in 2015.

David is a past Vice-Chair of the Securities Litigation Committee of the Dade County Bar Association, and is a past Chair of the Florida Bar's Federal Court Practice Committee. He has lectured numerous times on mediation at the local, state and national level and has published several articles on mediation and arbitration.  David, who is A/V rated by Martindale-Hubbell, is included in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the specialty of Alternative Dispute Resolution, in the 2016 Florida Super Lawyers Magazine (Top 100 Lawyers) in the fields of Alternative Dispute Resolution and the 2011 Florida Trend Magazine's Legal Elite in the field of Mediation. 

Education:

  • J.D., cum laude, Georgetown University, 1982
  • B.A., cum laude, Brandeis University, 1979
  • Certified Mediator, U.S. District Court, Southern Dist. Fla. and Middle District of Florida
  • Register of Mediators, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern Dist. Fla.
  • Certified Circuit Civil and County Court Mediator, State of Florida
  • Qualified Arbitrator, State of Florida
  • Certified Program Arbitrator and Mediator, Florida Bar

Languages

English

Memberships & Affiliations :

  • Arbitrator (Commercial and Employment Panels) and Mediator for American Arbitration Association
  • Mediator, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
  • Member, National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals



RATES & PAYMENT INFORMATION

Rates:

  • $475.00 per hour, including review time
  • No charge for travel in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties
  • $250.00 per hour for travel to Palm Beach County
  • No minimums
  • Flat rates are available for mediations conducted out of state or outside the Miami-Dade-Broward-Palm Beach County area


Payment: We accept payment by check, wire or credit card

Cancellation Policy:

  • For any mediation cancelled within ten days prior to the mediation, there will be a cancellation fee of up to 4 hours. Cancellations prior to the ten day period must be received in writing. The cancellation fee will be waived if we are able to reschedule another mediation for that time slot.


DOCUMENT LIBRARY
Published Articles:
"A Practical Path Towards Better Mediations" - Newsletter - March 2007


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