Devine Goodman, based in Coral Gables, Florida, is a leading litigation and transactional business law firm. The firm is known for its business-like approach to problem solving and has a history of success contending with the largest legal firms in the state – firms where the partners practiced before forming Devine Goodman. Clients encounter a positive, responsive and professional culture, where each specialized area is partner-led. The result is highly personalized service, supported by coordinated teams of versatile and talented people who get results. The firm works mainly on an hourly fee basis, and in appropriate cases offers alternative billing arrangements such as flat fees and contingencies.
The trial lawyers focus on all types of commercial business disputes, including contract, real estate, fraud, creditors rights, lease enforcement, disputes among business owners, shareholder litigation, employment, civil RICO, asset forfeiture, banking disputes, trade secrets and restrictive covenant litigation. The firm’s lawyers are licensed to practice in every state and federal trial and appellate court in Florida and have litigated, arbitrated and mediated across the country.
The transactional lawyers’ practice includes corporate, real estate, debt financing, asset-based financing, international commercial law, construction, leasing, technology-transfer, licensing and environmental law. Our lawyers act as outside general counsel to small, medium and large businesses across fields as diverse as the defense and food industries, and for some of the state’s largest and most prominent non-profits.
The firms’ lawyers act for foreign and American clients doing business across Florida and speak English, Spanish and French.
The Firm is a member of LAWorld, a non-exclusive international legal network of 55 independent mid sized law firms covering most of the major commercial centres around the world, with more than 1350 lawyers across 90 cities. Its central purpose is to provide the clients of its members with instant access to quality legal advice anywhere in the world.