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Ari H. Gerstin
Ari H. Gerstin
Associate 
One Southeast Third Avenue
25th Floor
Miami, FL 33131
 
Tel:
305.374.5600
Fax:
305.374.5095
 
 

Ari Gerstin is an associate in the National Litigation Practice Group. Ari focuses his practice on white collar defense and government investigations, complex litigation, and insurance litigation.

Ari assists clients with state and federal white collar matters involving allegations of fraud, money laundering, obstruction of justice, and regulatory violations. In the civil arena, Ari defends complex litigation brought under state unfair trade practices laws, consumer protection laws, and common law. Ari also has significant experience defending consumer class actions brought against insurance companies.
 
Representative Experience
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Order finding no probable cause under the Florida Contraband Forfeiture Act and requiring the return of $85,000 in currency seized from client. In re Forfeiture, Case No. 14-9884-CA-23 (Fla. Miami-Dade Cir. Ct. 2014).
 
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Order granting dismissal of federal lawsuit brought by and against United States citizens for injuries allegedly sustained in the Bahamas. L.M. v. J.O., 945 F. Supp. 1367 (S.D. Fla. 2013).
 
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Order granting motion to correct illegal driver's license suspension from 10 years to 6 months nuc proc tunc to the date of suspension and dismissal of driving while license suspended charge received while under illegal suspension. State v. J.T., Case Nos. 0438WNI & 2994GIQ (Fla. Miami-Dade Cty. Ct. 2013).
 
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Order finding that federal indictment failed to adequately obstruction of justice by filing a false report, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1519 and obstruction of justice by tampering with a witness, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1512(b)(3), and granting dismissal of charges. United States v. McQueen, 2011 WL 4375729 (S.D. Fla. 2011).
 
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Order finding that federal indictment failed to adequately allege obstruction of an agency investigation in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1505 and granting dismissal of charge. United States v. Perraud, 672 F. Supp. 2d 1328 (S.D. Fla. 2009).
 
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Order granting motion to transfer criminal health care fraud indictment returned by federal grand jury sitting in the Northern District of Florida to the Southern District of Florida. United States v. Maharaj, 2007 WL 2340495 (N.D. Fla. 2007) (client subsequently acquitted of all charges at trial).
 
Awards & Recognition
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Super Lawyers Magazine 2013-2014, Listed in Florida as a "Rising Star" for General Litigation, Criminal Defense: White Collar, and Health Care
 
Published Works & Lectures
 
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Law360, "Paperwork Errors May Suggest To The Government There Is Fraud," Author, December 13, 2012
 
Professional Memberships & Activities
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American Bar Association, Member
 
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
 
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Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
 

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Ari H. Gerstin

Practice
Litigation
Education
J.D., University of Miami School of Law, 2004; cum laude, University of Miami Law Review, Articles and Comments Editor
B.B.A., University of Miami, 2001; cum laude
Bar Admissions
Florida
 
 
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