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Joseph L. Rebak

Partner 
Three Brickell City Centre
98 Southeast Seventh Street
Suite 1100
Miami, FL 33131
 
Tel:
305.982.5508
Fax:
305.374.5095
 
 

Joseph Rebak represents clients in all aspects of commercial disputes. He has extensive litigation experience including contracts, business torts, real estate, banking, fiduciary duty, fraud, class action, and unfair competition claims. Mr. Rebak handles matters at the trial and appellate levels in both State and Federal courts.
 
Representative Experience
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Representation of receiver and investors in failed EB-5 projects
 
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Representation of the developer of large condominium project in Miami Beach in numerous litigation matters, including litigation with the City of Miami Beach and litigation with adjoining property owners over development rights.
 
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Representation of the operator of fourteen nursing homes throughout the State of Florida in litigation with its landlord regarding issues arising under the operating leases including the propriety of Cost Reports, application of Medicaid Regulations to accounting principals, and insurance requirements.
 
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Representation of Spanish language radio syndication in action against competition for violations of Florida's Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act.
 
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Representation of the developer of a forty-two story tower in litigation with adjoining property owners over density rights.
 
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Representation of the developer of a project in litigation with the former owners and environmental professionals regarding contamination discovered on the property.
 
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Representation of a public company and the chairman of its audit committee in defense of a securities class action.
 
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Representation of the special litigation committee of a public company in a derivative action.
 
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Representation of the independent directors of a public company in connection with SEC investigations.
 
 
Published Decisions
 
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State, Dept. of Insurance v. Blackburn, 633 So.2d 521 (Fla. 2d DCA 1994)
 
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Golden Door Jewelry Creations, Inc. v. Lloyds Underwriters Non Marine Ass'n, 117 F.3d 1328 (11th Cir. 1997)
 
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South Florida Growers Ass'n,Inc. v. U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, 554 F. Supp. 633 (S.D. Fla. 1982)
 
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In re Jalda, Inc., 38 B.R. 855 (Bankr. S.D. Fla. 1984)
 
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Capitol Life Ins. Co. v. Gallagher, 47 F.3d 1178 (10th Cir. 1995). Litigation.
 
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Kelly v. State, Dept. of Ins., 597 So. 2d 900 (Fla. 3d DCA 1992)
 
Awards & Recognition
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The Best Lawyers in America 2015-2018, Listed in Florida for Commercial Litigation
 
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Super Lawyers Magazine 2014-2017, Listed in Florida for Business Litigation
 
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Selected by peers as one of Florida Legal Elite, Florida Trend Magazine
 
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Named one of the Top Lawyers in South Florida, Florida Trend Magazine
 
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Martindale-Hubbell, AV Rated
 



Joseph L. Rebak

Practice
Litigation
Education
J.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1980
B.A., Villanova University, 1977; cum laude
Bar Admissions
Florida
 
 
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