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Scott W. Rostock

Partner 
350 East Las Olas Boulevard
Suite 1600
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
 
Tel:
954.468.2478
Fax:
954.463.2224
 
 

Scott Rostock is Board Certified in Construction Law by The Florida Bar and has more than 15 years of litigation experience in state and federal courts and arbitration tribunals. Scott’s practice focuses on construction disputes, with an emphasis on construction defects and lien litigation on behalf of owners, developers, landlords, tenants, contractors, and subcontractors. His practice also encompasses complex business litigation, real estate litigation, condominium association litigation, commercial landlord-tenant litigation, commercial mortgage foreclosures, business torts, and contract disputes.
 
Representative Experience
 
Construction Disputes
 
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Representation of developer of Celine Dion’s compound in Jupiter in a lawsuit involving unpaid development fees and alleged design and construction defects.
 
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Representation of landlord of warehouse and office space at Miami International Airport in multiple lawsuits involving lease disputes and alleged design and construction defects in the tenant build-out.
 
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Representation of national real estate advisor and manager in construction defects and lien disputes involving commercial properties in South Florida.
 
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Representation of national real estate investment company in construction defects and lien disputes in South Florida involving the renovation of distressed residential properties.
 
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Representation of multiple hotel developers in Miami-Beach in lawsuits involving construction defects and lien disputes.
 
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Representation of manufacturer of home automated audio, video, automation, control, lighting control, and climate control products in a lawsuit involving alleged construction defects and products liability at a luxury residential project in Vero Beach.
 
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Representation of owner of senior assisted living facility in Boca Raton in a contract dispute with its general contractor.
 
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Representation of general contractor of luxury residential projects in a lawsuit involving alleged design defects and mold infestation at a renovation project in Coral Gables.
 
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Representation of developer of luxury residential community in Jupiter in proceedings under Chapter 558, Florida Statutes, and in a lawsuit involving alleged construction defects.
 
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Representation of private preparatory school in construction defects dispute involving the general contractor and roofing subcontractor.
 
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Representation of general contractor of large retail projects throughout South Florida in multiple lien and contract disputes.
 
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Representation of owners, developers, landlords, and condominium associations in multi-party construction defect lawsuits and proceedings under Chapter 558, Florida Statutes.
 
 
Business and Real Estate Disputes
 
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Representation of federal savings bank in a federal court lawsuit brought by a mortgage lender. The mortgage lender sought damages in excess of $20 million, and the bank counterclaimed for damages in excess of $7 million. A 7-day day jury trial was conducted before United States District Judge Cecilia Altonaga.
 
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Representation of manufacturer of medical devices used for treating skin cancer in a lawsuit by a physician alleging fraud and misrepresentation in connection with the sale of a medical device.
 
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Representation of investor/lender in a technology company based in Naples in a lawsuit alleging breach of a series of loan agreements with the company.
 
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Representation of local professional sports team in a lawsuit alleging breach of contract and fraud involving a sporting event in South Florida.
 
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Representation of local professional sports team in a lawsuit alleging fraud and misrepresentation in connection with an e-mail marketing database.
 
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Representation of owner of a community hospital in Barbados in a lawsuit against the owner representative/construction manager alleging breach of contract, negligence, conversion, and other unlawful conduct with respect to a renovation and modernization project at the hospital.
 
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Representation of manufacturer of robotic surgical devices in a multi-count federal court lawsuit alleging breach of contract, violation of Florida’s Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act, and fraud.
 
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Representation of British citizen in a defamation lawsuit filed by a Florida resident.
 
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Representation of owner/landlord of a multi-million dollar commercial property in Miami Beach in a commercial eviction action against a restaurant franchise tenant.
 
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Representation of local hospital in multiple lawsuits involving contract disputes and alleged violations of state and federal debt collection laws and consumer protection laws.
 
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Representation of condominium developers in a series of lawsuits by purchasers seeking to rescind their purchase contracts based upon alleged contract breaches, fraud, and violations of Florida’s Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act, the Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act, and the Florida Condominium Act.
 
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Representation of national and local banks in contested mortgage foreclosure lawsuits throughout South Florida.
 
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Representation of employers in lawsuits seeking to enforce non-competition and non-solicitation agreements against former employees.
 
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Representation of insurance company in a federal class action lawsuit seeking reimbursement for overhead and profit and taxes relating to hurricane-related insurance claims.
 
Awards & Recognition
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Board Certified in Construction Law, The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education
 
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The Best Lawyers in America 2018, Listed in Florida for Litigation - Real Estate
 
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Super Lawyers Magazine 2009, 2011, 2013-2014, Recognized in Florida as a "Rising Star" for Business Litigation and General Litigation
 
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Florida Trend's Legal Elite 2012, Listed as an "Up & Comer"
 
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Daily Business Review 2008, Listed in "Most Effective Lawyers" as a Finalist for Complex/Business Litigation
 
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Received one of the highest scores on The Florida Bar and was an honorary speaker at the Bar induction ceremony held by the Florida Third District Court of Appeal
 
Professional Memberships & Activities
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The Florida Bar, Member
 
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The Massachusetts Bar, Member
 
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American Bar Association, Member
 
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Broward County Bar Association, Member
 
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Dade County Bar Association, Member
 
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Miami Beach Bar Association, Member
 
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Boston Bar Association, Member
 
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Boston College Law School Alumni Miami Chapter, Vice President of Alumni Events
 
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Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, South Florida Chapter, Board Member
 
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Guardian Ad Litem Program, Special Advocate Volunteer
 

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Scott W. Rostock

Practice
Construction
Litigation
Education
J.D., Boston College Law School, 1999; cum laude
B.A., Indiana University, 1996; Golden Key National Honour Society, Top 15% of Class
Bar Admissions
Florida
Massachusetts
 
 
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