South Florida Trial Lawyers & Attorneys at Law


Goldsmith & Atlas, P. A.
South Florida Trial Lawyers
with Law Offices in Miami & Melbourne, Florida

 

Our Approach

As a statewide law firm, we specialize in tort litigation; more specifically, the defense of corporations, individuals and insurance carriers.

Our firm has developed a strong presence in the field of:

  • general liability defense (automobile and premises)
  • product liability litigation
  • employment and consumer law

Our geographic experience extends throughout Florida.  We represent clients in all State and Federal courts, at Arbitrations and before Administrative Boards.

Our goal is to provide considerable “hands on” personal service for our clients and their insured's through every stage of the litigation process.  In addition, we welcome frequent calls and status inquiries outside of established reporting periods. 

  • Pre-suit evaluation of claims can be promptly accomplished.  Mediation and negotiation strategies are developed early, allowing us to better serve our clients’ needs.

  • Full discovery of liability claims and damage arguments is conducted with constant reference to our clients’ goal.  Twenty years of experience in numerous jury trials in courtrooms across Florida has provided us with the polished and goal-oriented courtroom skills we use to promote successful results for our clients.

  • Defense of employment related claims including discrimination, harassment and whistle blower claims under Federal and State law.

  • Defense of individual consumer claims and class actions arising under Federal Truth in Lending and State Consumer laws, including defense of Deceptive Trade Practice claims on individual or class wide basis.

We welcome your inquiries. 

 

Representation Clients:

  • Spitzer Automotive
  • Sedgwick Claims Management Services
  • CNA Insurance Excess and Select
  • Westfall GMC
  • Palm Peterbilt
  • K Mart Corporation
  • Southern Automotive Group d/b/a Kendall KIA
  • Frito Lay
  • Pepsi Bottling Group
  • Universal Underwriters Insurance Company
  • Zurich North America
  • Gallagher Braniff Company / Arthur J. Gallagher
  • United Automotive Group / Penske
  • South Motor Company of Dade County
  • Pompano Imports – Vista BMW
  • DeVoe Automotive Company, Naples
  • Morse Operations, Inc.
  • Al Hendrickson Toyota
  • Roger Dean Automotive Group
  • Florida Coast Equipment Co.
  • Bev Smith Ford / Toyota
  • Deel Car Corporation
  • Martino Tire Company
  • Blake Chevrolet, Buick and Geo of Homestead
  • Group 1 Automotive / World Ford
  • Esserman Nissan
  • William Lehman Automotive Group
  • R&B Holding Company / Kendall Toyota
  • Kendall Imports, LLC d/b/a Lexus of Kendall
  • Pan American Tire & Brake
  • M. Silver Associates, Inc.
  • Lillian Martinez and Associates
  • Miami Automotive Retail d/b/a Brickell Motors
  • Planet Automotive Group
  • Bobcat of Central Florida
  • Powerscreen of Florida
  • DMC Management Company
  • Dinnerstein Companies
  • Physicians Management Co..

Bank Reference – Mellon United National Bank, Miami, Florida


Glen R. Goldsmith - Florida Civil Trial Lawyer

Glen Goldsmith is a Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer, certified by the Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization.  Certification is achieved by demonstrating extensive background and experience in civil trial practice, including numerous jury trials, continuing legal education and passing a comprehensive examination.

Mr. Goldsmith’s practice covers a board range of tort commercial litigation including products liability (defective products), medical malpractice defense, and employment litigation.  In addition, he has successfully handled a variety of insurance disputes involving liability coverage, uninsured motorist coverage, group health insurance, Federal ERISA Pension claims, HMO claims and the Florida No Fault coverage (PIP).  Several of these cases have resulted in favorable landmark legal decisions in Florida and Federal Appellate courts.  He is admitted to practice in all circuit and appellate courts in Florida, U.S. District Court for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida, U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Eleventh and Fifth Circuits and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Mr. Goldsmith’s professional memberships and honorariums include the Florida Bar, Dade County Bar Association, Dade County Trial Lawyers Association, American Bar Association, Defense Research Institute, Florid Bar Committee on Student Education and Admissions to the Bar, ABAB Torts and Insurance Practice Section, ABA Young Lawyers Division, Dade county Volunteer Lawyers Program, Florida Defense Lawyers Association and National Association of Dealer Counsel to the associations.

Mr. Goldsmith has been invited to lecture at several Medical Malpractice Risk Management Seminars for physicians and has presented numerous CLE seminars on discovery methods for practicing attorneys.  He also conducts specialized in-house Risk Management reviews and presentations for corporate clients upon request.

Glen Goldsmith was raised in Clearwater, Florida and received his Juris Doctor from the University of Miami School of Law in 1983.  He received a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Florida State University.  He was also the recipient of the Outstanding Scholar Award at the FSU London Study Center in 1979.


Mark Atlas, Esq. - South Florida Trial Attorney

Mark Atlas is admitted to practice in the United States Supreme Court, United States District Court for the Southern, Middle and Northern District of Florida, as well as all state and local courts in Florida.  He practices corporate and civil litigation with an emphasis on insurance defense, commercial litigation, arbitration of significant corporate dispute and defense of consumer claims in the automotive industry.  He handles a wide variety of matters including arbitration claims, class action litigation and personal litigation including mediations.  Mr. Atlas’ experience includes representation of insurance companies and their insured clientele throughout Florida.  He has successfully litigated significant multiple injury and death claims on behalf of automobile dealerships and other commercial ventures.

Mr. Atlas was raised in Cooper City, Florida and received his BS in Business Administration from the University of Florida in 1986 and his Juris Doctor from St. Thomas University Law School in 1992.


Clay D. Morgan, of counsel - Melbourne, Florida

Clay Morgan is admitted to practice law in Florida State Courts as well as the United States District Court for the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida.  His experience encompasses a broad range of personal injury cases, including product liability, medical malpractice, insurance defense and family law.  Mr. Morgan is a member of the Florida Bar, Brevard County Bar Association, the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America.

Mr. Morgan received his Juris Doctor from the University of Miami School of Law in 1987.   He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Florida Atlantic University in 1983.


 

Goldsmith & Atlas, P. A.

Two Datran Center
9130 South Dadeland Bvld
Suite 1509
Miami, Florida 33156

Phone: (305) 670-5500
Fax: (305) 670-5596

info@goldsmithpa.com


Melbourne Office
730 East Strawbridge Ave
Suite 200
Melbourne, Florida 32901

Phone: (321) 951-3400
Fax: (321) 956-8669


Year Established: 1994

 

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