Jason Joffe advises a wide variety of clients, including international financial institutions, healthcare institutions, insurers, private equity groups and closely held corporations. Jason provides common sense, efficient and business-minded solutions to even the most complex business litigation, pre and post-suit regulatory issues affecting insurers and contract disputes. Jason’s practice involves disputes in a multitude of Florida jurisdictions spanning the state, including trials of commercial disputes in both state and federal court. Jason has also argued before several of Florida’s district courts of appeal and a federal circuit courts of appeal.

    Prior to joining Squire Patton Boggs, Jason served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Robert M. Gross of the Fourth District Court of Appeal for the state of Florida. Jason seizes upon the experience and insight he obtained as an appellate clerk by litigating cases at the trial court level with an eye toward ensuring that those cases are upheld if appealed and counseling clients on various appellate issues that arise during the course of litigation.

    He is included in Florida Super Lawyers – Rising Stars, published by Thomson Reuters, a distinction honoring the top up-and-coming lawyers, defined as 40 years of age and younger or in the practice of law for less than 10 years. He is a licensed real estate sales associate in Florida. Jason is a member of The Florida Bar and the Palm Beach County Bar Association. He is rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell.

    In March 2015, Jason was elected to serve as a City Commissioner for the City of Lighthouse Point, Florida.

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    • Litigating complex healthcare provider/payor disputes, health insurance coverage disputes, and issues related to Medicare/Medicaid federal and state statutes.
    • Successfully representing a corporation in an unsuccessful attempt by dissident shareholders to force the company to recognize alleged proxy rights of a former shareholder. Judgment in favor of the corporation was obtained after a three-day trial.
    • Successfully defeating attacks on the federal court’s subject matter jurisdiction, and then obtaining summary judgment of foreclosure on historic beachfront Traymore Hotel in South Beach on behalf of client SR South Beach One, LLC (a spinoff of New York private real estate investment firm Steep Rock Capital).
    • Obtaining summary judgment in favor of an affiliate of a major international financial institution on issues related to credit life insurance and successfully arguing before Florida’s Fifth District Court of Appeal that the summary judgment should be affirmed.
    • Representing insurers in significant disputes with their insured over coverage issues, including advising on pre and post-suit regulatory issues.
    • Successfully arguing before Florida’s Second District Court of Appeal that an eight-figure final judgment should be affirmed.
    • Arguing before the US Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on issues of immigration and due process.
    • Representation of appointed Receiver of large, multi-unit condominium complex in Miami-Dade County, Florida. Tasked dealing with issues associated with reviving the condominium community, legally and physically, after years of gross mismanagement by prior discharged management team.
    • Serving as staff attorney for the 800 MHz Transition Administrator in connection with the movement of a major telecom provider to new frequency bands to eliminate interference to public safety and other licensees, the largest such realignment of radio spectrum in the history of the FCC.
    • Assisting in the appeal of a reduction of a client’s award by a total of US$78 million including US$48 million in compensatory damages and US$30 million in punitive damages.
    • Successfully obtaining a seven-figure judgment after a three-day federal trial, while also obtaining a zero-liability verdict on a multimillion-dollar counterclaim.
    • Representing creditors and collection agencies in defense of consumer actions involving the Truth in Lending Act, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and related statutes.
    • Representing lenders in mortgage modifications and workouts.
    • Serving as local counsel in complex, multiparty construction litigation.
    • Serving as local counsel on behalf of financial institutions in Madoff litigation.
    • Representing individual and corporate clients in various breach of contract and business tort cases.

    Education

    • Nova Southeastern University, J.D., summa cum laude, articles editor, Nova Law Review, 2005
    • University of Florida, B.S., 2000

    Admissions

    • Florida, 2005

    Courts

    • U.S. Ct. of App., Ninth Circuit
    • U.S. Ct. of App., Eleventh Circuit
    • U.S. Dist. Ct., Middle Dist. of Florida
    • U.S. Dist. Ct., S. Dist. of Florida

    Memberships and Affiliations

    • Florida Bar Association
    • Palm Beach County Bar Association
    • Named to Daily Business Review’s 2018 “On the Rise” List
    • Named one of the Most Effective Lawyers of 2017 by the Daily Business Review
    • Recognized in Florida Super Lawyers-Rising Stars since 2012
    • Selected by the editorial board to join the Sun-Sentinel’s “South Florida 100”, a weekly section in the print and online editions capturing issues and opinions from 100 of South Florida’s most influential people in government, politics and culture

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    • Speaker, “Looking at the Road Ahead for Medicare and Medicaid,” ACI Managed Care Disputes and Litigation Conference, Philadelphia, May 27, 2018.

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