General Litigation

Our Firm enjoys diverse practice areas, which include an intellectual property division, professional liability division, employment practices and liability, government liability division, bankruptcy, property and casualty insurance defense division, insurance coverage team, diverse federal and state appellate division, a section on bad faith litigation, personal injury protection team, worker’s compensation division, business section, real estate transactions divisions, and a corporate transactions department. Accordingly, our Complex Litigation Group draws from each such division in the handling of complex and oft-specialized fields. Working as one cohesive team, our Firm handles complex litigation matters with a disciplined, but aggressive, approach.
Pícture of Erik J. Gruber
Erik J. Gruber is a Partner at the firm’s Miami office. Mr. Gruber concentrates his practice in first-party property defense litigation, with an emphasis in bad faith litigation, fraud investigation, water damage claims, and windstorm coverage issues.
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Robert joined the firm as an Associate in September of 2017. Prior to joining the firm, Robert clerked for the Honorable Travis L. Francis, Assignment Judge of the Superior Court, Middlesex County.
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Ms. Franks is a partner in the firm’s Miami office.
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Mr. Diocares is a Senior Associate in the firm’s Miami office, practicing in the area of first party property insurance defense. Since joining the Florida Bar in 2012, Mr. Diocares has practiced in the area of insurance law with experience both representing insureds and defending insurers.

Diocares, Jonathan M.

Senior Associate

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Kevin joined the firm as an Associate in February of 2016.
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Miguel J. Chamorro is a Partner in the firm’s Miami office.
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Steven J. Arce is an associate in the firm’s Tampa office.

Arce, Steve

Associate

The firm’s founding partner, Richard J. Lydecker, has a diverse and extensive background in the general practice of civil litigation, mainly concentrating in the areas of complex commercial litigation, professional liability, Bad Faith litigation, and insurance coverage.

Lydecker, Richard

Senior Partner

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