News

As of 2011, current news can be found on the Assouline & Berlowe Blog .

Assouline & Berlowe is pleased to announce that Peter A. Koziol is promoted to partner. Peter is a registered Patent Attorney, admitted to the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Peter is also admitted to the Florida Bar and all the Federal Courts in the State of Florida. Peter is also admitted to the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, where appeals of Patent cases from the United States District Courts throughout the United States are heard. For more information, click here .

Assouline & Berlowe welcomes Alan Krinzman as its newest partner. Alan brings over 35 years of experience in real estate law to the Firm. One of only 15 LEED AP accredited attorneys in the state of Florida, Mr. Krinzman uses his accreditation to assist clients in their green building initiatives including understanding, evaluating and navigating the LEED certification process. Alan is experienced representing clients in acquiring and developing all types of commercial and residential properties, negotiating construction documents and budgets, interacting with contractors and architects, and navigating the governmental approval and permitting process. Alan will lead the Firm's real estate department. For more information, click here .

June, 2011

Daniel Vielleville co-authors, "Taking Evidence in International Arbitration: The New IBA Rules," International Law Quarterly, Florida Bar, Vol. XXV, No. 4 (2011). For more information, click here .

Eric N. Assouline was ranked by Super Lawyers. For more information, regarding Eric N. Assouline click here .

Firm partner, Daniel Vielleville, was ranked by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star. For more information, about Daniel Vielleville click here .

March, 2011

Eric N. Assouline was an invited featured speaker at Nova Southeastern University's Law School regarding Bankruptcy and Debtor and Creditor Representation. For more information, regarding Eric N. Assouline click here . Click here to see the flyer. To watch the presentation click here .

Assouline & Berlowe congratulates University of Miami School of Law for winning the Frankfurt Investment Arbitration Moot Court Competition, beating out teams from all over the world. Firm partner, Daniel Villeville, was the team's coach. The team which competed amoung the top international arbitrators in the world. For more information, about Daniel Vielleville click here .

December, 2010

Daniel Vielleville is a case law contributor (Venezuela), in Kronke, Nacimiento et al. (eds), Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards: A Global Commentary on the New York Convention (Kluwer Law International, 2010). For more information, click here .

November, 2010

Daniel E. Vielleville's work regarding Invalidity of Contracts and Severability of Arbitration Clauses was published in the Journal of the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences at the University Monteavila in Caracas . For more information, click here .

September, 2010

Daniel E. Vielleville was published, again, in the IBA Arbitration News regarding the Venezuela court’s denial of interim relief in aid of arbitration out of (misplaced) deference to the arbitral tribunal . For more information, click here .

August, 2010

Peter A. Koziol was quoted in The Record of North Jersey regarding the Stockwire v. Jonathan Lebed Matter . For more information, click here .

July, 2010

Assouline & Berlowe was featured in the cover story of the Daily Business Review. Eric N. Assouline was quoted regarding recovery of attorneys' fees in a commercial lease dispute. For more information, click here .

March, 2010

On May 6, 2010, Eric N. Assouline was a featured guest speaker at the Broward County Bar Associations’ Law Week. Mr. Assouline advised the Broward Bar regarding creditors’ rights and various methods of enforcing judgments. For more information, click here .

March, 2010

Daniel E. Vielleville was selected and served as a panelist at the International Arbitration Annual Summit organized by Florida International University as part of its Global Legal Studies Initiative. For more information, click here .

Assouline & Berlowe sponsored the B’Nai Brith 30th Anniversary Installation Brunch where Eric N. Assouline was inducted as the Vice President of Tikkuun Olam. For more information, click here .

January, 2010

Assouline & Berlowe welcomes registered patent attorney Loren D. Pearson as a partner in the firm's Miami office. For more information, click here .

December, 2009

Global Arbitration Review recognizes many of Daniel E. Vielleville's achievements as he spearheads Assouline & Berlowe's Latin American Arbitration Practice. Amongst other things, the article notes Vielleville’s experience at the ICSID, ICC and advising Chile’s Consejo de Defensa del Estado on gathering evidence for the prosecution of ex-President Augusto Pinochet and recovering public funds stolen during Pinochet’s regime. For more information, click here .

Assouline & Berlowe sponsers the Brauser Maimonides Academy Sixteenth Annual Journal Dinner.

Assouline & Berlowe welcomes international litigator Daniel E. Vielleville as a partner in the firm's Miami office. For more information, click here .

August, 2009

Eric N. Assouline was featured in an interview by the Daily Business Review regarding clawback defense in the multi-billion dollar ponzi schemes which continue to surface. The Firm represents many ponzi clawback defendants, and investors. For more information, click here .

Peter E. Berlowe was quoted in the daily business review regarding a complex foreclosure lawsuit spearheaded by JPMorgan Chase Bank based on more than $10 million in alleged serial mortgage fraud on a single Miami Beach property. The Firm represents one of the former defendants, who is now a primary plaintiff. For more information, click here .

July, 2009

Eric N. Assouline is appointed chairman of the bar grievance committee for section 17C. For more information, click here .

June, 2009

Real estate and litigation attorney, Glenn A. Saks, is interviewed by National Public Radio (NPR) and the Miami Herald regarding the mortgage foreclosure crisis.

Peter E. Berlowe is selected by his peers as a Rising Star in the area of Business Litigation for Florida Super Lawyer.

Assouline & Berlowe softball team wins Fall 2009 championship! For a picture of the winning team click here

May, 2009

Assouline & Berlowe counsels clients in the Arthur Nadel Ponzi scheme case, in defense of clawback claims raised by the Court Appointed Equity Receiver, Burton W. Wiand.

Lorri Lomnitizer is appointed director of the South Broward Bar Association. For more information regarding Ms. Lomnitzer click here

Assouline & Berlowe expands its intellectual property practice group to include Patent Prosecution. For more information about Assouline & Berlowe’s intellectual property registration practice click here

April, 2009

Assouline & Berlowe is retained to counsel and represent dozens of clients in the Lou Pearlman Ponzi scheme case, in defense of clawback claims raised by bankruptcy Trustee, Soneet R. Kapila.

March, 2009

Assouline & Berlowe sponsors the B'nai B'rith #5207 Twenty-Ninth Annual Installation Brunch.

January, 2009

Lorri Lomnitzer was quoted in a SunSentinel cover story, Tao Sits Alone and Empty in Sunrise . Ms. Lomnitzer and the litigation attorneys at Assouline & Berlowe represent groups and individual investors that purchased predevolpment condos in lawsuits for damages. For more information about recovering a deposit or an expected return on an investment when a developer breaches a contract click here . To read the complete article click here .

Peter E. Berlowe was selected by Florida Super Lawyers magazine as a 2009 Rising Star. For more information about Peter E. Berlowe click here .

December, 2008

Assouline & Berlowe is retained to counsel clients regarding Madoff clawback issues. For more information, click here .

Assouline & Berlowe sponsers the Brauser Maimonides Academy Fifteenth Annual Journal Dinner.

In recognition of the service and goodwill of the doctors, nurses and staff at Joe DiMaggio’s Children Hospital at Memorial Hospital in Hollywood, Assouline & Berlowe purchased a commemorative brick through end of the year gifts.

Eric N. Assouline's article Madoff scandal: South Florida will long feel ripple effect published in the Sun Sentinal. To read the full article click here .

Assouline & Berlowe cited again in South Florida Business Journal article titled South Florida Lawyers Gear up for Litigation After Madoff Collapse . For more information click here .

Eric N. Assouline, Esq. was quoted in the South Florida Business Journal regarding the litigation sparked by the Madoff fallout. For more information click here .

Bruce B. Baldwin, Esq. joins Assouline & Berlowe as a partner. Bruce B. Baldwin's primary practice areas are corporate litigation, consumer protection, and trade regulation. For more information click here .

October, 2008

Peter E. Berlowe, Esq. spoke at the Lorman Educational Services Seminar on Foreclosure and Repossession In Florida State regarding Bankruptcy Courts' Dismissal of Foreclosure-Related Chapter 11 Bankruptcies. For more information click here .

September, 2008

May, 2008

Peter A. Koziol, Esq. and Lorri Lomnitzer, Esq. spoke at the Florida Entertainment and Sport Law (EASL) 2008 RETREAT LECTURE SERIES, How to Advise Your Clients in Your Practice of Law in the Digital Age regarding Intellectual Property Rights Protection and Infringement in the New Digital Era.

April, 2008

Eric N. Assouline, Esq. was inducted to the Board of Directors for B’nai B’rith Justice Unit #5207, at the organization's Twenty-Eighth Annual Installation Brunch. The B’nai B’rith Justice Unit members consist of Jewish attorneys and judges, located primarily Broward County, Florida. The Justice Unit has provides an important avenue for civic and social involvement of its members. It sponsors social, educational and charitable programs for its members in conjunction with other Broward County voluntary bar associations and professional organizations.

Peter A. Koziol, Esq. and Lorri Lomnitzer, Esq. were invited to speak at the Florida Entertainment and Sport Law (EASL) 2008 RETREAT LECTURE SERIES, How to Advise Your Clients in Your Practice of Law in the Digital Age regarding Intellectual Property Rights Protection and Infringement in the New Digital Era. Both, Ms. Lomnitzer and Mr. Koziol, will be discussing the legal and ethical issues faced by the practitioner in advising the client in the era of downloading, streaming and copying on the Internet and new technologies, including copyright infringement and protection of intellectual property on the web, so the client is protected on sites such as at My Space, Facebook, YouTube, and iTunes. Emphasis will be on development of intellectual property and information technology. Other topics covered will be safeguards that can be put into contracts for web-streaming and the other interactive multimedia devices connecting retailers to customers in the areas of music, entertainment, publishing and the world of fashion. Business, transactional and technology safeguards will be covered as well as counterfeit goods, fraud, domain names and tech crimes.

March, 2008

Assouline & Berlowe establishes a new office in Boca Raton, Palm Beach County.

Assouline & Berlowe Honors Lisa & Phil Baratz, Sarah & Steven Jacoby and Rany Mor at the Brauser Maimonides Academy Fourteenth Annual Journal Dinner.

January, 2008

Broward County Bar Association Barrister publishes “Copyright Infringement Made Easy, File Sharing", by Eric N. Assouline and Lorri Lomnitzer, in its January 2008 Edition. To see the article click here .

November, 2007

Lorri Lomnitzer, Esq. joins Assouline & Berlowe as an associate. Ms. Lomnitzer will be concentrating on intellectual property prosecution and litigation matters and will also be working with the firm's commercial litigation attorneys.

October, 2007

Peter E. Berlowe, Esq. spoke at the Lorman Educational Services Seminar on Foreclosure and Repossession In Florida State regarding Bankruptcy Courts' Dismissal of Foreclosure-Related Chapter 11 Bankruptcies.

The article "Protection of the Moral Rights of the Digital Graphic Artist" coauthored by Peter E. Berlowe, Laura Berlowe-Heinish and Peter A. Koziol was featured on the cover and in the October issue of the Florida Bar Journal.

September, 2007

Assouline & Berlowe can now process electronic copyright registrations. Peter A. Koziol, Esq. was one of the limited number of participants selected by the United States copyright office to beta test its new electronic copyright registration system. The system is expected to enable faster copyright application processing times, earlier effective dates of registration, better status tracking and lower fees.

August, 2007

Peter E. Berlowe, Esq. was invited to speak at the Lorman Educational Services Seminar on Foreclosure and Repossession In Florida State. Mr. Berlowe will be speaking regarding Bankruptcy Courts Dismissal of a Foreclosure-Related Chapter 11 Bankruptcy.

June, 2007

The South Florida Business Journal Book of Law has ranked Assouline & Berlowe at number 154 on the list of the “Top 250 Largest Law Firms" in Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm-Beach Counties.

May, 2007

Meredith James Gussin, Esq., formerly of Carlton Fields, P.A., has joined Assouline & Berlowe as Of Counsel. Ms. Gussin will be working in the firm's Miami office and will continue to practice in the areas of: commercial litigation; contract disputes; insurance coverage; business torts; employment litigation; real estate litigation; real estate transactions; and professional malpractice.

March, 2007

Assouline & Berlowe sponsors Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International, South Florida Chapter, Walk to Cure Diabetes held on March 24, 2007 in Sunrise, Florida, at the Sawgrass Technology Park.

January, 2007

Glenn A. Saks, Esq., formerly of the Dade County Attorneys' Office and White & Case, LLP, has joined Assouline & Berlowe, as Of Counsel. Mr. Saks will be working in the firm's Miami office and will continue to practice in the areas of: commercial litigation; bankruptcy; and, administrative and municipality law.

Assouline & Berlowe selected as "Miami's Best" law firm for 2006 by Florida Jewish News (FJN).

December, 2006

Peter A. Koziol, Esq. joins Assouline & Berlowe as an associate. Mr. Koziol will be concentrating on intellectual property prosecution and litigation matters and will also be working with the firm's commercial litigation attorneys. To read more click here .

November, 2006

Eric N. Assouline, Esq. accepts a position on the Florida Bar Greivance Committee for the Seventeenth Circuit, Section C. As a member of this committee, Mr. Assouline is voulnteering his time to assist the Florida Bar in its oversight of the ethical complaints of its attorneys.

Assouline & Berlowe sponsors Brauser Maimonides Academy, 13th Anual Journal Dinner.

October, 2006

Peter E. Berlowe, Esq. spoke at the Daily Business Review Intellectual Property Roundtable. Mr. Berlowe was one of the six speakers, and he focused his presentation on advising in-house counsel how they could better protect their intellectual property.

August, 2006

Iris S. Rogatinsky, Esq. joins Assouline & Berlowe as Of Counsel. Ms. Rogatinsky joins the Firm after working for the New York based law firm Weil, Gotshal, & Manges for seven years. Ms. Rogatinsky will be practicing in the areas of creditors rights, bankruptcy and commercial litigation.