Litigation can be costly, time-consuming, and stressful. You cannot afford delays or uncertainty – what you need is reliability, efficiency, and results.
AVILA’s vast trial and arbitration experience allows our lawyers to provide comprehensive representation across all aspects of litigation, arbitration, mediation and investigations, as well as foreign and cross-border disputes, often serving as Spanish-speaking local counsel for Big Law and foreign law firms.
AVILA’s litigation and arbitration team works closely with our clients to determine the best course of action to reach favorable outcomes and minimize risks in controversial matters. We understand the importance of having the right representation from experienced attorneys, backed by a reputable law firm.
We know that our aggressive strategy and ability to identify practical objectives are key to effectively meeting our clients’ demands. Our team has successfully represented clients before the American Arbitration Association (AAA), International Center for Dispute Resolution (ICDR), Inter-American Commerical Arbitration Commission (IACAC), and United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) rules.
- Private clients and high-net worth individuals
- Real estate developers
- Property management companies
- Condominium associations
- Investment firms
- Foreign businesses
- Foreign investors
Whether we’re working on our clients’ day-to-day issues or their most sensitive and complex matters, we are focused on consistently delivering swift results to provide peace of mind when they need it most.
When you need the best legal representation, our team is committed to “Achieving results, together.”
Complex business disputes
- Breach of contract
- Business torts
- Class action
- Fractured projects
- Injunctions, lost profits, and punitive damages
Represented a U.S. Department of State contractor in connection with disputes before the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals under the Contract Disputes Act.
Partnership and M&A disputes
- Post-acquisition indemnities
- Business and government investigations
- International disputes
- Director and officer liability
- Enforcement of judgments
- Fraud and civil theft
- Regulatory enforcement
- Trade dispute
- Trademark infringement
- UCC disputes
- Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA)
- Local counsel
Assisted in the representation of a foreign client against an international banking institution in a federal court matter involving unauthorized fraudulent wire transfers from the client’s account totaling almost $500,000. On the eve of the trial, the defendant reached a resolution involving the return of the principal amount, plus payment of attorney’s fees and costs.
Assisted in achieving the vacation and eventual voluntary dismissal of several final judgements totaling nearly $2 million against a debtor in bankruptcy after a single deposition.
In a trademark infringement dispute involving an infringing web page, our team successfully obtained a lockdown and denial of access of the infringing web page after service of a cease-and-desist letter on the web page’s hosting provider and infringing party.
Represented a local company in successfully managing multiple litigation cases, workouts, and debt restructurings to avoid bankruptcy.
Represented a large multinational company in complex information technology litigation, including a successful evidentiary hearing regarding complex e-discovery disputes.
Defended a large multinational company from lawsuits concerning product defects and warranty claims.
Financial institution litigation
- Commercial foreclosure
- Garnishments and subpoenas
- Regulatory disputes
Represented a financial institution in a complex dispute with a developer and contractor concerning the foreclosure of an incomplete project, and allegations of lender liability.
International litigation and arbitration
- Domestic, foreign, international, and multi-jurisdiction
- Enforcement of awards
- International trade disputes
Assisted in the representation of a former vice president of an international brokerage firm against their former employer before the American Arbitration Association involving failure to pay commissions and spreads pursuant to a contractual agreement on credit-linked note transactions. Following four days of final hearings, the panel awarded a monetary judgment of almost $1 million.
Represented a large multinational company in an arbitration and federal litigation involving the international shipment of goods.
Represented a partner in a breach of partnership agreement dispute before the American Arbitration Association. Following a final hearing, the Panel awarded a monetary judgment of $500,000, including punitive damages – which was upheld during confirmation proceedings in the circuit court.
Real estate litigation
- Investor-manager disputes
- Complex foreclosure and seizure
- Broker disputes
- Assignment of rent
- Commercial foreclosure
- Evictions and leases
- Hotel operations
- Interstate Land Sales Act
- Investors and managers
- Lender liability
- Mortgage fraud
- Purchase and sale agreements
Represented several real estate developers in a multitude of lawsuits with purchasers of pre-construction units in several prominent condominium developments in Miami, involving federal and state disclosure and consumer protection laws.
- Privacy and data breaches
- IT contract disputes