Nearly 400 legal, business and community leaders attended the gala dinner at Jungle Island. AJC established the annual award in 1964 to recognize leaders in the legal profession for their excellence and contributions to the practice of law and the community at large.
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Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton lawyers pierce the corporate veil to hold a borrower liable for $15 million in damages plus interest.
The highest honor given by AJC within the legal profession, the Judge Learned Hand Award recognizes the memory of Judge Learned Hand, noted for his significant decisions in constitutional law and anti-trust. The recipients of this award are people who embody much of what the judge represented: the rights of the individual and the importance of democratic values in an orderly society.
Holland & Knight Miami partner Anna Marie Hernandez is elected president of the 2,500-member Cuban American Bar Association. Javier Lopez of Kozyak, Tropin & Throckmorton becomes president-elect.
The event was hosted by the de la Cruz family and underwritten by Harley and Sherry Tropin. During the event, Tropin, president of Kozyak Tropin Throckmorton and honorary chair of the event, spoke about the need to remove the stigma to make it easier for people to seek help, and to obtain funding for mental health research.
Paul Gozaloff, 45, a computer technician, was putting up campaign posters for presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani in Hollywood in 2008 when he went to a traffic stop while trying to find another campaign sign worker.
Despite the general upswing economy, hospital bankruptcy filings are on the rise since the enactment of the Affordable Care Act in 2010.
Objectors to a $140 million deal between homeowners, Ocwen Financial Corp., and Assurant Inc. over allegedly inflated force-placed insurance premiums asked a Florida federal court Thursday to consider a Ninth Circuit ruling pointing to “subtle signs” that class counsel, in that case, skewed a settlement in their own interest.
Borrowers accusing Nationstar Mortgage LLC of colluding with force-placed insurance providers to make lucrative profits asked a Florida federal judge on Monday to finalize a $54 million settlement of their class action, calling it an “extraordinary” result for the plaintiffs.
As founding partner of Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton and co-chair of the firm’s bankruptcy practice, John W. Kozyak has earned a host of professional accolades. He has been recognized in every edition of Best Lawyers In America since it was first published in 1983.
Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton is a complex commercial litigation firm founded in 1982 that focuses its practice on bet-the-company commercial cases, class actions, healthcare and bankruptcy matters.