Jeffrey J. Leavitt is an attorney at Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton where he specializes in Complex Litigation and Digital Assets.
Jeffrey graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. He then earned a Juris Doctor from the University of Miami School of Law in 2018. During his time in law school, Jeffrey worked multiple pro bono law clinics gaining practical experience. While in law school Jeffrey also interned for two local Plaintiff firms.
Upon graduating from law school, Jeffrey worked at a law firm where he defended personal injury cases and handled insurance coverage matters. At his previous firm, Jeffrey gained significant experience in the courtroom where he tried multiple cases to jury verdict, as both first and second chair, winning multiple complete defense judgments.
Since joining Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton in March 2022, Jeffrey has handled a wide variety of complex litigation matters, including disputes related to a cryptocurrency portfolio, wrongful death, fraud, and defamation. Jeffrey has served on trial teams since joining Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton in both State Court and the American Arbitration Association.
Jeffrey is a proud Miami native who enjoys playing soccer, running, traveling.
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"What Vera Cadillac, its counsel, and the defendants did to this young couple is one of the grossest disregards of the law and ethics I have come across in 17 years of practice," said Javier Lopez, a partner at Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton.
Class action defendants are attempting to rewrite longstanding principles of personal jurisdiction, trying to defeat certification of nationwide classes by arguing that a court lacks personal jurisdiction over out-of-state class members’ claims where the defendant does not reside in the court’s forum state.
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.