Practice Areas

Admissions

  • Florida Bar (1994)
  • All Florida state courts
  • United States District Courts – Southern and Middle Districts of Florida
  • Federal Appellate Courts, Eleventh Circuit
  • Supreme Court of the United States

Education

  • University of Miami, School of Law, J.D. cum laude (1994)
  • University of Florida, BSBA, Major: Finance with honors (1984)

Honors

  • AV rating, Martindale Hubbell (since 2008)
  • Florida Super Lawyers (since 2008)
  • Florida Trend’s Legal Elite (2008-2013)
  • 2011 Modell Business Leadership Award Winner – Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America
  • 2011 Evening of Hope Co-Honoree – Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America
  • Nominee, United Way – 2009 Dorothy Shula Award for Outstanding Volunteerism
  • 2010 Chairman’s Citation – Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America
  • 2009 Leadership in Fundraising – Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America
  • 2008 Fundraiser of the Year – Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America

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Glenn L. Widom Managing Partner

Glenn L. Widom holds the highest AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell® and has been practicing law for over 20 years. Glenn’s primary areas of practice are general and complex litigation of business disputes involving real estate, insurance coverage, contracts, corporate control, commercial fraud, construction, commercial collections and business transactions. Glenn has represented Trustees and Receivers of insolvent and/or failed businesses, conducted investigations and brought claims arising from related fraudulent conduct. He has defended numerous individuals and corporations in criminal investigations and prosecutions involving allegations of mail and wire fraud, securities law violations, health care fraud, bank fraud, and Lacey Act violations.

Glenn has tried cases in both federal and state courts to judges and juries, prosecuted appeals in Florida’s Third District Court of Appeals and in the U.S. Eleventh Circuit, mediated disputes, and arbitrated before the American Arbitration Association. He is admitted to practice before all Florida state courts, the U.S. District Courts in the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals and Supreme Court of the United States.

Glenn’s litigation practice has also included matters involving class actions, antitrust, securities law cases, and white-collar criminal defense at the law firms of Silver, Garvett & Henkel, P.A. (2004-2009), Zuckerman Spaeder LLP (2002-2004) and Hanzman & Criden, P.A. (1994-2002).

Glenn is a proud Florida Gator, having obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration (Major: Finance, with honors) from the University of Florida in 1984. He attended law school at the University of Miami where he earned his Juris Doctorate degree cum laude in 1994. Between college and law school, Glenn was a banker, serving as Vice President of mortgage lending and loan servicing for Citizens Federal Savings & Loan (1986-90), where he supervised its mortgage operations in five states. Before joining Citizens, he was a loan officer with Commonwealth Savings & Loan (1984-86).

Glenn is a member of various professional and charitable organizations. Glenn is the Co-Founder and Chairman of the annual Keymorada Invitational Fishing Tournament (keymoradafishing.com) which event has raised over $6 million since 2005 to benefit the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America and the Elaine and Sydney Sussman Family Crohn’s & Colitis Clinic at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. In 2013, Glenn became an Emeritus Member of CCFA’s Board of Trustees, having served on CCFA’s Board since 2007 and on its Executive Board as Treasurer since 2009. In 2009, Glenn joined the Board of Directors for the Steven E. Chaykin Fellowship Trust, which funded an endowed fellowship at the Center for Ethics and Public Service at the University of Miami School of Law.

Glenn is married with two children and is an avid fly-fisherman.

Practice Areas

Representative Cases

  • Recovered unpaid insurance benefits for residential and commercial property owners
  • Represented Receiver over $10 million ponzi scheme, prosecuting litigation against professionals, insurers and claimants, recovering nearly 70% of investor funds
  • Collected $600,000 commission for commercial real estate broker
  • Secured dismissal of “strike” suit filed by minority members of a real estate venture seeking dissolution or the appointment of a receiver
  • Successfully defended employer against overtime wage claim under the Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Successfully defended employee in enforcement action over non-competition agreement
  • Established investor’s ownership in major commercial development
  • Successfully represented Partner in dispute over distribution of partnership assets
  • Recovered unpaid management fees for dismissed Property Manager
  • Recovered unpaid commissions owed to Independent Public Adjuster

Admissions

  • The Florida Bar, 1994
  • United States District Courts, Southern and Middle Districts of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • Supreme Court of the United States

Education

  • Juris Doctorate, cum laude, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, 1994
  • Bachelor of Sciences in Business Administration, Major: Finance – with honors, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, 1984

Professional Memberships

  • Miami-Dade County Bar Association
  • Florida Bar, Business Law Section
  • Lawyers for Children America

Honors

  • AV rating, Martindale Hubbell (since 2008)
  • Florida Super Lawyers (since 2008)
  • Florida Trend’s Legal Elite (2008-2013)
  • 2011 Modell Business Leadership Award Winner – Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America
  • 2011 Evening of Hope Co-Honoree – Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America
  • Nominee, United Way – 2009 Dorothy Shula Award for Outstanding Volunteerism
  • 2010 Chairman’s Citation – Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America
  • 2009 Leadership in Fundraising – Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America
  • 2008 Fundraiser of the Year – Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America

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