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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Mr. Campbell specializes in complex litigation involving creditor’s rights, securities, commercial torts, product liability, and bankruptcy issues. He also regularly defends accountants, engineers, and contractors in professional liability matters.

Mr. Campbell grew up in South Florida. He graduated from Chaminade-Madonna College Preparatory School with high honors in 1972 and went on to attend both college and law school at the University of Florida. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Banking and Finance with high honors in 1975, and his Juris Doctor degree with honors in 1978. Upon graduating from the University of Florida College of Law in 1978, Mr. Campbell joined Southern Bell Telephone & Telegraph Co. as Staff Attorney in the Miami and Fort Lauderdale offices. He joined the high profile Firm of Mershon, Sawyer, Johnston, Dunwody & Cole in 1980, where he became the youngest equity partner in the Firm’s seventy-five year existence. He joined Clarke Silverglate & Campbell, P.A. as a shareholder in 2001. In 2011, he founded the Campbell Law Firm PLLC along with a dedicated group of professionals.

Mr. Campbell has substantial experience in representing financial institutions, engineers, developers, and manufacturers in litigation in state, federal, and bankruptcy courts throughout Florida.

ACTIVITIES & MEMBERSHIP

American Bar Association (Commercial and Business Litigation Committee, Program Chair, 2000-2004; Business Torts Litigation Committee, 2005-present)
Board of American Red Cross
American Bankruptcy Institute
Dade County Bar Association (Chairman of Securities Litigation Committee, 2004; Chairman of Corporate and Banking Litigation Committee, 1993-1994; Vice Chair 1992-1993)
Florida Academy of Trial Lawyers
The Florida Bar (Professional Ethics Committee, 1984-1987; Judicial Nominating Committee, 1987-1988; Business Litigation Certification Committee, 2000-2003; Federal Court Practice Committee, 2004-present)
Eleventh Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee 2013- -2016. Chairman – 2016;
Historical Association of South Florida (Board of Trustees, 1984-1987 and 2000-2010; Secretary, 2001-2002; Vice Chair, 2003-2005; Chair, 2006-2008)
International Wine & Food Society – Board of Directors 2016.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Commercial & Business


Litigation Creditor’s Rights and Bankruptcy


Litigation Real Estate


Litigation Appellate & Trial Support Practice


Professional Liability


Securities Litigation


Construction Law


Banking Litigation


Class Actions

BAR ADMISSIONS

Florida Bar, 1979

COURT ADMISSIONS

U.S. Supreme Court
Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
United States District Court, for the Southern, Middle, and Northern Districts of Florida
United States Bankruptcy Court, for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida

HONORS & AWARDS

AV® rated by Martindale-Hubbell since 1988
Board Certified in Business Litigation since 1998
Certified in Creditor’s Rights Law by the American Board of Certification since 1994
Voted by peers as among “Best Lawyers in America” in Banking and Finance, Commercial Litigation, Construction Litigation, Bankruptcy Litigation and Real Estate Litigation
Voted by peers as among “Florida’s Legal Elite” by Florida Trend Magazine in Business Litigation
Voted by peers as among “Top Lawyers in South Florida” in the South Florida Legal Guide in Business Litigation and Bankruptcy Workouts
Voted by peers as one of “Florida Super lawyers” in Business Litigation
Voted by peers as among “Best of the Bar” in South Florida Business Journal
Voted by peers as a “Leading Florida Attorney” in the specialties of Litigation and Bankruptcy by Leading Attorney Network, Inc.
Voted by peers as among Top Attorneys in Florida Wall Street Journal
Recognized as among “Top Lawyers” in Corporate Counsel
Recipient of 2012 Ronald McDonald House Twelve Good Men Award

SIGNIFICANT REPORTED DECISIONS

Alejandre v. Republic of Cuba, 183 F.3d 1277 (11th Cir. 1999)

B.C.S. S.r.l. v. Wise, 910 So.2d 871 (Fla. 5th DCA 2005)

B.C.S. S.r.l. v. Wise, 989 So.2d 702 (Fla. 5th DCA 2008)

Baptista v. JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., 640 F. 3d 1194 (11th Cir. 2011)

Capitol Marketing Communications Industries, Inc. v. Travelhost Magazine, Inc., 570 So.2d 1026 (Fla. 3d DCA 1990)

Cherry v. Chase Manhattan Mortgage Corp., 190 F.Supp.2d 1330 (M.D. Fla. 2002)

Eastern National Bank v. Glendale Federal Savings and Loan Ass’n, 508 So.2d 1323 (Fla. 3d DCA 1987)

Figueroa v. Merscorp, Inc., 766 F.Supp.2d, 1305 (S.D. Fla. 2011)

Hurtado v. Stewart Title of Miami, Inc., 664 So.2d 1081 (Fla. 3d DCA 1995)

In re Greater Miami Trading, Inc., 177 B.R. 1022 (S.D. Fla. 1995)

In re Kaufman & Roberts, Inc., 188 B.R. 309 (S.D. Fla. 1995)

In re Mandalay Shores Co-Op. Housing Ass’n, Inc., 21 F.3d 380 (11th Cir. 1994)

In re Rentclub, Inc., 163 B.R. 604 (M.D. Fla. 1993)

John L. Sbarbaro, Jr., et al. v. Yacht Sales International, Inc., et al.,1996 AMC 133 (S.D. Fla. 1995)

JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. v. Hernandez, 99 So.3d 508 (Fla. 3d DCA 2011)

Lehman v. Chase Bank USA, N.A., 2015 WL 2250915, Case No. 2:15-cv-138-FtM-38DNF (M.D Fla. May 13, 2015)

Navigators Ins. Co. v. Markel American Ins. Co., 477 Fed.Appx. 596 (11th Cir. 2012)

Reese v. JPMorgan Chase & Co., 686 F.Supp.2d 1291 (S.D. Fla. 2009)

Rentclub, Inc. v. Transamerica Rental Finance Corp., 43 F. 3d 1439 (11th Cir. 1995)

Rentclub, Inc. v. Transamerica Rental Finance Corp., 775 F.Supp. 1460 (M.D. Fla. 1991)

Rentclub, Inc. v. Transamerica Rental Finance Corp., 806 F.Supp. 259 (M.D. Fla. 1992)

Rentclub, Inc. v. Transamerica Rental Finance Corp., 811 F.Supp. 651 (M.D. Fla. 1992)

Salinas v. Chase Home Finance, LLC, 2009 WL 10668284, Case No. 09-21722-civ-KING/BANDSTRA (S.D. Fla. Nov. 2, 2009)

Scotts Co. v. Hacienda Loma Linda, 2 So.3d 1013 (Fla. 3d DCA 2008)

Scotts Co. v. Hacienda Loma Linda, 942 So.2d 900 (Fla. 3d DCA 2006)

Sherleigh Associates LLC v. Windmere-Durable Holdings, Inc., 178 F.Supp.2d 1255 (S.D. Fla. 2000)

Volker Stevin Construction, Inc. v. Seaboard Surety Company, 673 F.Supp. 1563 (S.D. Fla. 1987)

ACCOLADES

American Board Certification
Best Lawyers - US News 2019
Florida Trends Legal Elite
Best Lawyers
The Florida Bar
Super Lawyer 2019
AV PREEMINENT
Avvo rating
South Florida Legal Guide - Top Lawyer

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