Ruben Conitzer’s practice focuses on corporate and real estate transactions and litigation.
Ruben regularly represents both companies and individuals in a wide variety of transactions, including the issuance and acquisition of debt and equity instruments, mergers, asset purchases, and real property sales. In addition, Ruben serves as counsel to companies in a wide variety of internal restructurings and other organizational matters. Ruben also represents businesses, investors, brokers, and consumers in a broad range of commercial litigation disputes.
Ruben was previously a member of PricewaterhouseCoopers' national tax practice in Washington, D.C. where he represented both public and private companies on corporate tax matters and regularly obtained private letter rulings from the U.S. Treasury. Before that, Ruben served as a judicial intern to the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida. During law school, he received CALI Excellence for the Future Awards for his coursework in Civil Procedure, Evidence, Criminal Law, International & Comparative Law, and Corporate Taxation.
Ruben currently serves on the Florida Bar Eminent Domain Committee and is a member of the Tax and Public Interest Law sections of the Florida Bar.
Admitted To Practice
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
- LL.M., Estate Planning, University of Miami School of Law
- Philip E. Heckerling Scholarship Recipient
- LL.M., Taxation, University of Miami School of Law
- Certificate in International Taxation
- Graduate Tax Scholarship Recipient
- Tax Section of the Florida Bar LL.M. Scholarship Recipient
- Dean’s Scholarship Recipient
- J.D., summacum laude, University of Miami School of Law
- Order of the Coif
- Business Law Review
- Tax Section of the Florida Bar J.D. Scholarship Recipient
- Outstanding Merit Scholarship
- B.A. Political Science, Florida International University
- Certificate, Hotel Real Estate Investments & Asset Management, Cornell University
- Author, “Pending Changes to Florida’s Condominium Statute,” Daily Business Review, May 8, 2017
- Author, “Tax Court Sides With Taxpayer in Non-Safe-Harbor Like-Kind Exchange Transaction,” Tax Section Bulletin, Winter 2017
- Author, “Court Ruling Puts Condo Buyouts At Risk,”The South Florida Reporter, December 19, 2016
- Co-Author, “A Look At How The Candidates' Tax Policies Could Affect the Real Estate Industry,” Daily Business Review, October 21, 2016
- Co-Author, Co-Editor, “This Month in M&A, A Washington National Tax Services (WNTS) Publication,” PricewaterhouseCoopers, October, 2011