Ruben Conitzer advocates for his clients at all stages in a dispute. Ruben has a particularly strong focus on real estate and fraud recovery litigation and frequently represents real estate developers, landlords, buyers and sellers, real estate brokers, lenders, and victims of intricate financial fraud schemes.
In addition, a significant part of Ruben’s practice centers on complex multi-party litigation, specifically consumer class action lawsuits. Ruben’s well-refined analytical skills and creative mindset help him to identify theories of liability often overlooked by other attorneys. No matter what, Ruben looks at every case from his adversary’s perspective and does everything he can to anticipate their next move and stay in front of it.
Before joining the firm, Ruben was a member of PricewaterhouseCoopers’ national tax practice in Washington, D.C. where he represented both public and private companies on corporate tax matters and often obtained private letter rulings from the United States Treasury. Ruben also served as a judicial intern to the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.
Ruben attended the University of Miami School of Law where he was awarded various merit-based scholarships, earned CALI Excellence for the Future Awards for his coursework in Civil Procedure, Evidence, Criminal Law, International & Comparative Law, and Corporate Taxation, was a member of the Business Law Review, and was named to the Dean’s List every semester. In addition to a juris doctor degree, Ruben also obtained LL.M. degrees in both Taxation and Estate Planning as well as a Certificate in International 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.