Who We Are
For over 40 years, Englander Fischer’s accomplished team of skilled litigators and sophisticated business lawyers have been delivering superior results for businesses of all sizes in a wide variety of complex litigation and transactional matters. Our clients’ goals are our goals, and we respond to each matter with personalized, cost-effective solutions.CONTACT US
Our firm delivers the shared knowledge of years of business litigation and transactional experience to every client. From the top down, our firm utilizes the most tried and true best practices that are suited for each unique case.LEADERSHIP TEAM
Our lawyers confidently shepherd cases through pleadings, discovery, mediation, trial and appellate processes. Because business disputes are financially draining, we always explore and work toward resolution whenever possible. Better than 90% of our cases are settled before trial. In every case, we tailor our strategy according to our clients’ needs and actively discuss and pursue ways to resolve a claim as soon and as often as possible.
Our firm is committed to four non-negotiable cultural practices: Quality Work, Collegiality, Respect and Courageous Professionalism.
$15 million arbitration award in partnership dispute
Following a five-day arbitration, obtained a $15 million dollar award plus over $1.2 million in attorney fees arising out of a partnership dispute asserting mismanagement and breach of fiduciary duties.
Settlement of divorce proceeding by focusing on division of real estate assets
Settled a high-profile contested divorce proceeding after appearing in year three on behalf of a spouse and forcing distribution and allocation of $24 million in real estate partnerships and properties.
Successful defense of 25,000-member class action suit
Successfully settled a multi-year class action suit involving over 25,000 claimants on behalf of a regional retailer.
Punitive damages push settlement of foreclosure action
Obtained favorable settlement in defense of foreclosure and pursuit of a counterclaim for substantial damages after demonstrating sufficient grounds for an award of punitive damages, affirmed on appeal.
Defense of spoliation claims leads to resolution of multi-state financial services suit
After prevailing on spoliation claims, obtained resolution of fiduciary, trade secret and non-compete claims for financial services client with offices in New York and Florida.
Contentious litigation secures settlement with municipality
Favorable resolution of claims and counterclaims between municipality and developer of city-owned land.
Successful defense of receiver against black water claims
Represented court-appointed receiver in successful defense of black water claims and secured substantial fee award for receiver.
Verdict for Plaintiff in commercial guaranty litigation
Obtained a $650 thousand verdict plus attorney fees after trial of a complex commercial guaranty.
Successful prosecution of negative notice provisions in large commercial lease
Defeated challenges to commercial leases’ negative notice provisions resulting in multi-million-dollar judgment for client.
Favorable resolution of stockholder control battle
Served as counsel for the minority shareholders in the battle for control of a multi-state financial services company. The client demonstrated that the majority stockholders sexually harassed employees and destroyed the integrity of the business.
National Bank forced to drop suit on notes and security agreements
Following two years of contested litigation, at the end of the first day of trial, the lender satisfied its note, dismissed all claims against our client, and cleared title to all vehicles and equipment it had collateralized for the loan.
Since its inception, Englander Fischer has played a leading role in the Tampa Bay community. From participating in community projects to volunteering at local charities or presiding over non-profit organizational boards, the Englander Fischer team takes great pride in helping build our community through professional expertise, leadership and, sometimes, just good old-fashioned hard work.