Keith T. Grumer joined Katz Barron in 2017. He is a member of the firm’s Litigation Department and has been practicing law since 1985. Keith is a commercial litigator whose practice includes representing clients in a broad range of litigation matters in both Federal and State courts; his practice has taken him to Federal Civil and Bankruptcy courts, as well as State courts throughout the United States. Keith’s practice runs the gamut, from litigating complex commercial matters for international firms and Fortune 50 companies, to local business and families in their own important matters. In addition to his extensive litigation experience, he has pursued several state-wide consumer class action proceedings on behalf of homeowners.
Areas of Practice
- Commercial & Business Litigation
- Corporate Fraud Litigation
- Real Property Litigation
- Probate Litigation
- American’s with Disability Act (ADA) Owner’s representation
- FLSA Wage claims employer’s representation
- Wendt V. La Costa Beach Resort Condominium Association Inc., Keith represented condominium board members in their dispute with the subsequent board in seeking indemnification from the corporation for actions brought against the directors by the corporation itself through the trial court, appellate court, and Florida Supreme Court.
- Shubh Hotels Boca, LLC v. Federal Deposit Ins. Corp., Keith represented a hotel in overturning a Court appointed Receiver’s attempts to see the hotel prior to foreclosure.
- Rubenstein v. Primedica Healthcare, Inc., Keith represented a physician in enforcing the terms of his employment agreement.
- Lezcano v. Estate of Hildago, Keith restored a personal representative to her role in overturning a trial court’s wrongful removal of the deceased sister as executor without any evidentiary proceedings or due process of law.
- Brown, et. al., v. Tri-County Lumping and Tawanda Owens; Keith defended an employer in a wage claim dispute and insulating the employer and its principal from liability.
- Judith Mame-Durand v. Kwik Stop Dajani Food Store, Inc., One of over a dozen cases where Keith limited an Owner’s liability to an Americans with Disabilities Act claim by staying the litigation while an assessment was of the claims were made and remediation occurred.
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
- U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
- U.S. Bankruptcy Court Southern District of Florida
- U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
- University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, 1985, J.D. (cum laude)
- Law Review, Order of Coif, Editor, Law Review
- University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, 1982, B.A.
- Dean’s List
- Mothers Against Drunk Driving, Fort Lauderdale Chapter