M. Scott Kleiman is an experienced and dedicated trial and transactional attorney who has practiced law in Dade, Broward and throughout Florida for 30 years. He represents clients in the areas of real estate and corporate transactional matters, after devoting many years of his practice to commercial litigation. He continues to litigate select matters for his clients, primarily in commercial and real estate based actions, including lender-borrower matters, foreclosures, landlord-tenant disputes, partnership and shareholder disputes, and consumer and collection matters.
Mr. Kleiman’s real estate transactional representation and experience includes: the purchase and sale of commercial and residential real property; real estate secured lending, including construction, term, acquisition and refinancing of secured loans; commercial and residential leasing; representation of institutional lenders and developers; the sale, acquisition and financing of hotel properties; workouts and restructuring of problem real estate loans; and, land-use and zoning representation before governmental entities.
Additionally, Mr. Kleiman provides his clients with counseling in negotiating and documenting of residential and commercial real estate transactions. Among his significant accomplishments was the representation of the seller in an $80,000,000.00 beachfront hotel transaction.
Mr. Kleiman’s practice also encompasses corporate matters. He provides his clients with representation in matters including stock and asset based acquisitions and sales; corporate and limited liability company formation; employment and independent contractor agreements; non-disclosure and non-competition agreements; shareholder and operating agreements; management agreements; confidentiality agreements; limited liability company transactions; and the resolution of shareholder disputes.
- Business Law
- Real Estate Law
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
- Managing Partner
- Kalis, Kleiman & Wolfe
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- University of Florida
- J.D. (1986)
- Emory University
- B.B.A. (1983)
- Evelyn and Otto Stieber Leadership Award
- David Posnack Jewish Community Center
- AV Rated
- The Florida Bar Association
- South Broward Bar Association
- The Broward Area Real Estate Council
- Foreclosure Defense Bar Association
- Florida State Bar # 650889
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- Foreclosure Defense, Nova Southeastern University
- Foreclosure Law, Speakers Forum
- Florida Foreclosures, The Credit Report - WWNN 1470 AM