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Beth-Ann E. Krimsky

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Overview

Beth-Ann E. Krimsky is a seasoned commercial litigator and trial attorney whose practice includes a broad variety of business cases including complex real estate and land use litigation, commercial disputes, fraud based litigation, class action defense, estate and probate law litigation and marketing, privacy and compliance matters throughout the nation. She has a history of defeating class actions at many stages of the process and bringing early resolution to cases that warrant it to save client time and money. Her practice includes trial work in both federal and state courts as well as alternative dispute resolution forums such as arbitration proceedings. While litigating at all levels of the court system, Ms. Krimsky also serves a role model to attorneys she has helped to mentor both at Greenspoon Marder and in her more global community work.

Ms. Krimsky’s experience defending companies facing complex class actions has brought her to both state and federal courts throughout the country covering a broad range of industries, including retail promotions, credit card processing, social media, vacation sales and other industries operating under a significant regulatory program. Ms. Krimsky’s land use and real estate litigation practice includes trial court litigation as well as representation of clients in quasi-judicial proceedings before city and county commissions and/or government bodies. She also has extensive experience pursuing, litigating and succeeding in claims under the Bert J. Harris Act and obtaining extraordinary writs of mandamus and petitions for writ of certiorari throughout the state.

Ms. Krimsky also serves as local counsel for many out of state law firms and companies with Florida matters helping to address contract disputes, unfair and deceptive trade practice claims, fraud claims, bank disputes, technology based claims (including social media and cryptocurrency) and real estate related disputes by way of example.

Ms. Krimsky’s estate and probate litigation experience is based in Florida and she has addressed significant disputes at all stages of a potential claim for a variety of family members including assessing claims at the start and litigating claims to resolution.

Ms. Krimsky has been named by the Daily Business Review, an ALM publication, as one of the “Top 20 South Florida Women in Law” and as an “Influential Business Women” by the South Florida Business Journal. In 2010, she was awarded the “Key Partner” award by the South Florida Business Journal who found Ms. Krimsky to be among the best in her field by providing the highest quality of service to her clients while exhibiting the highest levels of professionalism and ethics.

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York

Bar Admissions

  • Florida
  • New York

Education

  • Harvard Law School, J.D., 1989
  • University of Rochester, B.A., magna cum laude and with high distinction, 1986
Experience

Professional and Community Involvement

  • I Care I Cure Childhood Cancer Foundation
    • President, 2008 – 2019
  • Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation
    • Leadership Council for I Care I Cure Childhood Cancer Foundation, 2020 – Present
  • Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Foundation and Memorial Foundation
    • Executive Board Member, 2020 – Present
    • Second Vice Chair, 2021 – Present
    • Board of Directors, 2019 – Present
  • City of Plantation Planning and Zoning, Board Member
  • Coalition Against Childhood Cancer (CAC2), Inaugural Board Member
  • The Florida Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • The Harvard Club of Broward County, Member
  • The Harvard Law School Association of South Florida, Member
  • Broward County Bar Association, Member
  • Leadership Fort Lauderdale, Inaugural Class
  • 25th Reunion, University of Rochester, Co-Chair
  • Ramat Shalom, Executive Board of Directors
  • 100+ Women Who Care, Member

Representative Experience

  • Represented national telecommunication providers and electronic media companies in connection with contract and performance disputes as well as privacy related claims
  • Represented real estate investors and developers in defense of a $12 million claim that also sought additional punitive damages through and after a jury defense verdict in favor of her clients
  • Represented commercial and residential landowners in disputes regarding purchase and sale agreements, leases, operation of shopping centers, condominium hotel governance and local government interactions
  • Represented family members adverse to each other in significant multi-million dollar estate claims
  • Represented marketing service businesses and consumer financial providers in relation to e-commerce and phone sales, including the defense of single plaintiff and class actions under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and other regulatory environments
  • Represented a manufacturer of automobile related products in defense of a federal nationwide ADA class action, impacting over 1,500 retail outlets and involving a federal consent decree
  • Represented online retailers in connection with business disputes with vendors and suppliers
  • Represented South Florida companies in connection with disputes arising from business formation and employment matters
  • Represented a manufacturer of a pool safety product in a contractual dispute with one its major distributors, including a two-week long arbitration
  • Represented a manufacturer in a dispute with a foreign supplier regarding the delivery of a product that was claimed to have not met the requested specifications which include the application of the CISG (United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods)
Awards

Recognitions

  • Chambers and Partners USA, “Top Ranked Lawyers – Florida: Litigation: General Commercial” 2021
  • Martindale-Hubbell, Rated AV® Preeminent ™, Judicial Edition, 2001-Present
    • Highest Possible Rating in Both Legal Ability & Ethical Standards Reflecting the Confidential
  • Best Lawyers, “Lawyer of the Year,” Real Estate Litigation, 2021-2022
    • In affiliation with U.S. News & World Report
  • Best Lawyers, “Best Lawyers in America,” Commercial Litigation, 2018-2022
    • In affiliation with U.S. News & World Report
  • Best Lawyers, “Best Lawyers in America,” Real Estate Litigation, 2018-2021
    • In affiliation with U.S. News & World Report
  • Benchmark Litigation, “Florida Litigation Star,” 2018-2021
  • Daily Business Review, “Florida Trailblazer,” 2019
  • South Florida Legal Guide, “Top Lawyer,” 2007-2021
  • Ramat Shalom, “Kehillah Kedosha Award,” 2018
  • Super Lawyers magazine, Florida “Super Lawyers,” Business Litigation, 2011-2020
  • Legal Leader, South Florida’s Top Rated Lawyers, Litigation, 2012, 2015-2017
  • Daily Business Review, Top 20 South Florida Women in Law, 2015
  • Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Broward County, Outstanding Mother of the Year, 2014
  • Susan B. Anthony Recovery Center and Boys & Girls Club of Broward County, 100 Outstanding Women of Broward County Award, 2011
  • South Florida Business Journal, Key Partners, 2010
  • South Florida Business Journal, Influential Business Women Honoree, 2010
  • South Florida Legal Guide, Top Up & Comer, 2004 -2005
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