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Joel B. Rothman

Joel B. Rothman

Managing Partner

Joel B. Rothman represents clients in intellectual property infringement litigation involving patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, defamation, trade libel, unfair compet...Read More

Joel B. Rothman

Joel B. Rothman

Managing Partner

Joel B. Rothman represents clients in intellectual property infringement litigation involving patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, defamation, trade libel, unfair competition, unfair and deceptive trade practices, and commercial matters.  Joel’s litigation practice also includes significant focus on electronic discovery issues such as e-discovery management and motion practice relating to e-discovery.

Joel is Board Certified in Intellectual Property Law by The Florida Bar, “AV” rated by Martindale-Hubbell, and rated 10.0 (superb) by Avvo. Joel is a former chair of the Intellectual Property Committee of the Business Law Section of The Florida Bar and a member of the Section’s Executive Council. Prior to relocating to Florida, Joel was an Assistant District Attorney in the Rackets Bureau, Investigations Division, of the Bronx District Attorney’s Office.

Joel received his J.D. with honors from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University in 1991, and his B.A. magna cum laude from the State University of New York at Albany in 1988. Joel is admitted in Florida, Georgia, Washington State and New York, as well as many federal courts around the country.

You can reach Joel directly at 561.404.4335 or by email to joel.rothman at sriplaw.com.

Jonah A. Grossbardt

Jonah A. Grossbardt

Partner

Jonah began his legal career practicing law in New York City at a firm that specialized in entertainment, securities and business litigation. He also has experience representing bo...Read More

Jonah A. Grossbardt

Jonah A. Grossbardt

Partner

Jonah began his legal career practicing law in New York City at a firm that specialized in entertainment, securities and business litigation. He also has experience representing both corporate clients and individuals in transactional matters. Prior to commencing his career in law, Jonah worked in the jewelry industry in both design and marketing.

Upon moving to Los Angeles, Jonah continued honing his entrepreneurial skills by advising a growing start-up gourmet fast casual food operation. Jonah’s business background gives him great understanding of both how business works and how to solve disputes when they arise.

Jonah is admitted to practice law in both New York and California. He is a board member of the Barristers Committee and on the Executive Committee of the Business Law Section at the Beverly Hills Bar Association. He also volunteers at Bet Tzedek Legal Services and the Roxbury Park Legal Clinic.

Jonah earned his B.A. at Tulane University in 2003 and graduated cum laude from Pace University School of Law in 2007. While at Pace Law School, Jonah made Dean’s List numerous times and was elected Student Bar Association president. Jonah’s experience during law school also included interning for a judge in the Commercial Division in New York County State Supreme Court and interning at the Commodities Futures Trading Commission.

Joseph A. Dunne

Joseph A. Dunne

Partner

Joe worked in private practice for a small intellectual property boutique before opening his own firm handling all aspects of intellectual property including patent, copyright and ...Read More

Joseph A. Dunne

Joseph A. Dunne

Partner

Joe worked in private practice for a small intellectual property boutique before opening his own firm handling all aspects of intellectual property including patent, copyright and trademark infringement litigation.

Joe is admitted to the Patent Bar and has prosecuted numerous patents, many in his academic field of chemistry.

Joe graduated from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 2008. Prior to Cardozo, Joe taught middle school math and science in New York City, and also worked as a regulatory specialist and chemist for a supplement company.

Joe is a graduate of Binghamton University where he received a B.S. in Chemistry and a B.A. in Philosophy.

When he is not litigating intellectual property cases, Joe helps his wife Loren chase after their two children Micah and Skylar.

Evan A. Andersen

Evan A. Andersen

Partner

After graduation from Davidson College, Evan worked as a Legal Assistant at Cahill Gordon and Reindel, LLP in New York City.  During law school at Wake Forest University, he spent...Read More

Evan A. Andersen

Evan A. Andersen

Partner

After graduation from Davidson College, Evan worked as a Legal Assistant at Cahill Gordon and Reindel, LLP in New York City.  During law school at Wake Forest University, he spent a summer as an intern for the Honorable Joel M. Feldman in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.  In law school, Evan was a staff member of the Wake Forest Intellectual Property Law Journal and was awarded CALI Achievement Awards in Intellectual Property and Trademarks and the 2007 ABA and Bureau of National Affairs Award for Excellence in the Study of Intellectual Property Law.

Evan practiced law for seven years with Carolyn Wright under her Photo Attorney banner, helping photographers, videographers, and other copyright holders with their legal needs.  After Carolyn decided to cut back her practice, Evan opened Pixel IP so that he could continue helping clients defend their intellectual property rights, providing creative-minded professionals with the legal foundation necessary for a successful business, and educating the public about copyright law and proper licensing practices.

Areas of Practice: Copyright law, privacy law, contracts, licensing, general business and commercial law, and tort litigation.

Professional Associations and Memberships:  Georgia Bar Association, The Copyright Society of the USA

Angela M. Nieves

Angela M. Nieves

Associate

Angela’s experience as a professional musician in the South Florida area and later as a translator in Spanish-language broadcast television gave rise to her interest in intellect...Read More

Angela M. Nieves

Angela M. Nieves

Associate

Angela’s experience as a professional musician in the South Florida area and later as a translator in Spanish-language broadcast television gave rise to her interest in intellectual property matters. She graduated summa cum laude from St. Thomas College of Law with a Certificate in Intellectual Property Law, earning numerous awards for academic accomplishments, and authoring three articles – on trademarks, cyber insurance, and facial recognition technology – that have been published by leading law journals.

Prior to joining SRIPLAW, Angela interned for Chief Judge Barbara M.G. Lynn at the Northern District of Texas in Dallas, and worked in intellectual property as well as commercial litigation firms in the South Florida area. Angela currently represents plaintiffs in copyright and trademark matters. Backed by the amazing support staff at SRIPLAW, Angela has spearheaded large trademark, copyright, and patent infringement cases against hundreds of foreign counterfeiters, as well as individual copyright claims for independent artists in the U.S. and abroad. She is passionate about IP rights and the role they play in our everyday lives.

In her free time, Angela enjoys spending time with her husband, especially when it involves travel or a nice glass of wine.

Craig A. Wirth

Craig A. Wirth

Senior Associate

Craig has worked in civil litigation since being admitted to the Florida Bar in 2016. He has worked on both the Plaintiff’s and Defendant’s side of cases. Prior to joining the ...Read More

Craig A. Wirth

Craig A. Wirth

Senior Associate

Craig has worked in civil litigation since being admitted to the Florida Bar in 2016. He has worked on both the Plaintiff’s and Defendant’s side of cases. Prior to joining the firm, Craig worked for one of the largest Insurance Defense law firms in Florida.

Craig graduated from The John Marshall Law School in 2016, with a certificate in Intellectual Property Law. In law school, Craig helped prosecute patents for microentitites in a pro-bono clinic. Prior to law school, Craig worked in research labs at Vanderbilt and the Harvard School of Public Health focusing on neurodegenerative diseases.

Craig is a graduate of Emory University, where he received a B.S. in Neuroscience & Behavioral Biology in 2008.

When he is not litigating intellectual property cases, Craig is likely around trying to tire his toddler out for bedtime with his wife Claire.

Danny Ledonne

Danny Ledonne

Associate

Danny Ledonne brings his experience as a filmmaker, photographer, and media production professor to his practice in Intellectual Property Law.

Danny graduated with honors from E...Read More

Danny Ledonne

Danny Ledonne

Associate

Danny Ledonne brings his experience as a filmmaker, photographer, and media production professor to his practice in Intellectual Property Law.

Danny graduated with honors from Emerson College with a BA in Visual Media Arts, American University with an MFA in Film/Electronic Media, and Gonzaga University School of Law with a JD focused in Intellectual Property. Danny performed pro bono legal services for an immigration law clinic, qualified nationally in a trademark moot court competition, won a client counseling competition, taught civil rights to high school students, and served as Articles Editor for the Gonzaga Journal of International Law and President of the Gonzaga Intellectual Property Law Association.

Prior to law school, Danny produced documentaries and interactive media projects, crewed camera and grip/electric departments on shorts, music videos, and indie feature films. He produced/directed film and photo projects around the world. His work has been featured in popular and academic press outlets around the globe. As an educator, Danny has taught media production and analysis in numerous academic and non-traditional settings. Danny has also taught Taekwondo and worked as a DJ for a community radio station.

Eliezer Lekht

Eliezer Lekht

Associate

Eli Lekht has a passion for innovation and helping clients protect and enforce their intellectual property rights.

Eli represents clients in intellectual property infringement l...Read More

Eliezer Lekht

Eliezer Lekht

Associate

Eli Lekht has a passion for innovation and helping clients protect and enforce their intellectual property rights.

Eli represents clients in intellectual property infringement litigation involving patents, trademarks, and copyrights.

Eli is a graduate of Baruch College –Zicklin School of Business where he obtained a B.B.A in Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship.

Eli received his J.D. from New York Law School. In law school, he was on the Dean’s Leadership Council and was enrolled in the Trademark Clinic, which was overseen by the USPTO. Throughout law school, Eli focused his studies on intellectual property classes as well as privacy law. He was also the President of the Jewish Law Students Association.

Eli is admitted in New York State and New Jersey State Court as well as the Southern and Eastern District Courts of New York and the New Jersey District Court.

Eli is also fluent in Hebrew and Russian and can be reached directly at 332.600.5599 or by email to Eliezer.Lekht@sriplaw.com

Layla T. Nguyen

Layla T. Nguyen

Associate

Layla Nguyen is passionate about intellectual property, helping clients resolve their problems and building their brands.

Layla graduated from St. Thomas University School of La...Read More

Layla T. Nguyen

Layla T. Nguyen

Associate

Layla Nguyen is passionate about intellectual property, helping clients resolve their problems and building their brands.

Layla graduated from St. Thomas University School of Law in 2020 with a Certificate in Intellectual Property Law. She served as the president of the Intellectual Property and Cyber Law Society, vice-justice of Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, vice-president of Asian American Law Students Association, and as a research assistant.

During law school, Layla was awarded many CALI Achievements Awards including in copyright, UN Seminar Global Ethics & Global Governance, Blockchain & Cryptocurrency, Conflicts of Law, Patents and Trade Secrets. Layla earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida (Go Gators!).

Prior to joining SRipLaw, Layla practiced IP litigation at another firm in Miami, interned for Magistrate Judge Barry Seltzer at the Southern District of Florida, civil litigation law firms and with in-house counsel at an international architecture firm.

Layla can speak Vietnamese conversationally. In her free time, Layla enjoys traveling, cooking, practicing yoga, and scrolling through TikTok for good laughs.

Matthew Laurence Rollin

Matthew Laurence Rollin

Associate

Matthew graduated from Pepperdine Law School in 2020. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of California San Diego.

Matthew is admitted to practice in Californ...Read More

Matthew Laurence Rollin

Matthew Laurence Rollin

Associate

Matthew graduated from Pepperdine Law School in 2020. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of California San Diego.

Matthew is admitted to practice in California.

Alissa Shapiro

Alissa Shapiro

Of Counsel
Alissa Shapiro

Alissa Shapiro

Of Counsel
Jason S. Weiss

Jason S. Weiss

Of Counsel

Jason S. Weiss is a litigator who handles all aspects of business and commercial litigation. He has extensive experience with intellectual property litigation matters including tra...Read More

Jason S. Weiss

Jason S. Weiss

Of Counsel

Jason S. Weiss is a litigator who handles all aspects of business and commercial litigation. He has extensive experience with intellectual property litigation matters including trademarks, trade secrets, fraud, consumer protection, copyright and related lawsuits.

Jason has served as an adjunct professor of Sports Law at Nova Southeastern School of Law and St. Thomas University. He has extensive sports and entertainment law experience, including representing professional football, baseball, and soccer players, personal management companies, rappers, bands, radio personalities, mixed martial arts fighters, chefs, agents, boxers, actors, writers and models.

Jason has negotiated, drafted and litigated recorded music and video deals, distribution agreements, publishing agreements, production agreements, employment contracts and endorsement deals for athletes, entertainers, musicians, chefs and agents. Jason serves as a legal advisor to professional athletes, performers and entertainers in all aspects of their professional and personal activities. Jason has been selected by Super Lawyer magazine as a Rising Star in 2009, 2010 and 2011.

His areas of concentration include Commercial/Business Litigation, Sports and Entertainment, Business Transactions, American’s with Disabilities Act cases, Consumer Protection, Landlord/Tenant Matters, Medical Marijuana, Personal Injury and Real Estate Litigation.

Jason A. Aquilino

Jason A. Aquilino

Of Counsel

Jason A. Aquilino began his legal career at a large Washington, DC based law firm, where he handled business transactions and litigation matters related to licensing, copyright, tr...Read More

Jason A. Aquilino

Jason A. Aquilino

Of Counsel

Jason A. Aquilino began his legal career at a large Washington, DC based law firm, where he handled business transactions and litigation matters related to licensing, copyright, trademark, Internet domain names, right of publicity and unfair competition.

Jason has also worked as in-house corporate counsel at a large tax and accounting software and services provider, a software and services provider in the healthcare industry, and at a financial services company.  During that same time, Jason also serviced clients as a sole practitioner primarily in the area of licensing, copyright infringements, trademark registration, contracting and business dispute resolution.

Jason has a strong focus serving the copyright protection needs of artists and licensors within the art licensing industry.  He also serves as Chief Legal Counsel for artonomo.com, an online platform that helps artists organize and showcase their portfolio of art.

Jason graduated with honors from the George Washington University Law Center in 2002.  He has a B.A. from Wake Forest University with a double major in Economics and Art History and a minor in Studio Art.   In his free-time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and three children, working out, baking, playing piano and guitar, graphic design, doing home improvement work and carpentry.

Daniel Novick

Daniel Novick

Of Counsel

Daniel Novick represents entertainment and entrepreneurial clients worldwide in matters related to business development, trademark registration and protection, and contract negotia...Read More

Daniel Novick

Daniel Novick

Of Counsel

Daniel Novick represents entertainment and entrepreneurial clients worldwide in matters related to business development, trademark registration and protection, and contract negotiations – with a particular focus on music, digital media, and the licensing and sale of intellectual property assets. Clients include Grammy-nominated artists with millions of records sold.

Daniel received his J.D. from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 2012, and his B.A. from Vanderbilt University in 2009. Daniel is licensed to practice law in California, New York and Tennessee. He was selected to the Super Lawyers Mid-South Rising Stars List from 2016-2019. He is a member of the Copyright Society of the South, Country Music Association.

Jamie C. James

Jamie C. James

Lead Paralegal

Jamie manages the SRIPLAW litigation and IP docket, electronically files court documents, files patents and trademarks, and drafts motions and other pleadings.  Jamie is also a Mi...Read More

Jamie C. James

Jamie C. James

Lead Paralegal

Jamie manages the SRIPLAW litigation and IP docket, electronically files court documents, files patents and trademarks, and drafts motions and other pleadings.  Jamie is also a Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician and a whiz at Excel.

Lindsey Colyer

Lindsey Colyer

Paralegal

Lindsey is a paralegal.

Lindsey Colyer

Lindsey Colyer

Paralegal

Lindsey is a paralegal.

Lena Carballo Alvisa

Lena Carballo Alvisa

Paralegal

Lena is a Paralegal

Lena Carballo Alvisa

Lena Carballo Alvisa

Paralegal

Lena is a Paralegal

Lia DiNuzzo Williams

Lia DiNuzzo Williams

Paralegal

Lia is a paralegal.

Lia DiNuzzo Williams

Lia DiNuzzo Williams

Paralegal

Lia is a paralegal.

Melina Bernardino

Melina Bernardino

Bookkeeper and Office Manager
Melina Bernardino

Melina Bernardino

Bookkeeper and Office Manager
Juan Camargo

Juan Camargo

Accounting Assistant
Juan Camargo

Juan Camargo

Accounting Assistant
Tyler Unfer

Tyler Unfer

Lead Client Services Liaison
Tyler Unfer

Tyler Unfer

Lead Client Services Liaison
Connor Williams

Connor Williams

Client Services Liaison
Connor Williams

Connor Williams

Client Services Liaison
Julian R. Gordon

Julian R. Gordon

Client Services Liaison
Julian R. Gordon

Julian R. Gordon

Client Services Liaison
Fernando Betancourt

Fernando Betancourt

Client Services Liaison

Fernando is a CSL.

Fernando Betancourt

Fernando Betancourt

Client Services Liaison

Fernando is a CSL.

Laura Yepes

Laura Yepes

Client Services Liaison
Laura Yepes

Laura Yepes

Client Services Liaison
Isabel Muñoz

Isabel Muñoz

Client Services Liaison
Isabel Muñoz

Isabel Muñoz

Client Services Liaison
Laura Correa

Laura Correa

Client Services Liaison
Laura Correa

Laura Correa

Client Services Liaison
Nicolas Orozco

Nicolas Orozco

Client Services Liaison
Nicolas Orozco

Nicolas Orozco

Client Services Liaison
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