Jason A. Martorella

Partner
Brief info
Jason A. Martorella centers his practice on assisting businesses and individuals involved in complex commercial disputes. He has achieved successful results for his clients through creative and effective approaches to negotiation and advocacy, and treats every engagement as an opportunity to strengthen his relationships and reputation within the business community. Mr. Martorella has extensive experience in a wide array of jurisdictions and substantive areas of law.
AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star 2016
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star 2017
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star 2018
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star 2019
  • Top 20 Jury Verdicts 2019:  Florida
  • Daily Business Review’s 2019 Litigation Department of the Year | Intellectual Property
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star 2020
  • Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite 2020
REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS
  • Represented liquidating trustee in $2.75 million settlement of action against former officers and directors of public company that owned artifacts recovered from shipwreck of RMS Titanic.
  • Tried case involving unfair competition by software development company to $19.5 million favorable verdict.
  • Represented members in $1 million partnership dispute resulting in favorable verdict after bench trial.
  • Represented homeowner in appeal affirming order against municipality compelling performance of legal duty.
  • Represented successor of businessperson in appeal affirming favorable $1.8 million judgment against former partner.
  • Represented investors in $5.5 million federal securities fraud case involving violations of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
  • Represented real estate brokerage and investor in $18.4 million dispute arising from joint venture to assemble and develop extensive swath of commercial real property.
  • Secured dismissal and appellate order affirming dismissal of action against art advisor seeking damages for various purported breaches in the Supreme Court of the State of New York.
REPORTED DECISIONS
  • Fayad v. University of Miami, No. 3d19-1008, 2020 WL 4197370 (Fla. 3d DCA Jul. 22, 2020)
  • City of Miami Beach v. 3098 Alton Road, LLC, No. 3D19-982, 2020 WL 3980745 (Fla. 3d DCA Jul. 15, 2020)
  • Strahlberg v. Covino, No. SC19-1940, 2020 WL 704974 (Fla. Feb. 11, 2020)
  • Kipu Systems, LLC v. ZenCharts, LLC, No. 17-24733-WILLIAMS, 2019 WL 7271879 (S.D. Fla. Oct. 16, 2019)
  • Inter American Coal, S.A. v. SHE DDF2-FL2, LLC, No. SC18-1904, 2019 WL 3216853 (Fla. Jul. 17, 2019)
  • Strahlbeg v. Covino, 283 So. 3d 376 (Fla. 3d DCA 2019)
  • Inter American Coal, S.A. v. SHE DDF2-FL2, LLC, 255 So. 3d 432 (Fla. 3d DCA 2018)
  • Mager v. ECC, P.L., 222 So. 3d 1220 (Fla. 3d DCA 2017)
  • Saul v. Cahan, 153 A.D.3d 947 (N.Y. App. Ct. 2017)
  • Holdings v. RREF RB SBI. II-FL BHL, LLC, 160 So. 3d 439 (Fla. 3d DCA 2015)
  • Saul v. Cahan, 45 Misc.3d 1214 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. 2014)
PROFESSIONAL AND COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES
  • Collier County Bar Association
  • BNI International
  • Fordham Law Alumni Association
  • Florida Bar Business Law Section
EDUCATION
  • J.D., Fordham University School of Law
  • B.A., cum laude, University of Miami
ADMITTED TO
  • Florida Bar
  • New York Bar
PRIOR AFFILIATIONS
  • Ehrenstein Charbonneau Calderin
  • Concepción Martinez & Bellido
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • Mintz & Fraade, P.C.
  • Lincoln Square Legal Services, Inc.
  • New York State Assembly – 73rd Assembly District

Coral Gables

55 Alhambra Plaza
Suite 800
Coral Gables, Florida 33134
305-722-2002

Naples

9128 Strada Place
Suite 10115
Naples, FL 34108
239-264-1151

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