Aaron Resnick, a graduate of Leadership Miami, is a leader in the Miami's legal and cultural arts scene. Professionally, Mr. Resnick is an attorney, who honed his craft at one of Florida’s oldest and most prestigious firms, Gunster Yoakley, before starting his own boutique law firm in 2005 with offices now in Miami, Boca Raton, Gainesville, Jacksonville and New York City. Mr. Resnick received his Bachelors of Arts in Political Science with honors from Emory University and a Juris Doctor with honors from the University of Florida. Mr. Resnick is admitted to all of the state and federal courts in Florida and the United States Supreme Court. In 2009 and 2010, he was named one of the Top Lawyers in Florida by Florida Trend magazine and was also named one of the 40 best attorneys in South Florida under the age of 40 by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. In addition, in 2015, Super Lawyers Magazine named Mr. Resnick one a Super Lawyer having previously been recognized by it as one of its Florida Rising Stars. The South Florida Business Journal named Mr. Resnick as a 40 Under 40 Award winner recognizing the region’s top professionals under 40 years old for their professional success and community involvement.
"Corporate America magazine selected Law Offices of Aaron Resnick as ‘Most Entrepreneurial Attorneys - Florida’ for the 2015 Legal Elite Awards. The awards recognize the most well respected lawyers, attorneys and firms in the industry, highlighting the game changing work, stellar customer service and amazing results that they have achieved. They were awarded for the innovation and initiative shown by Founder Aaron Resnick.”
Aaron Resnick, Esq. was included in Who’s Who Legal: Sports & Entertainment. Considered one of the world’s most elite legal directories, the Who’s Who Legal series recognizes top lawyers from over 100 countries across a range of practice areas. The professionals included in the sports & entertainment guide were selected through a comprehensive voting process that included feedback from clients, in-house counsel and colleagues.
He was elected three times to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of the Dade County Bar Association Young Lawyers Section and has served as a committee chair for the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, an organization which recognized him as the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division's Star of the Quarter. Recently, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation recognized him as the top young professional in South Florida. He is on the board of directors for the Miami Beach Bar Association, a member of the Dade County Bar Association where he serves on a number of committees as well as the American Bar Association.
Mr. Resnick's law practice concentrates on business and commercial matters, focusing on litigation, real estate and real estate litigation and sports and entertainment law. He has successfully represented a number of clients in commercial foreclosure matters and has a company that specializes in working with lenders on distressed assets.
His current practice also includes the personal representation of a number of current and former professional athletes in the National Football League, the National Basketball League and Major League Baseball, as well as members of the arts, fashion and entertainment world. Mr. Resnick himself is an avid collector of art, is in the process of coordinating a contemporary photography gallery in Miami for Art Basel in a partnership with a famous celebrity photographer that will focus on a ten year retrospective of Miami Beach. Mr. Resnick has lectured on art fraud and is in the process of writing a book related to some of the major art fraud cases of the 20th century.
Mr. Resnick was awarded the "Shining Star" Award by the Arts & Business Council of Miami, Inc. This award each year honors the top Miami business professional supporting the arts and cultural community. Mr. Resnick was the founding chairperson of the Friends of the New World Symphony, and now serves permanently on its Executive Committee. He also sat on the Board of Directors for the Miami Design Preservation League for over 10 years. He has served on the executive committee for numerous young patron groups in South Florida including, but not limited to: Best Buddies of South Florida, Big Brothers Big Sister’s Impact Circle, Art Crowd of the Bass Museum, the Green Room Society for the Center for Performing Arts, the Tropees of the Historical Museum of Southern Florida, the Jewish Legal Society of Miami, and the MOCA Shakers amongst others. He is a Regional Board Member of the Maccabi World Union and a member of the Ben Gurion Society of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation.
Currently, he is a member of the Silver Director’s Circle for the Bass Museum, the Maestro’s Circle for the Friends of the New World Symphony, and a Supporting Member of the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts (and a member of the Green Room Society), and a Founding member and Patron of the Perez Art Museum. Mr. Resnick co-founded the Little Lighthouse Foundation, www.littlelighthouse.org, which is a Miami based charity that seeks, identifies and provides support to children and their families with health, educational, and financial challenges.
In addition to being an attorney, Mr. Resnick is one of the owners of Faction Capital, LLC, a distressed asset consulting firm, and AJAX Entertainment, LLC, a marketing company targeting young professionals and patrons of the cultural arts.
Areas of Practice
Business and Commercial Litigation
Real Estate and Real Estate Litigation
Sports and Entertainment Law
Languages spoken: English, Spanish, French
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|FL||Member in Good Standing||1998||09/08/2015|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Legal Elite of 2015 - Most Entrepreneurial Attorneys - Florida.||CorporateAmerica Legal Elite||2015|
|Sports & Entertainment||Who's Who Legal||2015|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers Magazine||2015|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers Magazine||2014|
|40 Under 40 Award Winner||South Florida Business Journal||2011|
|Florida Legal Elite||Florida Trend Magazine||2011|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyer Magazine||2011|
|Legal Elite||Florida Trend Magazine||2010|
|40 best attorneys in South Florida under the age of 40||Cystic Fibrosis Association||2010|
|"Shining Star" Award||Arts & Business Council of Miami, Inc.||2009|
|Star of the Quarter||American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division||N/A|
|Miami's Savviest Single||Miami New Times||N/A|
|Top Young Professional in South Florida||Cystic Fibrosis Foundation||N/A|
|Attorney||Gunster Yoakley||2000 - 2005|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Miami Beach Bar Association||Board of Directors||2015 - Present|
|Perez Art Museum||Founding Member and Patron||2013 - Present|
|Canadian American Chamber of Commerce of South Florida||N/A||2012 - Present|
|Columbian American Chamber of Commerce||N/A||2012 - Present|
|Panamanian American Chamber of Commerce||N/A||2012 - Present|
|Italy-America Chamber of Commerce Southeast||N/A||2012 - Present|
|Florida China Chamber of Commerce||N/A||2012 - Present|
|America-Israel Chamber of Commerce Florida ChapterChapter||N/A||2012 - Present|
|India-US Chamber of Commerce South Florida||N/A||2012 - Present|
|United States-Mexico Chamber of Commerce The Inter-American Chapter||N/A||2012 - Present|
|Asian American Hotel Owner's Association||Banking Committee||2011 - Present|
|Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce||Pillar Member||2007 - Present|
|Dade County Bar Association||N/A||2000 - Present|
|American Bar Association||N/A||1998 - Present|
|Maccabi World Union||Regional Board Member||N/A|
|Little Lighthouse Foundation||Board Member||N/A|
|Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts||Supporting Member||N/A|
|Friends of the New World Symphony||Maestroâ€™s Circle||N/A|
|Bass Museum||Silver Directorâ€™s Circle||N/A|
|University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1998|
|Emory University School of Law||Political Science||BA||1994|