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Shaun Harris Malvin

also known as Shaun Malvin, Shaun H. Malvin

About me

Shaun H. Malvin is a founding partner of Malvin Feinberg, P.L., a South Florida law firm focusing on business disputes, real estate litigation, employment litigation, and small business transactions.

Prior to founding Malvin Feinberg, Shaun H. Malvin practiced law in both a full-service national law firm and a boutique law firm Most recently, Mr. Malvin practiced with a nationally renowned law firm dedicated to representing public employee pension funds, public employee labor organizations (unions), and related entities. Mr. Malvin served as counsel to public entity boards of trustees, regularly serving as board counsel at public meetings. In this position, he was heavily involved in constitutional litigation and appeals, pension fund investments, real estate transactions, and disability and forfeiture proceedings. He has appeared and argued in courts throughout the State of Florida and has drafted numerous pleadings, motions, and appellate briefs. Additionally, he has drafted legislation and a multitude of pension plan documents.

Immediately after graduating from law school, Mr. Malvin practiced law in the litigation department of a national law firm, where he gained significant experience representing corporate clients, financial institutions, and individuals in a variety of practice areas. In addition to advising clients and drafting legal documents and pleadings, Mr. Malvin has considerable experience in the courtroom. His experience includes complex commercial litigation, real estate transactions and litigation, construction litigation, and corporate formations and transactions. Mr. Malvin also has significant experience handling debt collection actions, foreclosure litigation, guardianship proceedings, and defamation lawsuits.

Mr. Malvin graduated with honors from the University of Florida, receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science. After receiving his undergraduate degree, Mr. Malvin attended the University of Florida Levin College of Law and earned a Juris Doctorate degree with honors.

While attending law school at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, Mr. Malvin volunteered with the Internal Revenue Service’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, providing tax return preparation assistance to low-income clients, and with Three Rivers Legal Services, providing information to clients involved in landlord-tenant disputes. Additionally, he also represented clients in family law matters as a Certified Legal Intern as part of the Virgil Hawkins Civil Representation Clinic at the University of Florida.

Mr. Malvin is a member of The Florida Bar and is admitted to practice before all Florida state courts, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, and the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Florida.


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Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 60%
    7 years
  2. Business: 15%
    7 years
  3. Real Estate: 15%
    7 years
  4. Appeals: 5%
    5 years
  5. Employment & Labor: 5%
    7 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Chase Adam Berger

    Shaun Malvin is an excellent attorney, counselor and adviser. You will be hard-pressed to find a more diligent and effective advocate in the commercial litigation arena. I strongly endorse Shaun.


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  • Matthew Lundy

    I have consulted with Shaun on a number of litigation matters, and he is the consummate professional. I highly recommend him.


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Contact info

Malvin Feinberg, P.L.

One East Broward Boulevard
Suite 925
Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33301


FLMember in Good Standing200809/08/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015
AV Preeminent® Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Legal Elite Up & ComerFlorida Trend2013
Dean's ListUniversity of Florida, Levin College of Law2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateKlausner, Kaufman, Jensen & Levinson2010 - 2013
AssociatePorter Wright Morris & Arthur, LLP2008 - 2010
Summer AssociatePorter Wright Morris & Arthur2007 - 2007
Summer AssociateKlausner & Kaufman, P.A.2006 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
Emerge BrowardMember2015 - Present
United States District Court for the Southern District of FloridaN/A2010 - Present
United States District Court for the Middle District of FloridaN/A2009 - Present
Florida BarMember2008 - Present
John Marshall Bar AssociationMember2005 - 2008
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Kaplan v. KaplanDirected verdict for Defendant after 2-day jury trial. Affirmed on appeal.
Wells v. Marine Tower Condominium, Inc.Settlement
Property Tax Adjusters, Inc. v. Cabana on Collins, L.L.C, et al.Settlement
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Publication nameTitleDate
Malvin Feinberg, P.L. BlogAppellate Court Rules That Notarization Is Not Required To Be On The Same Page As Signature2015
Malvin Feinberg, P.L. BlogUpdate Regarding Whether Judgment Based Upon Complaint that Fails to State a Claim is Void or Voidable2015
Malvin Feinberg, P.L. BlogThird District Opinion Underscores Dangers of Miscalculating the Time to Appeal Orders Denying Motions to Vacate Judgment2015
Malvin Feinberg, P.L. BlogFlorida Supreme Court: Oral Agreement to Share Lottery Winnings Not Barred by Statute of Frauds2015
Malvin Feinberg, P.L. BlogFlorida’s Fourth DCA Reverses “Prevailing Party” and Section 57.105 Attorneys’ Fee Awards2015
Malvin Feinberg, P.L. BlogFourth District Rules on Evidentiary Issues in Foreclosure Cases2015
Malvin Feinberg, P.L. BlogCourts Must Base Valuation on Competent, Substantial Evidence2015
Malvin Feinberg, P.L. BlogThird District Reverses Denial of Attorneys’ Fees Entitlement Pursuant to “Proposal for Settlement”2015
Malvin Feinberg, P.L. BlogSubstitute Service of Process on a Florida Limited Liability Company (LLC): Service on the Florida Secretary of State Now Authorized in Particular Situations2014
Malvin Feinberg, P.L. BlogExemptions From Garnishment: Florida “Head of Family” Wages and Federal Limitations on Garnishment2014
Malvin Feinberg, P.L. BlogFlorida Supreme Court Rejects Challenge to Use of Single Escrow Account for Pre-Construction Deposits During South Florida Condominium Development Boom2014
Malvin Feinberg, P.L. BlogJudge’s Facebook “Friend” Request to Litigant Was Improper Ex Parte Communication2014
Malvin Feinberg, P.L. BlogFlorida’s Fourth DCA: Default Judgment Based Upon Complaint that Fails to State a Claim is Only Voidable, Not Void; Stage Set for Florida Supreme Court Review2014
Malvin Feinberg, P.L. BlogCondominium Purchaser Only Liable for Unpaid Assessments of Immediate Prior Owner2014
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris DoctorJD - Juris Doctor2008
University of FloridaPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2005
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Klausner, Kaufman, Jensen & Levinson 2013 Client ConferenceConquering the Challenges - Legal Update2013
Klausner, Kaufman, Jensen & Levinson 2012 Client ConferenceLegendary Lessons from the Pension Defense League! - Legal Update2012
Klausner & Kaufman, P.A. 2011 Client ConferenceThe Only Thing We Have To Fear! - Legal Update2011

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