also known as Shaun Malvin, Shaun H. Malvin
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.
Licensed since 2008
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|FL||Member in Good Standing||2008||08/12/2015|
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2015|
|AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2015|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2014|
|Legal Elite Up & Comer||Florida Trend||2013|
|Dean's List||University of Florida, Levin College of Law||2008|
|Associate||Klausner, Kaufman, Jensen & Levinson||2010 - 2013|
|Associate||Porter Wright Morris & Arthur, LLP||2008 - 2010|
|Summer Associate||Porter Wright Morris & Arthur||2007 - 2007|
|Summer Associate||Klausner & Kaufman, P.A.||2006 - 2006|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Emerge Broward||Member||2015 - Present|
|United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida||N/A||2010 - Present|
|United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida||N/A||2009 - Present|
|Florida Bar||Member||2008 - Present|
|John Marshall Bar Association||Member||2005 - 2008|
|Kaplan v. Kaplan||Directed 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|
|Malvin Feinberg, P.L. Blog||Appellate Court Rules That Notarization Is Not Required To Be On The Same Page As Signature||2015|
|Malvin Feinberg, P.L. Blog||Update Regarding Whether Judgment Based Upon Complaint that Fails to State a Claim is Void or Voidable||2015|
|Malvin Feinberg, P.L. Blog||Third District Opinion Underscores Dangers of Miscalculating the Time to Appeal Orders Denying Motions to Vacate Judgment||2015|
|Malvin Feinberg, P.L. Blog||Florida Supreme Court: Oral Agreement to Share Lottery Winnings Not Barred by Statute of Frauds||2015|
|Malvin Feinberg, P.L. Blog||Florida’s Fourth DCA Reverses “Prevailing Party” and Section 57.105 Attorneys’ Fee Awards||2015|
|Malvin Feinberg, P.L. Blog||Fourth District Rules on Evidentiary Issues in Foreclosure Cases||2015|
|Malvin Feinberg, P.L. Blog||Courts Must Base Valuation on Competent, Substantial Evidence||2015|
|Malvin Feinberg, P.L. Blog||Third District Reverses Denial of Attorneys’ Fees Entitlement Pursuant to “Proposal for Settlement”||2015|
|Malvin Feinberg, P.L. Blog||Substitute Service of Process on a Florida Limited Liability Company (LLC): Service on the Florida Secretary of State Now Authorized in Particular Situations||2014|
|Malvin Feinberg, P.L. Blog||Exemptions From Garnishment: Florida “Head of Family” Wages and Federal Limitations on Garnishment||2014|
|Malvin Feinberg, P.L. Blog||Florida Supreme Court Rejects Challenge to Use of Single Escrow Account for Pre-Construction Deposits During South Florida Condominium Development Boom||2014|
|Malvin Feinberg, P.L. Blog||Judge’s Facebook “Friend” Request to Litigant Was Improper Ex Parte Communication||2014|
|Malvin Feinberg, P.L. Blog||Florida’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 Review||2014|
|Malvin Feinberg, P.L. Blog||Condominium Purchaser Only Liable for Unpaid Assessments of Immediate Prior Owner||2014|
|University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law||Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor||JD - Juris Doctor||2008|
|University of Florida||Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2005|
|Klausner, Kaufman, Jensen & Levinson 2013 Client Conference||Conquering the Challenges - Legal Update||2013|
|Klausner, Kaufman, Jensen & Levinson 2012 Client Conference||Legendary Lessons from the Pension Defense League! - Legal Update||2012|
|Klausner & Kaufman, P.A. 2011 Client Conference||The Only Thing We Have To Fear! - Legal Update||2011|