Professional Experience

Jason B. Trauth can handle a case from start to finish. He is well-versed in all phases of litigation, having handled numerous cases on behalf of his clients in every setting, from federal and state courts to AAA arbitrations and administrative hearings. He has conducted more than 35 jury trials on both civil and criminal matters. He has briefed and argued cases before the Third and Fourth District Courts of Appeal of Florida and the Nevada Supreme Court.
Mr. Trauth appreciates that clients face many pressures, and he helps them manage the risks and rewards of litigation by aggressively seeking favorable resolutions swiftly and efficiently. Mr. Trauth’s efforts have resulted in many favorable settlements, summary judgments, and pretrial dismissals. He prides himself on concentrating maximum time and effort into his clients’ claims from their inception to their favorable resolution. He encourages prospective clients to speak to previous and current clients and will provide references upon request.
Mr. Trauth worked for many years at a national law firm covering a diverse multitude of litigation cases, including contract disputes, insurance coverage litigation, first amendment litigation, product liability litigation, wrongful death litigation, catastrophic personal injury litigation, and premises liability litigation. He was also previously a shareholder at a boutique regional firm that specialized in commercial, construction, and condominium law.


  • B.S. in Political Science – Texas A&M University, 1999
  • J.D. - Cum Laude - University of Miami School of Law, 2003

Areas of Expertise

  • Appellate Advocacy and Practice
  • Catastrophic Bodily Injury Defense
  • Class Action Litigation
  • Commercial & Homeowner First - Party Practice
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Corporate Liability
  • Defamation and First Amendment Litigation
  • Directors and Officers Liability
  • Financial Litigation
  • General Litigation
  • Hospitality and Gaming Law
  • Premises Liability and Negligent Security
  • Products Liability
  • Transportation Liability
  • Tort Liability


  • Miami - Florida
  • Los Angeles - California


  • Florida
  • Nevada
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern, Middle, and Northern Districts of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth and Eleventh Circuits

Awards and Recognitions

Mr. Trauth recognizes his responsibilities to the community outside of his professional practice. As a former United States Marine from a family of veterans, Mr. Trauth holds veterans’ issues dear and volunteers his time advancing the interests of veterans, servicemen and women, and their families. He also commits his time to serve as the Chairman of the Miami-Dade Unsafe Structures Board and as a member of the vestry at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Palmetto Bay. He formerly served as the president of the Palmetto Bay Broncos Football Association, Inc., a local youth football organization. He continues to look for opportunities to serve and improve our community.

Significant Representations and Decisions

  • ADF International v. Suffolk Construction Company, Inc., et al. (Eleventh Judicial Circuit, Miami, Fla.) (2017 – 2020).
  • IconBrickell Master Association, Inc., et al. v. IconBrickell, LLC, et al. (Eleventh Judicial Circuit, Miami, Fla.) (2014 – 2019).
  • Jane Doe et al v. Bright Horizons Children’s Centers (Fourteenth Judicial Circuit, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) (2014 – 2016).
  • Gary Carroll v., et al. (Fifteenth Judicial Circuit/U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, West Palm Beach, Fla.) (2008 – 2014).