General Litigation

   
LYDECKER - GENERAL LITIGATION

General Litigation Attorneys

Our Firm enjoys diverse practice areas, which include:

Accordingly, our Complex Litigation Group draws from each such division in the handling of complex and oft-specialized fields. Working as one cohesive team, our Firm handles complex litigation matters with a disciplined, but aggressive, approach.

General Litigation Team

Richard Lydecker is a founding partner at Lydecker, a Full-Service AV-rated national law firm with offices throughout New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Florida and California.

Richard Lydecker

Senior Partner

Ms. Franks is a partner in the firm’s Miami office.
Erik J. Gruber is a Partner at the firm’s Miami office. Mr. Gruber concentrates his practice in first-party property defense litigation, with an emphasis in bad faith litigation, fraud investigation, water damage claims, and windstorm coverage issues.
Shaun Robert Koby is a Shareholder with the Firm's Florida offices. His practice focuses in the areas of complex commercial litigation, professional malpractice, insurance defense, and constitutional law.
David B. Kowalski is an partner in the firm’s Orlando office. While earning his Juris Doctorate, Mr. Kowalski worked as a law clerk with Jacksonville area law firms where he focused on complex commercial litigation.
Mr. Norris’s primary practice involves all aspects of civil litigation. In the past, Mr. Norris has extensively litigated matters involving labor and employment law, real estate, admiralty and maritime, wrongful death, and negligence.
Prior to joining Lydecker, Mr. Patten was a prosecutor for the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office where he obtained extensive trial experience prosecuting criminal traffic, misdemeanor, and felony level charges.

Lee Patten

Partner

Matthew Biondi is a Partner in the firm’s New Jersey office and New York office. Mr. Biondi represents clients in litigation matters throughout the Northeast.
Michael Goldman is a Partner at the firm’s New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania offices. His practice focuses in the area of employment law. Michael represents employers across a multitude of industries in litigation related to employment discrimination claims, wage and hour claims, and restrictive covenants. He also counsels clients on best practices.
Robert Sylvester Jr. is a partner in the firm’s Tampa office. Prior to joining Lydecker, Mr. Sylvester served as a law clerk for the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit of Florida, where he assisted several judges in matters relating to civil, criminal, and family law.
Ms. Robles is an Associate at Lydecker, where her focus is on Florida civil litigation.
Brittany Singletary is an associate attorney in the firm’s Miami office. Her practice is concentrated in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death, premises liability, and vehicle negligence.
Michael Rawlinson is a partner in our New York office. Mr. Rawlinson’s practice involves all aspects of Federal and State Civil trials litigation with a primary focus on architects and engineers, construction (New York Labor Law and construction defect), premises liability and transportation.
Angela M. Bekhit is an Associate in the Orlando office. She was born and raised in The City Beautiful Orlando and has resided in Florida her entire life. She earned her Juris Doctor at Barry University, Dwayne O. Andreas in 2016 and her Bachelor of Science Degree from Nova Southeastern University.
Natalia Pinzon Martinez is an associate in the firm’s Miami Office. Ms. Pinzon Martinez’s practice involves all aspects of federal and state civil trial litigation with a primary focus in personal injury, governmental liability, and labor and employment litigation.
E. Taylor George is a Partner and trial counsel for the Tampa office, also working with the Orlando, Jacksonville, and Tallahassee offices.
Mr. Garcia is an associate attorney at the firm’s Tampa Office. While earning his Juris Doctorate, Mr. Garcia served as a law clerk for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit, where he assisted several judges in civil matters.
Kristoffer R. Budhram is a partner in the firm’s Jacksonville office. Mr. Budhram’s practice involves all aspect of general litigation.
Adam J. Wicker is an associate in Lydecker’s Orlando office where he concentrates his practice in construction law and litigation.
Kyle Scher is an associate attorney in the firm’s Tampa office. Mr. Scher earned his J.D. from Stetson University College of Law in 2022.

Kyle Scher

Associate

Victoria A. Arthington is an associate in Lydecker’s Orlando office where she concentrates her practice in civil litigation with a primary focus on personal injury and premises liability law.
Ms. Brice joined Lydecker as an associate in 2023. Ms. Brice has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology. She earned her law degree from Glendale University College of Law. She currently focuses her practice on insurance defense litigation, products liability and personal injury.
Michal Slavik is an associate attorney at the Lydecker’s Miami office. Mr. Slavik’s practice involves all aspects of federal and state civil litigation with a primary focus on labor and employment, administrative and regulatory litigation, commercial litigation, and personal injury.

Michal Slavik

Associate

Yanina Onyewenjo is an Associate at the firm’s Tampa office. Ms. Onyewenjo’s practice involves a range of topics, including personal injury, premises liability, labor and employment, and other topics in civil defense.
James Spratt is Of Counsel in the firm's Los Angeles office and practices in all courts in California. His primary areas of practice include complex commercial litigation, tort practice in products liability, real property and construction defect.

James T. Spratt

Of Counsel

Geoffrey Sanders is a civil litigator in our Orlando office with extensive trial and appellate court experience. Mr. Sanders practices general litigation and represents insurance companies in third party insurance disputes.
Saasha Williams is an Associate Attorney at Lydecker with extensive experience in handling all aspects of civil litigation.
Timothy Armstrong is an attorney who serves as Of Counsel at Lydecker's Jacksonville office. Mr. Armstrong's practice involves all aspects of state civil trial litigation with a primary emphasis on premise liability, bodily injury defense, and tort liability.
Emma Erickson-Kery is an associate in the firm's Los Angeles Office. Ms. Erickson-Kery's practice involves defending clients in various areas of litigation.
Ms. Centrone is a seasoned civil litigator with experience defending clients through agency investigations as well as litigation in administrative, state, and federal courts in Florida. Her practice includes representation in diverse first- and third-party claims, including personal injury, premises liability, professional malpractice, D&O, bad faith actions, labor & employment matters, whistleblower, complex litigation, catastrophic claims, and SIU/fraud matters.

Erin L Centrone

Of Counsel

Tai Parboosingh is an associate in the firm’s Los Angeles Office. Ms. Parboosingh’s practice involves defending clients in various areas of litigation.
Christopher J. Campbell (Chris) is a Partner in Lydecker’s Newport Beach and Los Angeles office who has focused his practice on defending companies and business owners as lead trial counsel in State Courts, Federal Courts, and in high-stakes arbitration.
Cuiyun Li AKA Laura Li is an Associate in the firm’s Jersey City office.

Cuiyun Li

Associate

Mr. Polk is an Associate at Lydecker, handling matters in Florida at the State and Federal Court levels. He maintains a wide variety of insurance defense and commercial litigation practice areas including general bodily injury and casualty, construction defect litigation, employment litigation, product liability, professional malpractice, municipality litigation, and various other civil litigation matters.

Michael Polk

Associate

Racquel Richards is an associate at the firm's Georgia office. Prior to joining the Lydecker's Georgia office Ms. Richards worked in house as staff attorney at a major national insurance company practicing insurance defense litigation. Ms. Richards also has experience with real estate litigation primarily dealing with evictions and landlord tenant disputes.
Mr. Masson is an experienced civil litigator with a history of success in handling a broad array of complex and high exposure civil matters for individuals, insurers, and other business entities.

Alec Masson

Of Counsel

In Mr. Zaverl's practice, he has held various positions with national and local law firms handling many different types of litigation. Mr. Zaverl most recently worked for a national insurance company, as staff counsel where he tried multiple cases a year for the past five years.

Bryan C Zaverl

Of Counsel

Yehuda brings a wealth of experience as an associate attorney at our Jersey City office. He earned his J.D. from New York Law School in 2023. During law school, Yehuda served as an editor on a regulatory law database at an Amlaw 100 Firm and interned for special counsel at the District Attorney's office, focusing on appellate matters.

Yehuda Poll

Associate

Sarah Hinton is a Senior Associate at the firm's Orlando office, where her focus is on Florida civil litigation cases.

Sarah Ann Hinton

Senior Associate