Lauren S. Fallick I Litigation Insurance Coverage Disputes I Haber Law

Lauren S. Fallick

PARTNER

lfallick@haber.law

Lauren S. Fallick is a Partner with Haber Law. Her practice concentrates in the areas of construction law and litigation, complex commercial and business litigation, insurance coverage disputes, and real estate litigation.

Lauren represents and counsels business and property owners, community associations, real estate developers, and commercial landlords and tenants in disputes relating to the design, development, and construction of commercial, residential, and mixed-use real estate development projects, construction and repair projects, including contract disputes, construction/design defect litigation, insurance coverage disputes, payment and delay disputes, mechanic’s liens, and alternative dispute resolution.

Additionally, Lauren  represents business and property owners, individuals, community associations, commercial landlords and tenants, entrepreneurs, and business entities in complex business litigation and other commercial and real estate-related disputes, including partnership, shareholder, and limited liability membership disputes, joint venture disputes, corporate entity dissolution and receiverships, technology disputes, contract disputes, business torts, insurance coverage disputes, fraud, professional liability, and claims for injunctive relief. Lauren also represents insureds in claims involving insurance broker/agent liability for failure to procure adequate, necessary or requested insurance coverage, and she lectures across the state of Florida on this area of law.

CAPABILITIES

  • Construction Law and Litigation
  • Complex Business Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Condominium Law
 

Educational Background

J.D., magna cum laude, Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center, 2006

  • Highest Grade Award in Lawyering Skills & Values (legal research and writing), Products Liability, Civil Pre-Trial Practice, Advanced Legal Research, Agency, Medical Malpractice
  • Dean’s List (all three years)
  • Dean’s scholarship recipient
  • Nova Law Review, Board of Editors and published author

B.S., with honors, University of Florida, 2003

 
 

Admissions

  • Florida, 2006
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
 
 

Recognition

  • Florida Super Lawyers' Rising Stars - 2018 and 2019
 
 

Experience

Representative Matters

  • Construction Law and Litigation. Representation of condominiums and homeowners associations in the Ch. 558, turnover process and in multi-party, complex, multi-million-dollar construction/design defect litigation
  • Business Litigation. Representation of members in limited liability companies in direct and derivative actions, membership disputes, and claims against officers and directors, including claims involving self-dealing, breaches of fiduciary duty, corporate waste and other business torts, as well as appointment of receiver
  • Commercial/Construction Litigation. Representation of commercial property owners and tenants in litigation involving construction, renovation, and repair projects, tenant improvement projects, and commercial lease disputes
  • Insurance Coverage Litigation. Representation of condominium associations, businesses, property owners, and individuals in insurance coverage disputes, including disputes involving coverage disputes regarding indemnity and coverage to provide a defense, in litigation, alternative dispute resolution, and appeals
  • Commercial Litigation. Representation of commercial property owner in negotiating a favorable settlement involving claims of negligent supervision of defective work, fraud, falsified and fraudulent documents and unauthorized “kick backs,” breaches of contract, statutory claims for violations of Florida’s Deceptive Unfair Trade Practices Act, and equitable claims for accounting
  • Insurance Agent Liability. Representation of insureds against insurance agent and broker/agency for failure to procure adequate, necessary and requested insurance coverage
  • Condominium Law and Litigation. Representative matters include representing condominium associations against unit owners in disputes involving claims for breach of Declaration and other governing documents or restrictive covenants, nuisance, statutory violations, and negligence; Defend associations and individual Board members against claims involving breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, negligence, and director self-dealing; Representation of condominium associations against neighboring businesses, property owners, easement holders, neighboring community associations, and commercial unit owners for breach of contract, breach of restrictive covenants, negligence, tortious interference, unjust enrichment, and injunctive relief; representation of commercial unit owners or lessees in claims against condominium associations in various matters, including claims based on breach of contract, tortious interference, fraudulent and negligent misrepresentation, and injunctive relief
 
 

Published Articles, News, & Insights

 

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Florida Association of Insurance Agents (FAIA) Convention and Education Symposium: Panelist and Expert Commentary on Insurance Agent Liability, since 2016
  • Connect Florida Statewide Leadership Institute: Class III; Member since 2012; Board of Governors 2013-2015; Co-Chair of the Statewide Leadership Institute, 2013-2014
  • Leadership Florida: Member since 2012
  • Florida Bar Association: Member since 2006
  • University of Florida Alumni Association: Member since 2003
  • C.R.E.W., Miami: Member