David B. Haber



David B. Haber, founder of Haber Law, has over 30 years of experience representing clients in the areas of construction law, complex commercial disputes, real estate and business law, and community association representation. Mr. Haber and his firm emphasize quality of practice, efficiency, and responsiveness to each client’s needs. Mr. Haber is Board Certified in Condominium and Planned Development Law, is recognized by Super Lawyers in Construction Litigation, and is a Fellow of the Construction Lawyers Society of America.

For over three decades, Mr. Haber has represented and counseled property and business owners, real estate developers, lenders, community associations, contractors and design professionals, and commercial landlords in connection with multimillion-dollar and complex construction, capital improvement, and repair projects, including assisting clients with contract negotiation, bidding and bid protest proceedings, approvals, financing/loans, insurance issues, construction and design disputes, real estate-related transactions, commercial leases and commercial landlord/tenant disputes, distressed asset based transactions, loan workouts and restructurings, and business entity formation, disputes, and dissolution.

Mr. Haber also represents business owners, individuals, community associations and business entities in complex business litigation, arbitrations and appeals, community association law, and other commercial- and real estate-related disputes involving mortgage and uniform commercial code foreclosures (including receiverships, assignments of rents and leases and defense of lender liability matters), title insurance claims defense and coverage disputes, construction defects litigation, fraud, contract and forgery litigation, commercial aviation litigation, bankruptcy and creditor’s rights representation, and sophisticated international collection matters.

Mr. Haber’s experience in these areas, his proven reputation for being a fierce advocate, and his practical business sense provide the firm’s clients with expertise in counseling clients, achieving resolutions that are architected to meet a client’s needs and interests, and assessing the risk-reward factors associated with a particular matter and litigation in general.


  • Construction Law and Litigation
  • Complex Business Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Real Estate Transactional
  • Community Association Law
  • Public Bid Protest Disputes
  • Civil Litigation
  • Insurance Law
  • Aviation Law
  • Bankruptcy – Creditor’s Rights


  • J.D., University of Florida, 1984 with honors (Phi Beta Kappa)
  • B.A., University of Florida, 1981 with high honors


  • Florida, 1984
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Southern District
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Middle District
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Recognition and Leadership

  • Board Certified in Condominium and Planned Development Law
  • Florida Super Lawyers (2015-2022)
  • AV Rated Martindale Hubbell
  • The Best Lawyers in America® for Litigation-Construction, Construction Law, and Commercial Litigation, 2019 - 2023
  • Construction Law Society of America, since 2018
  • Florida Legal Guide Top Lawyer, 2018
  • Recipient, Dade County Voluntary Bar Association, 1992 Pro Bono Award
  • Recipient, 1993 Florida Bar President’s Pro Bono Award, 11th Judicial Circuit of Florida
  • American Bar Association; Vice Chair, ABA, Title Insurance Claims Litigation Committee, 1999—2001, Chair-Elect 2001-2002, Chairperson 2002-2003

Community and Professional Association Membership

  • Served on the Citizen Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) for Miami-Dade County
  • Mount Sinai Medical Center Foundation, Past Board Member
  • Temple Beth Sholom, Past Board Member and Officer
  • Voices for Children, Past Board Member and Officer
  • University of Florida Hillel, Past Board Member
  • Florida Family Learning Partnership, Past Board Member
  • Florida Bar Association, Member since 1984
  • American Bar Association, Member since 1985
  • Dade County Bar Association, Member since 1986
  • Miami Beach Bar Association, Member
  • Bankruptcy Bar Association for the Southern District of Florida

Published Works

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Representative Cases

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