Commercial litigation is often riddled with complicated procedures and an ever-changing landscape, so we sought out one of Miami’s best commercial litigators. Introducing attorney Todd Levine, a highly Succesful and knowledgeable attorney with a strong focus on commercial real estate litigation. Todd Levine is also the founding member of Kluger, Kaplan, Silverman, Katzen, and Levine. Levine, however, doesn’t just defend one sector of the real estate market, his expertise drives him to whoever needs aid, from lenders, to buyers, sellers, institutions and the list goes on. We sat with Todd Levine to better understand the changing landscape of litigation over the past ten years.
What has the great recession changed in complex commercial litigation?
Levine comments that litigations where present prior to the recession and afterward, the only thing that changed was the subject of that dispute. After the recession, many where disputing about who got what was left, Today during a strong upward trend of the economy we see people and their attorney aiming to receive a larger portion of the profits being created.
How has technology impacted your current litigation methods and outcomes?
Innovation in technology has been nothing but good to attorneys, the ease of pulling out a document instead of going through hundreds of files has saved an incredible amount of time and money, both for law firms and clients alike. Todd Levine adds that although innovation will continue, computer automation will never replace the knowledge and work ethic of real humans, in fact, I doubt that any jury will want to sit there and listen to two computers argue back and forth.
We understand you like music, how has that improved your life in complex litigation?
Levine states that music has always been a part of his life, in fact, he has been playing the guitar and keyboard since he was 10 years old. Levine attributes his creativeness and out of the box thinking to his love of music.