Kai E. Jacobs | Partner


Kai Jacobs is an experienced litigator, whose practice covers a broad range of business and finance-related matters. He graduated from Tulane University in 1990 magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in English and History and graduated from the Georgetown University Law Center in 1993. Having handled all phases of business related litigation, Kai is well-versed in matters of contract, business torts, lender liability, banking litigation, employment rights, inter-corporate disputes, intra-corporate governance matters, and probate litigation. He is admitted to practice in all of Florida’s trial and appellate courts and, although he is based in Miami, his practice regularly involves matters pending in other parts of the state and country. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Middle, and Northern Districts of Florida, as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. In addition, Kai handles matters pending before the American Arbitrations Association and FINRA. He has been named to Florida Trend’s Legal Elite in both 2011 and 2013.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Banking and Finance Litigation
  • Contract Disputes
  • Inter-Corporate and Intra-Corporate Disputes
  • Business Torts
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Secured Transactions Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation

LANGUAGES

  • English

BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS

  • Florida Bar
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • Florida Southern District Bankruptcy Court

EDUCATION

  • Tulane University (B.A., 1990, magna cum laude)
  • Georgetown University Law Center (J.D., 1993)

PROFESSIONAL & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • Chairman, Family Resource Center of South Florida
  • Dade County Bar Association
  • Florida Lawyers Network
  • Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce
  • Coral Gables Bar Association
  • Cuban American Bar Association
  • Federal Courts Committee, Dade County Bar
  • Civil Litigation Committee, Dade County Bar
  • The New World Symphony, Executive Committee
  • German American Business Chamber

RECOGNITIONS

  • Martindale-Hubbell “AV Preeminent” Rated
  • Featured in Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite List for 2011, 2013 and 2016