Brian D. Gottlieb is the managing attorney for the Commercial Litigation Division of Reifkind, Thompson & Rudzinski, LLP, Mr. Gottlieb has a diversified legal background in complex commercial litigation and contract disputes, representing clients in both state and federal court. He also has significant experience in family law, real estate litigation, foreclosure defense, landlord/tenant disputes and probate litigation.
Prior to joining Reifkind, Thompson & Rudzinski, LLP, Mr. Gottlieb began his legal career as an associate at one of the top boutique commercial litigation law firms in Fort Lauderdale and was named partner in 2011. During that time he gained valuable trial experience sitting first chair in various trials, and assisting with numerous complex civil litigation matters.
Mr. Gottlieb was raised in South Florida and obtained his B.S. from Florida State University in 2000. He earned his J.D. from Nova Southeastern Shepard Broad College of Law, where he served as an associate editor of Nova Law Review, and graduated magna cum laude. He is rated “AV Preeminant®5.0” by Martindale-Hubbell under that company’s nationwide attorney peer review system – the highest rating achievable for both legal abilities and ethics.
He has been selected as a 2018 Rising Star by the Super Lawyers Committee for the second year in a row. Only 2.5% of all attorneys in the State of Florida are selected annually as Rising Stars by the Committee. Mr. Gottlieb resides in Weston with his wife and two sons. He is an active member of Weston Rotary, the Stephen R. Booher American Inn of Court and a youth sports coach for the Weston YMCA.