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Linda M. Reck is a commercial litigator with a broad range of experience focusing on complex commercial, banking, securities, consumer finance and real estate litigation. Linda serves as trial and appellate counsel in federal and state court for financial services industry clients, including regional and national banks, loan servicers, commercial and consumer finance companies, credit card issuers, debt buyers and third-party debt collectors. Linda also routinely counsels clients and other attorneys on issues related to the preservation and discovery of electronically store information.

Concentrations

  • Complex commercial litigation
  • Pre-litigation business disputes
  • Financial services litigation
  • Unfair and deceptive trade practices
  • Real property disputes and litigation
  • Employment and non-competition litigation
  • Intellectual property and trade secret litigation
  • Class action defense
  • Document retention and litigation preparedness

取扱分野

実績紹介

 
  • Representation of Boston Scientific Corporation in defending statutory claims asserted by former distributor in federal court, and obtained ruling that was affirmed on appeal by the United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit.
  • Representation of securities holding company in defending federal and state law securities claims, and obtained a dismissal with prejudice that was affirmed on appeal by the United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit.
  • Representation of major hospital system in defending contract claims asserted by construction company, and obtained order of dismissal with prejudice.
  • Representation of political candidates in various matters, including election and defamation claims.
  • Handled appeals the Second, Third, Fourth and Fifth District Courts of Appeal, First Circuit Court of Appeals, and Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
  • Representation of major financial institutions in prosecuting multi-million dollar mortgage and bond foreclosure actions involving multi-unit apartment complexes, hotels and resorts, office and warehouse parks, shopping centers, senior living communities, and other commercial properties.
  • Obtained summary judgment in favor of a mortgage loan servicer on Fair Credit Reporting Act claims that was affirmed on appeal in a written opinion issued by the United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit.
  • Representation of major financial institution in defending lender liability and statutory claims asserted on a class action basis.
  • Obtained dismissal with prejudice of claims asserted in federal court arising out of lenders’ successful state court foreclosure actions.
  • Representation of landlords in tenant-related matters, including evictions, exclusive use issues and contract disputes.
  • Representation of retail pharmacy company in leasing and property tax disputes.
  • Provide pre-litigation counsel to purchaser of multi-million dollar warehouse
  • Represented produce marketing company in defending non-compete and tortious interference claims, and obtained denial of temporary injunction claim after contested evidentiary hearing that was affirmed on appeal by the Fourth District Court of Appeal.
  • Represented hospital system in defending discrimination, FLSA and other employment-related claims before the EEOC and in litigation.
  • Represented restaurant company in defending employment-related claims asserted on an individual and class action basis.
  • Represented interstate carrier in defending discrimination and other employment related claims in state court.
  • Represented automobile dealer in asserting trademark and cyber-squatting claims.
  • Represented technology company in asserting copyright and trade secret claims.
  • Represented perfume retailer in asserting trademark claims.
  • Counsel multiple clients in developing pre-litigation document retention policies.
  • Counsel multiple clients in assessing and managing eDiscovery obligations, procedures, and costs.

受賞歴・所属団体

  • Team Member, U.S. News - Best Lawyers®, Best Law Firms Edition, "Law Firm of the Year," Banking & Finance - Litigation, 2017
  • Member, The American Bar Association
  • Member, Orange County Bar Association
  • Member, Federal Bar Association
  • Member, National Association of Women Lawyers 
  • Member, Leadership Fort Lauderdale Class 17
     

学歴・資格・言語

学歴
  • 法務博士, magna cum laude, University of Miami School of Law
    • Order of the Coif
    • Senior Notes and Comments Editor, University of Miami Law Review
    • Dean's List
    • Board Member, University of Miami Moot Court
    • Winner, 1L Moot Court Competition
  • B.S.B.A., Finance, University of Central Florida
    • Dean's List
    • Financial Management Honor Society
弁護士資格
  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit