Steven B. Herzberg 2021-10-20T15:36:56+00:00

Steven B. Herzberg

Mr. Herzberg’s practice focuses on the representation of clients in transactions and disputes regarding real estate, commercial law, and aviation matters. He has successfully represented various entities and individuals in commercial and residential real estate transactions, financing matters, and real estate development projects.

Mr. Herzberg’s real estate practice focuses on representing companies and individuals in the acquisition, financing, and sale all classes of commercial and residential real estate, including shopping centers anchored by national tenants, large multi-family properties, office complexes, warehouses, and luxury residential properties. At the firm he has advised clients in hundreds of real estate transactions with a total value in excess of one billion dollars. Such acquisition and disposition representations includes advising clients on transactions involving some of the largest real estate investments funds in the U.S. Additionally he has represented landlords and tenants in numerous long-term leases that exceed terms of 30-years for retail space, restaurant space, office space, and land leases. Such representation includes that of landlords in negotiating leases with Fortune-500 multinational tenants. 

Mr. Herzberg has also represented clients in commercial and civil disputes in Florida state courts, the Florida District Court of Appeals, and Federal Court. He has represented various businesses in disputes in Florida and Federal Courts, and has managed cases from inception through trial and the appellate process. Additionally, Mr. Herzberg also represents clients in various domestic and international corporate transactions,  and various aviation transactions, aviation regulatory matters, and aviation related disputes.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Herzberg was corporate counsel for a foreign owned and operated real estate investment fund in South Florida. Born and raised in Miami, he obtained his dual bachelors degree in Geography and International Affairs from The George Washington University in Washington D.C. He went on to attend and graduate cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law. At Miami Law he received the deans certificate in Aviation Law and Landlord Tenant Law, as well as being an Academic Dean’s Fellow for two semesters for Professor Stephen Diamond.   

University of Miami School of Law cum laude 

The George Washington University


Southern District of Florida.

Has represented purchasers and sellers of commercial properties throughout South Florida and the U.S. including the purchasing of national anchored retail shopping centers, real estate portfolios, multifamily properties, distressed commercial property, development sites, hotels, luxury homes, spec home development lots, and warehouses.

Represented real estate investor in the purchase of  560-unit 560,000 square foot multifamily complex in Houston, Texas, which included the assumption of a $38-million securitized commercial mortgage held by Citigroup. 

Represented local tour boat operator in obtaining city approval for the long-term lease of City of Miami waterfront property through a city Request for Proposal.

Has represented various property owners in the negotiation and drafting of long-term commercial leases across Florida, the U.S. and abroad, including built to suit leases, predevelopment leases, land leases, and leases with Fortune 500 tenants.

Represented various international and domestic corporations with the purchase, sale, leasing, management and financing of various classes of aircraft.

Represented a Barbados company in the stock purchase agreement of a Curacao real estate holding company regarding a real estate development property in Southeast Florida.

Represented a world leading Indian based agriculture company and its Argentina and Mauritius subsidiaries in the successful dismissal and defense of subsequent appeal in the Third District Court Of Appeals Of Florida regarding a seven figure breach of contract dispute against a Latin American international cargo airline. Transcarga Intl. Airways, C.A. v. Advanta Seeds International, 274 So.3d 491 (Fla. 3d DCA 2019).

Represented real estate investor in trial and subsequent appeal in defense of allegations that prior transaction was invalid, and property line dispute. Successfully obtained judgment in favor of our client on all counts and affirmation of the lower court’s judgment in the Third District Court of Appeal. Pena v. Rincon, 3D19-2225, 2021 WL 4446939, –So.3d– (Fla. 3d DCA 2021). 

Represented a Florida corporation in the Third District Court of Appeals on a contract dispute against a Spanish Corporation. Ingenieria Y Exportacion De Tecnologia S.L., v. Freytech, Inc., 210 So.3d 211 (Fla. 3d DCA 2016).

Represented a South American corporation in a breach of contract action regarding a business jet aircraft against a Delaware Corporation in Federal Court by reaching a settlement  1-week before trial. Zuma Seguros, CA, v. World Jet Of Delaware , Inc., 2017 WL 4577296 (S.D. Fla. 2017). 

Represented a group of over twenty investors regarding claims of fraud on a hotel real estate investment project located in Bal Harbour, Florida.

Represented foreign real estate investors in the collection and settlement of disputed condominium fees and cost in excess of one million dollars.