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Aaron Jay Horowitz

Aaron Jay Horowitz
Primary Office
450 East Las Olas Boulevard
Suite 1400
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
33301-4206
P: (954) 468-1323
F: (954) 523-1722
ahorowitz@gunster.com
  • Florida Legal Elite
  • Super Lawyers Florida
Associate

Aaron Jay Horowitz is an Associate who joined the firm in 2007. Mr. Horowitz serves as the Fort Lauderdale Representative of the firm’s Associate Development Committee.

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Practice Areas[ - ]
  • Business Litigation
  • Estate and Trust Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Real Property Litigation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Electronic Discovery; Computer Forensics
Education[ - ]
  • University of Florida Levin College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2007
  • University of Florida, B.S.B.A., summa cum laude, 2004
Honors[ - ]
  • Florida Trend, Legal Elite, Up & Comer, 2014
  • Florida Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2010
  • Gunster Award of Excellence
  • University of Florida Presidential Recognition for Outstanding Achievement and Contributions
  • University of Florida Levin College of Law Dean’s List
  • Book Award recipient for Criminal Procedure
  • Honors in Legal Research and Writing; Appellate Advocacy; Virgil Hawkins Civil Law Full Representation Clinic
  • Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honor Fraternity
  • National Society of Collegiate Scholars
  • Beta Gamma Sigma International Business Honorary
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
  • Golden Key International Honour Society
  • Alpha Iota Delta International Decision Sciences Honorary
  • The Florida Journal of International Law (elected as Articles Editor; winner of the Outstanding Note Writing Competition)
  • The Journal of Technology Law & Policy at the University of Florida (elected as Articles Editor)
  • The Entertainment Law Review at the University of Florida
Publications[ - ]
  • “United States Jurisdictional Monopolization of International Cybersquatting Disputes: A Review of Current Inequities and Future Consequences,” The Journal of Technology Law & Policy, December, 2006
Professional Associations & Memberships[ - ]
  • Broward Legal Advisors, Founding Member
  • Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Ghost Light Society, Member
  • Jewish Family Service of Broward County, Member of the Leadership Board
  • DiveBar Underwater Bar Association, Member
  • Broward County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, Past Member of the Board of Directors
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward County, Past Member of the Six Degrees Executive Council
  • American Bar Association, Member
Bar Admissions[ - ]

The Florida Bar, 2007

Court Admissions[ - ]
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals
    Eleventh Circuit
  • United States District Court
    Southern District of Florida
    Middle District of Florida
Civic & Community Service[ - ]
  • As a certified Rescue Diver and certified Handicapped Scuba Association Buddy Diver, Mr. Horowitz teaches individuals with physical and intellectual disabilities to scuba dive. Moreover, Mr. Horowitz volunteers and advocates for ARC Broward, which provides services to children and adults with developmental disabilities.
Representative Matters[ - ]
  • Defended Fortune 100 national bank in federal district court, federal appellate court and the United States Supreme Court in class action lawsuit seeking to prohibit charging of check-cashing fees to non-accountholder customers
  • Represented government agency in billion dollar real property dispute with energy company
  • Defended large sugar producer against shareholder class action lawsuit alleging violation of ERISA and breach of fiduciary duty regarding a purported $575 million buyout offer
  • Represented Fortune 500 construction and engineering services company in a contractual dispute concerning three water and wastewater treatment facilities valued at over $60 million
  • Defended Fortune 1000 gaming company in $80 million contractual dispute with attempted purchaser of 30-acre pari-mutuel facility
  • Represented court-appointed fiduciary in multiple surcharge actions against prior trustees and personal representatives
  • Defended personal representative in will contest and removal litigation regarding an estate valued at over $100 million
  • Represented beneficiary in trustee removal and breach of fiduciary duty litigation concerning trusts with over $20 million in assets
  • Defended 900-acre beach resort in dispute with assignee of developer concerning entitlement to club membership rights
  • Defended database software company in multi-million dollar breach of contract disputes with customers in several states
  • Represented manufacturer of environmentally-sensitive products in patent infringement and false advertising litigation with competitor
  • Represented international luxury sink and faucet manufacturer in trademark and unfair competition dispute against Florida competitor
  • Defended state-chartered bank in patent infringement action relating to online banking and account management services