Katzman, Wasserman, Bennardini & Rubinstein, P.A.
Complex Commercial & Business Litigation
The firm handles a wide array of complex commercial, business and financial disputes on behalf of both those filing lawsuits or arbitration claims and those defending against such claims. These cases often involve complex disputes over the ownership, management control and compensation due, irrespective of whether the business is a public or private company, limited liability company, partnership, joint venture or sole proprietorship.
- Accounting Malpractice
- Corporate & Shareholders
- Financial Damages
- Legal Malpractice
- Partnership Litigation
- Probate Litigation
- Professional Malpractice
- Real Estate & Construction
- Securities Litigation
Steven M. Katzman-Founding Partner
Chair, Complex Commercial Litigation
Mr. Katzman’s practice focuses on complex commercial, business, corporate and partnership litigation. It also includes substantial work in the areas of employment law, professional malpractice, probate litigation and family law.
The other lawyers in the Firm have each practiced law with Steve for many years, as have many members of the Firm’s staff. This level of loyalty and personal commitment is the foundation upon which Steve practices law and defines his dedication to each client and their case.
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Real Estate & Construction Litigation
We handle all real estate and commercial litigation
Arbitration is a form of alternative dispute resolution
The Firm applies its vast experience in financial damages
Corporate and Shareholder Disputes
Representing corporations and shareholders
Representing plaintiffs in complex accounting malpractice actions
Sometimes, during the administration of a probate estate, disputes arise
The Firm has extensive experience in all aspects of securities litigation
A significant amount of the Firm’s practice is devoted to partnership law.
The failure to properly perform according to standards
Professional Malpractice or Professional Negligence
Charles J. Bennardini-Partner
Charlie concentrates his practice in the areas of complex commercial and business litigation, securities litigation and arbitration, professional malpractice and legal ethics, and adversarial probate litigation.
As a Coast Guard lawyer, Charlie specialized in courts-martial and criminal appellate litigation. Since retiring from the military in 1997, he has represented sophisticated business owners, shareholders, and entrepreneurs in a wide variety of litigation involving challenging liability and damages theories.
Craig A. Rubinstein-Partner
Mr. Rubinstein’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, including legal and accounting malpractice, securities litigation, real estate litigation, corporate litigation, partnership litigation, and probate litigation.
Mr. Rubinstein has successfully tried many cases before juries, both Federal and state. He is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum; a national trade group comprised of attorneys who have achieved verdicts or settlements of at least $1 million. Less than 1% of the nation’s attorneys are members of the Forum.
Jason R. Katzman-Associate
Jason R. Katzman joined Katzman, Wasserman, Bennardini & Rubinstein, P.A. as an associate in 2020. He concentrates his practice on complex commercial and corporate litigation, contract disputes, and professional malpractice. His experience includes pursuing and resolving claims that have sought damages as high as two-hundred and fifty million dollars; however, he prides himself on assisting each of his clients to achieve the best results possible no matter the size or nature of the case.
Jason began his career at Hackleman, Olive & Judd, P.A. as an associate in 2017 where he accumulated extensive litigation experience working on high stakes litigation related to legal malpractice, trust mismanagement, probate disputes, business ownership disputes and other complex matters.