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J. Joseph Givner

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business & Corporate Attorney in Aventura, FL

Givner Law Group, LLP
19495 Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 702
Aventura, FL 33180
Phone: 305-933-9970
Fax: 786-520-2704
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2022
Licensed in Florida Since: 1990
Education: Harvard Law School
Practice Areas: Business/Corporate, Real Estate: Business, Business Litigation, International, Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities & Corporate Finance
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Attorney Profile

The founder of Givner Law Group, J. Joseph Givner is a highly regarded transactional and litigation attorney. Based in Aventura, Florida, he represents clients throughout the area in real estate sales and purchases, private placements and other financings, mergers and acquisitions, commercial real estate leasing, intellectual property licensing agreements, and partnership and joint venture formations. Mr. Givner has also represented an in-flight duty-free concessionaire in negotiations with domestic and foreign airlines.

Mr. Givner's litigation practice has included shareholder disputes, trade secrets, franchising and other commercial matters. Highly regarded by his fellow professionals for the quality of his work and his high degree of ethics, Mr. Givner has received an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo. He has also been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America.

As an undergraduate, Mr. Givner attended Columbia University and received a Bachelor of Arts with honors in 1986. He then pursued his legal studies at Harvard Law School and was awarded his Juris Doctor with honors in 1989. After graduation, Mr. Givner served a clerkship with a judge on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida before joining a Miami law firm, where he gained significant trial and business law experience before forming his own firm in 1999. Fluent in Spanish and English, he is admitted to practice in Florida and before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit. An active participant in a variety of professional organizations, Mr. Givner's memberships include The Florida Bar and the Dade County Bar Association.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 30%Business/Corporate
  • 30%Real Estate: Business
  • 10%Business Litigation
  • 10%International
  • 10%Mergers & Acquisitions
  • 10%Securities & Corporate Finance
Focus Areas

Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Contracts, Business Organizations, Mortgage & Refinance, Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements, Securities Law


12 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2022

About J. Joseph Givner

First Admitted: 1990, Florida

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Bar/Professional Activity

  • Dade County Bar, Member
  • Florida Bar, Member
  • Entrepreneurs’ Organization South Florida Chapter, Member
  • North Dade Bar, Member
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit, Member
  • American Bar, Member
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Member


  • The Best Lawyers in America
  • Florida Super Lawyers
  • AV Rated, Martindale Hubbell
  • Finalist, Dealmaker of the Year, Corporate Finance, Daily Business Review

Educational Background

  • Harvard Law School, 1989
  • Columbia University, Honors: With Honors, 1986


  • “Joey is one of the brightest attorneys I know. I highly recommend him and his firm for commercial litigation matters.”

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

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Office Location for J. Joseph Givner

19495 Biscayne Boulevard
Suite 702
Aventura, FL 33180

Phone: 305-933-9970

Fax: 786-520-2704

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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