Benjamin E. Olive

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Hackleman, Olive & Judd, P.A.
 | 2426 East Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Phone: 954-546-7121
Fax: 954-334-2259
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2009, 2011 - 2015
Licensed Since: 2000
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (80%),
  • Real Estate: Business (10%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Benjamin E. Olive is an attorney with Hackleman, Olive & Judd, P.A., in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where he is the firm's founding shareholder and managing partner. Serving a diverse range of clients throughout South Florida, including Miami, West Palm Beach, Boca Raton and all surrounding communities, Mr. Olive focuses his practice primarily on complex business litigation, commercial real estate and land use transactions and litigation, labor and employment law defense, and class action defense.

Nationally recognized as one of the leading attorneys in his region for his practice areas, Mr. Olive has achieved considerable success advocating on behalf of business owners, executives and other prominent business stakeholders in their complicated, high-stakes disputes. At all turns, he has proven himself an invaluable ally for clients seeking to protect their rights and interests.

Among his most notable accolades, Mr. Olive earned recognition from the South Florida Legal Guide as being among the Top Lawyers in South Florida as well as a Legal Elite designation by Florida Trend magazine. He has also received many other top rankings from his peers along with numerous positive reviews and referrals from his satisfied clients.

A 1997 graduate of the college of William & Mary, Mr. Olive attended Vanderbilt University Law School, where he served as founding editor of the Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment Law and Practice. He obtained his Juris Doctor in 2000, and he is admitted to practice before all Florida state courts as well as the U.S. District Court for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida.

He is an active member of The Florida Bar and the Broward County Bar Association, among his other professional affiliations, and he serves his local community through his involvement with the Walk to Defeat ALS in South Florida.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Business Litigation
  • 10%Real Estate
  • 10%Class Action/Mass Torts
Focus Areas

Class Actions


Selected to Super Lawyers for 4 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 6 years

Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2020 Rising Stars: 2009, 2011 - 2015

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About Benjamin Olive

Admitted: 2000, Florida

Professional Webpage:


  • Top Lawyer, South Florida Legal Guide
  • Legal Elite, Florida Trend
  • Top Attorney, Super Lawyers

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Northern District of Florida
  • Southern District of Florida
  • Florida
  • Middle District of Florida

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Co-Chairman of The South Florida Walk to Defeat ALS, 2010 - 2011

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Founding Editor, Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment Law and Practice, Vanderbilt University Law School

Educational Background:

  • The College of William & Mary, B.S., 1997
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Office Location for Benjamin E. Olive

2426 East Las Olas Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

Phone: 954-546-7121

Fax: 954-334-2259

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Last Updated: 11/6/2019

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