Jeffrey B. Kaplan

Top rated securities litigation attorney in Miami, Florida

Dimond Kaplan & Rothstein PA
Jeffrey B. Kaplan
Dimond Kaplan & Rothstein PA

Practice Areas: Securities litigation, Alternative dispute resolution, Class action & mass torts; view more

Licensed in Florida since: 1994

Education: University of Miami School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2023

Dimond Kaplan & Rothstein PA

Offices at Grand Bay Plaza
2665 South Bayshore Dr, PH 2B
Miami, FL 33133 Visit website


Attorney Jeffrey B. Kaplan is a partner with Dimond Kaplan & Rothstein, P.A., law firm, and he works primarily out of the firm's law office in Miami, Florida. A nationally ranked trial lawyer with more than 26 years of total legal experience, Mr. Kaplan provides unmatched counsel and support to a diverse range of clients throughout South Florida and beyond who have legal needs involving any of the following:

· Securities arbitration and litigation

· Class action litigation

· Commercial litigation

Through his practice, Mr. Kaplan routinely represents the rights and interests of individual and institutional investors who have experienced significant financial losses due to stockbroker fraud or incompetence. He also has extensive experience handling U-4, U-5 and promissory note disputes, as well as NASD, FINRA, NYSE and AAA securities arbitration matters.

From his efforts, Mr. Kaplan has recovered millions of dollars in compensation for his plaintiff clients, earning his memberships in the Million Dollar and Multi-Million Dollar Advocate Forums. He has gained a reputation as a leading authority in securities law and arbitration. He has accepted a nomination from FINRA to serve on the National Arbitration and Mediation Committee, and he has written extensively and conducted many lectures and continuing legal education seminars on stockbroker misconduct, securities fraud and other related matters.

Honored for his outstanding professionalism and superior client service, Mr. Kaplan has earned an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell, and the South Florida Legal Guide has voted him among his region's Top Lawyers each year since 2007. He has also received designation as a Legal Elite from Florida Trend magazine, and he has received many other top rankings and endorsements from his peers.

A 1990 magna cum laude graduate of Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts, Mr. Kaplan obtained his Juris Doctor cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law in 1994. A dean's list scholar in law school, he also served as associate editor of the Entertainment and Sports Law Review.

Mr. Kaplan currently serves as chairperson of the Young Philanthropists of Baptist Hospital and is a former member of the organization's steering committee. He is also highly active with the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, having served as chair of vice chair on a number of its committees and receptions, and he is a member of The Florida Bar's Grievance Committee. He is also a member of the United Way Tocqueville Society, and he once served as director-at-large for the University of Miami Alumni 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

Securities litigation, Alternative dispute resolution, Class action/mass torts: plaintiff

Focus areas


  • 80% Securities litigation
  • 10% Alternative dispute resolution
  • 10% Class action/mass torts: plaintiff

First Admitted: 1994, Florida

Professional Webpage:

Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Greater Miami Jewish Federation – Pacesetter, Chair, 2010 Annual Judicial Reception, Vice-Chair, 2009 Annual Judicial Reception, Chair of Corporate Underwriting, 2008 Annual Judicial Reception, Attorneys Division Mentoring Committee, 2006 – 2008
  • Youth Soccer coach Volunteer, Pinecrest Premier Soccer Club
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Florida Bar Grievance Committee
  • University of Miami Alumni Association, Director-at-Large, 2007
  • United Way Tocqueville Society
  • Young Philanthropists of Baptist Hospital, Chairperson 2010 – present, Member Steering Committee 2009-2010
  • Up & Coming, 2003 - 2006, South Florida Legal Guide
  • , Florida Super Lawyer, 2008 - Present
  • Top Lawyers, 2007 - Present, South Florida Legal Guide
  • Cum laude, Honors: Dean’s List, University of Miami School of Law
  • Legal Elite List, 2006 - Present, Florida Trend Magazine
  • , Southern California’s Top Rated Lawyers, 2014 and 2015
Educational Background:
  • Choate Rosemary Hall, Wallingford, 1985
  • Northeastern University, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, magna cum laude, Honors: Dean’s List, Honors: Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society, 1990
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • University of Miami School of Law, Entertainment and Sports Law Review, Associate Editor
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Florida, 1994
  • , Unsuitable Investments, Securities Litigation And Arbitration, 2015
Industry Groups:
  • Investment Fraud
  • Securities
  • Stockbroker Misconduct

Office location for Jeffrey B. Kaplan

Offices at Grand Bay Plaza
2665 South Bayshore Dr, PH 2B
Miami, FL 33133

Phone: 786-755-6843


17 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2023

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