Dennis A. Nowak
With nearly 30 years of experience, Dennis Nowak focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation matters. A highly-experienced trial attorney, Dennis represents public and private companies, including financial institutions and their officers and directors, in a wide variety of high-stakes business disputes. Dennis' extensive experience includes the defense of securities class actions, shareholder derivative lawsuits, securities litigation including corporate governance litigation, complex commercial litigation, business torts, internal investigations, letters of credit disputes, loan defaults, mergers and acquisitions, lender liability and real estate litigation. In addition, Dennis represents clients in investigations and enforcement actions by the Securities Exchange Commission, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and other regulatory agencies.
Dennis also has considerable experience representing both attorneys and accountants in professional liability matters arising from a variety of claims, such as breach of fiduciary duty, fraud and negligence.
Puchner v. Drexel Burnham Lambert, Inc., 498 So. 2d 550 (Fla. 3rd DCA 1986)
Nu Med Home Health Care, Inc. v. Hospital Staffing Services, Inc., 664 So. 2d 353 (Fla. 4th DCA 1995)
Burtman v. TCPI, 724 So 2d 672 (Fla. 4th DCA 1999)
Benihana of Tokyo, Inc. v. Benihana, Inc., 2005 WL 3753046 (Del. Ch. December 2005), 906 A.2d 114 (Del. Super 2006)
Waterford Township General Employees Retirement System v. BankUnited Financial Corp., 2010 WL 1332574 (S.D. Fla. 2011).
Selected Speaking Engagements
Speaker, National Association of Corporate Directors' Annual Bank Director Liability Workshop, 2011
Professional & Civic Involvement
The Florida Bar, Eleventh Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee, Former Chairman
Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce
Family Resource Center of South Florida, Board of Directors, 2002 - 2009
The YMCA of Greater Miami, Board of Directors, 2012 - present