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Win for City of Sunny Isles Beach: "The Third District Court of Appeals rules in favor of the City in a 5 year old court battle." CITY OF SUNNY ISLES BEACH v. PUBLIX SUPER MARKETS, INC. ““Publix claims to be a good corporate citizen, and if they are such a good corporate citizen then they should follow the laws and ordinances of our city but instead they decided for probably a minimal investment…,” the city is quoted in the Third District Court of Appeals document released Oct. 19. READ ARTICLE (MIAMI HERALD)| READ OPINION, Legal.Com

TUNE IN TO KENDALL COFFEY ON RADIO

BP ultimately responsible in Gulf spill, Kendall Coffey legal analysis: "Will this be the investigation that goes past corporate plea deals and fines to handcuffs and jail time? It's an open question," said Kendall Coffey, former U.S. attorney in Miami. "I think this Justice Department is going to try hard to make cases against individuals and seek prison time if that can be justified." AP Sept. 14, 2011

Former North Miami Beach mayor cleared in ethics case
Miami Herald, Nov. 08, 2011

Santeramo’s stronghold over union officials led to lax financial oversight
Miami Herald, Nov. 20, 2011


Kendall Coffey

Kendall Coffey

Kendall Coffey is a founding member of Coffey Burlington, PL, concentrating on complex litigation at trial and appellate levels in federal and state courts. Mr. Coffey currently serves as the Chair of the Southern District Conference, Florida Federal Judicial Nominating Commission.

From 1993-1996 he served as the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, one of the nation's largest federal prosecution offices. Thereafter, he had major litigation roles in such high profile cases as the Elian Gonzalez international custody battle, and the 2000 presidential election recount. A legal media commentator on high-profile cases, he has appeared on the Today show, Larry King Live, the O'Reilly Factor, Good Morning America, the CBS Early Show, Anderson Cooper 360, Fox & Friends, CNN International, and numerous other nationally televised programs.

Mr. Coffey is the author of Foreclosures in Florida published by LexisNexis.Over the years, he has written some three dozen articles on legal topics in publications ranging from the Yale Law and Policy Review to the Wall Street Journal and he recently published another book, Spinning the Law: Trying Cases in the Court of Public Opinion. He also teaches law as an adjunct professor at the University of Miami, School of Law, and has lectured for The Florida Bar, The Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, Dade County Bar Association, Professional Education Systems, Inc., National Business Institute, Inc. and CLE International, Inc.