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Jeremy Ben-David focuses his work on corporate and real estate matters. He started The Ben-David Law Firm in 2013 after eight years of working on both the legal and business side of many commercial and real estate transactions.
Most recently, Jeremy was Corporate Counsel at Bayview Asset Management where he handled a wide range of corporate matters for a national fully-integrated mortgage investment company. Prior to Bayview, Jeremy was in the real estate practice group at Bilzin Sumberg where he represented a national integrated mortgage investment company in connection with the sale of several hundred CMBS loans and REO property totaling over $500 million.
Jeremy is also an experienced deal-maker. As Acquisitions Manager at Alterra Capital Group, he was responsible for sourcing, underwriting, and repositioning undervalued and distressed multifamily properties throughout the Southeast and was a critical part in the acquisition of $150 million in assets.
In addition to his professional experience, Jeremy is an active player in the professional community and in volunteer organizations. He is a member of the Florida Bar Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section, is a Network Board Member of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, and is a committee member for Jewish Volunteer Services. Jeremy also volunteers with Habitat for Humanity and Studentmentor.org. In 2012 Jeremy became a Starting Bloc Fellow; international fellowship program comprised of 1900 Fellows across 55 countries, whose mission is to drive social innovation across sectors.
Jeremy obtained his B.A. from the University of Michigan, with honors, in 2001 and graduated from the University of Miami School of Law, cum laude, with a J.D. in law in 2006. He is admitted to practice law in Florida.
Morgan Ben-David’s practice focuses on franchise law, hospitality, startups and emerging businesses, employment law, and real estate matters. She has significant experience advising franchisor clients on franchise sales and disclosure compliance issues, drafting and preparing franchise disclosure documents, and franchise agreements. She currently serves as outside legal counsel for a number of franchisor and small business clients, including companies in the food service, dry cleaning, and fitness industries.
Morgan also handles a variety of general business transactions and has represented clients in purchase and sale, licensing, and endorsement and promotional agreements. She was previously an associate at Zarco, Einhorn, Salkowski and Brito, P.A., where her practice was focused on franchise law and complex commercial litigation. While at Zarco Einhorn, she served as outside general counsel for a national fast food, fast casual and steakhouse restaurant franchisor in providing full service franchise legal compliance programs. She also successfully represented a licensee of a public, global retail company in an arbitration alleging wrongful termination of license agreement.
Morgan is active in the professional community, serving as a member of the ABA Forum on Franchising, the ABA Young Lawyers Division, and the Dade County Bar Association. Her research has been published and presented in numerous forums, including the International Franchise Association Legal Symposium, the Nova Law Review, the ABA Franchise Law Journal, and the ABA Annual Forum on Franchising. Morgan also volunteers her time with the Greater Miami Jewish Federation and Habitat for Humanity.
Morgan received her B.S. from the University of Florida, magna cum laude, in 2008, and received her Juris Doctor from Nova Southeastern University, magna cum laude, in 2011. During law school, she was an articles editor for the Nova Law Review, and received numerous commendations, including the Merit Scholarship for Academic Achievement, the Public Interest Fellowship Award, book awards in criminal and construction law, and recognition on the Dean’s List.
Morgan has represented clients in state and federal courts and in arbitration proceedings throughout the United States. She is admitted to practice law in Florida as well as before the Southern District Court of Florida and the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.