Miami, Florida 33131
Alan Poppe is a trusted advisor to a wide-range of clients, both large and small, helping them to resolve their business disputes. His practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, with an emphasis on products liability and related litigation. In addition, Mr. Poppe has extensive experience litigating class actions, intellectual property and unfair trade practices claims, business torts, and franchise matters.
Notable representations include:
Lead trial counsel in products liability lawsuit seeking to hold multinational corporation liable for manufacturing and design defects
Winning summary judgment in favor of multi-state health care system in class action uninsured patient litigation
Successful defense of client franchisor against claims for breach of the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing and violations of state consumer fraud statutes
Obtaining permanent injunctions for client franchisor against former licensees in trademark enforcement actions
Successfully enforcing non-compete agreements on behalf of client franchisor against former franchisees
Representing Fortune 500 software company in numerous lawsuits against counterfeiters
Obtaining appellate victory upholding forum selection clause on behalf of international music distributor
|Areas of Practice||1) Commercial Disputes|
|Law School||University of Miami School of Law, J.D., 1999|
|Education||Michigan State University, B.A., 1988|
|Bar Member / Association||Florida State Bar Association|
|Most recent firm||K & L Gates|
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