Laura Farach

Associate

  • Overview

    Biography

    Laura Farach is a member of the firm's Insurance + Reinsurance Group, where she focuses her practice on liability and property insurance coverage matters, as well as products liability defense.

    Prior to joining Robinson+Cole, Ms. Farach was a litigation associate at a U.S. News & World Report "Best Firms" law firm and previously was with an AM Law 200 law firm where she represented numerous national and international corporate clients in complex litigation actions in state and federal courts nationwide. Ms. Farach also served as legal advisor to a United States Senator and had the honor of working on the confirmation of the first Hispanic-American Justice to the United States Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor. Additionally, Ms. Farach served as a foreign affairs liaison to a United States Congressman where she drafted numerous reports utilized in the passage of several congressional bills regarding human rights issues in off-shore detention centers. She also clerked for the Honorable Gill S. Freeman, Circuit Court Judge of the Eleventh Circuit of Florida, Complex Business Litigation Division.

    Ms. Farach is a Florida-licensed insurance representative and has worked with the insurance industry for over a decade. She has taught financial literacy seminars at the University of Miami and in several schools throughout Miami-Dade and Broward counties. She was the recipient of the Ford Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute Award and a finalist in the Goldman Sachs Global Leaders Program.

  • Experience
    • Experience

      Experience

      • Successfully represented various large national insurance carriers in hundreds of lawsuits involving residential and commercial property insurance coverage disputes in state and federal courts throughout Florida.
      • Obtained dismissal with prejudice of a litigation on behalf of a large national insurance company regarding the Non-Joinder Statute as applied to actions for declaratory relief.
      • Successfully litigated various summary judgment motions regarding the Motor Carrier Exception to the Fair Labor Standards Act in representation of a large international shipping company involved in numerous lawsuits by former employees.*
      • Defended multinational import/export corporation in various labor disputes involving purported wrongful termination and failure to pay overtime.*
      • Represented international seafood importer and distributor in a sensitive dispute against the world's largest corporation, a Fortune 100 company, and obtained a multi-million dollar award and the successful reinstatement of the client's business relationship.*
      • Represented multinational food corporation in cross-border disputes with Latin American produce growers regarding breach of contract, fraud, and price fixing.*
      • Represented various international clients involving the enforcement of foreign judgments in the United States and the enforcement of United States judgments abroad.*
      • Represented international corporation in computer fraud and violation of privacy case in federal court regarding the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.*
      • Defended large condominium developer in numerous breach of contract actions regarding the Florida Deceptive and Unfair Practices Act and the Interstate Land Sales & Full Disclosure Act.*
      • Represented aggrieved family members in a probate trial involving the fraudulent procurement of a will and a trust involving an elderly testator on the basis of lack of testamentary capacity, undue influence, and fraud.*
      • Defended former officers and directors of a national bank in a high-profile case brought by the federal government for purported negligence and fraud in lending during the height of the financial and mortgage crisis.*
      • Represented business partner in dispute against former business partners regarding the dissolution and redistribution of assets in a failed corporation.*
      • Defended various condominium associations in numerous claims by homeowners regarding purported breaches of the Florida Condominium Act and the condo declarations and bylaws.*
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      * Atty. Farach was counsel in these representative transactions before joining Robinson+Cole. 
    • Professional Associations

      Professional Associations

      American Bar Association

      Florida Association for Women Lawyers

      Cuban-American Bar Association
    • Community Involvement

      Community Involvement

      Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce

      U.S. National Committee for UN Women, Miami Chapter

      St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee
  • NEWS + PRESS
    • News

      R+C News Releases

      • December 11, 2014

        Robinson+Cole Welcomes New Lawyers

      • December 1, 2014

        Robinson+Cole Opens Office in Miami

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