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Manuel Kushner

Manuel Kushner

Manuel Kushner has extensive litigation trial and appellate experience, especially in complex commercial matters. With more than thirty years’ experience, Manuel has handled virtually all types of civil, commercial matters, including such real estate-related disputes as mortgage foreclosures, title controversies, construction defect and delay claims, and landlord-tenant proceedings; such business-related disputes as breach-of-contract actions, franchise claims, enforcement of non-compete agreements, securities violations, theft of trade secrets, trademark infringement, and tortious interference claims; and such specialized areas as bankruptcy, probate litigation, all manner of commercial fraud, lender liability and shareholder derivative claims.

Manuel has served as a reader and researcher for the Florida Board of Bar Examiners from July 1983 to the present, and was previously the Chairman of the Florida Bar’s Grievance Committee “G,” in and for the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit. He was a member and Chairman of the Fourth Appellate District Judicial Nomination Commission, having been appointed to this post by former Florida Governor Lawton Chiles. Manuel is an author of the Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Manual on Commercial Mortgage Foreclosures, and currently serves on the Board of Governors of the Nova Southeastern University School of Law.

Manuel is a member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, and Palm Beach County Bar Association. He was recently recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2015.


Practice Areas


Temple University School of Law, JD, magna cum laude, 1981; Managing Editor, Temple Law Quarterly Law Review; Corpus Juris Secondum Award for outstanding scholastic achievement

Temple University, BA, magna cum laude, 1978

Bar Admission(s)

Florida, 1981

US District Court, Southern District of Florida

US District Court, Middle District of Florida

US Federal Court of Claims

US Supreme Court


Association of Trial Lawyers of America

Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers

Palm Beach County Bar Association

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