• Arbitration
  • Business Dispute Counseling
  • Mediation
  • Special Master
  • Wage & Hour


David Lichter serves as a member of the Commercial, Large Complex Commercial and Employment rosters for the American Arbitration Association and also conducts private arbitrations. He has served as sole arbitrator, panel chair and panel member in approximately 60 AAA/ICDR and private arbitrations covering a wide variety of issues. He has also acted as a Court-appointed sole arbitrator in mandatory non-binding arbitrations as well as a panel member and chairperson of Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) arbitration panels. Read More

Business Dispute Counseling

Businesses often find themselves in disputes with a supplier, vendor or customer. Business owners and professional partnerships can have disagreements with each other, eventually leading to polarization and dissolution. Current and former employees and employers may have questions or disputes arising out of non-compete, non-solicitation or confidentiality agreements. David Lichter builds on his experience in over 1,500 mediations and arbitrations and over 30 years of litigation involving a wide variety of business disputes to find creative, effective solutions to business disputes. Read More


David Lichter has mediated approximately 1,600 matters, is engaged regularly by plaintiffs and defendants and mediates cases throughout the United States and abroad. He is A/V rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest available rating, and is included in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® in the specialty of Mediation and Arbitration, and the 2017 edition of Florida Super Lawyers® in the area of Alternative Dispute Resolution (Top 100 lawyer). Read More

Special Master

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Wage & Hour

David Lichter runs the firm’s employment/wage & hour law practice. He has extensive experience litigating and mediating matters involving restrictive covenants, covenants not to compete, confidentiality, sale of a business under Sections 542.33 and 542.335 of the Florida statutes, collective actions and wage and hour matters and theft or misappropriation of trade secrets under Section 688 of the Florida statutes, including injunctive relief. Read More