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Adam T. RabinCenturion Tower, 1601 Forum Place, Suite 505
West Palm Beach, Florida 33401
Phone: 561-659-7878
arabin@mccaberabin.com
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Areas of Practice

  • Business Litigation
  • Securities Arbitration & Litigation
  • Whistleblower and Qui Tam Actions

Adam T. Rabin is Florida Bar Board Certified in Business Litigation.  He concentrates his practice on representing businesses and individuals in complex business disputes, securities arbitrations, and whistleblower/qui tam actions. Mr. Rabin was recognized as one of the Top 100 Super Lawyers in the State of Florida in 2017 and was listed as one of the Top 100 Super Lawyers in South Florida/Miami for 2016 and 2017.  Mr. Rabin also has been listed as a “Top Lawyer” by the South Florida Legal Guide and as a one of Florida’s “Legal Elite” by Florida Trend Magazine.  

Mr. Rabin is a frequent lecturer and author of articles on various business-litigation topics, including LLC member disputes and best practices for litigating business cases successfully.  He has handled hundreds of complex business matters ranging in all levels of complexity.  He regularly handles cases throughout Florida in both federal and state court and before arbitration panels appointed by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and the American Arbitration Association (AAA).

Mr. Rabin currently serves as a Governor on The Florida Bar Board of Governors and served as President of the Palm Beach County Bar Association in 2012-13.  In addition to serving on the Palm Beach County Bar’s Board of Directors for 7 years, Mr. Rabin is the former chair of the bar’s Judicial Relations Committee, which is the liaison committee between the legal community’s attorneys and judges.  Mr. Rabin also is the former chair of the Bench & Bar Conference for the U.S. District for the Southern District of Florida.

Mr. Rabin has been a champion of diversity and inclusion and promoting gender equity in the Palm Beach County legal community. He co-chaired the Palm Beach County Bar’s Committee for Diversity and Inclusion, the Palm Beach County Bar’s inaugural Diversity Summit, and the Florida Association for Women Lawyers’ Board Certification Boot Camp program.  Mr. Rabin also serves on the Board of Directors for the Kozyak Minority Mentoring Foundation.

Mr. Rabin has been an advocate for improving lawyer civility in South Florida.  During and after his term as President of the Palm Beach County Bar Association, Mr. Rabin co-chaired the South Florida Joint Civility Project in which 44 voluntary bar associations throughout South Florida joined together to promote improved lawyer civility.  In 2013, the program received The Florida Bar’s Group Professionalism Award.  Attorney at Law magazine featured this program and Mr. Rabin service and practice in one of its cover stories (to see the article, click here).

Education

J.D., University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida, 1993

  • Honors: Cum Laude
  • Honors: Projects Editor, University of Miami Law Review
  • Honors: State Mock Trial Team
  • Honors: First Year Moot Competition Champion

B.A., Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1990

  • Honors: Glendy Burke Award/Top Graduate in Communication Major, College of Arts & Sciences
  • Honors: Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society (President)
  • Honors: National Award for the Outstanding Vice-President of Sigma Alpha Mu Fraternity

Bar Admissions

  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Federal Circuit Court of Appeals

Professional Associations and Memberships

Palm Beach County Bar Association

  • President, 2012-2013
  • President-Elect, 2011-2012
  • Board Member, 2007-2014
  • Committee for Diversity & Inclusion, Co-Chair 2009-2011; Member 2012-2014
  • Judicial Relations Committee, Chair 2007-2009; Member 2010-2016
  • Bench Bar Conference, Chair 2006-2007
  • Diversity Summit, Co-Chair 2009
  • Professionalism Committee, Member 2012-2016

South Florida Joint Civility Project (“Got Civility?”), a Joint Project of 44 South Florida Voluntary Bar Associations

  • Chair 2012-2013; Co-Chair 2013-2015; Group Recipient of The Florida Bar’s Professionalism Award in 2013

The Florida Bar

  • Board of Governors, Member, 2016-2018
    • Board Certification Plan Appeals Committee, Vice-Chair 2017-2018
    • Technology Committee, Member 2017-2018
    • Rules Committee, Member 2017-2018
  • Standing Committee on Professionalism, Member 2014-2016
  • Business Litigation Committee, Member 2004-2009, 2014-2016

Palm Beach County Justice Association

  • Member 2005-2017

Palm Beach County Hispanic Bar Association

  • Member 2011-2016

F. Malcolm Cunningham, Sr. Bar Association

  • Member 2009-2017

Florida Association for Women Lawyers

  • Palm Beach County Chapter, 2009-2017; Co-Chair, Programming Committee 2014-2016; Co-Chair, Board Certification Boot Camp, 2015-16
  • South Palm Beach County Chapter, Member 2014-2016

Other Activities

  • Steering Committee for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida Biennial Bench and Bar Conference, Chair 2011-2012, Co-Chair 2009-2010, Member 2013-2014, 2016-2017
  • Ad Hoc Committee for Attorney Admissions, Peer Review and Attorney Grievances for United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, Member 2011-2012
  • Board of Directors for the Kozyak Minority Mentoring Foundation, Member 2013-2017
  • Raise the Bar Project for the Women’s Foundation of Palm Beach County, Co-Chair 2010-2016

Professional Honors & Awards

  • Palm Beach County Bar Association Sidney A. Stubbs Professionalism Award, 2015
  • Cuban American Bar Association “Amigo” Award for Promoting Lawyer Civility, 2016
  • Project Nuremberg Lawyers Luncheon Civility Award, 2016
  • Florida Board Certified in Business Litigation, 2011-2017
  • Top 100 Super Lawyers in Florida, 2017
  • Top 100 Super Lawyers in South Florida/Miami, 2016-2017
  • Top Lawyers, South Florida Legal Guide 2007-2017
  • Florida Legal Elite 2005-2017

Articles and Speaking Engagements

  • Rights and Duties for Managers and Members in LLC Member Disputes
  • Top 5 Tips for Taking a Corporate Representative Deposition
  • Top 5 Tips for Defending a Corporate Representative Deposition
  • Ten Tips on How to Be More Effective Local Counsel
  • Rights and Remedies in Corporate Divorce
  • Top 10 Tips for Working With a Commercial Damages Expert
  • A Primer on Copyright Litigation
  • What is Required for a Whistle Blower to Bring a Federal Qui Tam Action?
  • Professionalism Tips to University of Miami Litigation Skills Program
  • Promoting Lawyer Civility Throughout South Florida
  • How Can We Improve the Retention and Advancement of Women Lawyers Through Flexible Scheduling?
  • The Color of Money: Recovering Attorney’s Fees in Civil and Family Cases
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