Grossman Roth Yaffa Cohen, trial lawyers devoted to achieving justice for people and businesses damaged by other’s negligence or misconduct, today announced the addition of former Assistant Federal Public Defender Alex Arteaga-Gomez as a new trial attorney with the firm.
Alex brings a range of expertise to the firm, including extensive litigation, trial, and appellate experience. Prior to joining the firm, Alex was an assistant federal public defender at the Federal Public Defender’s Office for the Southern District of Florida, where he represented clients at trial and on appeal.
Between his private and public practice, Alex has tried over 15 jury trials in multiple jurisdictions. He has tried a wide variety of cases, including firearms, a controlled substance, currency reporting, immigration, and complex securities and mortgage fraud cases. He has also argued before multiple state and federal appellate courts and represented clients before the U.S. Supreme Court.
At Grossman Roth Yaffa Cohen, he works on a variety of matters, from general liability and products liability to medical malpractice and complex litigation.
A Summa Cum Laude graduate from the University of Miami School of Law, Alex began his career by serving as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Adalberto J. Jordan, United States District Judge for the Southern District of Florida. He went on to work as an associate for the international law firm White & Case, LLP in Miami, representing clients in business disputes, legal malpractice cases, and mass tort cases. Following this, he was an associate at the Law Offices of Scott A. Srebnick, P.A., where he focused primarily on representing professionals in complex white-collar cases in both criminal and civil court.
Alex is a member of the Federal Bar Association and the Florida Justice Association. He has been recognized twice by the Miami Daily Business Review as a finalist in the category of criminal law at its annual “Most Effective Lawyers” awards ceremony.
Alex has also played an active role in the community throughout his career by providing pro bono legal services to those in need through Legal Services of Greater Miami and the Miami-Dade Public Defender’s Office. Both offices have honored Alex for his work on behalf of indigent clients. He also regularly coaches law students at his alma mater, the University of Miami, in moot court appellate competitions.
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