Professional Experience Attorney at Law in Private Practice,
Laurence Feingold, PA January 1996 to Present
Appointed by numerous Circuit Court Judges to serve as Guardian Ad Litem, Attorney Ad Litem and Administrator Ad Litem in mortgage foreclosures and other equitable proceedings. This practice also includes general legal client representation. Represented Roads Neighborhood Association in their successful effort in preventing Miami-Dade County from altering the character and historical integrity of the Roads area through the development of a museum. This practice also includes general client representation.
Consultant to City of Miami Beach June 1995 to January 1996
Consulted to the City of Miami in completing public-private transaction with the City of Miami Beach and Loews Corporation to achieve development of the first hotel built in over thirty years.
Miami Beach City Attorney March 1990 to June 1995
As city attorney, I helped create an aggressive development to redefine Miami Beach as a community. This program was coordinated as a team approach with the city administration and commission to achieve redevelopment of Miami Beach as a tax base enhancement. Notable achievements include the city-sponsored initiative to redevelop Lincoln Road into one of the United State’s most successful retail venues and securing two convention center hotels through public-private ventures. I created a team approach to successfully overturn a $28-million judgment that had been lodged against the City of Miami Beach and potentially threatened the city with bankruptcy. I successfully settled several labor discrimination cases. Administratively, I reduced risk management and use of outside counsel.
Senior Partner – Fuller, Feingold & Mallah January 1962 to March 1990 As senior partner of this law firm, my focus was on real estate transactions and commercial litigation. During this period, I frequently served in varying capacities apart from the firm to protect client interests.
Industrial Relations Counsel – United States, AeroMexico 1982-1986
I represented the airline in issues affecting air and ground personnel covered by the Railway Labor Act. This included union and individual complaints of unfair labor in hearings before the American Arbitration Association.
Legal Officer – Air Panama 1979-1983 Duties included general legal, labor issues and plane leasing.
President and Chief Operating Officer – Everglades & Montmarte Hotels 1977-1979 I functioned as the receiver for the lender when lender was given title to the hotels. During this period, I successfully turned around the fiscal operations to position hotels for sale to new operators.
Vice President – Italian Line Steamship Company 1966-1969 My responsibilities include the highly successful marketing of passenger bookings in eleven states.
University of Miami School of Law Juris Doctorate – 1958-1960
Vanderbilt University School of Law 1957-1958
University of Miami Bachelor of Business Administration – 1953-1957
Miami Beach Senior High School 1953
American Bar Association Member – 1962-2003
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City of Miami Beach Zoning Board of Adjustment Member – 1986-1990
City of Miami Beach Visitor and Convention Authority Member – 1982-1986
Mercy Hospital Foundation Member – 1985-1994
Ambassadors of Mercy Hospital President – 1986-1991
Ambassadors of Mercy Hospital Member – 1983-Present
Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce Member – 1983-2003
Florida International University Fast Break Club Member – 1982-1991
American Jewish Committee Member – 1987-1997
The Italians Foundation Trustee – 1981-1990
Florida International University, Golden Panther Club Executive Committee – 1988-1996
Miami-Dade Community College – Wolfson Campus Barracuda Booster – 1987-1995