Mr. Kipnis is a partner in Arnstein & Lehr’s Miami office. He focuses his litigation practice in the areas of banking, commercial, business, construction, handling complex litigation. Mr. Kipnis has over thirty-five years of experience representing financial institutions, public and non-public companies, and individuals in all aspects of commercial litigation. The primary focus of Mr. Kipnis’ practice is in representing financial institutions in all aspects of litigation and particularly in lender liability matters. Mr. Kipnis, and his bank litigation team, specialize in the defense of bank class action and high potential risk litigation throughout the United States. Mr. Kipnis is the Co-Chair of the Arnstein & Lehr Bank Group that handles all aspects of bank representation with an emphasis on advising financial institutions with regard to all aspects of bank operations.
Mr. Kipnis has successfully handled extensive class action and complex bank and commercial litigation matters where potential claims have been as high as One Billion Dollars. He has appeared in numerous state and federal courts throughout the United States, acting as lead counsel. Mr. Kipnis, and his bank litigation group, provide complete litigation and appellate services focused specifically on representing banks in class action and potential high risk litigation. Mr. Kipnis and his litigation group also provide “oversight and review” services to assist financial institutions in avoiding unnecessary and costly litigation.
Mr. Kipnis also has extensive construction litigation experience handling construction defect cases, Florida Statute 558 Construction claims, and related construction matters.
Mr. Kipnis was selected to The Best Lawyers in America, and has been awarded the professional rating of AV Preeminent, the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards. Mr. Kipnis is also a member of the Bankruptcy Bar Association, Southern District of Florida.
University of Miami (J.D.) 1974
University of Missouri (B.A.) 1971
State of Florida
U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
U.S. Supreme Court
numerous Pro Hac Admissions to practice including: California, New York, Georgia, Colorado, Illinois, Oklahoma, Texas and Utah.