Dominic Kouffman is an attorney in Holland & Knight's Tampa office, focusing his practice on complex commercial litigation and fiduciary dispute resolution. Mr. Kouffman is an accomplished litigator and trial lawyer practicing in both federal and state courts in Florida and other jurisdictions. He represents clients in a broad range of commercial and fiduciary disputes, including matters involving breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, breach of trust, commercial credit and creditor's rights, federal tax credits, fraud, business torts, professional negligence, healthcare law, trusts and estates law, and construction law. Mr. Kouffman also routinely advises institutional and individual fiduciaries during the administration of trusts and estates. Mr. Kouffman is experienced in advising clients on the efficient management, production and use of electronically stored information (ESI) in litigation, often referred to as eDiscovery.
Mr. Kouffman represents clients from diverse industries, including financial services, fiduciary services, legal services, healthcare and life sciences, sports and entertainment, technology and media, real estate and construction. Mr. Kouffman works closely with his clients to find cost-effective and creative solutions to their business, fiduciary or legal concerns. He is skilled at finding resolutions both prior to and after the filing of legal proceedings.
Mr. Kouffman is actively involved in the firm's pro bono efforts, including the launch of the Mickey Rooney Elder Financial Abuse Pro Bono Project in the Tampa office, representing individuals victimized by mortgage fraud, advocating for children's legal rights and reuniting families under the Hague Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction international treaty. Mr. Kouffman participates in a number of bar-related organizations and sits on the Board of Directors for Voices for Children of Tampa Bay, an organization dedicated to supporting and advocating for children in the dependency system in Hillsborough County, Fla.
After graduating from Georgetown University with honors, Mr. Kouffman worked for the U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, assisting with federal government investigations and civil enforcement actions. While attending the University of Virginia School of Law, he was a senior editor for the Journal of Law and Politics.
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