Seth J. Welner is a West Palm Beach commercial litigation attorney with particular experience in high-stakes lawsuits, ranging from emergency injunctions to stopping trade secret misappropriation to the defense of civil racketeering (RICO) claims. Mr. Welner's diverse practice makes him well-suited to anticipate a client's litigation needs from the outset. He has also conducted internal investigations relating to fraud and abuse allegations for several high-profile clients and, when necessary, has helped those clients communicate with federal authorities in relation to those investigations.
Mr. Welner's notable representative matters include:
Mr. Welner also has an active pro bono practice. Recently, Mr. Welner served as first chair in a federal jury trial on behalf of a pro bono client seeking civil rights protections related to his incarceration at a local jail. Mr. Welner has also participated in the firm's Mickey Rooney Elder Financial Abuse Pro Bono Project, which seeks to protect vulnerable, elderly citizens from financial abuse at the hands of caretakers, family members and others. In addition, he has represented pro bono clients as amicus curiae at the U.S. Supreme Court.
During law school, Mr. Welner worked as a law clerk for Florida's Department of Business and Professional Regulation, Division of Condominiums, Timeshares and Mobile Homes. He also served as a certified legal intern for the Florida Attorney General's Office, State Programs Division, where he represented the state of Florida and its officers in civil lawsuits. Mr. Welner also served as an executive editor of the Florida State University Law Review, and was an active member of FSU's Moot Court Team.
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