David P. Milian
areas of practice
Complex Commercial Litigation
Intellectual Property Litigation
B.A, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida (1986)
J.D., With Honors, University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, Florida (1989)
Executive Articles Editor, Florida Journal of International Law
Fellowship Instructor, University of Florida College of Law Appellate Advocacy Program
Recipient, American Jurisprudence Awards for Torts and Constitutional Law.
admitted to practice
Florida Bar, 1990
United States District Court, Southern and Middle Districts of Florida, 1990
United States Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit, 1991
David P. Milian is a seasoned trial lawyer with 22 years experience. He is a partner of Carey Rodriguez Greenberg & O’Keefe, LLP., a firm specializing in complex commercial and intellectual property litigation. David joined Carey Rodriguez after having spent 15 years with the Miami Commercial Litigation firm Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton, where David was a shareholder. David has represented clients in a variety of litigation matters, including class action litigation, bankruptcy/creditors rights, securities fraud litigation, contract disputes in the commercial finance, real estate, banking, and entertainment industries, unfair competition and deceptive trade practices, trademark infringement, theft of trade secrets, RICO, professional malpractice, and director and officer liability. David is a skilled trial attorney who has successfully litigated a variety of cases before federal and state court judges and juries, and domestic and international Arbitration Associations. David also has significant experience in evaluating and bringing claims on behalf of trustees, receivers, and investors, particularly securities and other commercial fraud actions.
David graduated with honors from the University Of Florida College Of Law where he was executive Articles Editor for the Florida Journal of International Law and is now an active member of the Cuban American Bar Association. David is fluent in Spanish and has represented a diversity of corporate and private clients from all areas of the U.S. and Latin America.
Selected for Inclusion in Best Lawyers In America for Commercial Litigation (2008-present)
Selected for Recognition as a Florida Super Lawyer for Business Litigation (2008-present)
Recognized by Florida Trend Magazine as Florida’s Legal Elite in Commercial Litigation (2008-present)
AV® Preeminent Rating by Martindale Hubbell (1999-present)
AV® Preeminent Rating by a survey of peers in Intellectual Property Law
Finalist Most Effective Lawyer of South Florida 2010 by the South Florida Daily Business Review for Employment Litigation.
Florida Bar Civil Procedure Rules Committee, 2006- Present; E-Discovery Subcommittee; Chair of Rule 1.380 and other sub- committees; Miami-Dade County Bar Association, Board of Directors 1997-2002.
Florida Bar Board of Governors (YLD) 1998-2004
American Bar Association, Trial Practice Committee; Trial Evidence Committee
Florida Eleventh Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee 2000-2003
Florida Bar Special Committee on Multi-jurisdictional and Unlicensed Practice of Law
Member of Cuban American Bar Association 1990-present.