Erimar von der Osten is an of counsel attorney at McArdle, Pérez & Franco, P.L. where he focuses his practice on commercial litigation and finding business solutions to complex litigation issues.
Erimar’s impressive legal career began while he was a student at the University of Miami School of Law. During this time, he interned for the Honorable Adalberto Jordan, United States District Court Judge for the Southern District of Florida. He was also the research assistant for the school’s law professor, Ricardo J. Bascuas. Erimar spent his last semester at the University of Miami working as a certified legal intern for Miami-Dade’s Public Defenders Office. Before joining McArdle, Pérez & Franco, P.L., as of counsel, Erimar worked at a premier boutique firm in Coral Gables, Florida where he represented Fortune 100 companies in various litigation matters in federal, state, and arbitration forums.
Fluent in Spanish, Erimar is uniquely positioned to serve both local, Spanish-speaking clients and Latin-American clients seeking legal counsel for domestic business, land development, and transactional matters.
- Successfully defended Venezuelan banker before the United States Second Circuit Court of Appeals relating to the extraterritorial application of federal civil RICO claims;
- Represented investor plaintiff in federal multi-district litigation arising out securities’ claims brought against bank for recommending investment funds that funneled money to Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme;
- Represented the chief counsel to an Ecuadoran subsidiary of a multinational petroleum company in multiple federal district courts and obtained exonerating evidence under 28 U.S.C. § 1782 to support his defense to criminal charges in Ecuador;
- Defended and obtained a directed verdict at trial in favor of defendant developer in a statutory claim for false and misleading promotional material;
- Successfully represented a Miami-based rental construction equipment company in non-compete and non-solicitation actions; and
- Represented minority shareholder of technology company in partnership dispute that led to lucrative buy out of ownership.