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Louis Reinstein

Partner

Louis Reinstein Attorney Profile | Kelley Kronenberg

Overview

Louis Reinstein is a Partner and Business Unit Leader at Kelley Kronenberg. Louis’ general litigation practice includes trial and appellate work in all of Florida’s state and federal courts. He represents individuals, small businesses, large corporations, and municipalities. Louis enjoys working closely with his clients to make sure they receive the attention they need and the communication they want.

His law practice includes plaintiff and defense work from intake all the way through trial and appeal. His areas of focus include commercial litigation, premises liability claims, medical malpractice, municipal litigation, as well as correctional healthcare, and police professional litigation.

As a Florida Supreme Court Certified County and Circuit Court Mediator,  Louis effectively reconciles and resolves conflicts and legal disagreements in a cost-efficient way. He is a trusted neutral who is available to work with the parties to find the most optimal settlement. Louis is available to help you find a resolution in all areas of civil litigation.

  • Florida
  • District of Columbia
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law, J.D., 2006, Law Review, Moot Court
  • Emory University, M.A., 1999
  • University of Florida, B.A., 1996
  • In 2020, Louis was part of a team that successfully argued before the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeal which reversed the District Court Judge’s denial of summary judgment and then successfully defeated a petition for writ of certiorari before the United States Supreme Court.
  • Louis has successfully argued matters before our federal courts: Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, Southern District of Florida, Middle District of Florida, and Northern District of Florida, and throughout the state trial and appellate courts in Florida.
  •  Oral Arguments before Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeal (4th DCA) 


Practice Areas




Accolades, Associations & News

  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, Civil Rights Law, 2021 – 2022
  • Florida Trend Magazine, “Legal Elite”, 2020 – 2021
  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV® Preeminent ™
  • Broward County Bar Association Joseph J. Carter Professionalism Award, 2019
  • Super Lawyers Magazine, Florida “Super Lawyers,” General Litigation, 2017-2021
  • Super Lawyers magazine, Florida “Rising Stars,”, 2012-2016
  • Broward County Bar Association Section Chair Award, Appellate Section, 2016
  • Legal Aid Service of Broward County, Inc. Attorney of the Month, April 2016
  • Finalist for South Florida Business & Wealth Leaders in Law Award, Rising Star, 2015
  • David Posnack Jewish Day School Alumni Award, 2013
  • “Top 40 at 40”, Alexander Muss High School in Israel’s 40th Anniversary Celebration, 2012
  • Broward County Bar Association Paul May Young Professionalism Award, 2011

 

Professional Associations

  • Association of South Florida Mediators and Arbitrators (ASFMA), Member, 2021
  • Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida, Board of Directors, 2021
  • Kelley Kronenberg’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee, Member, 2021
  • Federal Bar Association, Broward County Chapter, Board Member, 2018-Present
  • University of Florida, Department of Religion Advisory Board, Board Member, 2018 – Present
  • Board of Directors, Past President, 2008 – Present
  • B’nai B’rith Justice Unit #5207
  • The Florida Bar, Member
    • Grievance Committee 17A, 2020 – 2023
    • Governmental and Public Policy Advocacy Committee, 2020 – 2022
    • Justice Teaching Program, 2010 – Present
    • Grievance Committee 17B, Chair, 2014 – 2017
    • Federal Court Practice Committee, 2013 – 2015
    • Student Education & Admissions to The Bar Committee, 2007 – 2010
  • Broward County Bar Association, Member
    • West Broward Section, Committee Member
    • Board Member, 2019 – Present
    • Appellate Section, Vice-Chair, 2015 – 2018
    • Bench & Bar Committee, 2015 – 2019
    • Professionalism Committee and Mentor Sub-Committee, 2012 – 2014
    • Young Lawyers Section, Board of Directors, 2008 – 2010
  • Judicial Nominating Commission, Supreme Court of Florida, Commissioner, 1999 – 2001

Community

  • Broward County Legislative Delegation, Delegation Counsel, Aug. 25, 2021 – present
  • Broward County School Oversight Committee, Member, 2021 – present
  • David Posnack Jewish Community Center (DPJCC), Board of Directors, 2020- present
  • Plantation Complete Count Committee for Census 2020, Member, 2019 – present
  • City of Plantation
    • Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, Vice-Chair, 2021 – present
    • Educational Advisory Board, Chair, 2013 – 2018
    • Plantation Police Department Citizens Police Academy, Nov. 19, 2019 Graduate
  • David Posnack Jewish Day School, Honorary Trustee, 2013 – present
  • Broward County Affordable Housing, Advisory Committee, Chair, 2013 – 2016
  • Goodman Jewish Family Services of Broward, Board of Directors, 2011 – 2015
  • Broward County Planning Council, Vice-Chair, 2009 – 2013
  • Citizens Academy, Miami Division, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Spring 2016 Graduate

 

  • Speaker, “ Beyond the Suit(e) A Look Back. A Current View. A New Way Forward. The Dynamics of Leadership in a Post COVID Environment,” June 2021
  • Speaker, Navigating Your Practice in Time of Covid-19, Broward County Bar Association Wellness Committee, November 2020
  • Speaker, Legal Body Armor for Police at the Courthouse, October 2017
  • Speaker, Qualified Immunity – The Secret Legal Defense Weapon for Law Enforcement Claims, October 2017

Publications

  • Author, The Conservative Movement’s Interpretation of Jewish Law: A Focus on Divorce Law, Emory University, M.A. Thesis, June 1999
  • Author, The Growth of Chabad in the United States and the Rise of Chabad Related Litigation, Nova Law Review, Vol. 30, Book 2, Winter 2006

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