Jonathan Chane and Ruben Socarras Selected to Florida Super Lawyers 2022

August 18 2022

Chane Socarras PLLC (CSLaw) is proud to announce the selection of Jonathan Chane and Ruben Socarras to the 2022 Florida Super Lawyers Magazine list. Jonathan has been selected to Super Lawyers for 2018 – 2022, while Ruben has been selected to Super Lawyers for 2015-2022, and Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2011-2014. Ruben was also selected […]

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$3.4 Million Binding Arbitration Award Secured

October 17, 2016

In a hotly contested international contractual dispute tried in California before a three-arbitrator panel of the American Arbitration Association and International Center for Dispute Resolution, litigation attorneys Ruben E. Socarras and Andrew Fine successfully obtained an award in favor of their client totaling approximately $3,400,000.00 in damages, prejudgment interest, and attorneys’ fees and costs. The litigators aggressively pursued claims against an […]

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EEOC Issues New Guidance on Retaliation

September 21, 2016

Generally, Federal civil rights laws prohibit employers from retaliating against an employee who asserts the right to be free from workplace discrimination or harassment. Nearly half of all discrimination complaints that are filed under federal law also include a retaliation claim. Even when a discrimination claim is not supported by the facts, an employee may […]

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Socarras Named 2017 Florida Super Lawyer in area of Business Litigation

September 01, 2016

Ruben E. Socarras, one of Chane Socarras, PLLC’s founders and members, was selected to the 2017 edition of Florida Super Lawyers in the area of Business Litigation.  This marks the 8th year straight that Mr. Socarras has been named a Super Lawyer.  Mr. Socarras is devoted to representing individuals and businesses in state and federal courts throughout Florida and the […]

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M&A Due Diligence Checklist

June 22, 2016

When a business decides to acquire, or merge with, another business, the individuals who make that decision have a duty to exercise due diligence. The failure to exercise due diligence may result in the buyer paying more than a business is worth or taking on unforeseen operational/financial problems and liabilities when the transaction closes. Failure […]

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What Businesses Must Do to Adhere to the New Overtime Rule

June 10, 2016

The Department of Labor announced a new rule that greatly expands the number of administrative and professional employees who may be paid overtime by their employers. The new rule will take effect on December 1, 2016, making it very important that businesses throughout Florida evaluate employee classifications and make any necessary adjustments to comply with […]

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Ruben Socarras featured in Daily Business Review front-page article – Auction Error Ends With $1.5M Tab for Nonbuyer

May 27, 2016

Samantha Joseph, Daily Business Review Eric Isicoff of Isicoff, Ragatz & Koenigsberg and Ruben Socarras of Marshall Socarras Grant.Jill Kahn Maybe it was the speed of the auctioneer’s prattle, the thrill of bids rising in $100,000 increments or the rush to snag a multimillion-dollar mansion at a discount, but the buyer with a NASCAR pedigree […]

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Ruben Socarras Featured on WPTV News for Non-Profit’s Impact on South Florida

May 24, 2016

To give back to the community and honor an incredible cause, CSLaw’s Ruben Socarras serves as President and co-founder of the Jorge Nation Foundation (JNF), a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization committed to sending children stricken with a terminal or serious illness on once-in-a-lifetime all inclusive “Dream Trips”. Recently Mr. Socarras was featured on WPTV News in West Palm Beach, […]

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What Is Title Insurance and Why Is It Important?

May 06, 2016

Purchasing a home is one of the most substantial investments that most people will ever make. Protecting that investment is essential. Most home buyers understand that they need homeowner’s insurance so that they can recover their losses if their home is destroyed in a fire. Buyers do not always understand why purchasing title insurance is […]

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