Gregory M. Singer

Gregory M. Singer

Partner

OFFICES:

Tampa  813.222.8990       

GREGORY M. SINGER is Partner at the Lauro Law Firm. A native of Florida, Mr. Singer received his undergraduate education at the University of Florida, where he earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree with a major in Finance. Mr. Singer earned his law degree from the University of Minnesota, which he attended on a full academic scholarship. While in Law School, Mr. Singer served as a managing editor of the Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology and interned as a content associate at the nation’s largest legal information and research company, Thomson Reuters. Upon returning to Florida, Mr. Singer sat for the Florida Bar Examination, where he scored in the 99th percentile state-wide, including the highest score in the area comprising Florida’s Second District Court of Appeal.

Notable Representations

Marketing executive accused of money laundering in connection with an international sports bribery investigation; averted indictment and obtained a settlement with government prosecutors releasing over a million dollars of seized assets.

Property developer charged with $5.3 million bank fraud in connection with Tampa condominium complex; obtained a sentence of 90 days against government’s recommendation of 5 years.

Business owner under criminal investigation for multi-year federal tax fraud; averted indictment.

Entrepreneur charged with falsifying loan applications in connection with property development; secured probation over government’s recommendation of 27 months.

Government contractor convicted of wire fraud for falsifying records; litigated as post-conviction counsel and reduced sentence to probation.

Executive investigated by United States Attorneys’ office for violations of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act; investigation closed without charges following submission of white paper.

Entrepreneur investigated by the New York Attorney General’s office for multi-million-dollar violation of New York’s anti-botting laws; averted criminal charges and obtained favorable civil settlement.

Business owner investigated by United States Attorneys’ office for antitrust violations; investigation closed without charges.

Health care entrepreneur investigated by Department of Justice for fraud; investigation closed without charges.

Store owner convicted of multiple federal arson charges; obtained sentence near statutory minimum against government’s recommendation of 78 months.

Beverage executive charged with embezzling $1.4 million; negotiated probation after favorable litigation outcomes.

Marketing executive charged with regulatory violations; dismissed.

Trader investigated for buying options on insider information concerning a high-profile merger; secured a favorable settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission and averted further action.

Physician sued by the Department of Justice for violations of the False Claims act; averted exclusion and obtained a favorable settlement with no money out-of-pocket.

Bank directors sued by federal regulators for negligent loan approvals in connection with the 2008 financial crisis; low-cost settlement following favorable litigation outcomes.

14-year-old previously convicted of homicide, despite having no role in the underlying killing; litigated sentence as post-conviction pro bono counsel and secured reduction from life without the possibility of parole to time served.

Mr. Singer also litigates high-value civil cases on behalf of businesses and other plaintiffs in areas including trade secrets, competition law, and breach of contract.

Including:

Non-compete enforcement claims against former contractors of real estate developer; prevailed at trial and obtained judgment for injunctive relief, over $600,000 in damages, and an award of attorneys’ fees.

Claims against major insurance companies for bad faith denials of life-saving brain cancer treatment and disability insurance. Secured recoveries following litigation totaling over a million dollars.

Theft of trade secrets investigation by engineering firm; directed to a successful conclusion via federal John Doe litigation.

2013, Florida

United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida

United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida

United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.