León Cosgrove

Andrew B. Boese

ANDREW B. BOESE IS A PARTNER AT LEÓN COSGROVE, LLC WHO FOCUSES HIS PRACTICE ON CIVIL TRIAL AND APPELLATE MATTERS AND ON COMPLEX COMMERCIAL LITIGATION.

Mr. Boese has extensive experience in financial services litigation, qui tam whistleblower actions, consumer protection actions, business torts, contract disputes, municipal law, and complex land use disputes. He has tried jury and bench trials in state and federal courts in Florida, and handled arbitrations before the American Arbitration Association. His appellate experience includes oral arguments before Florida’s Third and Fourth District Courts of Appeal and the Florida Circuit Court Appellate Division.

Mr. Boese previously practiced at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, where he primarily defended institutional clients in high-profile national lawsuits at the trial and appellate levels throughout the country. Prior to his work at Morgan Lewis, Mr. Boese was an Assistant Attorney for Miami-Dade County, one of the largest counties in the United States, where he was chief of the appellate practice section. He also was an adjunct faculty member at the University of Miami School of Law, where he taught legal writing from 2004 to 2010.

Prior to law school, Mr. Boese served for eight years in the U.S. Army’s Military Intelligence Corps, from which he was honorably discharged as a Captain.

Representations

Defense of a financial services company in federal district courts in Nevada and California and before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in claims involving qui tam False Claims Act allegations that the company deceptively avoided compliance with mortgage recording requirements.

Defense of Broward County and its Board of County Commissioners from alleged violations of Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act and the Equal Protection Clause through the process of redrawing district boundaries.

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Defense of a Canadian technology company through trial in federal court in the Southern District of Florida involving a dispute over terms of an affiliate marketing agreement.

Defense of a financial services company in federal district court and before the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals in litigation involving allegations of RICO violations related to the creation and recording of mortgage-related documents.

Represented a multinational company providing road-side assistance services in a contract dispute before the American Arbitration Association.

Part of a team defending a national media corporation in a class action alleging violations of Florida’s Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act related to the advertising and sale of movies.

Defense of Miami-Dade County and individual officers in a mass action § 1983 civil rights lawsuit related to public protests, which resulted in a successful mass mediation and settlement.

Defense of Miami-Dade County from allegations of land use violations in approving developments outside of the urban development boundary.