Presented by experienced Florida practitioner Oscar A. Gomez, Esq., this program will provide attorneys with the fundamentals of piercing the corporate veil in Florida. Reverse piercing of the corporate veil will also be covered. Included in our discussion will be the origin of the doctrine, the proper time to pierce the corporate veil, when not to pierce, and the pre-trial and trial issues which may arise when attempting to pierce the corporate veil.
Oscar Gomez, Esq. focuses his practice on all aspects of business law with a heavy focus on business litigation. Born and raised in Miami, FL, Mr. Gomez attended Belen Jesuit Preparatory School (2001) before attending college and earning a Bachelor of Science in Political Science With Honors at Florida State University (2005). Mr. Gomez worked as a certified crisis hotline counselor for Big Bend of Tallahassee during his time in Tallahassee, made Dean’s List consistently, was Political Action Chair for the Hispanic-Latino Student Union, a founding member of the Coalition for Active Voter Education (CAVE), and recognized for his excellent academic record by the Oscar Arias Sanchez Hispanic Honor Society. Mr. Gomez’s undergraduate track record earned him the prestigious DePaul Achievement Scholarship to attend DePaul University College of Law in Chicago, Illinois. During his time in law school Mr. Gomez worked at a Plaintiff’s medical malpractice firm in Chicago, IL for two years and as a summer associate at a commercial litigation firm (Garbett, Allen, Roza, P.A.) in Miami, FL.
Mr. Gomez was admitted to practice law in the State of Florida in 2008 and began his career representing institutional lenders in bankruptcy proceedings with a law firm in Broward County, FL until 2010. From 2011 to 2016 Mr. Gomez worked for a firm in Miami, FL (Gonzalez & Wermuth P.L.) handling contract, landlord-tenant, commercial, corporate, real estate, tax, and intellectual property matters. Mr. Gomez is a member of the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce, Coral Gables Bar Association, the Cuban American Bar Association, the Dade County Bar Association, and the Florida State University Alumni Association. Mr. Gomez is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Middle, and Northern Districts of Florida and the Florida Southern, Middle, and Northern District U.S. Bankruptcy Courts.
Oscar is first and foremost a litigator with a focus on resolving business disputes, partnership disputes, real estate matters, and employment matters. Oscar’s passion is taking on good cases regardless of Plaintiff or Defense side and resolving a person or business’ issues to the best of his ability.
In 2017 and 2018 Mr. Gomez was named to Florida Trend magazine’s Florida Legal Elite.