Carlos F. Rodriguez

BIOGRAPHY


Attorney, Carlos F. Rodriguez, Esq., represents clients in a variety of legal matters including corporate litigation, general liability, personal injury, real estate litigation and transactions, immigration, trademark and copyright issues.

Carlos also serves as outside general counsel to sub-prime auto finance companies, automobile dealerships, general (construction) contractors, and condominium associations. In addition, Carlos has drafted and negotiated a multitude of employment, talent and real estate contracts for amongst others, musicians, entertainers and athletes.

Carlos is anNFLPA Certified Contract Advisor and Licensed Athlete Agent in the states of Florida and Illinois, who represents and has negotiated contracts for various athletes including several NFL football players.

Carlos chairs the Dealership Services Practice Group, personally services all Dealership Representation Program clients, and oversees the firm’s delivery of Dealership Services

Prior to attending law school, Carlos was an entrepreneur in finance and real estate, as both a former licensed mortgage broker and real estate agent. While managing a family owned sub-prime auto finance company and real estate development firm, Carlos, negotiated, originated, and closed a variety of multi-million dollar transactions and finance contracts, including the acquisition of institutional lender finance facilities and secondary market sales of bulk loan packages.

Carlos’ experience ranges from litigating complex civil matters, drafting, negotiating and managing everything from large asset based finance facilities (credit lines) to entertainment and sports related employment agreements, and protecting contractor, association, and lien holder rights. This wide range of legal experience combined with his practical and entrepreneurial background, make Carlos ideally suited for his general practice and for serving as outside general counsel.

Carlos, a native South Floridian, attended Belen Jesuit Prep School, received his undergraduate degree cum laude from Barry University, and his law degree with advocacy honors from Nova Southeastern University, where he earned membership to the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (mock trial organization). Carlos is fluent in both English and Spanish, and is admitted to practice law in the State of Florida& the United States District Court – Southern District of Florida.