Katzman, Wasserman, Bennardini & Rubinstein, P.A.

Results-Oriented Legal Representation. Serving Companies & Individuals
Throughout Florida in Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach & Orange Counties.

Steven M. Katzman
Founding Partner
Chair, Complex Commercial Litigation- Mr. Katzman’s practice focuses on complex commercial, business, corporate and partnership litigation. It also includes substantial work in the areas of arbitration, professional malpractice, securities litigation, probate litigation and family law. Loyalty and commitment are very important to him, as evidenced by his decision to co-found the firm with his best friend , Jay Wasserman.
Jay Wasserman
Founding partner
Chair, Personal Injury– Mr. Wasserman’s practice specializes in the areas of personal injury and wrongful death litigation. Mr. Wasserman has been practicing law for more than 30 years. He has dedicated his career to representing those injured due to the negligence of others. Great consideration is placed upon the significant impact that these injuries have on both the injured and their families.
Charles J. Bennardini
Mr. Bennardini concentrates his practice in the areas of complex commercial and business litigation, securities litigation and arbitration, professional malpractice and legal ethics, and adversarial probate litigation. After retiring from the United States Coast Guard as a law specialist in 1997, he practiced with the firm of Tew Cardinas until the founding of Katzman Wasserman Bennardini & Rubinstein, P.A. in 2001.
Craig A. Rubinstein
A member of American Mensa, Craig Rubinstein received his Bachelor of Arts degree in economics, cum laude, from Brandeis University. While a student at Boston University School of Law, from which he received his Juris Doctor degree, in addition to being a member of the Kaufman Securities Law Moot Court Team, he authored “Excessive Mutual Fund Advisory Fees", which was published in the Annual Review of Banking Law.

Our Newest Team Members

We invite you to welcome our newest valued members

Robert S. Hackleman
Of Counsel
Practice Areas • Complex Commercial and Corporate Litigation • Probate and Trust Litigation • Labor and Employment Litigation • Securities and Shareholder Litigation • Bet-the-Company Litigation • Contract Disputes • Class Action Defense Professional Associations & Memberships Florida Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Committee Chair (2004-2008) Member of Transition Team for Governor Charlie Crist (2006) Member of Transition for Senator George LeMieux Award and Recognition Florida Super Lawyers 2007-2019 Best Lawyers 2007-2019 AV Preeminent Rated as Independently Determined by Martinedale-Hubbell Civic and Community Involvement Counsel for Governor Charlie Crist, 2008 Chair, Florida Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Committee, 2008 Education Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D., 1979 University of the Pacific, B.S., 1985
Jason R. Katzman
Jason R. Katzman joined Katzman, Wasserman, Bennardini & Rubinstein, P.A. as an associate in 2020. He concentrates his practice on complex commercial and corporate litigation, contract disputes, and professional malpractice. His experience includes pursuing and resolving claims that have sought damages as high as two-hundred and fifty million dollars; however, he prides himself on assisting each of his clients to achieve the best results possible no matter the size or nature of the case.
Helaina Bardunias
Of Counsel
Ms. Bardunias represents national and local clients in complex business litigation in Florida's federal and state courts, as well as in arbitration. Representative matters include the successful defense of a Big Four accounting firm in a $500 million auditing malpractice arbitration; the successful prosecution of a national construction and engineering firm's multiple-contract dispute with the Seminole Tribe of Florida, including raising and prevailing on issues of first impression to overcome the Tribe's sovereign immunity defense; obtaining the dismissal with prejudice of a federal shareholder and ERISA class action against U.S. Sugar Corp. regarding a $1.7 billion sale of assets to the State of Florida; and the successful defense of a national real estate developer in a comprehensive plan consistency challenge in the trial and appellate courts.

Foru Hundred Million Dollars Recovered For Our Clients

We Provide A Full Range Of Civil Litigation And Appellate Services To Our Clients.
Let Us Put Our Size And Experience To Work For You.
Contact Info
Address Boca Raton Office

Boca Corporate Plaza
Suite 140

7900 Glades Road
Boca Raton, Florida 33434







Fort Lauderdale
Orlando Office

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