Nestor E. Menendez, Esq.
Nestor E. Menendez focuses his practice on personal injury/wrongful death, product liability, medical malpractice, and aviation and maritime tort law. Nestor represents clients at both state and federal levels.
Born and raised in Miami, Nestor had the fortune of watching Miami develop from a small vacation destination into the international metropolis that it is today. Along with being an active sportsman, Nestor’s involvement in the community has allowed him to build an extensive network and has given him the opportunity to develop a unique perspective on how best to serve his clients in the most effective way possible.
While in law school, Nestor was selected to serve as one of four participants in the United States District Judge for the Southern District of Florida, Paul Huck’s Federal Court Observer Program. Participants are selected from a wide range of top law schools throughout the United States with the goal of granting the participants the opportunity to prepare and present oral arguments in Federal Court. Additionally, Nestor was an active member of the Charles C. Papy, Jr. Moot Court Board and competed in the Herbert Wechsler National Criminal Moot Court Competition. Upon graduating from law school, Nestor served as judicial clerk to the Honorable Jacqueline Becerra, Magistrate Judge for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
Prior to joining Goldberg & Rosen, Nestor worked at a boutique law firm that specialized in business disputes, complex commercial litigation, and white-collar investigations. Prior to that, Nestor worked at one of the nation’s leading plaintiff firms, focusing on class action and multi-district litigation, complex commercial business litigation, and business disputes.
Nestor’s representative matters include serving as a member of legal teams that 1) secured a successful confidential settlement in an Anti-Terrorism Act, 2) initiated a massive products liability MDL against the manufacturers of an over-the-counter drug, 3) represented the Receiver in one of the nation’s largest SEC actions against an MCA merchant, and 4) successfully defended a commercial dispute involving the disassociation of several doctors from a South Florida medical practice group.
Nestor’s involvement in the community includes his work with Autism Speaks and the CANE2CANE mentoring program.
Nestor is fluent in Spanish, conversational in Portuguese, and introductory in Italian.
- United States Court of Appeals, 11th Cir.
- United States District Court (Southern, Middle, and Northern Districts of Florida)
- District of Columbia
- J.D., University of Miami School of Law
- B.A., Florida International University, Political Science and Criminal Justice.
- Cuban American Bar Association (CABA)
- Federal Bar Association (FBA)
- American Bar Association (ABA)
- The Federalist Society (Fed Soc)
- American Association for Justice (AAJ)
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