Melissa J. Gomberg has experience handling complex litigation matters. She has served as trial counsel in state and federal court jury and bench trials and has successfully appealed multiple matters before the Third District Court of Appeal.
Prior to joining Broad and Cassel, Gomberg specialized in construction, commercial, and real estate litigation. She represented contractors, sureties, and subcontractors in construction matters, including breach of contract actions, delay and acceleration claims, construction defect litigation, lien foreclosure, and payment bond actions. She has also handled a variety of commercial and business disputes involving non-compete agreements, employment contracts, joint venture and partnership agreements. In addition, Gomberg has prosecuted mortgage fraud and title agent defalcation cases on behalf of national lending institutions and the FDIC.
Gomberg gained extensive federal court experience representing the FDIC in the prosecution of over thirty-five mortgage fraud cases in the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida.
She received her bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, from Florida State University and earned her Juris Doctor, cum laude, from St. Thomas University School of Law in Miami.
While in law school, Gomberg received Book Awards in Wills and Trusts, Professional Responsibility, and Alternative Dispute Resolution. She also served as Articles Editor for the Intercultural Human Rights Law Review.
Gomberg lived in Argentina for eight years and is fluent in Spanish.
She is an active member of various professional and community organizations.