Manuel Farach represents businesses and individuals seeking help with complex real estate, business and appellate issues. Mr. Farach is triple board-certified by The Florida Bar in Real Estate Law, Business Litigation and Appellate Law, and past Chair of the Florida Supreme Court Committee on Standard Jury Instructions for Contract Cases. He is the present Chair of the 19th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission, and past Chair of the Fourth District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission. Mr. Farach also serves as Chair of the ABA’s Real Property Litigation Committee, and is a Fellow of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers where he serves as Chair of the Bankruptcy and Real Estate Litigation Committee.
Among his honors, Manny is an elected member of the American Law Institute, has been named Board Certified Lawyer of the Year (2019) by The Florida Bar, Member of the Year (2016) by the Florida Bar Business Law Section, one of the 50 Most Influential Hispanic Business Leaders by the Florida State Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, and has received the Judge Edward Rodgers Diversity Award, the Sidney Stubbs Professionalism Award, and the Legal Aid Society Pro Bono Award. Among his other honors, he is listed in Chambers and Partners, The Best Lawyers in America®, U.S. News Best Lawyers, Florida Trend’s Legal Elite, Florida Super Lawyers (including Florida’s “Top 100”), and holds an “AV Preeminent” Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell. He is a graduate of the Leadership Florida Executive Class 11 (2020).
Mr. Farach is an adjunct professor at the Florida State University College of Law, and has also taught as an Adjunct Professor of Business Law at the Rinker School of Business at Palm Beach Atlantic University. He currently sits on the Executive Councils of the Real Property, Business Law and ADR Sections of the Florida Bar, and serves as chair or vice-chair of many of its committees. In addition to numerous seminars and other publications, Mr. Farach is the author of Florida Real Estate Law, the real estate treatise in West’s Florida Practice Series, and publishes the Case Law Update, a weekly summary of both Florida and Federal real estate and business cases. Mr. Farach chairs the Real Property Section’s Certification Review Seminar, sits on the Appellate Certification Examination Committee and reviews questions for the Business Litigation examination. Manny also serves as a Florida Supreme Court Certified Civil Mediator and an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association.