Jonathan E. Groth

Jonathan E. Groth



Practice Groups

Jonathan E. Groth is an associate in the General Liability Practice Group, working primarily out the firm’s Miami office. He focuses the majority of his practice on defending clients in commercial litigation and personal injury matters.

Comfortable managing large caseloads, Jonathan is equally adept at guiding clients attentively through each matter. He has extensive experience in all facets of litigation including pleadings and written discovery, drafting and arguing motions, preparing and conducting depositions, handling mediations and negotiating settlements, and analyzing and developing tailored defense strategies based on extensive legal research.

Jonathan earned his bachelor’s at the University of Connecticut, graduating with a Certificate of Professional Development in Global Business Leadership. He went on to Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center, where he graduated cum laude and served as staff editor of the ILSA Journal of International and Comparative Law. Jonathan was also the school's chief representative to the American Bar Association (ABA) Student Division as well as the 5th Circuit Lieutenant Governor for South Florida.

During his time at Nova, he served as research assistant to Dean Emeritus Joseph Harbaugh, aiding with research and editing for the professor’s book and article manuscripts.

Aside from his accomplishments in the law, Jonathan is a successful entrepreneur with a background in marketing and journalism: He is co-founder, lead copywriter, and chief legal counsel of Happee Manatee, a boutique, Miami-based creative shop specializing in brand re-design, web design, public relations, social media strategy, and legal services for startups.

  • Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating: AV Preeminent
Admitted to Practice
  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
Community Involvement
  • Frost Museum of Science Young Patrons Society
  • Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center, J.D., cum laude, 2012
  • University of Connecticut, B.A., 2009