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Taras Stefan Rudnitsky

Taras Stefan Rudnitsky

Rudnitsky Law Firm
  • Consumer Law, Products Liability
  • Florida, Michigan
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Summary

Taras Rudnitsky has dedicated his entire legal career to representing consumers seeking justice under the law. His background as a consumer protection attorney, automotive engineer and expert witness has provided invaluable insight for consumers in cases throughout Florida and the United States. Taras has been a featured speaker before consumer justice attorneys, governmental investigators, and corporate executives. He has also been interviewed by several television station and newspaper reporters regarding consumer justice issues. This commitment to consumer justice started even before Taras graduated in the top 10% of his class at the University of Michigan Law School. Taras's practice is devoted to consumer protection laws. He is dedicated to representing consumers in cases involving car dealer fraud, financing fraud, auto fraud, repossessions, warranty issues, deceptive practices, defending consumers in credit card lawsuits and other debt collection lawsuits, debt collector abuse and harassment, identity theft, home improvement scams, contract disputes, and many other types of consumer protection cases. Taras firmly believes all attorneys should contribute to their community. As a result of his commitment to his community, the Florida Supreme Court has repeatedly recognized Taras for Outstanding Pro Bono Service. In 2016, Taras was honored with the Florida Bar President’s Pro Bono Service Award for the 18th Judicial Circuit in a ceremony held at the Florida Supreme Court. Taras serves on the Florida Bar Consumer Protection Law Committee and served on the Florida Bar Small Claims Rules Committee from 2011-2017. Taras has also served on the Board of Directors for two Legal Services organizations since 2011, including as President. He is also President of the Ukrainian American Bar Association, and is also active in numerous other legal associations. Taras helps train other attorneys throughout the United States on consumer protection litigation and advocacy.

Practice Areas
  • Consumer Law
  • Products Liability
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
Michigan
11th Circuit
Languages
  • Ukrainian: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Attorney
Rudnitsky Law Firm
- Current
Education
University of Michigan Law School
J.D. | Law
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Honors: Order of the Coif (top 10% of graduating class)
Wayne State University
M.S. (1993) | Mechanical Engineering
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Wayne State University
B.S. | Mechanical Engineering
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Honors: Summa cum laude (with high honors); Honor Roll; Wayne State Merit Scholarship; Orr Scholarship; Kales Scholarship; numerous other honors
Awards
Pro Bono Service Award-18th Judicial Circuit
President of the Florida Bar
Pro Bono Attorney of the Year-Seminole County
Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida
Guardian of Justice
Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida
Pro Bono Attorney of the Year-Seminole County
Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida
Pro Bono Attorney of the Year-Seminole County
Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida
Advocate of Justice
Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida
Pro Bono Award
Legal Advocacy Center of Central Florida
Pro Bono Award
Seminole County Bar Association Legal Aid Society, Inc.
Professional Associations
Florida State Bar # 711977
Member
- Current
State Bar of Michigan
Attorney
- Current
Speaking Engagements
Debt Defense Training: Team Leader for Trial Skills, Debt Defense Training, Chicago, IL
National Association of Consumer Advocates
Still Unsafe at Any Speed: Understanding Recalls and Their Impact on Auto Fraud Cases, National Consumer Rights Litigation Conference, Tampa, Florida
National Consumer Law Center
Dangers of Forced Arbitration, Lake Mary, Florida
WFTV
Social Media
Contact & Map
3383 Oakmont Terrace
Longwood, FL 32779
USA
Telephone: (407) 333-0001
Fax: (888) 990-1460