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Focus Areas:

Public Finance and Capital Projects
Real Estate

Practice Areas:

Real Estate

Industries Served:

Real Estate

Bar Membership:

Florida, 1973
California, 1974


University of Miami School of Law
Coral Gables, Florida, 1973
J.D., Juris Doctor, cum laude

University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1969
B.S., Bachelor of Science, cum laude


B'nai Torah Congregation in Boca Raton
Past President
Eda & Cliff Viner Community Scholars Foundation
Board Member
The Florida Bar

Jeffrey A. Deutch P.A.

Managing Partner
Boca Raton   

Mr. Jeffrey A. Deutch is the Managing Partner of the Boca Raton office of Broad and Cassel and a member of the Firm's Management Committee and a member of the Firm's Real Estate Practice Group. He opened the Boca Raton office of the Firm and has been instrumental in building that office to its current size and stature.

  • Mr. Deutch’s area of focus is in negotiating and documenting real estate business transactions. He has significant experience with the financing of real estate through joint ventures and mortgage financing with institutional lenders and equity partners throughout the United States.
  • Mr. Deutch has represented developers of apartment communities throughout the United States. Mr. Deutch has served as counsel to developers who have successfully developed, owned and operated in excess of 50,000 rental units.
  • Mr. Deutch has served as counsel to developers, purchasers and sellers of all types of commercial properties. He has represented developers of “for-sale” residential communities within Florida, representing in excess of 4,000 units sold throughout South Florida.
  • Mr. Deutch has handled numerous substantial transactions during his 35 + year career at Broad and Cassel. His clients range from individual entrepreneurs to New York Stock Exchange companies. Mr. Deutch has served as counsel in transactions involving single properties to multi-property, multi-state transactions.
  • An AV Preeminent®-rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell, Mr. Deutch was recognized in the 2007-2017 editions of the top legal guide "The Best Lawyers in America," published by Woodward and White. In 2013 - 2017, he was recognized in Chambers USA: A Guide to America’s Leading Business Lawyers. He was also designated a "Florida Super Lawyer" by Super Lawyers magazine for twelve consecutive years, and in 2008 and 2009 he was designated a "Florida Legal Elite" in Florida Trend Magazine by his peers in Real Estate, an honor awarded to less than 2 percent of the Florida Bar. And in 2009 he was named in Legal 500, a legal reference guide, for his "superior intelligence and professionalism."
  • He was named a finalist for the 2012 Daily Business Review Top Dealmakers of the Year Award in the industrial real estate category.
Mr. Deutch is a past president of B’nai Torah Congregation in Boca Raton and for several years served as Director of Equity Bank, in Delray Beach, Florida.

Honors and Awards

  • Named a "Top Lawyer" by the South Florida Legal Guide 
  • Named by “Best Lawyers in America®” the 2016 Boca Raton Real Estate Law Lawyer of the Year 
  • Honored among the Power Leaders in Law & Accounting by the South Florida Business Journal, 2014-2016 
  • Chambers USA: A Guide to America’s Leading Business Lawyers  - Real Estate,  2013-2017 
  • Named in Legal 500 for his "superior intelligence and professionalism" 
  • "Florida Legal Elite" in Real Estate, 2008 & 2009 
  • Recognized in "The Best Lawyers in America®" for real estate law, 2007 - 2017 
  • "Florida Super Lawyer" by Super Lawyers magazine, 2006 - 2017 
  • Achieved an AV Preeminent®-rating with Martindale-Hubbell  

Press Releases


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38 Broad and Cassel Attorneys Named Florida Super Lawyers, Nine Honored as Rising Stars


Four Broad and Cassel Managing Partners Named 2017 Power Leaders


24 Broad and Cassel Attorneys Named to Chambers USA 2017


Broad and Cassel Honored as a 2017 Top Law Firm: Guide honors 18 firm attorneys


45 Broad and Cassel Attorneys Named 2017 Best Lawyers® in America, Four Selected as Lawyers of the Year