Robert W. Pearce

Robert W. Pearce

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Securities Litigation Attorney in Boca Raton, FL

Robert Wayne Pearce P.A.
 | 1499 West Palmetto Park Road, Suite 400
Boca Raton, FL 33486
Phone: 561-338-0037
Fax: 561-338-9310
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1982
Practice Areas:
  • Securities Litigation (70%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (20%),
  • Business Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

With over three decades of experience in both federal and state trial and appellate courts, Robert W. Pearce focuses his practice on securities, commodities and investment litigation and arbitration disputes. From his firm, the Law Offices of Robert Wayne Pearce, P.A., he handles often intricate cases involving complex commodities law; business, administrative and commercial law; employment law related to brokerage and trust; and estate and guardianship law for South Florida residents. In addition, he handles business torts and probate and estate administration cases. He attempts to resolve cases through mediation or arbitration, depending on the case, but he is also an experienced litigator as well. Mr. Pearce has a robust track record of handling administrative, mediation and arbitration proceedings before several government and financial agencies such as the New York Stock Exchange, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the National Futures Association and the Commodities Futures Trading Commission.

Mr. Pearce also serves as a Florida Circuit Court Civil Mediator. The federal courts have approved him as a court-appointed receiver, which means he can take over struggling companies dealing with legal issues with the permission of federal or state regulators. He also serves as private judge and arbitrator in mini-trials or dispute resolution cases. He has secured a number of landmark victories for his clients that have granted him entry into the prestigious Multimillion Dollar Advocates Forum as a life member.

In addition to admission in the Florida Bar and the 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, Mr. Pearce is also admitted to practice law before the U.S. District Courts of Florida in the Southern, Middle and Northern Districts along with the U.S. District Court of New York in the Southern and Eastern Districts. Mr. Pearce has been involved in a number of professional organizations since he graduated from Hofstra University School of Law in 1979, including the American Association for Justice, the Florida Justice Association, the Broward and Palm Beach County bar associations, the Broward and Palm Beach County Justice Associations, and the South Palm Beach County Bar Association.

About Robert Pearce

Admitted: 1982, Florida

Professional Webpage:


  • Florida Super Lawyer in Securities litigation, Super Lawyers-Securities Litigation, 2013
  • Martindale Hubbell AV Peer Review Rated for over 20 years
  • Member, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Florida Justice Association
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • South Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • American Association for Justice
  • Broward County Justice Association
  • Public Investor Arbitration Bar Association
  • New York, 1980
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • Broward County Bar Association
  • Palm Beach County Justice Association
  • Florida, 1982
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York

Representative Clients:

  • Ramos v. Philip Morris Companies, Inc., 714 So.2d 1146 (Fla. App. 3 Dist.), 1998
  • First Union Discount Brokerage Services, Inc. v. Milos, 997 F.2d 835 (11th Cir.), 1993
  • Great American Mortg. Corp. v. TMA Government Securities, Ltd., 1988 WL 26375 (S.D. Fla.), 1988
  • American Television and Communications Corp. v. American Communications and Television, Inc., 810 F.2d 1546, 86 A.L.R. Fed. 479 (11th Cir. Fla.), 1987
  • S.E.C. v. Kwak, 2008 WL 410427 (D.Conn.), 2008
  • Allen v. TIC Participations Trust, 722 So.2d 260 (Fla. App. 4 Dist.), 1998
  • The Florida Bar re Advisory Opinion on Nonlawyer Representation in Securities Arbitration, 696 So.2d 1178 (22 Fla.L. Weekly S388), 1997
  • First Union Brokerage v. Milos, 717 F.Supp. 1519, Blue Sky L. Rep.P. 73,207, Fed.S (S.D.Fla.), 1989
  • Drexel Burnham Lambert, Inc. v. Warner, 665 F.Supp. 1549 (S.D. Fla.), 1987
  • S.E.C. v. Kwak and Wilson, 2008 WE 2705417 (D.Conn.), 2008
  • Allen v. Oakbrook Securities Corp., WL 1191450 (Fla. App. 4 Dist 1999), 1999
  • The Florida Bar re Advisory Opinion on Nonlawyer Representation in Securities Arbitration, 696 So.2d 1178 (22 Fla.L. Weekly S388), 1997
  • S.E.C. v. Sunco Resource and Energy, Ltd., Inc., WL 128232 (S.D. Fla.), 1990
  • In re Mullin, 91 B.R. 175 (Bankr. S.D. Fla.), 1988
  • S.E.C. v. Wilson, 2009 WL 2381954 (D.Conn.), 2009
  • Tashea v. Bache, Halsey, Stuart, Shields, Inc., 802 F.2d 1337, 55 USLW 2264 Fed. Sec. L Rep.P9 (11th Circ. Fla.), 1986
  • S.E.C. v. Competitive Technologies. Inc., 2006 WL 3346210 (D.Conn.), 2006

Educational Background:

  • Florida Tech, B.S., 1973
  • Hofstra University School of Business, Hempstead, New York, M.B.A., 1979

Industry Groups

  • Commodities
  • Investments
  • Securities

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Office Location for Robert W. Pearce

1499 West Palmetto Park Road
Suite 400
Boca Raton, FL 33486

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Last Updated: 2/15/2019

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