Gerardo J. Rodriguez-Albizu

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Stuart, FL

Rodriguez-Albizu Law, P.A.
 | 759 SW Federal Highway, Suite 200G
Stuart, FL 34994
Phone: 772-261-5080
Selected to Rising Stars: 2016 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2008
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (40%),
  • Business/Corporate (30%),
  • Real Estate: Business (30%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Gerardo J. Rodriguez-Albizu is the founder of Rodriguez-Albizu Law, P.A., a law firm located in Stuart, Florida, with a satellite office in West Palm Beach, Florida.  Mr. Rodriguez-Albizu is a seasoned attorney who represents domestic and international clients at both the trial and appellate levels.  Mr. Rodriguez-Albizu has litigated a wide variety of cases, including matters under the federal Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), complex commercial matters, international copyright infringement, Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (FSIA) cases, foreign asset seizure, international commercial arbitration, partnership break up disputes, theft of trade secrets, disputes involving banks and financial institutions (including claims under Regulation X), commercial and residential landlord-tenant disputes, among other matters.  Mr. Rodriguez-Albizu also has experience with matters pending or involving foreign jurisdictions, including Central and South America, the Dominican Republic, and the Turks and Caicos Islands.  Throughout his legal career Mr. Rodriguez-Albizu has represented a wide spectrum of clients, including banks, small business owners, real estate developers, individuals, and mid-size companies.

Mr. Rodriguez-Albizu also has experience in representing U.S. and international clients with their real estate needs. Mr. Rodriguez-Albizu’s experience includes assisting clients in all facets of a real estate transaction – from negotiating the purchase and sale agreement, to conducting the closing and issuing title insurance. In this regard Mr. Rodriguez-Albizu possesses experience in handling construction to permanent financing transactions, transactions involving national lenders, and all cash deals.  Additionally, Mr. Rodriguez-Albizu assists clients drafting and negotiating both commercial and residential leases, either on behalf of landlords or prospective tenants.

Mr. Rodriguez-Albizu has received numerous accolades from both clients and the local community in recognition of his legal services, including the "Most Effective Lawyers" award from the South Florida Daily Business Review, and the "Outstanding Counsel of the Year" award from Areas USA, Inc.  In 2016, 2017, and once again in 2018, Mr. Rodriguez-Albizu was named a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers, a distinction awarded to only 2.5% of all Florida attorneys under the age of 40.

Prior to starting Rodriguez-Albizu Law, P.A., Mr. Rodriguez-Albizu worked at the international law firms Greenberg Traurig, P.A., and Diaz, Reus, and Targ, LLP.  Mr. Rodriguez-Albizu is a magna cum laude graduate from the University of Miami School of Law, where he also served as a member of the International and Comparative Law Review.  Mr. Rodriguez-Albizu is admitted to practice before all state courts in Florida, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, and the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Business Litigation (40%): Trade Secret

Business/Corporate (30%)

Real Estate (30%)

Focus Areas

Trade Secret

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Rising Stars: 2016 - 2018

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About Gerardo Rodriguez-Albizu

Admitted: 2008, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://www.ralawpa.com/attorneys/

Honors/Awards:

  • Most Effective Lawyer Award, South Florida Daily Business Review, 2014
  •  “Outside Counsel of the Year” award from Areas USA, Inc.

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Speaker, “Southern District of Florida Holds that RICO Does Not Apply to Regulate the Activities of a Foreign-Based RICO Enterprise,” The Florida Bar’s 10th Annual International Litigation and Arbitration Conference, Miami, FL, February 24, 2012
  • Co-Author, International Arbitration – Sports: Outside Counsel Perspective, in International Commercial Arbitration Practice in the 21st Century 40-1, 2010
  • Co-Author, “China and Latin America: Striking a New Balance,” 1 CHINA BUS. L.J. 82, 2009
  • Co-Author, “Motions for Rehearing and Rehearing En Banc: Tips for the Trade,” 17 The Record 1, Spring 2010
  • Author, “U.S. Courts on Legal Basis for Jurisdiction,” Lexology, April 30, 2010
  • Author, “Proving Money Laundering Just Got Tougher,” WASH. LEGAL FOUND., Legal Pulse, August 3, 2010
  • Author, “Two New U.S. Supreme Court Decisions Will Likely Impact Companies’ Drafting of Arbitration Clauses,” Lexology, August 3, 2010
  • Co-Author, “Judges’ Intensified Scrutiny of Criminal Plea Agreements: What Impact on White Collar Defendants?” WASH. LEGAL FOUND., Legal Backgrounder, January 28, 2011
  • Co-Author, “Southern District of Florida Holds Morrison v. Nat’l Australia Bank Not Limited to Exchange Act Cases,” Lexology, February 6, 2012
  • Co-Author, “Eleventh Circuit Holds that Private Arbitral Tribunals Fall Within Section 1782’s Purview,” Lexology, July 24, 2012
  • Co-Author, “Do Extraterritorial RICO Claims Still Exist in a Post-Morrison World?” The Federal Lawyer, Vol. 59, Issue 9, October/November 2012
  • Featured, “Marina Owner Wins Challenge to Tax-Exempt Public Docks,” Daily Business Review: Most Effective Lawyers 2014, December 8, 2014
  • Mentioned, “Telemundo Runs Off With Atty Fees in Telenova IP Row,” Law360, January 15, 2015

Representative Clients:

  • “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers, 2016
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Website - www.ralawpa.com
Office Location for Gerardo J. Rodriguez-Albizu

759 SW Federal Highway
Suite 200G
Stuart, FL 34994

Phone: 772-261-5080

 

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Last Updated: 5/7/2018

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