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Payton & Associates LLC

One Biscayne Tower
2 South Biscayne Blvd., Suite 1600
Miami, FL, 331311806

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing196606/20/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Named in "Top Lawyers," Business LitigationSouth Florida Legal Guide2016
Board Certified - Business LitigationFlorida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education2015
Board Certified - Civil TrialFlorida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education2015
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5.0 Peer Review Rated since 1983Martindale-Hubbell2015
Recognized as Florida Super LawyerFlorida Super Lawyers2015
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5.0 Peer Review Rated since 1983Martindale-Hubbell2014
Board Certified in Business Litigation since 1997The Florida Bar2014
Board Certified in Civil Trial since 1983The Florida Bar2014
Recognized as a Florida Super LawyerFlorida Super Lawyers2014
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated since 1983Martindale-Hubbell2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Named as a Florida Super LawyerFlorida Super Lawyers2012
Board Certified - Civil Trial &Business LitigationFlorida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education2012
Best LitigatorsSouth Florida Legal Guide2012
Board Certified - Business LitigationFlorida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education2011
Named as a Florida Super LawyerFlorida Super Lawyers2011
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
Board Certified - Business LitigationFlorida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education2010
Board Certified - Civil TrialFlorida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education2010
Named as a Florida Super LawyerFlorida Super Lawyers2010
Best LitigatorsSouth Florida Legal Guide2010
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
Named as a Florida Super LawyerFlorida Super Lawyers2009
Best LitigatorsSouth Florida Legal Guide2009
AV PreeminentMartindale Hubbell2009
Board Certified Civil Trial since 1983Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education2009
Board Certified in Business Litigation since 1983Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education2009
Named as a Florida Super LawyerFlorida Super Lawyers2009
Board Certified in Business Litigation since 1983Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education.2008
Named as a Florida Super LawyerFlorida Super Lawyers2008
Board Certified Civil Trial since 1983Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education.2008
Best LitigatorsSouth Florida Legal Guide2008
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
Named as a Florida Super LawyerFlorida Super Lawyers2007
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
Best LitigatorsSouth Florida Legal Guide2007
Best LitigatorsSouth Florida Legal Guide2006
Named as a Florida Super LawyerFlorida Super Lawyers, 2006-present2006
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2006
Best Litigators 2005-presentSouth Florida Legal Guide2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing MemberPayton & Associates, LLC2004 - Present
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
ABA Section of International Law, Art & Cultural Heritage Law CommitteeMember2014 - Present
ABA Forum Committee on Entertainment and Sports Industries, Arts & MuseumsMember2014 - Present
IR Global (International Referral)Member, Commercial Litigation, Private Client group2013 - Present
International Network of Boutique Law FirmsBusiness Litigation2012 - Present
Supreme Court of Florida's Committee on Professionalism for the 11th Judicial CircuitMember2012 - Present
Florida Bar Judicial Nominating Procedures CommitteeMember2011 - Present
ABA: Section of Litigation Corporate Counsel CmteBusiness Law Section: Commercial Finance Cmte Member2010 - Present
Law Department Consortium, 2008 - presentMember, Advisory Board2008 - Present
Florida BarMember1966 - Present
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth and Eleventh CircuitsMember1966 - Present
U.S. District Court, Southern and Middle Districts of FloridaMember1966 - Present
Council on Litigation ManagementMember2009 - 2010
Florida Bar Judicial Administration and Evaluation CommitteeMember2008 - 2011
Florida Bar, Judicial Administration and Evaluation CommitteeMember2008 - 2011
Florida Bar, Board of Legal Specialization and EducationChair2005 - 2006
Florida Bar, Board of Legal Specialization and EducationExecutive Committee Chair2005 - 2006
Florida Bar, Board of Legal Specialization and EducationExecutive Committee2004 - 2007
Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and EducationMember2002 - 2008
Florida Bar Business Litigation Certification CommitteeChair2000 - 2001
Florida Bar Business Litigation Certification CommitteeMember1997 - 2002
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
American Bar Association’s Section of Litigation Corporate Counsel Fall 2012/Winter 2013 Newsletter“A Guide to Partnering with Outside Litigation Counsel”2013
Florida Bar JournalTask-Based Billing – Overcoming Fear1998
Florida Bar JournalThe Corporate Provisional Director: Has Due Process Been Overlooked?1998
Corporate Counsel Newsletter, Section of Litigation, American Bar Association, Vol. 43Task-Based Billing – Management Control Over the Litigation Process In House and OutsideN/A
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgetown University Law CenterN/ALL.B - Bachelor of Laws1966
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
2011 Florida Distressed Real Estate Summit.When Workouts Don't Work Out – Litigation, Receivers, Lender Liability and More; and Workouts & Recapitalization2011
Annual Conference of the Council on Litigation ManagementManaging Litigation Reference Model2010
Managing Litigation as a Business, Washington, D.C.Improving Litigation Management for Inside Counsel2009
Managing Litigation as a Business, Toronto, CanadaAligning Value and Costs of Litigation Services2009
Litigation Management Scorecard SymposiumThe Litigation Management Scorecard-What Law Firms Will Buy Into2004
Florida Bar Business Law Section SeminarAdvice from the Experts: Successful Strategies for Winning Commercial Cases in Federal Courts2002
St. Thomas University School of LawTraps for the Unwary, Lost Profits and Valuation of Closely Held CorporationsN/A
CPA Club of Greater MiamiMarketing Your Skills to Attorneys in Civil LitigationN/A
American Trial Lawyers AssociationLender Liability-The Small Practitioner's ViewpointN/A