From Wall Street to Main Street, Roy Oppenheim is a successful serial entrepreneur and attorney focusing on Florida foreclosure defense, Internet ventures and direct sales companies. He founded Oppenheim Law more than 20 years ago with his wife, Ellen Pilelsky, and uniquely positions the Florida foreclosure law firm as one of Florida's leading boutique law firms in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Serving national, international, and local clients, Oppenheim Law reports the highest rating (A-V) conferred by Martindale Hubbell Law Directory, the most respected directory of lawyers and law firms in the U.S. In 1989, Oppenheim also co-founded and served as general counsel to ShopSmart Corp., the company that originated and owned the GNC Gold Card Program, a program that continues to this day and was one of the first cross-promotional programs of its kind.
Growing up in the Bronx, Oppenheim learned to be focused on success and driven to always persevere for opportunity.
In 2009 Roy started the South Florida Law Blog, which was voted the best business and technology blog of 2011 by the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.
He served as an expert witness on title industry practices in Stewart Title Company vs. Forbes Gallagher. (Miami-Dade Circuit Court, 2012)
A law review article authored by Roy and Jacquelyn Trask, Deconstructing The Black Magic of Securitized Trusts, was published in the Stetson University Law Review’s Spring 2012 Edition.
Today, Oppenheim is a sought-after legal expert on issues relating to the real estate crisis and beyond. In addition to his own blog he can also been seen on Yahoo! Homes as a guest contributor, and he has also been featured on HuffPost Live, FOX News, and Lifetime TV. In addition he has has been quoted in prominent national publications, including USA Today, The New York Times and Huffington Post, among others. Oppenheim also understands the power of social media, and can be found on a variety of social media platforms.
Roy Oppenheim is involved with the direct selling industry as outside special Counsel to ShopToEarn, one of the fastest growing direct sales companies in the country. He is also a founding director of the ShopToEarth Foundation and ShopToEarn’s representative to the Direct Selling Association trade group located in Washington, DC.