Thomas R. Spencer, P.A

Miami business, commercial litigation and arbitration law firm.

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Firm Overview

Thomas R. Spencer, P.A. has a reputation as a reliable, efficient and knowledgeable law firm that is dedicated to providing you with the highest quality legal counsel.

Attorney Thomas R. Spencer has more than 40 years of legal experience and has appeared in every court of appeal in Florida and in the Supreme Court of Florida, the Florida Federal District Courts, the District Court of the District of Columbia, the Federal Courts for the 11th, 4th, 2nd and 5th Circuits as well as the Supreme Court of the United States. He also appears before the International Court of Arbitration in Paris.

An experienced counselor to domestic and international business organizations, Thomas R. Spencer represents businesses in issues pending before governments at the state, national and international level. He regularly assists clients with their transactional needs, counseling them on preventive tactics to avoid unnecessary litigation exposure.

Attorney Spencer is an experienced arbitrator for domestic and international disputes and is regularly appointed to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. He has also been appointed to the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (American Arbitration Association). He has been selected as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London and is a lecturer in legal ethics, election law and national security law. As a Life Member of the Association of Former Intelligence Officers, he regularly represents officers of the National Clandestine Service and other agencies. He also assists companies with investigative needs and internal reviews.

Attorney Thomas R. Spencer represents candidates and campaigns domestically and internationally and assists with ethics and compliance issues. With colleagues throughout the world, he is able to handle matters in various European, Middle Eastern and Latin American countries. He is a member of the Florida and District of Columbia Bars.

Testimony to attorney Spencer's hard work, integrity and high ethical standards is his AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.

He can help you with the following:
-Business law
-Corporation law
-Transactions
-Commercial litigation
-Counseling
-Arbitration

Respected Florida law firm committed to clear communication and personalized attention:
Thomas R. Spencer, P.A. strives to provide personal and professional attention to each client. Well known as a responsive and attentive law practice, the firm is dedicated to giving clients the attention, advice, support and empowerment they need to effectively resolve their legal challenges.

Your best interests are of prime importance to attorney Spencer. He is committed to helping you resolve your legal issues in the most effective, cost-efficient manner.
Main Office

Main Office
2655 Le Jeune Road Suite 532
Coral Gables  CA  33134

Phone
  • 305 648 0940
Fax
Business
Miami, Florida Business & Corporate Law Attorney.
Trusted business allies:
Whether you are planning to start or are expanding your business in Florida, an experienced and knowledgeable business law attorney can help expedite the process and ensure your success. Thomas R. Spencer, P.A. assists individuals and businesses of all sizes with:
-Commercial and civil litigation
-Business formation and advice
-Due diligence
-Financial investment counseling
-Contract review and development
-Contractual disputes
-Buy-sell agreements
-Shareholder disputes

With more than 40 years of industry experience, corporate lawyer Thomas R. Spencer is well prepared to handle business legal issues of any size or complexity. If litigation becomes necessary, the firm works tirelessly to defend your rights in court and provide the best possible results for your case.

Dedicated to protecting your business in Florida:
Thomas R. Spencer, P.A. provides advisory, transactional and litigation services for clients in all areas of corporate law, including:
-Corporate formation
-Corporate restructuring
-Commercial and securities litigation
-Partnership and shareholder disputes
-Contract drafting and review
-Corporate securities
-Asset protection
-Mergers and acquisitions
-Collections
-Labor and employment issues
-Intellectual property
-Commercial banking

Realizing your business dreams:
One focus of the firm is helping clients start their own businesses. Thomas R. Spencer, P.A. reviews your business plans and advises on issues involved in business formation and maintenance, including potential liability, corporate entity formation and tax structures. Once your business has been established, the firm continues to help it grow by advising you on insurance coverage, investment strategies and corporate compliance issues. Attorney Spencer also looks after your best interests by finding strategies to limit your personal liability and increase your bottom line.

Helping business owners move forward:
Thomas R. Spencer, P.A. works closely with business owners to ensure businesses run smoothly. The firm often negotiates and drafts contracts and buy-sell agreements, assists with corporate compliance measures and tax filing, and represents businesses in shareholder disputes and commercial litigation cases. A seasoned negotiator and litigator, attorney Thomas R. Spencer knows how to best represent your financial interests to successfully resolve your issues in the boardroom or the courtroom.

Thomas R. Spencer

ISLN: 903517520

Practice areas:
-Business Law
-Commercial Litigation
-Administrative Hearings and Appeals
-Judicial Review
-Constitutional Law
-Civil Appeals
-Appellate Practice
-FINRA Arbitration
-Alternative Dispute Resolution
-Arbitration
-International Arbitration
-International Dispute Resolution

Admitted:
-Florida Bar and U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 1969
-U.S. Supreme Court, 1973
-U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
-U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit
-District of Columbia Bar, 1982
-U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit
-U.S. Tax Court

Education:
University of Miami, J.D.

Languages:
Spanish

Associations and Memberships:
Dade County, Federal, American and International Bar Associations; District of Columbia Bar; The Florida Bar; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; The Republican Lawyers Association; The Federalist Society; Foreign Trade Association; Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce.
Biography: Phi Delta Theta (President); Pi Sigma Alpha; Phi Kappa Phi; Phi Delta Phi; Omicron Delta Kappa. Member: National Moot Court Team; Inns of Court. Dean's Merit Scholar; Sturges Scholar. Listed, Who's Who in America. Editor-in-Chief, University of Miami Law Review, 1968 - 1969. Author: "Jury Trials in Commercial Cases," Florida Bar Journal, March 1982; "Florida Small Business Practice," Florida Bar 1987; "Florida Pleading Guide;" "Culture of Deceit;" "The Tollgate Conspiracy;" "Blame the Lawyers;" "Miami Vice;" "Shark Tales;" "Will the Elephant Ever Learn;" "Counting Votes," edited by Robert Watson. President: Student Body Government, University of Miami, 1965 - 1966; Iron Arrow, 1967 - 1969. Member, Presidential Student Advisory Committee, (Lyndon B. Johnson), 1966. Administrative Assistant, Congressman Charles E. Bennett, Florida 1966 - 1967. Intern, House Armed Services Committee. Arbitrator: American Arbitration Association, 1975 - 1990; Supreme Court of Florida qualified, 2005. Chairman, Keep Dade Beautiful, Inc. President, Society of Wig and Robe. Founder and Chairman, Film Society of Miami, Inc., Miami Film Festival. President, University of Miami Alumni Association: City of Miami Task Force (Chairman). Chairman, Players State Theater; Founding Chairman, Coconut Grove Playhouse. Member: Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce; British American Chamber of Commerce; American Security Council Foundation; Citizens Board, University of Miami; World Jurist Association; The Atlantic Circle; Martindale-Hubbell Preeminent Lawyers of America; Republican Lawyers Association; Council for National Policy; National Lawyers Association; Supreme Court of the United States Historical Society; Heritage Foundation; President's Club, Republican National Committee; Dade County Republican Party, Executive Committee. Life Member, Association of Former Intelligence Officers. Director: Association of Former Intelligence Officers; Finance Committee Bush-Cheney. Chair, National Business Intelligence Symposium, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001. Co-Chair, Alliance for Ethical Government. Counsel, Association of American Physicians and Surgeons. President, Miami Dade Chapter of Association of Former Intelligence Officers. Chairman: National Symposium on Business Intelligence and Law; American Bar Association, National Security Committee. U.S. State Department Commendation, Council of International Visitors, 2002; U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Flotilla 3-2. Former Member, University of Miami Board of Trustees. Former Chairman, State Theater of Florida, Miami.

Education
  • University of Miami
    Juris Doctorate
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