Harry A Payton

Miami, Florida
Experience: 52 years
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About Harry A Payton

FLORIDA BAR BOARD CERTIFIED IN BUSINESS LITIGATION AND CIVIL TRIAL | Harry Payton is one of 88 lawyers in the state of Florida with dual board certification in civil trial and business litigation. Harry represents domestic and international corporations and high net worth individuals in complex business litigation matters involving commercial real estate, commercial foreclosures and lender liability; litigation involving fine art; corporate, shareholder and partnership disputes; probate, will and trust litigation; intra-family business disputes; and professional malpractice cases involving attorneys, accountants, architects and engineers. In 2012, Harry was appointed to the Supreme Court of Florida Committee on Professionalism for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit, and chairs the mentoring program subcommittee. He is a member of the Florida Bar Section of Business Law; and the Florida Bar Section of Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law. In the ABA, Harry is a member of the Subcommittee on Billing and Budgeting, Corporate Counsel Committee, Section of Litigation (on which he served as Vice Chair from 1994-1997, and Co-Chair from 1998-2004). He was a leader in the effort by the American Bar Association Committee on Corporate Counsel in the creation of a uniform system of billing and budgeting that serves as a platform for assessing the productivity and efficiency of outside counsel and law firms.

Practice Areas

  • Business Law
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • General Civil
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Estate Law

Fees

  • Credit Cards Accepted

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

  • FloridaSince 1966

Professional Experience

  • Managing Member Payton & Associates, LLC 1975 - Current Payton & Associates, LLC represents domestic and international corporations and high net worth individuals in complex commercial litigation cases.

Education

  • Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida B.S. Honors: cum laude
  • Georgetown University Law Center LL.B. (1966) 1966

Awards

  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating 5.0/5.0 since 1983 Martindale Hubbell
  • Recognized as Top Lawyer in Complex Commercial Litigation and Real Estate Litigation South Florida Legal Guide, since 2005 Selected for inclusion in South Florida Legal Guide, Top Lawyers, Corporate and Business Litigation, Real Estate Litigation, since 2005
  • Recognized as Florida Super Lawyer since 2006 Florida Super Lawyers

Professional Association

  • American Bar Association #380017 Corporate Counsel Committee, Section of Litigation, Billing & Budgeting Subcommittee Current
  • IR Global #380018 Commercial Litigation, Miami, Florida; Private Client committee member 2013 - Current
  • International Network of Boutique and Independent Law Firms (INBLF) #380019 Commercial Litigation Member, Miami, Florida 2012 - Current
  • Supreme Court of Florida's Committee on Professionalism for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit #380020 Committee Member; Chair: Mentoring Program Subcommittee 2012 - Current
  • Florida State Bar #380021 Member 1966 - Current
  • The Florida Bar (Member, Judicial Nominating Procedures Committee #380022 Member 2011 - 2016
  • Florida Bar Judicial Administration and Evaluation Committee #380023 Member 2008 - 2011
  • The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education (BLSE) #380024 Member 2002-2007, Vice Chair 2004-2005, Chair 2005-2006 2002 - 2008

Articles & Publications

  • A Guide to Partnering with Outside Litigation Counsel American Bar Association’s Section of Litigation Corporate Counsel Fall 2012/Winter 2013 Newsletter February, 2013

Certifications

  • Business Litigation, since 1997 The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education
  • Civil Trial, since 1983 The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education

Address

2 S Biscayne Blvd Ste 2300
Miami
Miami, FL 33131 USA

Telephone: (305) 372-3500
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