Adam D. Palmer

Mr. Palmer is a Florida native and has practiced law in South Florida since 1988.  He is licensed to practice in all courts of the State of Florida, as well as the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida.  He regularly handles matters before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) and the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”).   His practice involves representations of both Plaintiffs and Defendants in various business-related disputes.  More particularly, his practice is concentrated in the areas of trial law, civil litigation, arbitration and mediation of matters involving business, investor rights, securities, real estate and construction.

Mr. Palmer is honored to have achieved the highest attorney rating available from Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings,™considered to be the gold standard in attorney ratings for more than a century.  In addition to being recognized by his peers, Mr. Palmer has received significant recognition for his civic and charitable work, as well as his case results:

The Florida Bar President’s Pro Bono Service Award, Fifteenth Judicial Circuit;

The Palm Beach County Legal Aid Society’s Pro Bono Service Award, Real Property Law;

Lifetime Member:  Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum; and

Charter Member: Distinguished Justice Advocates.

As a member of the Distinguished Justice Advocates,Mr. Palmer has been recognizedas an attorney who elevates the standards of the legal community and provides a benchmark for other lawyers to emulate. Less than half of 1% of practicing attorneys in the United States will be recipients of this prestigious recognition. And those attorneys will have demonstrated the highest ideals of the legal profession.

Mr. Palmer’s law practice includes representation of individuals, businesses and institutions in connection with legal disputes arising in the following areas:

Securities and Investment Disputes

  • Investment and Securities Disputes, Including FINRA and AAA Arbitration Matters
  • Claims under the Florida Securities and Investor Protection Act
  • Securities Fraud
  • Stock Broker Misconduct and Investment Advice Disputes
  • Misrepresentation relating to Investments and Investment Solicitations
  • Churning and Unauthorized Trading of Investment Accounts
  • Unsuitable Investments and Unsuitable Investment Recommendations
  • Over-Concentration, Excessive Risk and Improper Investment Allocation
  • Exploitation of the Elderly
  • Negligence and Negligent Investment Advice
  • Breach of Investment Contracts
  • Breach of Fiduciary Duty and Breach of Trust Claims
  • Employment Disputes Involving Financial Advisors and Broker-Dealers
  • FINRA Form U4 Expungement Claims
  • Claims Involving Annuities
  • Claims Involving Insurance Products and Insurance-Based Investments
  • Claims Involving Commission Abuses and Sales Practice Violations
  • Embezzlement and Theft of Investment Funds

Business Litigation

  • Contract Claims and Business Disputes
  • Shareholder and Partnership Litigation
  • Business Torts and Business Fraud Matters
  • Non-Compete and Non-Solicitation Matters
  • Conversion and Civil Theft Claims
  • Unjust Enrichment and Quantum Meruit Litigation

Real Estate and Construction Disputes

  • Construction Disputes
  • Representation of Contractors, Subcontractors and Material Suppliers
  • Representation of Property Owners
  • Construction Lien Litigation and Chapter 713 Representation
  • Construction Defect and Deficiency Claims
  • Non-Permitted Work and Illegal Construction Disputes
  • Real Property and Lease Litigation, Including Lease Audit Litigation
  • Commercial Landlord and Tenant Disputes and Possessory Actions
  • Real Estate Contract Disputes
  • Litigation Concerning the Purchase and Sale of Real Estate
  • Real Estate Broker and Commission Claims

Ratings and Reviews

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