Eliot Pedrosa: Lawyer with Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Eliot Pedrosa

Co-Hiring Shareholder
Miami,  FL  U.S.A.

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Experience & Credentials

Practice Areas

  • Litigation
    Contact InfoTelephone: 305.579.0743
    Fax: 305.961.5743
    University Florida International University, B.A., summa cum laude, 1995 Outstanding Student in Sociology and Anthropology; Golden Key Honor Society Outstanding Student; Jessup International Moot Court Team; Research Assistant, Harvard Institute for International; Development, Central America Project
    Law SchoolHarvard Law School, J.D., 1999
    Admitted1999, Florida; District of Columbia; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit; U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida; U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida

    Professional & Community Involvement
    •Board Member, Zoological Society of Florida, Board of Directors
    •Panel Member, Eleventh Circuit Professionalism Panel (appointed by Chief Judge Bertila Soto)
    •Member, Third District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission (appointed by Governor Rick Scott)
    •Federalist Society, Member of the Board of Directors of the Miami Lawyer's Division and Past Vice Chairman of the Class Action Subcommittee of the National Litigation Practice Group
    •Former President and Board Member, Florida International University Alumni Association, Honors College Chapter, Board of Directors
    •Member, American Bar Association, Dade County Bar Association, Cuban American Bar Association, Republican National Lawyers Association
    •Past Board Member, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Miami, Board of Directors

    BornDecember 30, 1974

    Eliot Pedrosa is a first-chair trial lawyer whose experience includes products liability, commercial disputes, international litigation and regulatory investigations. Earlier in his career, Eliot also worked as an enforcement attorney at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, where he handled investigations and enforcement actions for violations of the federal securities laws.

    Areas of Concentration
    •Products liability
    •Complex commercial litigation
    •International litigation
    •Class actions
    •Copyright and entertainment litigation
    •Securities litigation
    •Regulatory and enforcement investigations

    Awards & Recognition
    •Listed, South Florida Legal Guide, Top Lawyer, 2015
    •Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation, 2013-2015
    •Listed, South Florida Legal Guide, Top Up & Comer, 2003-2014
    •Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Florida Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2009, 2012-2014
    •Recognized, Florida Trend magazine, Legal Elite, and Best Up and Comer, 2005, 2007
    •Recipient, Distinguished Alumnus Torch Award, Florida International University of the Honors College
    •Team Member, Corporate & Finance - Law Firm of the Year (Florida-Based), Chambers Latin America Awards, 2010-2011
    •Listed, South Florida Business Journal, 40 Under 40, 2009
    •Team Member, Focus on Latin America - Law Firm of the Year (Florida-Based), Chambers Latin America Inaugural Awards for Excellence, 2009

    •Intern, Office of United States Senator Connie Mack, Miami, Florida, 1995

    Articles, Publications, & Lectures
    Articles•Author, The History of the Law of Civil Procedure in Latin America, published in Martha A. Field and William W. Fisher, Legal Reform in Latin America: Dispute Resolution and Property Systems (Harvard Studies in International Development), Appendix A, 391-399 (Harvard Univ. Press 2001)

    Associated News & Events
    Press Releases
    Greenberg Traurig's Eliot Pedrosa Elected to Zoological Society of Florida Board of Directors
    129 Greenberg Traurig Florida Attorneys Listed In Best Lawyers In America 2015
    96 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Named 2014 Florida Super Lawyers
    Greenberg Traurig Litigation Shareholder Eliot Pedrosa Appointed by Florida Governor Rick Scott to the Third District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission
    Thirty-two Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Named 'Top Lawyers' by South Florida Legal Guide
    Greenberg Traurig Named 'Corporate & Finance Law Firm of the Year (Florida-based)' at Third Annual Chambers Latin America Awards for Excellence
    Greenberg Traurig Recognized at Inaugural Chambers Latin America Awards for Excellence; Firm Receives Award from UK Publisher: 'Focus on Latin America - Law Firm of the Year (Florida-based)'
    Miami Tunnel Project Greenberg Traurig Represents Concessionaire in One of the First Greenfield P3 Projects in the U.S.
    Greenberg Traurig Attorney Eliot Pedrosa Named to the Board of Directors of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Miami
    Former SEC Enforcement Attorney Rejoins Greenberg Traurig LLP

    Reported CasesSignificant Representations; Lead trial counsel for Lorillard Tobacco Company in multiple actions pending throughout Florida courts. Lead trial counsel in defense of a major bank in its capacity as indenture trustee in an arbitration claim by a bondholder resulting in an arbitration award in favor of the bank. Lead trial counsel in defense of Spanish media company against claims by a competitor in the Spanish-language radio business. Lead counsel in the defense of the world's largest fragrance company in a lawsuit by a former Peruvian distributor resulting in a dismissal of all claims. Lead counsel in the representation of a record label and music company in the defense of several litigation matters. Defended a real estate investment company on an arbitration claim by a former joint venture partner resulting in a dismissal of the claims. Defended a large, international brokerage firm on a claim for breach of contract by the estate of a former client resulting in dismissal of the claim.
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    Office Information

    Eliot Pedrosa

    333 SE 2nd Avenue, Suite 4400
    MiamiFL 33131


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