Ronald M. Schirtzer

Of Counsel
Orlando,  FL  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Labor & Employment
Contact InfoTelephone: 407.254.2617
Fax: 407.650.8422
University Vassar College, B.A., 1981
Law SchoolUniversity of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1985
Admitted1985, Florida; 2005, California; 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 Southern District of Florida; Supreme Court of the United States

Professional & Community Involvement

•Board Member, Holocaust Center of Florida, Board of Directors
•Board Member, Seniors First, Inc., Board of Directors
•Past Chairman
•Member, American Bar Association
•Member, Labor and Employment Law Section
•Member, Litigation Section, Forum Committee on the Construction Industry
•Member, Public Contract Law Section
•Member, Orange County Bar Association, Intellectual Property Committee
•Member, University of Michigan Alumni Association
•Member, Vassar College Alumni Association


Ronald M. Schirtzer is a trial lawyer with diverse experience in complex commercial litigation matters. Ron represents clients and tries cases involving a wide variety of subject matters, including intellectual property, construction law, health care, first amendment claims, insurance and surety claims, employment litigation, government contract bidding and compliance, antitrust, trusts and estates, federal and state tax litigation, and general commercial litigation. His experience includes class action defense in employment litigation (discrimination and FLSA claims), insurance coverage claims, and product liability claims. He represents a wide variety of clients in both the public and private sectors, including airport authorities, cities, hospitals, banks, medical device and drug manufacturers and distributors, package delivery companies, real estate developers, and insurance companies.

Ron has lectured and written extensively on the subjects of legal ethics, construction law, and labor and employment law, including presentations to the Central Florida and West Central Florida chapters of the Association of Corporate Counsel, lectures for Lorman Education Services, and articles for the Orlando Business Journal. He also is the co-author of the Rights and Liabilities of Construction Managers of the Florida Construction Law and Practice guide published by the Florida Bar Association (Third Edition) and a recipient of the Award of Excellence from the Legal Aid Society of the Orange County Bar Association in recognition of his pro bono representation services to the poor.

Areas of Concentration

•General commercial litigation
•Government procurement
•IP litigation
•Trusts and estates and tax litigation

Awards & Recognition

•Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation, 2013-2016
•Team Member, a Law360 Employment Practice Group of the Year, 2011 and 2013
•Listed, Orlando Home & Leisure magazine, The Best Lawyers in Orlando, 2010
•Recipient, Award of Excellence, Legal Aid Society of the Orange County Bar Association
•Listed, Orlando Business Journal, The Best Lawyers in Orlando (Commercial Litigation)
•Rated, AV Preeminent 4.8 out of 5

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Press Releases

08.28.15 17 Greenberg Traurig Orlando Attorneys Listed In Best Lawyers In America 2016
08.19.15 135 Greenberg Traurig Florida Attorneys Listed in Best Lawyers in America 2016
08.20.14 17 Greenberg Traurig Orlando Attorneys Listed In Best Lawyers In America 2015
08.19.14 128 Greenberg Traurig Florida Attorneys Listed In Best Lawyers In America 2015
12.23.11 Greenberg Traurig's Labor and Employment Practice Recognized Among Law360's Employment Groups of the Year
05.18.09 Greenberg Traurig's Orlando Office Expands Securities Litigation Practice


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Ronald M. Schirtzer

450 South Orange Avenue, Suite 650
OrlandoFL 32801


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