Panagiotis "Pete" V. Albanis

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Biography

Panagiotis “Pete” V. Albanis is an AV-Preeminent rated attorney on Martindale-Hubbell. He is a partner in the Fort Myers office of Morgan & Morgan. He has been a member of the firm’s national Complex Litigation Group since 2009. Prior to joining the firm, he practiced in Chicago at a large defense firm where he primarily represented corporate defendants in intellectual property, securities, and breach of contract disputes.

From 2009 through the present, he has been an integral member of the firm’s Chinese Drywall Team, representing hundreds of claimants in MDL No. 2047, In re: Chinese-Manufactured Drywall Products Liability Litigation (Eastern District of Louisiana). Mr. Albanis is hands-on with all of his clients’ claims while also engaging in the global aspects of the litigation against manufacturers, suppliers, installers, and builders. Beginning in 2015 through today, Mr. Albanis has been heavily involved in the extensive efforts to bring Taishan and its affiliates to justice.

He also represents property owners in other construction defect litigation including defective windows, doors, shingles, and decking. The cases are pending in federal courts throughout the country.

In addition to his construction defect litigation practice, Mr. Albanis handles other mass tort matters nationwide involving defective products, gross negligence, and strict products liability. He currently oversees the firm’s Mirena IUD medical device cases as well as the Taxotere (Docetaxel) cases.

Finally, Mr. Albanis is honored to represent intellectual property owners in copyright, patent, trademark, and trade secret infringement disputes throughout the country. Mr. Albanis assists small businesses and individuals in the enforcement of their IP rights.

He has been a member in good standing of the Illinois Bar since 2002 and the Florida Bar since 2010. He graduated from the University of Chicago with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1999 and received his Juris Doctor from DePaul University College of Law in 2002.

In The Media

• Man Says Pella Corporation Misrepresented Window Products

Florida Record

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Class Action
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Defects
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Product Liability
  • Mass Torts

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
University Attended:
The University of Chicago, B.A., Dual concentration: Political Science and Romance Languages, Departmental Honors, 1999
Law School Attended:
DePaul University College of Law, J.D., 2002; Certification in General Intellectual Property Law; Member of DePaul-LCA Journal of Art & Entertainment Law
Year of First Admission:
2002
Admission:
Numerous federal court bars; 2010, Florida; 2002, Illinois
Languages:
Greek and French
Birth Information:
Chicago, Illinois, 1977
ISLN:
917411029

Peer Reviews

5.0/5.0 (28 reviews)
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  • Legal Knowledge

    5.0/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

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  • Judgment

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  • Communication

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  • Legal Experience

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Managing Partner on 02/10/16 in Construction Defects

    Pete is an excellent attorney, well-versed in complex, multi-district and mass tort litigation, especially regarding products liability and construction defects. I have worked with him and would, and often do, refer many potential clients and colleag... Read more

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    Pete is an excellent attorney, well-versed in complex, multi-district and mass tort litigation, especially regarding products liability and construction defects. I have worked with him and would, and often do, refer many potential clients and colleagues to him and his capable firm. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a In-house Counsel on 02/10/16 in Complex Commercial Litigation

    Pete and I were often on opposite sides of the counsel table, and while he vigorously represented the interests of his clients, he did so with integrity and professionalism. He has a quick mind and I do not hesitate in giving him my highest recommend... Read more

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    Pete and I were often on opposite sides of the counsel table, and while he vigorously represented the interests of his clients, he did so with integrity and professionalism. He has a quick mind and I do not hesitate in giving him my highest recommendation. The legal profession would benefit from more lawyers like Pete. Read less

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