Francesco Palanda counsels clients in the areas of commercial litigation, first and third party insurance coverage, and title insurance. He has worked with corporations from a variety of industries on cases involving breach of contract and business torts, including fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, securities violations, civil conspiracy, and civil theft actions.

An experienced trial lawyer, Frank has handled litigation involving some of the world's largest real estate developers. He has litigated bad faith and coverage actions and has broad experience advising and representing insurers on first party and third party coverage matters as well as issues arising under general liability, automobile liability, and property insurance.

Prior to entering private practice, Frank served as an assistant state attorney with the Miami-Dade State Attorney's office, where he prosecuted misdemeanor and felony offenses, conducted jury and bench trials, and managed all aspects of case preparation and jury selection.

Professional Affiliations

  • Certified Criminal Conflict Counsel, Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida
  • The Florida Bar

Honors & Awards

  • Recognized on the Rising Stars list by Florida Super Lawyers magazine, 2009, 2011

J.D., University of Maine School of Law, 2004

B.S., James Madison University, 2001