Robert D. Pritt

Shareholder
Naples
850 Park Shore Drive
Trianon Centre, 3rd Floor
Naples, FL 34103
P 239.649.2714
F 239.261.3659
P 239.649.2714 | F 239.261.3659

Overview

Mr. Pritt focuses his practice in the areas of local government, land use and real estate law. He represents municipalities, special districts, private developers, and real estate investors.

Languages
  1. Spanish
Services

Education

  1. The University of Akron School of Law, J.D.
  2. The University of Akron, B.A.

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Florida
  2. Ohio
Court Admissions
  1. U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  2. U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  3. U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  4. U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  5. U.S. Supreme Court
Certifications
  • Board Certified in City, County & Local Government Law by The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization
  • Certified Circuit and Appellate Mediator, the Florida Supreme Court

Recognitions

  • Special Magistrate for Palm Beach County and Broward County
  • AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • City of Naples, Florida, City Attorney (2001-present)
  • Selected as a "Florida Super Lawyer" by Florida Super Lawyers magazine (2006-2009 & 2011-2013)
  • Named The Best Lawyers in America© Fort Myers / Naples Litigation - Land Use & Zoning "Lawyer of the Year" (2013 & 2015)
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America© for Land Use & Zoning Law (2010-2011); Litigation - Land Use & Zoning (2012-2019); Municipal Law (2010-2019); and Government Relations Practice (2012-2019)
  • Named City Attorney of the Year by the Florida Municipal Attorneys Association (2003)
  • City of Sanibel, Florida, City Attorney (1987-2000)
  • City of Akron, Ohio, Director of Law (1980-1983)
  • The University of Akron School of Law, Adjunct Professor of Law (1980-1985)
  • Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker (Inactive)
  • Licensed Florida Real Estate Instructor
  • Florida Registered Lobbyist
  • Code Enforcement Instructor-FIOG-FACE—USF--UCF 1989-present

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • The Florida Bar
    • Eminent Domain Committee (2009-2015)
    • Appellate Court Rules Committee (2002-2008)
    • City, County, Local Government Certification Committee 1997-2003 (Chair 2002), 2012-present
    • Voluntary Bar Liaison Committee, Chair (2001)
  • Florida Municipal Attorneys Association, President (2000)
  • International Municipal Attorneys Association, Florida Chair (1997-2000)
  • Lee County Bar Association, Past President
  • Florida Council of Bar Association Presidents, President (2006)
Community Affiliations
  • Hope United Presbyterian Church—Elder/Deacon
  • Presbyterian Homes & Housing Foundation—Board Member
  • Peace River Presbytery—Trustee/Finance Committee

Insights

Overview

Mr. Pritt focuses his practice in the areas of local government, land use and real estate law. He represents municipalities, special districts, private developers, and real estate investors.

Languages
  1. Spanish

Education

  1. The University of Akron School of Law, J.D.
  2. The University of Akron, B.A.

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Florida
  2. Ohio
Court Admissions
  1. U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  2. U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  3. U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  4. U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  5. U.S. Supreme Court
Certifications
  • Board Certified in City, County & Local Government Law by The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization
  • Certified Circuit and Appellate Mediator, the Florida Supreme Court

Recognitions

  • Special Magistrate for Palm Beach County and Broward County
  • AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • City of Naples, Florida, City Attorney (2001-present)
  • Selected as a "Florida Super Lawyer" by Florida Super Lawyers magazine (2006-2009 & 2011-2013)
  • Named The Best Lawyers in America© Fort Myers / Naples Litigation - Land Use & Zoning "Lawyer of the Year" (2013 & 2015)
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America© for Land Use & Zoning Law (2010-2011); Litigation - Land Use & Zoning (2012-2019); Municipal Law (2010-2019); and Government Relations Practice (2012-2019)
  • Named City Attorney of the Year by the Florida Municipal Attorneys Association (2003)
  • City of Sanibel, Florida, City Attorney (1987-2000)
  • City of Akron, Ohio, Director of Law (1980-1983)
  • The University of Akron School of Law, Adjunct Professor of Law (1980-1985)
  • Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker (Inactive)
  • Licensed Florida Real Estate Instructor
  • Florida Registered Lobbyist
  • Code Enforcement Instructor-FIOG-FACE—USF--UCF 1989-present

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • The Florida Bar
    • Eminent Domain Committee (2009-2015)
    • Appellate Court Rules Committee (2002-2008)
    • City, County, Local Government Certification Committee 1997-2003 (Chair 2002), 2012-present
    • Voluntary Bar Liaison Committee, Chair (2001)
  • Florida Municipal Attorneys Association, President (2000)
  • International Municipal Attorneys Association, Florida Chair (1997-2000)
  • Lee County Bar Association, Past President
  • Florida Council of Bar Association Presidents, President (2006)
Community Affiliations
  • Hope United Presbyterian Church—Elder/Deacon
  • Presbyterian Homes & Housing Foundation—Board Member
  • Peace River Presbytery—Trustee/Finance Committee