Robert D. Pritt

Partner

Naples
850 Park Shore Drive
Trianon Centre, 3rd Floor
Naples, FL 34103
P 239.649.2714
F 239.261.3659
E rpritt@ralaw.com
Fort Myers
2320 First Street, Suite 1000
Fort Myers, FL 33901
P 239.337.3850
F 239.337.0970



Robert D. Pritt

Partner

Phone: (239) 649-2714
Fax: (239) 261-3659
Email: rpritt@ralaw.com

Bob 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.

Accomplishments

  • AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • 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
  • 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 (2012-2018); Municipal Law (2010-2018); and Government Relations Practice (2012-2018)
  • 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

Education

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

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
  • Code Enforcement Instructor—Florida Institute of Government-USF, UCF, FGCU

Presentations

  • "Working Together: City Council, City Manager & City Attorney" - Florida League of Cities (August 2016)
  • “Trespass, Private Property Rights & 4th Amendment in Code Enforcement” - Florida Association of Code Enforcement (June 2014)
  • “Code Enforcement of Development Orders” - Florida Bar, Land Use Section (May 2014)
  • “Exactions: Extortion or Just Good Government?” 8th Annual Winter Institute-University of Akron School of Law (2014)
  • "Sunshine Law & Public Records Law" - Training Seminar, John Scott Dailey Florida Institute of Government/ManaSota League of Cities (October 2013)
  • "When Your City is Hungry for Economic Development: Setting the Table" - Florida League of Cities (2012)
  • "Voting Conflicts: The Basics Revisited" - Florida Municipal Attorneys Association (2012)
  • "A View from the End of the Dais" - Florida League of Cities (2011)
  • "Planning Opportunities Under the New Community Planning Act of 2011" - Urban Land Institute of Southwest Florida (2011)
  • "I Won't See You in Court Yet" - Florida Planning and Zoning Association (2011)
  • "Fifty (or so) Cases Every City Attorney Should Know - Update 2011" - Florida Municipal Attorneys Association (2011)
  • "Code Enforcement - A Guide for Boards, Special Magistrates & Legal Counsel" - Florida Association of Code Enforcement (2009)
  • "Local Regulation of Beaches & Waterways - Update 2009" - Florida Municipal Attorneys Association (2009)
  • "Code Enforcement: Foreclosure, Collections & Post-Hearing Practice" - Florida Institute of Government (2009)
  • "Homeland Security: What The Local Government Attorney Needs to Know" - The Florida Bar, City, County and Local Government Law (2008)
  • "Municipal Contracting" - Florida League of Cities (2007)

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