I. William Spivey  II - Greenberg Traurig LLP

I. William Spivey II

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2009

Bill Spivey concentrates his practice on complex commercial litigation in state and federal courts. Bill represents clients in cases involving real estate ownership and development, corporate and partnership governance, creditor's rights, business torts, contracts, intellectual property, and employment law, among other subject matters.

Florida State UniversityBS 1984University of Florida Levin College of LawJ.D. 1987
Orange County Bar AssociationAmerican Bar Association

Case History

Areas of Concentration
  • Complex commercial litigation
  • Real estate ownership and development
  • Corporate and partnership governance
  • Creditor's rights
  • Business torts
  • Contracts
  • Intellectual property
  • Non-competition and trade secret enforcement
Significant Representations
  • Represented victim of multimillion-dollar fraud scam in recovering substantial portion of the misappropriated funds, and in securing federal convictions of the offending parties.
  • Defended officers and directors and majority shareholders of closely held Florida company in acrimonious shareholder derivative action.
  • Represented multiple lenders in the takeover of distressed multimillion-dollar construction projects, obtaining the appointment of receivers; expedited completion of the foreclosure process; and obtained dismissal of lender liability and other defensive claims.
  • Handled appeals before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and Florida's Fifth District Court of Appeals.
  • Handed numerous emergency injunction proceedings to enforce noncompete agreements and trade secret protection statutes.
  • Represented clients in complex federal trademark and counterfeiting actions.
  • Defended $65 million lender liability claim, and the recovery of a $1.2 million verdict on behalf of a court-appointed receiver in a securities fraud action.
Other Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Office Location

450 South Orange Avenue, Suite 650
Orlando, FL 32801
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2015 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Real Estate of the Orlando Metro Area
I. William Spivey II has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2015!

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation
Litigation - Banking and Finance
Litigation - Real Estate