Firm Profile

Payton & Associates, LLC
Two South Biscayne Boulevard,Suite 2300
Miami, FL 33131
United States
(786) 574.4943

Firm Details

Payton & Associates LLC is a Miami, Florida law firm specializing in the litigation of complex business matters. The firm represents domestic and international corporations and high net worth individuals in litigation cases involving commercial real estate and construction litigation, lender liability, commercial real estate foreclosures, shareholder and partnership disputes, litigation involving fine art, intra-family business disputes, and professional liability claims for both plaintiffs and defendants.

As a boutique firm, Payton & Associates provides clients with personal attention from senior level attorneys, and the highest quality legal representation available in firms of any size. Harry Payton, managing member of Payton & Associates, is Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Business Litigation and Civil Trial. In 2012, Harry was appointed to the Supreme Court of Florida's Committee on Professionalism for the 11th Judicial Circuit, and chairs the mentoring program. For over 30 years, he has received an AV Preeminent peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell. He has been listed in Florida Super Lawyers since 2006, and has been named in the South Florida Legal Guide as one of the Top Lawyers in Complex Commercial Litigation and Real Estate Litigation since 2005.

As Miami's importance as a global gateway increases, the firm continues to expand its capability to render top-notch legal services to clients throughout the world through memberships in respected international professional organizations. Harry's participation and leadership in two global networks, the International Network of Boutique and Independent Law Firms (INBLF) and IR Global (an international organization of 750 vetted professionals in the areas of law, accounting, and finance), provides the firm with immediate access to foreign legal expertise and the ability to conduct cross-border legal projects in collaboration with other member firms. Through these associations, the firm provides clients with the highest quality legal services wherever they may engage in business.


Harry A Payton
Managing Member


  • AV Preeminent, Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence, Martindale-Hubbell.

About Our Clients

The firm represents domestic and international corporations and high net worth individuals in complex business litigation matters involving commercial real estate, commercial foreclosures and lender liability; litigation involving fine art; corporate, shareholder and partnership disputes; probate, will and trust litigation; intra-family business disputes; and professional malpractice cases for plaintiff and defendant involving attorneys, accountants, architects and engineers.


Harry Payton
Managing Member

Firm Practice Areas

  • Art Law
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Legal Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Health Care
  • Litigation - Insurance
  • Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Litigation - Trusts and Estates
  • Mediation

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