Richard J. Swift, Jr. Attorney At Law

Richard J. Swift, Jr. - Attorney at Law


T 239.340.7979
F 239.321.5334
D 239.340.7935
Fort Myers 1404 Dean Street Suite 300 Fort Myers, Florida 33901

T 239.598.3601
F 239.598.3164
Naples 999 Vanderbilt Beach Road Suite 612 Naples, Florida 34108

Richard is a shareholder in the firm’s Fort Myers and Naples offices with nearly two decades of experience. He focuses his practice in the areas of commercial and residential real estate, banking and finance, and corporate law.

Richard has extensive experience representing large financial institutions in complex loan transactions for commercial real estate and asset based loans.  He also represents developers and other real estate investors for commercial and residential development. In addition, Richard counsels individual clients for the purchase and sale of real estate advising them from contract to closing. He also has significant experience in forming and creating business entities for small businesses and other general corporate matters.

  • Background

    Richard was born in Rochester, New York and moved to Naples in 2002 to open his own law firm. Richard graduated cum laude from Syracuse University where he earned his law degree and graduated summa cum laude from St. John Fisher College where he earned his B.A. degree.

  • Education
    • St. John Fisher College (summa cum laude)
    • Syracuse University, J.D. (cum laude)
  • Admissions
    • The Florida Bar
    • New York State Bar
    • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • Professional Associations and Memberships
    • The Florida Bar, 2002
    • New York State Bar, 2000
    • Syracuse Law Review
    • Justinian Honor Society
    • Collier County Bar Association
  • Civic
    • Florida Bar Foundation’s Disaster Legal Services Program
      • Volunteer
    • Calusa Nature Center
      • Board of Trustees
  • Awards and Recognitions
    • Naples Illustrated, Top Lawyers, 2019-2021