Robert C. Weill Attorney At Law

Robert C. Weill - Attorney at Law

Of Counsel

T 954.761.8111
F 954.761.8112
Fort Lauderdale 401 East Las Olas Boulevard Suite 1000 Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301

Robert Weill is of counsel in GrayRobinson’s Fort Lauderdale law firm office. Robert focuses his practice on civil appeals at the federal and state court level and provides litigation support to trial attorneys. He prepares complex motions for summary judgment, detailed case analyses and other pleadings involving considerable research and writing. Robert has briefed and argued cases involving a wide variety of issues before the Florida Supreme Court, the Florida District Courts of Appeal, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeal and the United States Supreme Court.  Robert served as staff attorney to now-retired Justice Harry Lee Anstead from 1994 to 1996.

  • Education
    • Cornell University, B.A. (1990)
    • Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center, J.D. (1994)
  • Admissions
    • Florida
    • United States Supreme Court
    • U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Third and Eleventh Circuits
    • United States District Court, Southern, Middle and Northern Districts
  • Professional Associations and Memberships
    • The Florida Bar
      • Appellate Law Section
      • Advocacy Section
    • Florida Defense Lawyers Association
      • Insurance Defense Committee
      • Amicus Curiae Committee
    • Broward County Bar Association
      • Appellate Practice Section
    • Trial Advocate Quarterly
      • Editorial Board
    • Phi Delta Phi National Legal Honor Society
  • Awards and Recognitions
    • Trial Advocate Award, Florida Defense Lawyers Association, June 2023
    • AV-Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell
    • "Top Lawyer," Fort Lauderdale Illustrated, 2020-2021
    • Best Brief, Freshman Moot Court Competition
  • Articles and Publications

    Author of over 40 blog articles on cases pending before the Florida Supreme Court and Florida’s appellate courts. Robert also has authored many articles including:

    • "Appealing Matters," Trial Advocate Quarterly (recurring bi-annual feature article), Summer 2012-present
    • "Practice Tips for Effective Communication with Insurance Carriers’ Representatives," ABA TIPs Media, Privacy and Defamation Committee Newsletter, Spring 2013
    • Co-Author, "A Plea for Legislative Reform: The Adoption of Daubert to Ensure the Reliability of Expert Evidence in Florida Courts," Nova Law Review, Fall 2011
    • "The Exhausting Task of Understanding Horizontal and Vertical Exhaustion," Trial Advocate Quarterly, Winter 2011
    • "Representative Depositions: In Search of a Cohesive and Well-Defined Body of Law," Nova Law Review, Spring 2009
    • "Buster and the Continuing Saga Over the Patients’ Right-to-Know-About-Medical Incidents-Amendment," Trial Advocate Quarterly, Winter 2009
    • "The Overlooked Arrow in the Defense’s Quiver: The Rule Against Impermissible Inference-Stacking," Trial Advocate Quarterly, Summer 2007"
    • "A Primer on Contribution and Indemnity," Trial Advocate Quarterly, Spring 2007
    • "Amendment 7: Will the Patient’s Right to Know Come at Too High a Price?" Trial Advocate Quarterly, Spring 2005
    • "Gone With the Windfall: Limiting Past Medical Expenses to Paid, Not Billed, Charges," Trial Advocate Quarterly, Spring 2004
    • "The Voluntary Payment Doctrine in Florida," Trial Advocate Quarterly, Fall 2002
    • "Multiple Claims Exceeding the Policy Limits," Mealey’s Litigation Report-Insurance Bad Faith, August 1999
    • "Does a Liability Insurer Have a Duty to Initiate Settlement Negotiations?" Mealey’s Litigation Report-Insurance Bad Faith, September 15 and October 20, 1998
  • Presentations and Seminars
    • "Good Faith Claim Handling: Laforet and Powell," Superior Insurance Company, Atlanta, Georgia, December 10, 1999
    • "An Effective Approach to Legal Writing and Research in Florida," Lorman Education Services, Tampa, Florida, November 18, 1999
    • "Trends and Developments in Bad Faith Litigation," BBP Insurance Defense Seminar, August 17, 1999
    • "Multiple Claims Exceeding the Policy Limits: How to Protect the Insured and Avoid Bad Faith Claims," Mealey’s Bad Faith Conference, 1998
    • "Time Demand Letters: Identifying Problems and Avoiding Them,: Onyx Insurance Company Bad Faith Seminar, 1998