Eric Yesner Attorney At Law

Eric Yesner - Attorney at Law

Senior Associate

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

Big-picture strategist with deep roots in Florida law and politics. Working with private clients and government entities in appeals and litigation.

Eric Yesner focuses his practice on appellate and litigation matters in both state and federal court. He has experience working through civil appeals from filing the notice of appeal through to conclusion. He has extensive experience in trial support, including drafting and arguing dispositive and evidentiary motions in trial courts, and devotes a large part of his practice to ERISA and healthcare litigation, focusing on the full range of employee benefits litigation and other healthcare matters.

Prior to entering private practice, Eric served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Barbara Lagoa at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, the Honorable Raag Singhal at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, and the Honorable Jeffrey T. Kuntz at Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeal. Eric has provided direct support and counsel to judges on legal determination, opinions, and orders, and has researched and analyzed nearly 300 appeals, motions, and other original proceedings in both state and federal trial and appellate courts.

Eric was appointed by Governor Ron DeSantis to serve on the Fourth District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission in July 2020.

  • Recognition
    • Florida Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, 2022-2023
  • Insights
  • Media
    • "Personnel File --- People on the Move, June 6, 2023," News Service of Florida, June 6, 2023
  • Affiliations
    • Judicial Nominating Commission, Fourth District Court of Appeal
    • The Federalist Society
      • Broward Lawyers’ Chapter
      • Litigation Practice Group, Executive Board Member
      • Florida Young Lawyers’ Chapter, Founding Board Member
    • The Florida Bar
      • Appellate Practice Section
      • Judicial Nominating Procedures Committee
    • Republican National Lawyers’ Association
    • NSU Law Board of Governors
    • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Bench and Bar Planning Committee
  • Credentials
    • J.D., Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad College of Law, 2016, magna cum laude
      • Nova Law Review, Managing Technical Editor (Vol. 40, 2015-16)
      • Moot Court Society
    • M.Ed., Florida Atlantic University, 2011
    • B.A., Florida Atlantic University, 2009
  • Admissions
    • Florida
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
    • U.S. District Court for the Southern, Middle, and Northern Districts of Florida