Robert E. Blanchfield, Esq.

Bar Admissions and Education


Robert Blanchfield attended high school in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and completed college at the University of Alabama. He attended graduate school at the University of Virginia and law school at Rutgers in New Jersey. Before practicing law, Mr. Blanchfield worked for a large brokerage firm in New York City and later as an economist at the U.S. Department of Labor in Washington D.C.


Mr. Blanchfield has represented nearly 1000 businesses in employment, intellectual property and commercial litigation.   He has also represented many business owners in real estate sale/acquisitions, asset/business sales and purchases, environmental matters, and immigration issues.


At the specific request of a business owner, Mr. Blanchfield has also assisted clients with estate planning, probate and the establishment of trusts and other asset protection devices.


University of Alabama, Economics (B.S)
University of Virginia, Planning (M.A.)
Rutgers University (JD)


- American Bar Association
- The Florida Bar Association
- Defense Research Institute
- U.S. Courts of Appeal for the 11th Circuit
- U.S. Federal District Courts, including the Southern, Middle & Northern Districts of Florida; the Western, Middle & Eastern Districts of Tennessee and the Southern and Eastern District Courts of New York

- All Florida State Courts


Mr. Blanchfield’s experience includes the following areas.

Mergers & Acquisitions 

Trademark & Copyright

Labor & Employment

Transactional (contract drafting, negotiation and litigation)

Federal compliance/audits: FDA,FAA, DOL

New business start ups

Corporate governance

Commercial real estate

International trade/compliance



Expertise & Public Speaking

Mr. Blanchfield is a regular speaker on employment, contract and other legal topics for several national educational organizations.   Mr. Blanchfield has published numerous articles on a variety of topics including the effect of volume and pricing of imports on domestic wholesale and retail prices.   Mr. Blanchfield was also a contributing editor of the Treatise on the Fair Labor Standards Act, a BNA Publication. The Fair Labor Standards Act or FLSA is the federal law which governs claims for overtime pay, unpaid wages and calls for proper classification of workers salaried or hourly.