Ryan A. Abrams, Esq. is the founder and managing attorney at Abrams Law Firm, P.A. Mr. Abrams previously practiced law at several large, well-respected law firms, where he represented local government entities, businesses, individuals and condominium associations in wide ranging areas of law.
Mr. Abrams brings a convergence of experience handling transactional and litigation matters in many different areas of law. He has secured litigation victories in both state and federal courts, and has jury trial experience. He has also handled complex transactional matters including negotiating and finalizing a $3.2 million commercial real estate transaction and negotiating several large construction contracts. His knowledge and experience with contracts makes him an effective advocate for businesses in a wide variety of transactional matters, and in litigation should the parties be unable to amicably resolve their contractual disputes.
Mr. Abrams has appeared in the news for his work advocating for clients. He has been featured on WSVN/Channel 7 and Sun-Sentinel for his work.
Mr. Abrams frequently represents clients seeking to develop real property in the way that fits their vision, while ensuring projects are presented in a manner that complies with local zoning and land use regulations. Having earned his bachelor’s degree in urban planning and having represented local government throughout his legal career, Mr. Abrams is an excellent advocate for developers, home owners, condominium and home owners associations, and commercial tenants for a host of land use and zoning matters. These include issues pertaining to applications for rezoning, land use amendments, platting, special exceptions/conditional use, variances, site plan approvals, certificates of use, and related litigation and appeals.
When not working aggressively on behalf of his clients, Mr. Abrams enjoys spending time with his wife and three young sons. He enjoys outdoor activities, primarily fishing and hiking.
Mr. Abrams serves as Vice-President of the Lake Worth Waterkeeper, a nonprofit group whose mission is to monitor and protect the critically important watershed known as the Lake Worth Lagoon.
J.D. Shepard Broad Law Center, Nova Southeastern University, 2014
B.A. Urban and Regional Planning, Florida Atlantic University, 2010
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
U.S. District Court for Southern District of Florida
Professional and Bar Association Memberships
Broward County Bar Association
Palm Beach County Bar Association
Florida Bar Section – City, County, and Local Government Law
Florida Bar Section – Environmental and Land Use Law
The Problem of Nutrient Pollution: Lessons From Florida’s Fragmented Approach, University of Denver Water Law Review, 2014