About LGP

We leverage diversity of expertise and depth of experience to relentlessly advocate on behalf of our clients’ business, transactional and litigation needs. Client Partnerships Defined by Access, Communication, and Trust We at Liebler, more...

Real Estate & Real Estate Finance

Liebler, Gonzalez & Portuondo’s Real Estate practice group provides a broad spectrum of legal services across virtually all real estate sectors and serves its investor and institutional clients in the core real estate more...

Premises Liability

From Fortune 500 companies to municipal institutions, Liebler, Gonzalez & Portuondo represents clients in premises liability actions arising out of business operations. The successful defense of these claims often turns on early identification more...

Corporate & Business Litigation

Our corporate and business practice provides a broad range of legal services for every legal need that arises during the life cycle of a business. From selecting the appropriate type of entity to more...

Reid A. Schaeffer

Mr. Schaeffer is a Partner and a member of the Firm’s Litigation Department. Mr. Schaeffer joined the Firm in 2011 and focuses his practice on representing financial institutions and individuals in complex commercial and real estate litigation matters in state and federal courts across south and central Florida. He has significant experience representing clients in a wide variety of litigation matters including breach of contract litigation, real estate and title litigation, Ponzi scheme related litigation, class action litigation, tort claims, creditors’ rights litigation, probate litigation, non-compete/non-solicitation enforcement, and complex maritime and insurance litigation. Mr. Schaeffer also advises businesses and individuals on risk reduction strategies, insurance claim issues, and responding to subpoenas and other legal process. He also has experience handling real estate and lending transactional and title related matters.

Mr. Schaeffer is admitted to practice in Florida and in the United States District Courts of the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida. He obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Miami School of Law, graduating magna cum laude. During law school, he served as a member of the University of Miami’s Business Law Review and completed a clinical internship program at the Community Economic Development and Design Clinic hosted by the University of Miami’s Center for Ethics and Public Service. Mr. Schaeffer also has a strong background and understanding of business and finance, having received his Bachelor of Science cum laude in economics and minoring in finance at the College of Charleston.

Practice Areas:
Consumer Retail Banking & Financial Services Litigation, Corporate & Business Litigation, Real Estate & Real Estate Finance
Education:
University of Miami School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2009
College of Charleston, B.S. Economics, cum laude, 2005
Bar and Court Admissions:
Florida, 2009
U.S. Southern District of Florida, 2010
U.S. Middle District of Florida, 2013
Distinctions/Honors/Recognition:
Florida Super Lawyers, Rising Star for Business Litigation, 2017 and 2018
Legal Elite Up and Comer for Civil Litigation, 2016, Florida Legal Trend
Leadership Miami, Class of 2015-2016 Alum, Miami Chamber of Commerce