Harry R. Schafer

Harry R. Schafer

Email: Harry R. Schafer | Phone: (305) 373-1000

Born in Miami, Harry R. Schafer earned his B.S. in accounting, with high honors, and his J.D., with honors, from the University of Florida. There he was a member of the University of Florida Moot Court Team, and served as the Chief Tax Editor of the University of Florida Law Review.

He is admitted to bar in Florida; to the U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida; and to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Mr. Schafer is a member of the Litigation, Corporation, Banking and Business Law, Patent, Trademark, and Copyright Sections of the Dade County, Federal and American Bar Association.

Mr. Schafer, who is conversant in Spanish, is a member of the Florida Bar, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Areas of practice

  • Securities
  • Arbitration
  • Mediation
  • Class actions
  • Complex commercial litigation
  • Professional liability
  • Intellectual property

Admitted to practice

  • Florida, 1985
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 1986
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, 1986
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 1987
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida, 1992

Awards and honors


  • University of Florida, J.D., with honors, 1985
  • University of Florida, B.S., with high honors, 1982

Professional memberships

  • Dade County Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
    • Litigation Section
    • Corporation Section
    • Banking and Business Law Section
    • Patent Section
    • Trademark and Copyright Law Section
  • The Florida Bar
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants


  • Chief Tax Editor, 1985, University of Florida Law Review


  • Born in Miami, Florida
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Certified Public Accountant, Florida, 1986

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