Guy E. Motzer, Esq.
Guy earned his law degree from the University of Miami, School of Law in 1985 and was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1986 after completing twelve years of active service in the United States Coast Guard as a commissioned officer. He joined Steel Hector & Davis, a prestigious old-line Florida law firm, progressing to partner and continuing in that capacity when Steel Hector merged with the global law firm of Squire Sanders in 2005. Guy resigned from Squire Sanders to pursue a solo practice on July 1, 2014.
SQUIRE SANDERS (US) LLP, Miami/West Palm Beach, Florida 1986 – 2014
Throughout his legal career, Guy counseled corporate clients regarding commercial disputes, including the development of strategies to resolve the disputes as quickly and effectively as possible. He has primarily litigated controversies involving creditors’ rights, real property, products liability, maritime and commercial contracts and the gamut of torts in federal and Florida state trial and appellate courts.
Representative Legal Experience
OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE
UNITED STATES COAST GUARD 1974-1986
University of Miami, School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida.
Juris Doctor, cum laude (1985).
Member, University of Miami Law Review (1984-85).
Order of the Coif (1985).
Pepperdine University, Malibu, California.
Master of Arts – Human Resources Management (1981).
United States Coast Guard Academy, New London, Connecticut.
Bachelor of Science – concentration in Mathematics (1974).
Florida State Bar (1986).
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit (1987).
United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida (1986).
United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida (1989).
United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida (1991).
Mr. Motzer has provided pro bono legal representation to the Florida Guardian Ad Litem Program and is a supporter of Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County.
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