Avery A. Dial, Esq.

Board Member

Education

  • University of Florida Levin College of Law – J.D.
  • University of Florida – B.A.

Biography

Avery Dial, partner and co-chair of the firm’s data privacy & cybersecurity practice group, focuses his practice on commercial, professional liability (including directors & officers, attorneys, accountants, medical professionals, nursing homes and other long term care facilities, hospitals, architects & engineers and design professionals), insurance coverage, labor and employment, data privacy, intellectual property, product liability and wrongful death litigation.

Mr. Dial defends businesses and professionals accused of data breach and privacy violations. Further, Mr. Dial advises companies in a variety of industries on pre and post data breach practices.

Mr. Dial defends and prosecutes business matters including breach of contract, civil theft, conversion, breach of warranties, statutory violations, fraudulent business practices, professional malpractice, and entertainment matters. He also litigates insurance coverage matters where the underlying claims are business litigation, professional liability, or intellectual property matters.

Mr. Dial counsels and defends private businesses and municipalities on website and brick and mortar accessibility claims under Titles II and III of the Americans with Disabilities Act. He also counsels and defends clients on actions brought under the Fair Housing Act.

Mr. Dial is an experienced litigator for commercial and residential real estate matters including title claims, foreclosures, landlord tenant disputes, and breaches of contract on behalf of title insurers, banks, tenants, and property owners.

Admissions

  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court
    • Northern District of Florida
    • Middle District of Florida
    • Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals
    • Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court
    • Southern District of Florida

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • The Florida Bar, Wm. Reece Smith, Jr. Leadership Academy
  • The Florida Bar, Young Lawyers Division
    – Hurricane Assistance Attorney
  • Broward County Bar Association
  • DRI, Cybersecurity Specialized Litigation Group of the Commercial Litigation Committee
    – Co-Vice Chair, 2015
  • City of Fort Lauderdale Community Services Advisory Board 2004 – 2011
    – Chair 2009 – 2011
  • City of Fort Lauderdale Aviation Advisory Board, 2011 – 2013
  • The Florida Bar Grievance Committee “H” in the 17th Judicial Circuit