Dwayne A. Robinson

Dwayne A. Robinson

Senior Associate, Miami

Email dwayne.robinson@hoganlovells.com

Phone +1 305 459 6647

Fax +1 305 459 6550

Practice groupLitigation

Clients facing complex litigation call on Dwayne Robinson to help them navigate tough cases. Dwayne focuses his practice on appeals and commercial litigation in both state and federal court. He has achieved victories on appeal and at trial on questions related to federal jurisdiction, ownership disputes, insurance defense, class actions, and pro bono matters.

Dwayne clerked for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit for the Honorable Edward Carnes. Dwayne was also a reporter for The Palm Beach Post, covering local government, politics, and the Florida legislature. He has also served as Editor in Chief of both the Florida Law Review and The Independent Florida Alligator, the nation's largest independent, student-run newspaper.

In his practice, Dwayne has written multiple appellate briefs to the United States Courts of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida (on appeal from bankruptcy court judgments), and Florida's Third District Court of Appeal.

Education and admissions


J.D., Order of the Coif, University of Florida, Levin College of Law, 2011

B.A., cum laude, University of Florida, 2005

B.S., cum laude, University of Florida, 2005


Fellow, Wm. Reece Smith, Jr. Leadership Academy (Class 2)

Member, Broward County Christian Lawyers Association

Member, Cuban American Bar Association

Member, Federal Bar Association, South Florida Chapter

Member, Florida Bar Judicial Administration and Evaluation Committee (2015-2018 term)

Member, Florida Bar Media & Communications Law Committee; Co-Chair of Media Law Conference (2015-2016)

Member, Wilkie D. Ferguson, Jr. Bar Association

Bar admissions and qualifications


Court admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida

U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida

U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida

U.S. Supreme Court

Related practices


Representative experience

Obtained complete affirmance of four consolidated appeals before the Eleventh Circuit regarding several issues of first impression for the Circuit.

Represented Fisher Island Holdings in a multi-day bench trial, obtaining a seven-figure award believed to be the largest trespass judgment in Florida.

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