Pearson Bitman is uniquely situated to pursue our clients’ complex legal needs. Whether staunchly defending corporate clients or prosecuting individual actions, Pearson Bitman is committed to providing its clients with the best, most efficient, legal representation.
The firm’s mission is to offer well prepared, knowledgeable attorneys and support personnel who aggressively pursue our clients’ goals in an efficient, productive and cost conscious manner.
KARL PEARSON - Partner
Karl Pearson brings decades of experience handling complex litigation, prosecuting and defending a wide range of business and tort cases ranging from professional liability, construction, contract-related and more.
RONNIE BITMAN - Partner
Ronnie Bitman continues to demonstrate why he is one of Orlando’s most promising young lawyers. Ronnie is well-versed in complex litigation, including class actions, consumer protection matters and more.
MICHAEL CERASA - Partner
Michael D. Cerasa was born and raised in Wilbraham, Massachusetts. Michael relocated to Central Florida following his graduation from The Florida State University College of Law.
FRED MOHRE - Partner
Fred Mohre has defended or prosecuted a diverse range of business and tort matters for more than a decade – from product liability defense, construction litigation, and breach of warranty defense, to complex breach of contract litigation and wrongful death.
SAMANTHA DARRIGO BOSSARDT - associate
A native of Tampa, Samantha is a graduate of the University of South Florida’s Honors College, magna cum laude. During her years at the University of South Florida, she was a regular on the Dean’s List and an active member of her sorority, Kappa Delta.
BENJAMIN BUTTERFIELD - Of Counsel
Benjamin Butterfield is Of Counsel to Pearson Bitman. Ben’s practice focuses on the areas of mergers and acquisitions, compliance matters, general corporate and complex commercial agreements.
COURTNEY CROSSLAND - Associate
Courtney attended the University of Central Florida where she graduated cum laude with her Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology. She then earned her Juris Doctor from Barry University School of Law.
WENDY GRIFFITH - Associate
Wendy attended the University of South Florida where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering. Wendy worked as an engineer for a short time but then returned to school to earn her practical nursing degree.
ALLISON MORAT - Associate
Allison attended the University of South Florida where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature.
CHRIS O'BRIEN - Associate
Christopher attended Mount Saint Mary’s University where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree with a Major in English Literature and a Minor in History.
KRISTEN RICKARD - Associate
Kristen attended Binghamton University where she graduated cum laude with her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. After graduation, Kristen left her hometown in upstate New York to move to beautiful Orlando, Florida to earn her Juris Doctorate from Barry University School of Law.
RONNIE SYME - Associate
Ronnie attended Stetson University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with a Major in Political Science and a Minor in Psychology.
MATTHEW ROSENTHAL - Associate
Matthew H. Rosenthal was born and raised in New York. Matthew attended the University of Massachusetts, Amherst where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree with a Major in Sports Management.
TERIS BEST - Associate
Teris Best was born and raised in upstate New York, moving to Florida as a teenager. Teris attended St. Leo University obtaining her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration/Management.
KENYETTA ALEXANDER - Associate
Bio coming soon.
ANTONIO SAAVEDRA - Associate
Bio coming soon.
MEGAHAN KEANE - Associate
Bio coming soon.
BRIAN SHANK - Associate
Brian Shank has over a decade of experience representing large organizational clients from automobile and recreational vehicle manufacturers to global engineering consultancies, contractors, and mobile space providers.
We’re proud to announce Pearson Bitman LLP partner, Ronnie Bitman was recently selected by the Orlando Business Journal as a 2014 40 Under 40 honoree! The annual awards honor Central Florida’s top up-and-comers and this year, the honorees are from a variety … Continued
Michael D. Cerasa has been named one of Orlando’s best personal injury lawyers for 2014 by Orlando Style Magazine . Michael has been at the forefront fighting for homeowners and businesses being taken advantage of by property insurers. Michael scored two … Continued