Ronnie Bitman

Ronnie J. Bitman


Phone: 407-636-7939407-636-7939


Ronnie J. Bitman is a co-founder of Pearson Bitman, LLP and is considered one of Florida’s leading lawyers. Aside from handling day-to-day firm operations, he has litigated a wide range of complex and unique matters, which gained him recognition as one of Florida Trend’s Rising Stars, Florida Trend’s Legal Elite, Florida SuperLawyers, and the Orlando Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 award winner.

Ronnie has handled an array of complex commercial matters ranging from consumer fraud class actions, contract and employment disputes, trade secret litigation, unfair and deceptive trade practice matters, intellectual property litigation, business and partnership disputes, personal injury actions, wrongful death actions, numerous appeals, and multiple business transactions.

Ronnie is general counsel to several major business clients, handling many aspects of overall business strategy, litigation prevention, transactions, litigation, and appeals. His representative clients include Akcel Construction, Atmos Rx, Massage Envy, Superior Solar, and Via Airlines, Inc., among others. He is also a mainstay in Florida’s consumer financial services litigation scene, representing banks and mortgage servicing clients in highly contested litigation and appellate matters. Some of his representative clients have included Bayview Loan Servicing, LLC, Flagstar Bank, Mr. Cooper (f/k/a Nationstar Mortgage), RoundPoint Mortgage Servicing, Select Portfolio Servicing, Inc., and Shellpoint Mortgage Servicing, among others.

Additionally, Ronnie acts as local counsel for various out-of-state firms, handling difficult litigation for major corporations and has acted in the same capacity for high-profile celebrity clientele such as Justin Bieber, the Estate of Michael Jackson, Kim, Khloe, and Kourtney Kardashian, and Lindsay Lohan.

Appellate Decisions

Honors, Recognitions and Publications

  • Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite™, 2016
  • Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite™, Up and Comers, 2010
  • Super Lawyers, Rising Stars™ 2014
  • Super Lawyers, Rising Stars™ 2013
  • Super Lawyers, Rising Stars™ 2012
  • Orlando Business Journal, 40 under 40™ 2014
  • AV Preeminent Rated – Martindale-Hubbell®


Rocking Wrigley: The Chicago Cubs’ Off-Field Struggle to Compete for Ticket Sales with Its Rooftop Neighbors, 56 Fed. Com. L.J. 377 (2004)


  • J.D., cum laude, Indiana University School of Law (2004)
  • B.A., with distinction, University of Michigan (2000)


  • Florida Bar
  • New York Bar
  • California Bar (Inactive Status)
  • Washington, D.C. Bar (Inactive Status)
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • United States District Court, Western District of Michigan
  • United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • United States Supreme Court

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Orange County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • The George C. Young First Central Florida American Inn of Court
  • Immediate Past Board President of The Roth Family Jewish Community Center of Greater Orlando
  • Florida Supreme Court Committee on Standard Jury Instructions for Contract and Business Law – 2017
Pearson Bitman LLP
485 N. Keller Road, Suite 401 Maitland, FL 32751