- Complex Commercial Litigation
- Insurance Litigation
- Aviation Litigation
- Product Liability Litigation
- Professional Liability Litigation
- Real Estate Litigation
- Premises Liability Litigation
Robert, who has been practicing law in South Florida for 30 years, founded TorricellaLaw to pursue a practice that allowed for more personal service to the firm’s clients, while providing a family environment to its lawyers and staff. Based upon the recommendation of peers in the industry, Martindale Hubbell has rated him AV Preeminent® for his work in aviation, business, construction defect, general liability, products liability, professional liability, premises liability and real estate litigation for twenty consecutive years. He has maintained that rating for 20 years – every year that Martindale Hubbell has rated him.During his career, he has litigated matters arising from both domestic and foreign incidents, including serving in oversight and intermediary roles liaising with foreign counsel handling criminal and civil investigations, as well as related civil litigation in matters that ultimately may be pursued in courts in the United States. He is best known for his representation of ExcelAire and its pilots in the aftermath of the 2006 crash of GOL Airlines Flight 1907. He also oversaw and managed investigations and foreign litigation connected to an industrial furnace explosion in Sao Paulo, Brazil, resulting in wrongful death, personal injury, and property damage claims. During his career, he has handled a broad range of commercial and civil claims, including aircraft repossessions, fraud and theft claims, product failures, multi-party construction defect actions, breach of contract claim, breaches of consignment relationships, premises incidents, and claims against professionals, among others. He also has handled sensitive matters that his clients have deemed to require high-level negotiation and personal interaction skills, as well as creative approaches to claims resolution.
Robert was inducted as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, an honorary society of trial lawyers and was named to the lists of South Florida’s Top Rated Lawyers and to the 2021 Florida Super Lawyers, an honor reserved for less than 2.5% of lawyers practicing in the state. He is a married father of two and he and his family are active in the South Florida community, particularly in charities focused on children with autism and other special needs and their families.