Robert Powell Joins Moorhead Real Estate Law Group as Partner

Feb 16, 2021 - Firm News by

Moorhead Real Estate Law Group is pleased to welcome Robert J. Powell to the firm as a Partner. 

Robert will be managing the firm’s litigation practice and comes to Moorhead Law with a successful background as a business litigator. Robert has represented financial institutions and private equity lenders in various insolvency, loan enforcement, and bankruptcy matters. He has represented publicly-traded companies, small business owners, insurers, hoteliers, developers, brokers, commercial landlords, and individuals. In the bankruptcy arena, Robert has routinely served as special counsel to bankruptcy trustees, including a role as lead counsel for a Chapter 7 Trustee unwinding a multi-million-dollar Ponzi scheme involving fabricated real estate investments. Robert also maintains an active appellate practice and frequently assists trial counsel with appellate litigation matters.

“We are delighted to have Robert join the leadership team at Moorhead Law. He has shown himself to be an exceptional business leader with specialties in commercial litigation, bankruptcy, and real estate disputes,” said Steve Moorhead, the firm’s founder, and Managing Partner.

Robert has an AV Rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory and has been named a Florida Super Lawyers Rising Star, Florida Trend’s Legal Elite Up and Coming, and an Independent News Rising Star 2011. Robert received his Juris Doctorate degree with honors from the Florida State University College of Law.  He earned his Bachelors of Science in Business Administration degree with honors from the University of Florida.

Robert is a Florida Panhandle native and is proud to serve the legal needs of the community where he was born and raised.  He and his wife, Alex, have three young children – and very little spare time.  Away from the office, Robert enjoys traveling with his family, running, Florida Gators football, and coaching his son’s soccer team.


About Moorhead Real Estate Law Group: Moorhead Real Estate Law Group is located in downtown Pensacola, Florida. The firm focuses on real estate law, business law, community association law, probate law, and estate planning. Their experienced attorneys serve clients in Pensacola, Destin, and Northwest Florida and also represent clients in Alabama.