County Attorney
R.A. Cuevas Jr.

County Attorney's Office
111 NW 1st Street, Suite 2810
Miami, Florida 33128

Phone
305.375.5151

Fax
305.375.5634

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Attorney Profile

Tom Robertson

Practice Areas

  • Tort Liability & Medical Malpractice
  • Commercial & Construction Litigation
  • Governmental Affairs
  • Zoning, Land Use & Environment

Education

  • University of Miami, J.D., Cum Laude, 1980
  • University of Miami, M.B.A., 1979
  • Georgia Institute of Technology, B.S. in Industrial Management, 1976

Court Admissions

  • The Florida Bar, 1980
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, 1982

Tom Robertson

Joined the Office in 1985
Assistant County Attorney
robert@miamidade.gov 305-375-1669

Tom Robertson is the chief of the Environmental Section of the office and also practices in Torts, Foreclosures and Zoning subject areas.  He is a trial attorney who has practiced before all levels of both State and Federal courts. In addition he has argued appeals in the District Courts of Appeal and the Florida Supreme Court, as well as the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals.

Tom has been the lead attorney for nearly 15 years for the Environmental Cost Recovery Program at the Miami International Airport. This program has resulted in litigation in numerous courts and administrative bodies resulting in over $50 million in recoveries for the airport. 

Tom provides advice to the County’s Public Works and Waste Management Department and the Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources.  He also acts as counsel to various Community Zoning Appeals Boards and the Environmental Quality Control Board.

Tom is an AV rated attorney with Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating available from this peer evaluation program.

Prior Experience

  • Associate, Merritt, Sikes & Craig, Miami, 1983-85
  • Assistant State Attorney, Office of the Miami-Dade County State Attorney, Eleventh Judicial Circuit, 1979-83, handled felony prosecutions.

Community Involvement, Awards, & Recognition

  • Member, American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Member, Boy Scouts of America