Kent Frazer is the Founder and Managing Shareholder of The Frazer Firm, P.A., a boutique law firm that aggressively litigates business and commercial disputes, and provides counsel to businesses, executives, professionals, and individuals in contract negotiations, business transactions, and operations.
Kent was previously a Partner for the national law firm Akerman LLP where he served as Chair of the firm’s Palm Beach County litigation group. Prior to that, Kent was a litigation attorney at a leading Palm Beach County boutique law firm. His entire legal career has focused on protecting and defending the rights and interests of businesses, executives, professionals, and individuals in complex, high stakes litigation.
Kent has the honor of being selected as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America and a “Legal Elite” by Florida Trend. Kent is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest level of professional excellence in legal knowledge, communication skills, and ethical standards.
Kent has spent years handling challenging and complex litigation matters for Fortune 100 national and global corporate clients, national law firms and lawyers, large national and global banks and financial institutions. He has also represented numerous Palm Beach County and South Florida businesses and individuals in business litigation and corporate matters. Through this special combination of legal experience and business acumen, Kent understands how large law firms aggressively litigate cases and how large, deep-pocket companies make their business decisions in connection with costly, time consuming, and burdensome litigation.
Kent regularly litigates high-profile, high-value cases in Florida state and federal courts, as well as arbitration and other alternative dispute resolution forums. These matters involve numerous aspects of complex business litigation, like fraud, business torts and misconduct, shareholder and partnership disputes, business breakups, and breach of contract disputes. Kent represents lawyers and law firms in legal malpractice and other professional negligence claims. He has extensive experience litigating real estate and property disputes, working with financial institutions, banks, private lenders, developers, businesses, and property owners to navigate property rights disputes, commercial foreclosures, loan defaults, receiverships, tenant evictions, and lender liability matters. Kent began his career defending brokerage firms and financial institutions in securities litigation and arbitration actions involving investment fraud and misconduct.
Kent has also counseled businesses and individuals on employment matters, including non-compete and independent contractor agreements. Kent counsels and guides businesses and individuals in connection with contemplated business transactions, and contract preparation and negotiation, with the goal of preventing or mitigating potential future litigation issues.
Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center
J.D., Magna Cum Laude, 2003
- Nova Law Review, Senior Staff Member
University of Florida
B.S.B.A., Finance, 1998
- The Florida Bar
- United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
- United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
- Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow
- Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell
- Legal Elite, Up & Comer in Commercial Litigation, Florida Trend
Professional & Community Involvement
- Palm Beach County Bar Association, Business Litigation CLE Committee, Past Chair
- Palm Beach County Bar Association, Professionalism Committee, Member
- Leadership Palm Beach County, Class of 2017
- Leadership West Palm Beach, 2011
- American Bar Association, Member
- Defense Research Institute, Member