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David L. Wyant, Jr.

240 South Pineapple Avenue
10th Floor
Sarasota, FL 34236


Nancy Saporito
Direct941.366.6660, Ext. 2405

David L. Wyant, Jr.'s practice focuses on all aspects of business law, trade secrets and restrictive covenants, class actions, securities law, and financial services customer disputes, as well as life insurance and cybersecurity litigation.  David regularly negotiates contracts for businesses and individuals in the financial services, medical, entertainment, and art industries - among others.  His litigation practice finds him before state and federal courts, as well as FINRA.  David has significant experience with regard to brokerage industry "golden parachute" disputes, including litigation involving various Merrill Lynch compensation plans.

David grew up in Sarasota, attending Pine View School.  Prior to law school, he was a rowing coach and newspaper reporter. During law school, David was an intern for the 12th Judicial Circuit in Sarasota and garnered numerous academic honors including the Dean's Award of Excellence for Best Oral Advocate.

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • Sarasota County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
  • American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
  • Coxswain Coach, Sarasota Crew Rowing Club
  • Art Center Sarasota, Board Member, Vice Chair

Alternate biographies




  • J.D., University of Memphis, 2010
  • B.A., Wesleyan University, 2005

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Florida, 2010
  • United States District Court Middle District of Florida, 2011
  • United States District Court Southern District of Florida, 2012