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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, including but not limited to: trade secrets and restrictive covenants, securities law, all types of disputes in the financial services industry, business separations and cybersecurity litigation.  David regularly reviews, negotiates and litigates contracts for businesses and individuals in many industries. He also represents many small businesses in all legal aspects of their operations. His litigation practice regularly 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 financial services companies’ compensation plans. David is also an experienced class action litigator, having been involved in numerous class actions related to the securities industry.

David grew up in Sarasota, attending Pine View School from second to twelfth grade.  While in college at Wesleyan, David was the varsity coxswain for the Men’s Rowing Team and won the 2004 New England Championship. Prior to law school, David was a high school 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.

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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, Chair of the Board

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  • 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