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Victor Bayata


Victor Bayata is a partner at Vernon Litigation Group. He focuses his Southwest Florida practice in the area of litigation, including business and investment litigation, arbitration (including FINRA, JAMS, and AAA arbitration), construction and real estate litigation, including hurricane-related litigation, and probate litigation.

Mr. Bayata’s national practice encompasses the representation of brokers and financial advisors in employment-related disputes throughout the country. Specifically, Mr. Bayata handles disputes involving tourism and hospitality litigation, employment agreements, forgivable loan collection actions (promissory notes), U-5 defamation, and certain investigations. Mr. Bayata also assists advisors with transition issues (both Protocol and non-protocol transitions) as well as how to negotiate employment agreements with advisors’ new firms.

Bar Admissions

  • Florida

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

Professional Experience

  • Private practice in Naples, Florida


  • Law: J. D., Ave Maria School of Law
  • Undergraduate: B. A. in Political Science, Arizona State University

Our Client Testimonials

  • "Superior service, very upfront communication, concern for our well-being seemed to be a top priority for this firm. Would highly recommend them for any legal needs."
    Rob K.
  • "The advice they gave and the actions they took literally made the difference between our family having a home or being left temporarily homeless. We're eternally grateful for their swift actions that ended in our favor and a home for our two young children"
    Ginger K.
  • It was only after I engage Mr. Vernon and his that I began to have hope, I cannot commend Mr. Vernon and his assistant enough. He was able to successfully recover the assets, where many had failed.

    L.B., Managing Member of Cayman Island based investment firm
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