Yameel L. Mercado Robles

Associate

Orlando
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Overview

Yameel Mercado Robles focuses his practice on commercial litigation and class actions, working with clients in a variety of industries to handle their distinct matters. He has experience in complex commercial litigation and works closely with clients to handle depositions, conduct discovery and draft motions that align with their needs. Applying his advocacy skills, Yameel strives to identify effective and efficient strategies to further his client's goals.

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  • On behalf of an international timeshare company, assisted in drafting motion to dismiss in class action matter. Motion subsequently led to dismissal with prejudice.
  • Drafted motion to dismiss for multinational telecommunications conglomerate facing allegations of conspiring with the government to frame plaintiff for federal crimes. The Court granted the motion and dismissed the lawsuit.
  • Assisted property holdings company facing summary judgment of $2 million in Alabama Supreme Court, drafting appellate briefs and obtaining reversal on behalf of client.
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Experience

  • On behalf of an international timeshare company, assisted in drafting motion to dismiss in class action matter. Motion subsequently led to dismissal with prejudice.
  • Drafted motion to dismiss for multinational telecommunications conglomerate facing allegations of conspiring with the government to frame plaintiff for federal crimes. The Court granted the motion and dismissed the lawsuit.
  • Assisted property holdings company facing summary judgment of $2 million in Alabama Supreme Court, drafting appellate briefs and obtaining reversal on behalf of client.
  • Assist regional banking company in class action cases, drafting and researching motions to dismiss.

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Prior Positions

  • Hon. Edward A. Godoy, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Puerto Rico: Judicial Intern (2015)

Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • Florida

Education

  • J.D., Florida State University College of Law, 2017; summa cum laude; Florida State University Law Review, Executive Articles Editor; The American Bankruptcy Institute Medal of Excellence for Outstanding Performance in Bankruptcy Coursework
  • B.A., Political Science, University of Puerto Rico, 2014, magna cum laude

Languages

  • Spanish

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Supreme Court Clarifies Scope of the FDCPA as It Relates to Nonjudicial Foreclosures
By Yameel L. Mercado Robles
April 30, 2019
In Obduskey v. McCarthy & Holthus LLP,[1] the U.S. Supreme Court resolved the circuit split on whether those engaged in nonjudicial foreclosure proceedings are subject to all of the requirements and prohibitions of the Fair Debt Collection...
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Supreme Court to Rule on Whether the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Applies to Nonjudicial Foreclosure Proceedings
By Yameel L. Mercado Robles
January 8, 2019
Currently before the U.S. Supreme Court is whether entities conducting nonjudicial foreclosure proceedings are subject to the requirements of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, 15 U.S.C. §§ 1692 et seq. (FDCPA).[1] Whether entities...
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