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Robert B. Macaulay



Robert Macaulay represents numerous domestic and international companies and investors in a variety of transactions and ongoing business matters, including SEC practice, mergers and acquisitions, technology licensing, international transactions, inbound and outbound foreign investment, international taxation, real estate, domestic and offshore banking, distribution agreements, shareholder disputes, and aviation.


  • Represented Chilean water purification technology company in sale of majority stake to Mexican public company.
  • Represented U.S. manufacturer of industrial lighting and air purification products in sale of majority stake to Japanese multinational company.
  • Represented distressed U.S. medical device public company in sale of majority stake to Chinese health care group and ongoing representation of the company in restructuring, relisting, and the establishment of operations in China.
  • Represented Brazilian cargo airline in connection with $12 million issuance of medium-term euro notes to Venezuelan investors.
  • Represented Brazilian-owned consumer electronics company that manufactures and distributes throughout Latin America under license from major multinational company.
  • Represented Brazilian investor group in acquisition of Belleview Biltmore Hotel & Resort, Bellair, Florida.
  • Represented Brazilian advisors in formation of private investment funds with domestic and offshore feeder funds.
  • Liquidation of Cayman Islands bank.
  • Supervision of complex offshore litigation.


  • AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Top Lawyers, South Florida Legal Guide (2010, 2014–2015)
  • Florida Legal Elite, Florida Trend Magazine (2009)

Professional & Community Involvement

  • The Florida Bar
  • Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce
  • Legal and political commentator Spanish language TV and radio



  • Harvard Law School (J.D., cum laude, 1983)
  • University of Florida (B.S., high honors, 1980)

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Court Admissions


  • Partner, Adorno & Yoss


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