Kenneth J. Joyce


  • location icon Fort Lauderdale, FL
    110 SE 6th Street
    Suite 2600
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

Kenneth J. Joyce is a partner in the Fort Lauderdale office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Commercial Litigation Practice. Mr. Joyce is an accomplished trial attorney with over 20 years of litigation experience representing entities and individuals in high stakes business litigation. Mr. Joyce has represented clients in federal and state litigation in a wide range of industries throughout Florida and the United States. Mr. Joyce also serves as outside corporate counsel to several organizations providing assistance with risk management, employment, internal & corporate investigations and compliance. He has extensive experience in handling contract disputes, claims of fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, business torts, shareholder and partner disputes, trademark and trade secret litigation, marine industry matters and the defense of employment claims.

Mr. Joyce is rated AV Preeminent ® by Martindale Hubbell, the highest peer rating standard. This rating signifies that Mr. Joyce’s reviewing peers rank him at the highest level of professional excellence for legal knowledge, communication skills and ethical standards. Florida Trend magazine's Florida Legal Elite™ and Florida Super Lawyers have all repeatedly recognized Mr. Joyce in the practice area of business litigation. Avvo rates Mr. Joyce as 10.0 out of 10.0. In 2014, Mr. Joyce became a member of the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel. The Federation is a prestigious organization whose limited membership is by invitation only following an extensive review selection process. Mr. Joyce is proud of his extensive involvement in the legal community and currently serves as the Chair of the Florida Supreme Court’s Professionalism Panel for the 17th Circuit and as a member of the Board of Directors of the Broward County Bar Association. He is a current board member and past President of the Broward Inn of Court and past Chair of the Florida Bar Statewide Advertising Committee and member of the Constitutional Judiciary Committee. Mr. Joyce previously served as a board member for the Children’s Diagnostic & Treatment Center, the Ann Storck Center and the City of Coral Springs Board of Adjustment. 

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Offices Held

  • Chair, Florida Bar Statewide Advertising Committee, 2014
  • Chair, Seventeenth Judicial Circuit Professionalism Panel, 2013 - Present 
  • President, Stephen R. Booher American Inn of Court, 2014


City of Coral Springs Board of Adjustment

Community Activities

  • Member of the Broward County National Adoption Day Committee
  • Past Member, Broward Health Children's Advisory Council
  • Past Director, Childrens Diagnostic and Treatment Center
  • Past Member, Coral Springs Board of Adjustment 



United States Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeal

United States District Court Southern District of Florida

United States District Court Middle District of Florida


  • Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel
  • Florida Supreme Court Professionalism Panel 
  • Broward County Bar Association 
  • Florida Yacht Brokers Association
  • Florida Independent Colleges and Universities Risk Mangement Association

Awards & Honors

  • Rated AV® Preeminent® by Martindale Hubbell
  • Named by Florida Super Lawyers Magazine as Super Lawyer in Business Litigation, 2011-2017
  • Named to Florida Trend's Legal Elite 2011-2017 in Commercial Litigation


University of Florida

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Nova Southeastern University School of Law

Juris Doctor

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