Naples Attorney Edward L. Larsen

An Experienced Litigation & Business Attorney

Naples Attorney Edward L. Larsen holds a JD, an MBA in Accountancy, and an LLM in Taxation, is AV rated, is Florida Board Certified in Business Litigation, is a Florida Qualified Arbitrator, and a Certified Circuit Mediator by the Florida Supreme Court.

Mr. Larsen is currently the President of the Collier County Bar Association, and President of the Collier County Bar Foundation. He is AV® Preeminent™ rated from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory and AVVO rated 9.9. Ed was named to The Best Lawyers in America® for Commercial Litigation (2018-2022) and was selected as a “Florida Super Lawyer” by Florida Super Lawyers magazine (2019-2022).

Ed, a U.S. Navy veteran, has served on the Florida Bar’s Rules of Evidence Committee, and the 20th Judicial Circuit Professionalism Committee. He was the President of the Michael R. N. McDonnell Inn of Court, the President of the Naples Elks, President of the Naples Toastmasters, and a Board Member of the Museum of Tibetan Art. He was Legal Aid’s “Attorney of Month”, and received Legal Aid’s “Leadership Award,” the Collier County Women’s Bar Association’s 2009 “Certificate of Recognition,” and the Boy Scouts’ Silver Acorn Award.

An Experienced Lawyer You Can Trust

Edward L. Larsen, Esq. has been in private practice since 1993 and practices principally in the Circuit Court in Collier and Lee Counties, Florida.

With over 30 years of experience, he represents clients in a wide range of legal matters including civil litigation, business and contract disputes, commercial real estate transactions, probate and trust litigation, and business and corporate counsel services.


Villanova University School of Law
L.L.M. in Taxation

Villanova University School of Law
Certificate in Estate Planning

Monmouth University
Master of Business Administration (Accounting)

New York Law School
Juris Doctorate: 1987
President, Student Trial Lawyers Association

City University of New York Graduate School
Doctoral Program in English: 1983-1984

Doctoral Program in English
1983 – 1984

City University of New York, College of Staten Island
Bachelor of Arts, English: 1983


Bar Admissions

State of Florida

State of New York

State of New Jersey

Court Admissions

Supreme Court of the United States

Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces

District Court, Middle District of Florida

District Court, Southern District of New York

District Court, Eastern District of New York

District Court, District of New Jersey

United States Court of International Trade

United States Tax Court

United States Bankruptcy Court,
Middle District of Florida

Legal Experience

Private Practice
January, 1993 – Present

Kerby Cooper English, Danis & Garvin
Associate attorney: 1989 -1993

Federal Clerkship:  1987 – 1989
Honorable Mark A. Costantino

Legal Organizations

Collier County Bar Association
President 2022-2023
Board of Directors 2015-2024
Trial Lawyers Section Chair 2015-2016

Collier County Bar Foundation
President (2021 – 2022)
Board of Directors (2016 – Present)

Michael R. N. McDonnell Inns of Court
Secretary (2013 – 2014)
President  (Elect: 2014 – 2015)
President (2015 – 2016)

20th Judicial Circuit Professionalism Panel
(2015 – 2020)

Florida Bar Code & Rules of Evidence Committee: 2012-2015
Code Improvement Subcommittee (2013 – 2014)
Liaison to Civil Rules Committee: (2013 – 2015)

Collier County Foreclosure Task Force
(2008 – 2012)

Florida Veterans & Military Legal Assistance, Inc. (Non-profit)
Director and Secretary  (2013 – 2016)

Vanderbilt Inns of Court  (1990 – 1992)

New York Law School Alumni Association

Villanova Law School Alumni Association

Florida Bar Client Security Fund Committee
(2020 – 2023)


Collier County Women’s Bar “Certificate of Recognition,” 2009

Legal Aid Pro Bono Attorney of Month, Sept. 2009

Legal Aid Pro Bono Leadership Award, 2012

Boy Scouts Silver Acorn Award, 2013

Community Organizations

United Way of Collier County
Board of Directors (2014 – 2018)

American Legion Post 135, Naples
Executive Committee (2009 – 2010)
Judge Advocate (2011 – 2018)

Naples Elks
President (2009 – 2010)
Boy Scout Charter Representative (2010 – 2015)

Collier County Code Enforcement Board
(2008 – 2010)

Collier County Republican Club Treasurer
(2009 – 2010)

Naples Toastmasters
President (2008 – 2009)

Kiwanis Club
President (1996 – 1997)

Knights of Columbus
Fourth Degree Knight (St. Peter’s Parish, Naples)

Museum of Tibetan Art
Trustee (1990 – 1996)


United States Navy
1974 -1978

Contact Edward L. Larsen, Esq.

Naples litigation lawyer, Mr. Larsen will serve as a hard-hitting and reliable advocate for your case. Your recovery is important, so be assured  Edward L. Larsen will tackle each aspect of your legal case. Mr. Larsen will assist you through the various intricacies of the legal system and work tirelessly to ensure the best possible outcome.

(239) 643-0100

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The Chamber Building
2390 Tamiami Trail North
Suite 202
Naples, Florida 34103

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    Edward L. Larsen, Esq. practices principally in the Circuit Court in Collier and Lee Counties, Florida. Should you wish to schedule an appointment please do not hesitate to contact us.