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Practice Areas:

Commercial Litigation
Health Law
Real Estate

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Bar Membership:

Florida, 1984
Pennsylvania, 1988
Georgia, 1990


U.S. Bankruptcy Courts, State of Florida

U.S. District Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit

U.S. District Court, Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida


University of Alabama
Birmingham, Alabama, 2016
LL.M., Taxation, magna cum laude

Florida State University
Tallahassee, Florida, 2004
M.S., Insurance and Risk Management

Florida State University
Tallahassee, Florida, 1994
M.B.A., Master of Business Administration

Florida State University College of Law
Tallahassee, Florida, 1984
J.D., Juris Doctor

University of South Carolina
Columbia, South Carolina, 1981
B.S., Economics and Finance, cum laude


Leon Advocacy & Resource Center
Board of Directors
Holocaust Education Resource Council
Board of Directors
Rotary Club of Tallahassee

Frank Rainer 

Of Counsel

Mr. Frank P. Rainer is Of Counsel in the Tallahassee office of Broad and Cassel. He is a member of the Firm’s Real Estate, Commercial Litigation and Health Law Practice Groups.

  • Mr. Rainer has more than 25 years of experience in both transactional and litigation matters with a primary focus in the general corporate arena and the banking, health care and real estate industries.
  • He has an active litigation practice and has managed hundreds of cases throughout his career. Mr. Rainer has had first chair responsibility on more than two dozen bench trials and two jury trials and he regularly handles matters with potential damages of more than one million dollars.
  • Mr. Rainer has a comprehensive background in real estate transactional work for developers and lenders. He has handled numerous complex real estate transactions and closings, and the attendant title work for numerous and varied corporate and real estate ventures. He has closed on more than $1.3 billion worth of real estate transactions.
  • He assists health care organizations and Florida corporations in all areas of transactional work, including corporate organization and maintenance, financing, employment and consultant contracting, general contract work and regulatory analysis. Mr. Rainer also has experience with mergers and acquisitions, serving as both lead counsel and as local Florida counsel.
  • Mr. Rainer has extensive experience in health care regulatory, administrative, litigation and transactional work. He is very familiar with the specialized reimbursement, licensure, change of ownership, lien laws and due diligence issues which apply to health care matters. Mr. Rainer represents health plans, managed care companies, trade associations, banks, real estate investment trusts, hospitals (acute care and specialty), assisted living facilities, nursing homes, social service agencies, physicians, physician groups, disability services and other ancillary health care providers.
  • Over the years, Mr. Rainer has been a local resource for numerous health care plans with regulatory issues. He has prepared applications for start-up health plans and has assisted several health plans in meeting ongoing compliance regulations.
Mr. Rainer is an active member of various professional and community organizations. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for Big Brothers and Big Sisters.