Roy D Oppenheim, Esq.


royheadshotCo-founder and Senior Partner


Phone: (954) 384-6114

From Wall Street to Main Street, Roy Oppenheim is a successful serial entrepreneur and attorney focusing on Florida foreclosure defense, real estate, loss mitigation and Internet ventures.

He founded Oppenheim Law in 1989 with his wife Ellen Pilelsky and uniquely positions the Florida foreclosure law firm as one of Florida’s leading boutique law firms in Weston, Florida.

Serving national, international, and local clients, Oppenheim Law reports the highest rating (A-V) conferred by Martindale Hubbell Law Directory, the most respected directory of lawyers and law firms in the U.S.

In 1989, Oppenheim also co-founded and served as general counsel to ShopSmart Corp., the company that originated and owned the GNC Gold Card Program, a program that continues to this day and was one of the first cross-promotional programs of its kind.

In addition, in 1994, Oppenheim co-founded Weston Title & Escrow, the oldest title company in Weston, Florida, and he currently serves as its vice president. In 1999, Oppenheim served a one-year term on the board of directors for Catalina Lighting, a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange.

Growing up in the Bronx, Oppenheim learned to be focused on success and driven to always persevere for opportunity.

In 2009, Roy started the South Florida Law Blog, which was voted the best business and technology blog of 2011 by the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. He served as an expert witness on title industry practices in Stewart Title Company vs. Forbes Gallagher. (Miami-Dade Circuit Court, 2012)

Several law review articles have been authored by Roy and Jacquelyn TraskDeconstructing The Black Magic of Securitized Trusts, published in the Stetson University Law Review’s Spring 2012 Edition, and The Emperor’s New Clothespublished in the William & Mary Business Law Review Volume 6.

Today, Oppenheim is a sought-after legal expert on issues relating to the real estate crisis and beyond. In addition to his own blog he can also been seen on Yahoo! Homes as a guest contributor, and he has also been featured on HuffPost Live, FOX News, and Lifetime TV. In addition he has been quoted in prominent national publications, including USA Today, The New York Times and Huffington Post, among others. Oppenheim also understand the power of social media, and can be found on a variety of social media platforms.

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Practice Areas

Real Estate; Foreclosure Defense; Consumer Class Action; Direct Sales; Internet Ventures; Personal Injury; Medical Malpractice; Commercial Litigation; Estate Planning; Corporate Law; Insurance Related Litigations; and Trusts and Estates.


1987, New York, Florida and U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York; 1993, U.S. District Court, Southern and Middle Districts of Florida


Princeton University, A.B., cum laude, 1982
Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., 1986

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