Rice Ferrelle

Ferrelle Burns P.A


J. Rice Ferrelle, Jr. is an AV Preeminent rated trial, appellate and arbitration attorney who has experience handling a wide variety of business, securities and transportation litigation matters, product liability, admiralty/maritime and personal injury litigation, and complex disputes involving commercial torts, antitrust, trade regulation and the infringement of protected intellectual property interests. He is admitted to The Florida Bar and the State Bar of Georgia and is licensed to practice in state and federal courts throughout Florida and Georgia, including the United States District Court for the Northern, Southern, and Middle Districts of Florida, as well as the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Georgia. He has also been admitted Pro Hac as counsel in numerous jurisdictions throughout the country, including the States of Wisconsin, Minnesota, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina and Alabama.

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Education University of Georgia School of Law, J.D Editorial Board, Georgia Journal of Intellectual Property Law University of Virginia, B.A. Economics (With Honors of Distinction) Dean's List Eight Consecutive Semesters; Phi Eta Sigma; National Society of Collegiate Scholars

Bar Admissions The Florida Bar State Bar of Georgia U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia U.S. District Court Southern District of Georgia U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia

Professional Memberships Florida Bar Association Glynn County Bar Association, Member State Bar of Georgia, Member Jacksonville Bar Association, Member Chester Bedell Inn of Court (Associate member, 2008-09; Barrister, 2014-17) Maritime Law Association, Proctor in Admiralty Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute, Member (2007-present) Federal Bar Association Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA) Jacksonville Justice Association (JJA) Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association (PIABA) Jacksonville Propeller Club

Writings & Speaking Engagements "Combating the Lure of Impropriety in Professional Sports Industries: The Desirability of Treating a Play Book as a Legally Enforceable Trade Secret" 11 J. Intell. Prop. L. 149, Georgia Journal of Intellectual Property Law (2003)

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241 Atlantic Boulevard, Suite 203
Neptune Beach, Florida 32266
United States

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  • Product Liability
  • Personal Injury and Wrongful Death
  • Securities Arbitration
  • Admiralty/Maritime
  • Transportation and Logistics
  • Business Litigation
  • Contracts/Commercial Law
  • Employment Litigation
  • Business Torts
  • Antitrust/Restraint of Trade
  • Trade Regulation
  • Intellectual Property
  • Trademark Litigation
  • Copyright Litigation
  • Trade Secret & Competition
  • Fiduciary &Trust