E. Ralph Tirabassi

E. Ralph Tirabassi
Senior Counsel

Practice Areas

  • Real Estate (Commercial and Residential)
  • Banking and Finance Law


  • Board Certified as a Specialist in Real Estate Law, The Florida Bar, 1987

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Florida, 1977
  • New York, 1974
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida


  • Albany Law School Union University, Albany, New York
    • J.D. - 1973
  • Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
    • B.S. - 1969
    • University Scholarship, Professor's Associate Award, Recipient
    • Louis Hollander Industrial & Labor Relations Grant, Recipient

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Sarasota County Bar Association, Member
  • New York Bar Association, Member
  • The Fund, Former 12th District Advisory Board Member

Honors and Awards

  • 2019 - 2021 Best Lawyers® in America
  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell


  • Italian

Personal Interests

  • Spending time with his family in Sulmona, Italy
  • Cycling and reading
  • Drinking Italian wines, listening to classical music, and admiring Renaissance art

E. Ralph Tirabassi