Richard A. Beauchamp
Richard A. Beauchamp practice areas include the representation of one of the largest private universities and some of the largest school systems in the nation, as well as representing one of the largest accredited law enforcement agencies in the country.
Mr. Beauchamp is a native of Detroit, Michigan, and has resided in Florida since 1975. Mr. Beauchamp began his professional experience in the areas of commercial and construction litigation, personal injury litigation, real estate, insurance, and general liability litigation. After maintaining a successful private practice as a sole practitioner concentrating in areas of insurance, real estate, personal injury, governmental entity liability and products liability litigation, Mr. Beauchamp joined Panza, Maurer & Maynard, P.A. as a partner in 2002.
Mr. Beauchamp earned his B.A. from Stetson University in 1982, and a J.D. from Stetson College of Law in 1984. He has practiced law in the state of Florida since 1985 and is a Martindale Hubbell A.V. rated member of The Florida Bar. Mr. Beauchamp is also a member of the District of Columbia Bar, the Pennsylvania Bar, and is admitted to practice before the United States District Courts of Appeal for the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Florida, and the United States Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Beauchamp is also a member of the Labor and Employment Law, Trial Law and Business Law Sections of The Florida Bar.
Mr. Beauchamp further practices in the areas of educators’ liability, civil rights litigation, commercial and business disputes, nursing home/medical malpractice litigation, and employment litigation, where he has represented employees and employers in connection with state and federal harassment, discrimination, and retaliation claims, and has represented employers in E.E.O.C. proceedings, internal employee grievance matters, as well as Whistle Blower claims.
Mr. Beauchamp’s practice includes the representation of one of the largest private universities and some of the largest school systems in the nation, as well as representing one of the largest accredited law enforcement agencies in the country. Mr. Beauchamp has handled multi-million dollar class action litigation, mass professional liability litigation, and business disputes involving both large, national corporations and smaller, local interests.
Since joining Panza, Maurer & Maynard, Mr. Beauchamp has also headed the firm’s division handling the statewide defense of nursing home and rehabilitation hospital litigation matters.
Mr. Beauchamp also has extensive experience in appellate proceedings, having represented clients in the filing of briefs and the presentation of oral argument in the various district courts of appeal of the state of Florida and before the United States Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Beauchamp also has experience in Federal Tort Claim Act and Suits in Admiralty Act matters.
Mr. Beauchamp lives in Broward County, Florida, is married to Victoria Beauchamp and has two children.