General Information

Year founded: 1985
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At Lytal, Reiter, Smith, Ivey & Fronrath, we strive to provide our clients with the utmost compassion and superior legal representation. Although our main office is located in West Palm Beach, Florida, we offer legal services throughout the United States. Our practice is exclusively dedicated to helping injured victims and families. We specialize in cases involving auto accidents, medical malpractice, product liability to name just a few of our many practice areas.

Our attorneys have more than four hundred and fifty years of combined legal experience. Throughout the firm’s history, our attorneys have earned respect among the community and their peers for their contributions to the legal community. One of our attorneys served as President of the Florida Bar. Two of our attorneys have served as President of the Florida Justice Association. Ten of our attorneys are Florida Bar Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyers. Five of our attorneys have been recognized in the prestigious publication, The Best Lawyers in America. Thirteen of our lawyers have achieved an AV rating by Martindale Hubbell, meaning they have reached the “height of professional excellence” and have “the highest levels of skill and integrity.” Eight of our attorneys have experience as former defense attorneys and understand strategies used against consumers.

In addition to our phenomenal team of attorneys, we also have a support staff of more than 70 employees, including four registered nursing consultants, a former Deputy Chief of Police and four paralegals formerly employed as insurance adjusters. Our staff is equipped with a comprehensive research library and the latest technology to investigate cases, preserve evidence, research similar cases and stay up-to-date on the latest court decisions and changes to the law. We also have our own evidence and inspection facility to preserve important evidence.

Our Florida Attorneys Have Significant Resources

Unlike other, smaller firms, we have the financial ability and an established reputation to take on the largest insurance companies, automobile manufacturers and hospitals in America. At the same time, we offer a completely personalized experience for our clients. We are always available when our clients need us, and promptly return all phone calls and emails.


Lytal, Reiter, Smith, Ivey & Fronrath is metro ranked in 4 practice areas. Best Law Firms rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process.

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Metro Rankings

West Palm Beach
Tier 1 for Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
Tier 1 for Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Tier 1 for Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Tier 3 for Professional Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs

About Our Clients

We’ve been helping our clients with injury, accident, medical malpractice and product liability cases from our West Palm Beach location for more than 35 years, but the firm’s history dates back even further. Founding partners Lake Lytal, Jr. and Joe Reiter have been practicing together in Florida since 1968. Many of our attorneys are native Floridians and we are proud of our strong ties to the community, as well as our national reputation as a top personal injury law firm.

Because we have established a strong reputation and work diligently to please each and every client, we receive most of our new clients through referrals from past clients and other attorneys. We accept referrals throughout Florida and the United States.


Regional Rankings

West Palm Beach
Tier 1 for Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
Tier 1 for Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Tier 1 for Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Tier 3 for Professional Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs

Practice Areas

The below are areas of legal specialty volunteered by the firm and do not designate a specialty in which a Best Law Firms ranking is held.
  • Aviation Law
  • Elder Law
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs

Individuals Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America®

Lytal, Reiter, Smith, Ivey & Fronrath has 10 lawyers recognized for individual performance in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. By receiving this Best Lawyers recognition from their peers for their professional excellence, these lawyers made Lytal, Reiter, Smith, Ivey & Fronrath eligible for evaluation for Best Law Firms rankings. For almost two decades, Best Lawyers has awarded these singular accolades, making them the foundation of our Best Law Firms awards. Read more about our Best Lawyers process here.
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Main Location

West Palm Beach, FL
515 N Flagler Drive, 10th floor
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
United States
561-655-1990 Call our West Palm Beach, FL location at 561-655-1990 Get Directions Get directions to our West Palm Beach, FL location

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Management and Personnel

Chief Operating Officer
Kevin Ryan
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