Jeff Pekar

  • Attorney


Tampa, FL





After graduating from West Virginia University's College of Law in 2006, Jeff Pekar visited family and friends in Florida and fell in love with the state. He has been practicing in the Tampa Bay area ever since. Jeff has been handling property insurance claims, including sinkhole claims and hurricane claims, and liability claims, including claims involving small business owners, general contractors, and subcontractors, for the past 6 years. He also has experience handling personal injury and wrongful death cases.

Jeff is admitted to practice in all Florida state courts as well as the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, the United States Northern District of Florida, the United States Middle District of Florida, and the United States Southern District of Florida. He has handled cases throughout the state, from Pensacola to Miami. Jeff has been named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine in 2013 and 2014.

In his free time, Jeff is active in local sports leagues and is an avid sports fan.

Areas of Practice
  • Property Insurance Claims
  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death

Bar Admissions

  • Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida


  • West Virginia University College of Law, Morgantown, West Virginia
    • J.D. - 2006
    • Honors: Moot Court Board
  • West Virginia University
    • B.S. - 2003
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Major: Sports Management
Honors and Awards
  • Named as Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine, 2013 and 2014

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • The Florida Bar
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association