Andrew E. Peluso



Andrew E. Peluso ("Andy") is an associate and real estate lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. Andy focuses his practice on representing clients in commercial real estate purchase and sale transactions, development, leasing, and commercial lending.

Andy has been named a Florida Super Lawyers "Rising Star" from 2017 to 2018. Before joining Foley, Andy was an attorney at another law firm, where he represented and advised purchasers, sellers, banks, and other financial institutions in a variety of commercial real estate transactions. Earlier in his career, he served as a law clerk for the Honorable Steven D. Merryday, Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.


  • Duke University School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2013)
    • Recipient, Dean's Award for Evidence
    • Articles Editor and Executive Board Member, Alaska Law Review
  • University of Florida (B.S.B.A., cum laude, 2010)
    • Member, Florida Blue Key
    • President, Sigma Alpha Epsilon

Professional Memberships

  • Vice Chair, Assignment and Subletting Committee for the ABA’s Leasing Group
  • Previous Chair, Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Committee for the ABA’s Young Lawyers Division
  • Member, Florida Bar, Real Property, Probate & Trust Section
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Pupil, Cheatwood Inn of Court (2015-2017)

Community Engagement

Andy enjoys contributing to his community. Andy is the Secretary and a Member of the Board of Trustees for AMIKids Tampa, for which he has chaired and co-chaired the organization’s annual charity golf and fishing tournaments.


  • Florida