Newgate Center
5150 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 304

Naples, FL 34103

About Us

Salvatori Law Office provides legal representation which encompasses all aspects of real estate law, condominium and homeowner association law, corporate and general business law and commercial business.

Salvatori Law Office, PLLC has been named a Tier 1 firm in Naples for Real Estate Practice by U.S. News - Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” in 2020.

Our established attorneys and a team of paralegals and legal assistants are passionate about providing you the highest level of legal representation.  Each of our attorneys brings a results-oriented approach to the practice of law and unique skill sets that offers exceptional advice in an array of legal matters.

Attorney Profiles
Leo J.
Leo J. Salvatori

Leo Salvatori's practice focuses on residential and commercial real estate development and finance. His representation includes property owners, tenants, developers, lenders, property owners associations and country clubs, in all aspects of the acquisition, development, leasing and operation of properties. Mr. Salvatori also has extensive experience in commercial loan workouts on behalf of both lenders and property owners.

Representative clients include developers, major land holders and lenders throughout the Southwest Florida and Florida panhandle regions. Mr. Salvatori is listed in Florida Best Lawyers® (2010-2019) and received the Lawyer of the Year Award in 2010 for Real Estate Law. He was also recognized by American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell as one of the 2012 and 2013 Top Rated Lawyers in Real Estate Law and was also included in the 26th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©! for Real Estate Law. Mr. Salvatori also carries an “AV” “Preeminent” rating from LexisNexis and Martindale-Hubbell. This is the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards.

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Lauren S.
Lauren S. Josephson

Lauren Josephson's practice focuses on general real estate matters.

Mrs. Josephson is licensed to practice law in the State of Florida.

Bar Admissions:

  • 2012, Florida
  • 2013, U.S. Court, Middle District of Florida


  • Ave Maria School of Law (J.D., 2012)
  • Florida Gulf Coast University (B.A., 2007, magna cum laude)

Professional Activities and Experience:

  • Florida Bar Association, Member
  • Collier County Bar Association, Member
  • Collier County Women’s Bar Association, Member
  • Florida Council Against Sexual Violence

Articles and Publications:

  • The Use of an Automated External Defibrillator, by Lauren S. Josephson, Health & Wellness Magazine, May 2017 Collier Edition
  • Is Your Home Safe and Secure?, by Lauren S. Josephson, Health &    
     Wellness Magazine, November 2016 Collier Edition
  • Community Associations & What You Should Know in Dealing With  Unruly Residents: A Litigator’s Perspective, by Lauren S. Josephson, Health & Wellness Magazine, July 2014 Collier Edition
  • Probate and the Sale of Real Property – Title Issues, by Lauren S.
    Josephson, Health & Wellness Magazine, October 2013 Collier Edition
  • Is Your Community Association Immune From Civil Liability?, by Lauren S. 
    Josephson, Health & Wellness Magazine, June 2013, Collier Edition
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M. Francesca Passeri
M. Francesca Passeri

M. Francesca Passeri practices in the areas of residential and commercial real estate transactions, zoning and land use matters. Ms. Passeri received a B.A. in Theater Arts from the University of Iowa (1988) and graduated with distinction from the University of Iowa College of Law in 1995. Ms. Passeri worked as a sole practitioner in Tipton, Iowa until 2004. She is a member of The Florida Bar (Environmental & Land Use Section and Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section).

She is also a member of the Collier County Bar Association, Collier County Women’s Bar Association, Iowa Bar Association, and Cedar County Bar Association. She has volunteered extensively for the Iowa Legal Services Volunteer Lawyer’s Project and Florida Attorneys Saving Homes. Ms. Passeri has been recognized by Legal Aid of Collier County for her efforts on behalf of the Collier County Foreclosure Task Force.

Bar Admissions:

  • 2019 Supreme Court of the United States
  • 2008, Florida
  • 1995, Iowa

Education and Honors:

  • University of Iowa (B.A., 1988)
  • University of Iowa College of Law (J.D., with distinction 1995)

Professional Activities and Experience:

  • Collier County Bar Association, Member
  • Cedar County and Iowa State Bar Association, Member
  • Collier County Women’s Bar Association, Member
  • The Florida Bar, Member
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Practice areas:
Practice areas:
We offer our clients flexible and creative solutions to difficult problems across a broad range of transactions in the commercial real estate industry.
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Salvatori Law Office ​represents many land owners and developers with respect to land use planning.
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The firm's deep experience in financing and secured transactions practice includes the representation of both borrowers and lenders in a wide variety of asset-based transactions.
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