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Attorney Ford Banister (Founder)

Attorney Ford Banister Founder of Banister Law LLC

L. Ford Banister, II is the Founder and Managing Partner of Ford Banister, LLC.  

Ford has built a legal practice that helps businesses defend and enforce their intellectual property rights and navigate the complexities of e-commerce law. 

Ford is adept in languages. He speaks English, Spanish, and Chinese—which allows him to serve a diverse clientele ranging from local entrepreneurs to global e-commerce companies. His practice areas include Amazon Arbitration, E-Commerce Law, Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement, Trademark and Brand Protection, and Intellectual Property Litigation.

Ford Banister, LLC, has resolved over 5,000 individual claims for merchants on major e-commerce platforms such as eBay, Amazon, Joom, Alibaba, AliExpress, and Wish in just the past five years.

Outside of the office, Ford is passionate about traveling with his family, exploring new cultures, and maintaining an active lifestyle through hiking and running. His personal philosophy of embracing global diversity and perspectives is as integral to his practice as it is to his leisure.


Florida Coastal School of Law
Juris Doctor (J.D.), Law

University of North Georgia
Bachelor’s Degree, B.A. Political Science, B.S. Criminal Justice


New York in 2016

Federal district court for the Northern District of Illinois in 2017


American Bar Association

International Trademark Association (INTA)

New York City Bar Association

New York State Bar Association



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