David M. Boggs

Mr. Boggs has represented numerous individuals and companies involved in a variety of complex commercial litigation cases, including investors in fraud litigation against developers, a co-generation facility against a regional power company, a power company in defense against a developer’s suit for a failed real estate development involving environmental issues, a corporate executive in Ponzi scheme criminal tax proceedings against him, defense of a law firm charged as an aider and abettor in a Ponzi scheme, a defense industry product developer in litigation against an international defense manufacturer, an international construction product manufacturer in anti-trust litigation against other international manufacturers, and joint venture partners in various suits involving failed developments, including a suit against a national real estate development company. He has also handled dozens of suits involving probates, estates and trusts. Mr. Boggs continues to represent businesses and business owners in commercial matters and transactions, including, when necessary, litigation.

 


Raymond C. Carr

Mr. Carr represents clients in business and corporate matters, business litigation and real estate litigation.


Jack B. “Trey” Coker III

Trey Coker works with his clients to navigate any number of corporate, business, and compliance matters. Trey brings a business-oriented, practical, problem-solving approach to all of his clients’ matters. Trey’s clients include individual entrepreneurs, companies, and private equity and venture capital funds.

He regularly advises clients in complex business transactions ranging from mergers and acquisitions, recapitalizations, reorganizations, financings, credit facilities, private placements, joint venture relationships, and venture capital and private equity transactions. Trey’s practice also involves business planning and formation, advising clients on various corporate governance matters, and general commercial transactions and agreements.


Clay A. Gilman

Mr. Gilman counsels clients on a variety of matters, focusing his practice primarily on corporate and business affairs including formation of businesses, mergers and acquisitions, contract drafting, and tax and planning issues. In addition, Mr. Gilman assists clients in preparation of their wills and the planning of their estates.

Born and raised in Clearwater, Mr. Gilman is excited to have the opportunity to come back home and serve in the community that gave him so much growing up.


James W. Goodwin, II

Mr. Goodwin assists clients with transactional matters including acquisitions and mergers and securities matters. He also provides representation in the areas of complex tax planning and wealth planning, for businesses and individuals.

 


James W. Goodwin, III

Mr. Goodwin advises clients on a diverse range of corporate and tax matters, including merger and acquisitions, business formations, and private equity transactions.  In addition, he advises entrepreneurs and emerging growth companies in all phases of their business life cycles from company formation through financings and exit. He has experience in raising capital through private placements, negotiating and drafting a wide variety of commercial contracts, and conducting corporate planning for closely held businesses. Mr. Goodwin assists clients in structuring business transactions to align with their individual and family tax planning goals, which may include income tax, gift tax, and estate tax.

 

Mr. Goodwin joined the firm after starting his career in the New York Mergers & Acquisitions group at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he specialized in due diligence, structuring business acquisitions and reorganizations.


Todd A. Jennings

Mr. Jennings’ primary area of practice is civil litigation.  He has experience litigating matters involving construction, business, insurance, contracts, employment matters, intellectual property, and admiralty.

Mr. Jennings served as a Navy Officer aboard the Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine, USS Maryland SSBN 738

 


Ellen M. Macfarlane

Commercial real estate transactions, development and financing, including office, retail, industrial, warehouse, apartment and condominium property; utility projects, facilities and rights of way; citrus grove, ranch and other agricultural property, and minerals; project and sale and leaseback financing; retail and office leases and public lands leases; FDEP restrictive covenants; like kind exchanges, including multi-party exchanges, local counsel opinions, and mitigation bank development.

 


J. Matt Marquardt

Mr. Marquardt is general counsel to numerous successful companies.  He also handles commercial loans for lending institutions.


Charles A. “Cam” Moore, III

Cam assists individuals, families and small and large businesses in a broad range of matters, including selection of entity structure, business planning, transactions involving the merger, sale and acquisition of businesses and contract negotiations.  Cam works with private equity funds, companies and individuals in venture capital, private equity, and mergers and acquisitions transactions. Cam’s business practice involves drafting and negotiating agreements for joint ventures and partnerships, investment funds, investments, loans, license arrangements, and privately-held businesses.  Cam serves as outside general counsel to several of his business clients and handles internal equity incentive plans, reorganizations, recapitalizations and all contractual issues and, together with his partners in various practice areas with the firm, addresses all concerns that arise in his client’s businesses and daily lives.

Regarding estate and asset planning, Cam advises individuals and families regarding financial issues involving federal taxation, preservation of wealth, family limited partnerships, insurance planning, charitable planning and estate planning considerations that affect privately-held businesses and professional practices.