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.

 


Robert G. Cochran

Mr. Cochran has more than 42 years of experience representing clients in bankruptcy, real estate, real estate litigation and wills, trusts and estate planning.


Stephen O. Cole

Mr. Cole represents entities and individuals in resolving disputes, seeking to avoid litigation when that best serves the client’s interests, but prepared to counsel and to represent them in litigation when necessary. Mr. Cole is experienced in matters involving construction, liens and bonds, contracts, employment matters, real estate, will contests and probate matters. Mr. Cole has worked with many clients regarding employment contract disputes involving noncompetition, nondisclosure agreements and trade secrets.

Mr. Cole served as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Army in Germany.

 


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.


Joshua Magidson

Mr. Magidson’s primary area of practice is civil trial work, with extensive work in commercial cases, creditors’ rights and general civil litigation.  He has experience in handling federal civil rights cases involving first amendment issues and local municipal ordinances which he successfully litigated before the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals.  Business representation includes auto dealerships.

 


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.


Thomas C. Nash, II

Tom began his legal career with the firm in 1986.  He regularly represents clients relating to the acquisition, disposition and financing of commercial properties in Florida and throughout the southeast, with an emphasis on multi-family and shopping center transactions.  Tom’s practice also involves representing commercial real estate lenders in all aspects of real estate finance.

Tom is the past chairman of the Morton Plant Mease Foundation (a foundation with over $100,000,000 in assets serving Morton Plant Hospital) and serves on the Board of Trustees of Morton Plant Mease Hospital, a facility which is consistently ranked as one of the best hospitals in America.  Tom is also a Rotarian and serves as general legal counsel for the area Boy Scouts of America.


J. Paul Raymond

Mr. Raymond has substantial experience in business acquisitions and dispositions as well as complex real estate transactions.  He also specializes in corporate business structures, operations and tax issues.  Additionally Mr. Raymond assists his clients with trust and estate planning together with probate administration.  He has also lectured on limited liability companies and charitable giving.