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Leslie Joughin III

401 East Jackson Street
Suite 1700
Tampa, FL 33602

Les Joughin has more than 30 years of experience in business and commercial litigation. He has successfully resolved or tried cases involving purchase and sale agreements, business torts, corporate and partnership disputes, non-compete litigation, deceptive and unfair trade practices, commercial foreclosures, intellectual property, and construction and general contract litigation.
Representative Experience
Representation of plaintiff in $98 million foreclosure of a shopping center. Bank of America, et. al. v. PMAT Cocowalk, LLC, et al., case no. 09-91609 CA 05 (11th Cir. 2010)
Lockheed Martin v. Gerace, 869 So. 2d 774 (Fla. 5th DCA 2004)
Hernandez v. Trout Creek Development Corp., 25 FLW D437 (Fla. 2d DCA 2000)
Tooltrend, Inc. V. CMT Utensili, SRL, 198 F. 3d 802 (11th Cir. 1999)
Tooltrend, Inc. v. CMT Utensili, SRL, 707 So. 2d 1162 (Fla. 2d DCA 1998)
Consumer Credit Counseling Service v. State of Florida, 742 So. 2d 259 (Fla. 2d DCA 1997)
Times Publishing Company v. Ake, 660 So. 2d 255 (Fla. 1995)
City of Tampa v. Hickey, 502 So. 2d 1254 (Fla. 2d DCA 1986)
Paragon Group, Inc. V. Hoeksema, 475 So. 2d 244 (Fla. 2d DCA 1985)
Awards & Recognition
Certified Circuit Court Mediator, Florida Supreme Court
The Best Lawyers in America 2009-2018, Listed in Florida for Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Banking and Finance, Litigation - Construction, and Litigation - Intellectual Property
Super Lawyers Magazine 2008-2017, Listed in Florida for Business Litigation
Super Lawyers Magazine 2010, Listed in "Corporate Counsel Edition" for Business Litigation
Florida Trend's Legal Elite 2007, 2009-2012, Listed for Commercial Litigation
Martindale-Hubbell, AV Rated
Professional Memberships & Activities
Hillsborough County Bar Association, Member
Downtown Tampa Partnership, Past Board Member, 2000-2005
Florida Bar Grievance Committee for the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, Past Member, 2002-2005

Leslie  Joughin III

J.D., University of Florida Levin College of Law, 1981; with honors
B.S., University of Florida, 1978; Accounting
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