Michael P. McMahon
Michael P. McMahon
420 South Orange Avenue
Suite 1200
Orlando, FL 32801

With over 30 years experience litigating a wide range of complex cases, Mike McMahon focuses on representing landowners, developers, and financial institutions in real estate related disputes including contract matters, land use and permitting litigation, and eminent domain. In recent years his breadth of experience has led to being called upon to assist in developing strategies combining business, governmental, and litigation elements to accomplish client goals.

Serves as General Counsel for Jetport Industrial Park of Orlando, a development of regional impact.
Representation of a national retailer in devising strategies for land use litigation and administrative proceedings throughout Florida, including redevelopment of an abandoned landfill site, urban redevelopment of defunct commercial property in traffic constrained corridors, and addressing the impacts of so-called 'Big Box' ordinances.
Advisory services to the Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority concerning land acquisition policies for the Orange County Western Beltway.
Advisory services to the Pinellas County School Board concerning acquisition of 189 homes for school sites needed to end court-ordered busing.
Representation of citrus growers in challenging the constitutionality of Florida's advertising tax on citrus.
Representation of an owner of the 4.3-acre core site of the Orange County Courthouse.
Representation of the World Expo Center in challenges brought by the Florida Department of Transportation and Florida Department of Community Affairs to develop a project proposing a 2.4 million square foot exhibition hall, 1.0 million square feet of retail space, a half million square feet of office space and over 5,000 hotel rooms.
Representation of Florida Builders Association and Northeast Florida Homebuilders Association regarding land use litigation in challenges to school impact fees and other regulatory exactions.
Representation of the Florida Bankers Association in litigation involving enjoining the U.S. Comptroller of the Currency from chartering over 300 national banks.

The Best Lawyers in America 2009-2014, Listed for Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Land Use & Zoning, and Litigation - Real Estate
Super Lawyers Magazine 2006-2011, Listed in Florida for Business Litigation and Real Estate
Orange County Bar Association 2005, Professionalism Award
Florida Trend's Legal Elite 2004, Listed for Litigation
The Florida Bar 2002, President's Award of Merit for Service as Chair of Special Commission on Insurance Practices
The Florida Bar 1986, Award for Best Public Service Project for Citizens Dispute Settlement Center

The Florida Bar, Special Commission on Insurance Company Practices, Past Chair, 2001-2002
The Florida Bar, The Board of Governors, 1997-2001
American Bar Association, Real Property Section, Eminent Domain Committee; Litigation Section, Intellectual Property Litigation Committee
Orange County Bar Association, Past President, 1990-1991
Local Rules Advisory Committee, Middle District of Florida, Past Member, 1992-1996
Florida Supreme Court Historical Society, Member
Citizens Dispute Settlement Center, Past Chair, 1985-1990
SPCA of Central Florida, Inc., Board of Directors, Member; Past President, 1997-1999
Health Community Initiative, Member
Orange County Legal Aid Society, Past President, 1985-1986; Board of Trustees, Past Member, 1984-1987 and 1989-1990

Supreme Court of Florida, Law Clerk, 1975-1977

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Michael P. McMahon


Airport International Park of Orlando
American Automobile Association
Barron Collier Co., Ltd.
Evans Properties, Inc.
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Florida Builders Association
Home Builders Association of Metro Orlando, Inc.
Jetport Center
Landstone Communities, LLC
Maronda Homes, Inc. of Florida
SunTrust Bank
Williamsburg Developers, Ltd.

J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1975
B.A., Florida State University, 1972; cum laude

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