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Brian Lawrence



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Brian Lawrence concentrates his practice on complex litigation arising from commercial transactions, partnership disputes, trust and probate disputes and intellectual property matters.

Brian regularly advises national and local clients on matters pertaining to restrictive covenants, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. He has successfully defended and prosecuted lawsuits on behalf of national and local corporations and limited liability companies, sports teams, athletes and other public figures.

A member of the firm's Cybersecurity, Privacy & eDiscovery Group, Brian has significant experience evaluating complex security incidents and advising clients of their obligations under federal and state data security and privacy regulations. He has handled cybersecurity incident responses and data privacy matters impacting all 50 states and internationally.

Brian is as committed to serving the Central Florida community as he is to his practice. He is actively involved in Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Florida, as both a big brother and a member of the executive board. He also serves as a guardian ad litem and provides pro bono services to professional guardianship organizations in Central Florida. Additionally, Brian is on the board of the Young Lawyers Section of the Orange County Bar Association, which supports local charitable endeavors and serves underprivileged youth.

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  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Florida
    • Board of Directors (2018-present)
    • Big Brother (2017-present)
  • President Emeritus, Black Law Students Association (BLSA), W. George Allen Chapter (2015-2016)
  • Mentor, Eastside High School (2015)
  • Presenter, Law and Justice Conference at UF Law (2014-2016)
  • Ambassador, Youth Summit at UF College of Law (2014-2015)
  • Alachua County Teen Court Program (2013-2014)


  • OCBA YLS Award of Excellence, Outstanding Service as Law Clerks Reception Committee Chair, Washington Shores Book Fair Committee Chair
  • Book Award, Complex Litigation, Fall 2015
  • UF BLSA Virgil Hawkins Excellence Award
  • Dean's List
  • University of Florida Moot Court Team Alumni
  • Recognized as a Florida Legal Elite “Up & Comer,” 2019 by Florida Trend Magazine

Professional Certifications & Memberships

  • Orange County Bar Association
    • Co-Chair, Diversity and Inclusion Committee (2018-2019)
    • Co-Chair, Central Florida Diversity and Inclusion Picnic (2018-2019)
  • Young Lawyers Section of the Orange County Bar Association
    • Board of Directors
    • Chair, YLS Law Clerks Reception, Chair (2016-2017, 2017-2018)
    • Chair, Washington Shores Book Drive, (2017-2018, 2018-2019)
    • Committee Member, Backpack Project
    • Committee Member, YLS Golf Tournament
  • Paul C. Perkins Bar Association
  • Leadership Council for Leadership Diversity Fellow
  • Central Florida Association for Women Lawyers
    • Chair, Angel Tree Project (2018-2019)
  • University of Florida Law Alumni Council
  • Young Lawyers Division of the Florida Bar


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