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Eddie Francis



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Eddie Francis is a member of the firm’s Real Estate Group, focusing on real estate transactions, development and finance, land use and zoning, commercial leasing and representing clients before local government.

Eddie has extensive experience representing developers in all aspects – acquisition, due diligence, entitlements and zoning approvals, master planning and development and finance – of office, retail, residential, hotel, senior living, and mixed-use projects. He also represents clients in the area of and multi-state/portfolio real estate transactions.

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Community Activities

  • Heart of Florida United Way, Board Member and Secretary
  • University of Florida Real Estate Advisory Board, Past Member
  • The Central Florida Urban League, past Board Member
  • Leadership Winter Park, Class IV
  • Leadership Orlando, Alumnus
  • Leadership Central Florida, Alumnus
  • City of Orlando Community and Youth Services Board, past Board Member and Chairman
  • City of Orlando Municipal Planning Board, past Board Member and Chairman


  • Martindale-Hubbell Rating: AV
  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America 2005-2022
  • "Florida's Top Lawyers" Florida Monthly Magazine
  • Selected for inclusion in 2006-2009 Florida Super Lawyers
  • "Top Lawyer" Florida Monthly Magazine

Professional Certifications & Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • The Florida Bar


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