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Nicholas A. Pope

Shareholder & Managing Partner Emeritus


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An attorney with over 40 years of experience, Nick Pope’s practice includes hotel and resort development, land use, zoning and environmental, developments of regional impact, real estate transactions, developments and finance, including finance of major infrastructure projects, and negotiations of sophisticated business matters. He is the firm’s Managing Partner Emeritus.

Chambers USA (2015)* reports that Nick’s practice covers both the transactional and zoning aspects of real estate work.

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Community Activities

  • Winter Park Tennis Center
  • Duke Club of Central Florida, past President
  • Duke University Alumni Admissions Advisory Committee
  • Leadership Orlando, Alumnus
  • Leadership Central Florida, Alumnus
  • Duke University Alumni Association Board of Directors, Director 2002-2006
  • Osceola Education Foundation
  • Kissimmee--Osceola County Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors/Trustee
  • Osceola Liaison Committee, EDC


  • Martindale-Hubbell Rating: AV
  • Listed as "Orlando Land Use & Zoning Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers America, 2011
  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America 2007-2023
  • Listed in Florida's Leading Lawyers
  • Listed as "Florida's Top Lawyers" in Florida Monthly Magazine
  • Listed in Chambers USA: America's Leading Business Lawyers
  • Listed in Chambers USA: 2005-2015
  • Listed in Legal 500 US
  • Listed as "Florida Legal Elite" 2008, 2009 Florida Trend
  • Selected for inclusion in 2006-2009, 2011-2012, 2014 Florida Super Lawyers

Professional Certifications & Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • The Florida Bar
  • Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission, Board of Directors


  • French

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