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Charles H. Egerton

Of Counsel

Mr. Egerton is one of the founding members of Dean, Mead, Egerton, Bloodworth, Capouano & Bozarth, P.A. He is a tax and corporate attorney whose practice emphasizes tax planning for real estate transactions including tax-free exchanges, planning to preserve long-term capital gains in dispositions of real estate, tax planning for debt restructuring and workouts and tax structuring of joint ventures for the acquisition and development of real properties; negotiating and drafting partnership and limited liability company agreements; mergers, sales and acquisitions of businesses; and the handling of federal tax controversies at the audit, trial and appeals levels. Mr. Egerton is the past chair of the American Bar Association’s Section of Taxation, the nation’s largest organization of tax lawyers.

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Professional and Civic Activities

  • American Bar Association,
    • Tax Section
      • Former Chair (2010-2011)
      • Former Vice-Chair (Committee Operations)
      • Council Member
      • Former Liaison for ABA Tax Section to AICPA
      • Former Chair of the Committee on Partnerships and LLCs
      • Former Liaison to SB/SE Division of the IRS
  • The Florida Bar
    • Tax Section
      • Former Chair
      • Former Chair of Tax Certification Committee
  • American College of Tax Counsel - Fellow and Former Regent for 11th Circuit
  • American Bar Foundation - Fellow
  • The Florida Bar Foundation, Inc. - Fellow
  • American Tax Policy Institute’s (ATPI) Board of Trustees
  • Southern Federal Tax Institute- Former Trustee and Former Chairman

Charitable and Pro Bono Service

  • YMCA of Central Florida
    • YMCA Metropolitan Board - Chair (2014-2015)
    • Member of Board of Directors
    • 2014 Annual Campaign Chair
  • Community Foundation of Central Florida - Former Chairman and Member of Board of Directors
  • Downtown YMCA - Former Member of Board of Directors and Former Chairman


  • Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Taxation: New York University School of Law, New York, New York, 1971
  • J.D.: University of Florida Levin College of Law, Gainesville, Florida, 1969
  • Undergraduate Degree: B.B.A., Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, 1966

Bar Admissions

  • Florida
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida

Recognition & Awards

  • Honored with the John W. Sterchi Award for outstanding service and lifetime support, by the YMCA of Central Florida, December 2018
  • Board Certified in Tax Law by The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization
  • Named Orlando Best Lawyers, Lawyer of the Year, Tax Law, 2012
  • Named an Outstanding Tax Attorney in The Best Lawyers in America® for 38 years
  • Named one of Orlando's Best Lawyers by Orlando Magazine, 1983-2019
  • Named an Outstanding Tax Attorney in Chambers USA, America’s Leading Business Lawyers, 2003-2018
  • Named an Outstanding Tax and Business/Corporate Attorney, Florida Super Lawyers Magazine, 2006-2020
  • Named an Outstanding Tax Attorney in Florida Trend Magazine’s Legal Elite, 2005-2009, 2012 and 2015
  • Named an Outstanding Corporate Tax Attorney in The International Who's Who of Corporate Tax Lawyers, 2006 – 2010
  • Recipient of the Gerald T. Hart Award as the Outstanding Tax Attorney in the State of Florida by The Florida Bar Tax Section, 1998
  • Martindale-Hubbell: Preeminent AV Rating

Speaking Engagements

  • Sweeping Changes You Need to Know: Impact of The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Dean Mead Tax Symposium, Orlando, Florida, January 31; Viera, Florida, February 15; and Fort Pierce, Florida, February 22, 2018
  • Health Reform and the Affordable Care Act: Is Your Business Prepared for the New Normal?  Dean Mead’s Brevard Business Briefings Seminar, Hilton Melbourne Rialto Place, Melbourne, FL, May 21, 2013
  • Will the Recent Tax Changes Have a Major Impact on Your Real Estate Investments?  Dean Mead’s Real Estate Tax Seminar, Orange County Bar Association, Orlando, FL , March 27, 2013


  • Update of the Tax Consequences of the Formation and Operation of a Mitigation Bank, co-authored with Edward A. Waters, Journal of Passthrough Entities, Volume 21, Issue 3, May-June 2018
  • Do Not Overlook the Impact of the Character Freezing Provisions on Real Estate Transactions by or with a Passthrough Entity, co-authored with Edward A. Waters, Journal of Passthrough Entities, Vol.20, No.1, January-February 2017
  • Tax Accounting Dilemma Continues for Condo Developers, co-authored with Edward A. Waters, Journal of Passthrough Entities, Vol.18, No.5, September-October 2015
  • Sales of Real Estate Between Related Entities – Planning to Avoid Unpleasant Surprises, co-authored with Edward A. Waters, Journal of Passthrough Entities, Vol. 18, No.3, May-June 2015
  • What Happens When You Receive a Promissory Note for Your Relinquished Property in a Section 1031 Exchange, co-authored with Edward A. Waters, Journal of Passthrough Entities, Vol. 18, No.1, January-February 2015
  • Options to Acquire Real Estate: When Will They Not Be Respected as ‘Options’ for Tax Purposes, co-authored with Christine Weingart, Journal of Passthrough Entities, May-June 2013
  • What Will the Affordable Care Act Mean to Agriculture?, Florida Grower Magazine, May 2013 edition
  • Overhauling the U.S. Tax Code: A Taxing Issue Worth Addressing, Accounting Today, February 11, 2013

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