Michael S. DawkinsShareholder
Mike’s practice encompasses all aspects of the acquisition, development, sale and leasing of real estate with a specific emphasis on complex commercial leasing. Mike negotiates retail, office and industrial leases on behalf of both tenants and landlords on national and local levels, including national retailers, medical office developers and industrial developers and tenants.
Mike also has extensive experience representing national homebuilders in all phases of acquisition and development of residential projects, including contract negotiation, due diligence, and joint development ventures.
While in law school, Mike was a judicial intern in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida to both the Honorable Harvey E. Schlesinger and the Honorable Joel B. Toomey.
- Juris Doctor: University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia, 2013
- Bachelor of Science in Finance: University of Florida Warrington College of Business, Gainesville, Florida, 2010
Recognition & Awards
Recognized under Real Estate Law in The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch, 2021-2022
- “How Growlers Will Grow Through Florida’s New Beverage Law”, published in Orlando Business Journal, August 2015