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Carlton Fields Jorden Burt, P.A.,

About Carlton Fields Jorden Burt, P.A.,

Carlton Fields Jorden Burt serves business clients in key industries across the country and around the globe. Through our core practices, we help our clients grow their businesses and protect their vital interests.

Our national and international litigation teams are well equipped to handle the most complex business trials, arbitrations, and appeals. We have developed especially deep experience in the defense of class actions and mass actions, white collar representation, high-stakes business litigation, and government investigations. We have tried more than 1,500 cases to judgment or verdict and defended several hundred class actions across the country. We are one of only a handful of firms that have actually tried major class action cases. In the life insurance and financial product liability areas, alone, our financial services industry attorneys have handled more than 300 class actions.

The cases we handle cut across every subject area, including consumer and business fraud, Foreign Corrupt Practice Act enforcement, contracts, shareholder disputes, antitrust, insurance, securities, products liability, construction, real estate, creditors’ rights and bankruptcy, labor and employment, intellectual property, health care, telecommunications, energy, constitutional claims, international and domestic arbitration, and federal and state governmental disputes.

Our firm also advises clients on sophisticated business transactions across a range of issues and industries. With a strong presence in Atlanta, Los Angeles, New York, Washington, D.C., and Miami, we offer focused guidance on domestic and international matters and handle a wide variety of transactions for clients throughout the country and internationally. We counsel them on matters related to mergers and acquisitions, securities, tax planning, and ERISA, and provide state regulatory counseling to clients in the life insurance and financial services sectors, the energy sector, and other key industries.

We also cater to high-growth clients, including technology-based companies, advising them on capital formation, debt financing, corporate governance and transactions, mergers and acquisitions, securities compliance and disclosures, tax planning, and cyber-security concerns. Additionally, we offer our business clients the guidance they need to identify and protect their tangible and intangible assets, including intellectual property, and to manage their immigration and labor and employment issues. We also handle all phases of real property site acquisition and disposition, financing, permitting, and development.

Our government consultants have extensive expertise dealing with federal and state regulators, legislative bodies, and executive agencies on a wide range of issues, including insurance and tort reform, health care, financial regulation, government investigations, and enforcement actions.

Additional info
Year of establishment 1901 Number of Partners 142
Number of offices 7 Partner:associate ratio 1.80
Biggest office Tampa Percentage of women attorneys 27.50
Number of attorneys 280 Percentage of minority attorneys 18.20
Number of associates 81 Percentage of LGBT attorneys 1.60
Area of practice

Carlton Fields Jorden Burt, P.A., practices law in the following areas and works with its clients to provide the best possible legal solutions.

  • Asbestos
  • Aviation
  • Distressed Asset and Workout
  • Eminent Domain
  • Eminent Domain
  • Estates Trusts and Probate
  • Family Law
  • Food Beverage Dietary Supplement and Personal Care Products
  • Franchise Law
  • Media Entertainment Sports and Gaming
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Nonprofit Organizations
  • Pharmaceutical and Medical Device
  • Private Equity and Venture Capital
  • Public-Private Partnerships
  • Tax Litigation and Controversy
  • Title Insurance Litigation
  • Title Insurance Litigation
  • Antitrust and Trade Regulation
  • Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights
  • Community Condominium and Resort Development
  • Construction Litigation
  • Construction Transactions
  • Consumer Finance and Banking
  • Corporate
  • Data Privacy and Cybersecurity
  • Data Privacy and Cybersecurity
  • Discovery
  • Distressed Asset and Workout
  • Energy
  • Environmental
  • Executive Services
  • Experts
  • Immigration
  • International
  • Land Use and Zoning
  • Land Use and Zoning
  • Leasing and Management
  • Lobbying
  • Products and Toxic Tort Liability
  • Public-Private Partnerships
  • Qui Tam/Whistleblower Defense
  • Real Property Litigation
  • Real Property Litigation
  • Securities and Derivative Litigation
  • Securities Transactions and Compliance
  • Taxation
  • Telephone Consumer Protection Act
  • Appellate and Trial Support
  • Business Transactions
  • Construction
  • Financial Services - Regulatory
  • Financial Services and Insurance Litigation
  • Government Law and Consulting
  • Health Care
  • Intellectual Property and Technology
  • Labor and Employment and ERISA
  • National Class Actions
  • National Trial Practice
  • Real Estate and Commercial Finance
  • Task Forces
  • White Collar Crime and Government Investigations.
Awards and recognitions

Gwynne A. Young Receives 2012 Outstanding Lawyer Award from the Hillsborough County Bar Association
David R. Punzak Receives Roy G. Harrell, Jr. Leadership Award
Kenneth A. Tinkler Receives Paul S. Buchman Award
Equity-Based Awards and Compensation
New Decision Addressing Punitive Damages Award for Excessiveness Under Federal Law
Gwynne A. Young Receives 2012 Outstanding Lawyer Award from the Hillsborough County Bar Association
Kenneth A. Tinkler Receives Paul S. Buchman Award


Hiring and advancing diverse attorneys has been a core component of our firm culture since long before the practice gained currency in the legal marketplace. We continually assess and launch initiatives that include:

Summer associate program

Our summer associate program is an important part of our associate hiring program. Former Carlton Fields Jorden Burt summer associates make up a majority of each year's fall entry-level associate class.

The program strives to provide summer associates with a realistic view of life as a Carlton Fields Jorden Burt attorney, and to expose them to as many different practice groups and lawyers as possible. Summer associates have opportunities to meet with firm clients to observe and participate in all aspects of the firm's practice, whether in the office, at the closing table, or in the courtroom.

Carlton Fields Jorden Burt summer associates have the opportunity to work with firm attorneys at all levels of experience, including the most senior. The firm encourages summer associates to participate in its pro bono initiatives and programs with local legal aid societies. Additionally, there are opportunities for summer associates to participate in Bar, civic, and community activities.

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Carlton Fields Jorden Burt, P.A., LOCATIONS


Carlton Fields Jorden Burt, P.A., Headquarters

Corporate Center Three at International Plaza ,
4221 W. Boy Scout Boulevard, Suite 1000
Tampa, FL

813-223-7000 phone
813-229-4133 fax
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Carlton Fields Jorden Burt, P.A., Office

4000 International Place ,
100 S.E. Second Street
Miami, FL

305-530-0050 phone
305-530-0055 fax


Carlton Fields Jorden Burt, P.A., Office

215 South Monroe Street ,
Suite 500
Tallahassee, FL

850-224-1585 phone
850-222-0398 fax


Carlton Fields Jorden Burt, P.A., Office

CityPlace Tower ,
525 Okeechobee Boulevard , Suite 1200
West Palm Beach, FL

561-659-7070 phone
561-659-7368 fax


Carlton Fields Jorden Burt, P.A., Office

CNL Center at City Commons ,
450 South Orange Avenue , Suite 500
Orlando, FL

407-849-0300 phone
407-648-9099 fax

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