am John Dunham, and I represent boards of directors,
chairmen, presidents, chief executive officers,
corporate executives and corporate counsels of
local, national and international public and private
corporations and financial institutions doing
business in Florida.
I have the support of additional
attorneys whose multiple areas of expertise are
relevant to servicing corporations.
I am committed to the following
cornerstones of legal practice:
- DEVELOPING long-term confidential relationships
- UNDERSTANDING clients' business objectives;
- RESPONDING promptly to clients' needs;
- DELIVERING pragmatic and innovative solutions;
- PRACTICING preventive law;
- BEING ACCESSIBLE to clients twenty-four hours
- MAINTAINING close client communications at
- ASSISTING in my clients' success.
As a lawyer, I am not only my
clients' representative, I am also an advisor,
advocate, negotiator, counselor, intermediary,
problem solver, innovator and evaluator.
When you are represented by me,
you have more than a lawyer . . . you have a partner
in achieving your business goals. I am a team
player and interface well with my clients' business
people and abide by corporate policy.
I keep my clients current on
the status of the files and matters I am handling
by providing them with status reports. I have
the time, support staff and technology to address
demanding workloads and marshall the resources
of the firm to confidently represent my clients.
I have relationships and familiarity
with the business community, governments and judiciary
locally, statewide, nationally and internationally.
I am available for you twenty-four
hours a day, every day of the year. If I may be
of service or should you have any questions, please
contact me at your convenience toll free at 877.951.1800,
extension 250, or at my residence at 941.388.1177.
I may also be reached via the Internet by sending
an e-mail to email@example.com.
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37 years as outside counsel to major public and
private corporations, financial institutions,
real estate developers, entrepreneurs, venture
capitalists, investors and underwriters.
Graduated from George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School, Virginia, 1982 (top 10%),
Bachelor of Arts from American University, School
of Government and Public Administration in Washington,
REAL ESTATE TRANSACTION SERVICES:
Approved counsel for state, regional, national
and international financial institutions and institutional
lenders, real estate developers and investors.
Representing clients in the acquisition, development,
financing, construction, management, leasing and
disposition of real estate. Extensive experience
in complex real estate transactions including
apartments, office buildings, hotels, motels,
factory outlets, shopping centers, commercial
strip centers, regional malls, condominiums, time-share
resorts, manufactured housing, retail, self-storage
facilities, industrial parks, warehouse facilities,
agricultural property, retirement facilities,
nursing homes, health care facilities, marinas
and vacant land.
BUSINESS TRANSACTION SERVICES:
Serves as outside general counsel to numerous
corporations, many of which he has counseled from
their initial formation through their growth to
regional, national and international business
operations. Provides business-oriented legal counsel
to an array of clients ranging from emerging private
and public companies to individual entrepreneurs,
venture capitalists, investors, financial institutions
and underwriters, counseling them on such complex
matters as securities, public offerings, private
placements, venture capital investments, leverage-buyouts,
recapitalization, reorganizations, restructures,
acquisitions, mergers, dispositions, work-outs,
defensive structuring and takeovers.
Represents clients in Federal, State and Appellate
Courts in commercial litigation. Prosecute and
defend a broad range of claims that arise in the
course of doing business, including business torts,
private or public contracts, employment, commercial,
lender liability, securities, construction and
real property litigation. Counsels lenders in
the resolution of complex, trouble-debt restructures,
foreclosures, collections, workouts and bankruptcy
The Florida Bar (member, Section of Real Property,
Probate and Trust Law; Corporation, Banking and
Business Law; Trial Lawyers; Tax); Texas Bar;
District of Columbia Bar; Association of Corporate
Mr. Dunham has authored books and articles, and
lectured on corporate law, corporate finance,
real estate transactions, commercial real estate
lending, venture capital and commercial litigation.