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About GrayRobinson, P.A.

GrayRobinson is a full-service law and lobbying firm with 15 offices—all in Florida, with one exception in Washington, DC. The firm employs more than 250 attorneys, lobbyists, and consultants who represent clients on all manner of legal and legislative issues.

Florida, Plus One

GrayRobinson was founded in 1970, and the firm’s rapid expansion throughout Florida began about two decades later. By 2005, after a series of mergers and new office openings, the firm was 10 locations strong. In 2019, with 14 locations, the firm expanded its reach beyond the Sunshine State with the acquisition of Eris Group, LLC, a lobbying firm based in Washington, DC. Already a major player in the Florida legislative scene, this strategic move allowed GrayRobinson to broaden its client services to the federal level.

Law & Lobbying

As a full-service firm, GrayRobinson offers more than 80 unique practice and industry groups. From staples like litigation, corporate, labor and employment, and real estate practices to niche groups like aviation and drone law, food law, petroleum, and religious organizations, you’d be hard pressed to find an issue of law the firm can’t tackle. The firm serves state, national, and international clients including Fortune 500 companies, emerging businesses, lending institutions, local and state governments, developers, entrepreneurs, and individuals.

More than a law firm, GrayRobinson is one of the largest lobbying shops in Florida, with prominent clients such as Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, PepsiCo, the University of Central Florida, and the Florida Municipal Electric Association. The firm has also lobbied on behalf of local governments including Fort Myers, Orlando, Key West, and West Palm Beach. With its firsthand pulse on politics, the GrayRobinson Government Affairs and Lobbying Group publishes multiple newsletters to keep clients in the loop. GRay Matters: Capitol Beats is a weekly newsletter containing a roundup of Florida legislative news. GRay Matters: The Golden Apple is the group’s weekly lobbying newsletter reporting on the latest hot topics in Washington, DC.

Drink Up

Cheers! GrayRobinson has a number of highly regarded practice areas, but the firm’s Nationwide Alcohol Beverage Practice group has established an especially strong reputation—it even has its own social media presence. The group advises suppliers, importers, distributors, and retailers on issues relating to advertising and promotion, M&A, antitrust, trade regulations, governmental affairs, tax, and dispute resolution. Clients include familiar household names such as Bacardi USA, Costco Wholesale, Inc., Drizly, Margaritaville Enterprises LLC, MAST-Jägermeister S.E., and Publix Super Markets, Inc.

COVID-19 Update

GrayRobinson’s COVID-19 Task Force is currently serving clients with diverse needs, and our group includes members from practices such as Alcohol Beverage, Bankruptcy, Corporate, Education, Labor and Employment, Food Law, Government Relations, Health Care, Hospitality, Regulatory, and Tax. We are committed to helping businesses and individuals in our state and local communities during and after the crisis, and we know that by strengthening business models, supporting employees, and monitoring evolving changes with regulatory, relief, and compliance initiatives, we will all emerge with resilience.

The situation around COVID-19 has and will continue to have a tremendous impact on our economy and how we do business. GrayRobinson stands ready to leverage its unmatched blend of legislative and legal services to respond to challenges as well as create the necessary defenses to protect our clients’ interests and help them achieve their goals.

GrayRobinson, P.A.

301 East Pine Street
Suite 1400
Orlando, FL 32801
Phone: 407-843-8880

Firm Stats

President and Chief Executive Officer: Dean Cannon
Total No. Attorneys 2021:
150 - 250

Base Salary

Salary not disclosed.

Employment Contact

Becky McElroy
Chief Human Resources Officer
(407) 843-8880
becky.mcelroy@gray-robinson.com
AttorneyRecruiting@gray-robinson.com

No. of U.S. Offices: 15

No. of International Offices: 0

Major Office Locations

Boca Raton, FL
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Fort Myers, FL
Gainesville, FL
Jacksonville, FL
Key West, FL
Lakeland, FL
Melbourne, FL
Miami, FL
Naples, FL
Orlando, FL (HQ)
Tallahassee, FL
Tampa, FL
Washington, DC
West Palm Beach, FL

Major Departments

Alcohol Beverage
Appellate
Banking & Finance
Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights
Construction
Corporate
Criminal & White Collar Defense
Eminent Domain & Condemnation
Employment & Labor
Family Law
Government Law
Government Affairs & Lobbying
Health Care
Intellectual Property & Technology
International
Land Use
Litigation
Product Liability & Toxic Tort
Real Estate
Securities
*See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.