Burr & Forman

Douglas K. Gartenlaub

Douglas K. Gartenlaub
  • J.D. with honors, University of Florida Levin College of Law (1991-1994)
  • B.A., University of Florida (1987-1991)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court – Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court – Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court – Southern District of Florida

  • Orange County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
  • American Bar Association
  • Board Certified in Business Litigation (August 2004-Present)
  • Member Vehicle for Hire Board, City of Orlando
  • Chairman Vehicle for Hire Board, City of Orlando

Partner | Orlando, FL

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Arbitration & Mediation Commercial / Corporate Litigation Construction and Project Development Real Estate

Douglas is a partner whose practice is primarily focused on representing clients in disputes related to construction and other matters related to real estate.

He is board certified in Business Litigation, representing owners, contractors and developers in a broad range of disputes ranging from complex multi-party construction and real estate matters to title disputes.  As part of this practice, Douglas represents his clients in land use and regulatory matters related to construction and land use. In addition, Douglas has extensive experience representing clients in other areas such as the solid waste and recovered material service and contract disputes. This representation has included success in numerous matters and courts across the state, including administrative matters and arbitration forums. Douglas does not limit his representation to trial level matters and has experience following up his representation in the appellate court as well as extensive experience in post judgment collections including replevin, garnishment and similar actions.

Including the following reported decisions:

  • Dunlap v. Orange County, Case No. 5D06-4059, COURT OF APPEAL OF FLORIDA, FIFTH DISTRICT, 971 So. 2d 171; 2007
  • Old Republic Nat’l Title Ins. Co. v. HomeAmerican Credit, Inc., Case No. 5D02-3474, COURT OF APPEAL OF FLORIDA, FIFTH DISTRICT, 844 So. 2d 818; 2003
  • Specialty Insulation & Waterproofing v. Alliance Inv. Group, CASE NO. 5D01-861, COURT OF APPEAL OF FLORIDA, FIFTH DISTRICT, 824 So. 2d 308; 2002 …
  • Specialty Insulation & Waterproofing v. Alliance Inv. Group, CASE NO. 5D01-861 , COURT OF APPEAL OF FLORIDA, FIFTH DISTRICT, 2002 Fla. App. LEXIS 8141; 27 Fla. L. Weekly D 1339, June 7, 2002, Opinion Filed ,  THIS OPINION WAS WITHDRAWN BY THE COURT. NOT FINAL UNTIL THE TIME EXPIRES TO FILE REHEARING MOTION, AND, IF FILED, DISPOSED OF. ,  Rehearing denied, Opinion withdrawn, Clarified, Remanded, specialty Insulation & Waterproofing v. Alliance Inv. Group, Inc., 2002 Fla. App. LEXIS 122052 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 5th Dist. Aug. 23, 2002
  • Hinton v. Brooks, CASE NO. 5D00-1058, COURT OF APPEAL OF FLORIDA, FIFTH DISTRICT, 820 So. 2d 325; 2001 Fla. App. LEXIS 16281; 26 Fla. L. Weekly D 2724, November 16, 2001, Opinion Filed, Review denied by Brooks v. Hinton, 2003 Fla. LEXIS 297 (Fla., Feb. 25, 2003)
  • Merrill Consulting, Inc. v. Cable & Wireless, Inc., Case No. 98-1732, COURT OF APPEAL OF FLORIDA, FIFTH DISTRICT, 731 So. 2d 678; 1999 Fla. App. LEXIS 4205, March 23, 1999, Decision Filed, DECISION WITHOUT PUBLISHED OPINION ,  Released for Publication April 9, 1999
  • C.K.C. Invs., Inc. v. Chelsea Parc, Ltd., CASE NO. 98-2195, COURT OF APPEAL OF FLORIDA, FIFTH DISTRICT, 724 So. 2d 163; 1998 Fla. App. LEXIS 16034; 24 Fla. L. Weekly D 169, December 23, 1998, Opinion Filed ,  Released for Publication February 11, 1999
  • Area One Realty Servs., Inc. v. Upsala Oaks, Inc., CASE NO. 98-1290, COURT OF APPEAL OF FLORIDA, FIFTH DISTRICT, 728 So. 2d 237; 1998 Fla. App. LEXIS 16514, December 22, 1998, Decision Filed, DECISION WITHOUT PUBLISHED OPINION, Rehearing Denied January 27, 1999. Released for Publication February 16, 1999
  • Brevard County v. Pinter, CASE NO. 97-2022, COURT OF APPEAL OF FLORIDA, FIFTH DISTRICT, 717 So. 2d 575; 1998 Fla. App. LEXIS 10391; 23 Fla. L. Weekly D 1926, August 14, 1998, Opinion Filed, Rehearing Denied September 23, 1998. Released for Publication October 12, 1998.
  • Tamar 7600 v. Orange County, CASE NO. 95-2455, COURT OF APPEAL OF FLORIDA, FIFTH DISTRICT, 686 So. 2d 790; 1997 Fla. App. LEXIS 246; 22 Fla. L. Weekly D 264, January 24, 1997, Filed, Released for Publication February 12, 1997
  • Interfirst Fed. Sav. Bank v. Burke, CASE No. 95-02575, COURT OF APPEAL OF FLORIDA, SECOND DISTRICT, 672 So. 2d 90; 1996 Fla. App. LEXIS 3907; 21 Fla. L. Weekly D 1005, April 19, 1996, Filed, Released for Publication May 9, 1996