Burr & Forman Grows Jacksonville Office with Addition of Former City General Counsel Jason Gabriel
JACKSONVILLE, FLA. – AUGUST 16, 2021 – Burr & Forman LLP announces the addition of Jason R. Gabriel as a partner in the firm’s Jacksonville office. Gabriel joins the firm’s land use and real estate practice group after 11 years at the City of Jacksonville, serving as General Counsel to the entire consolidated City government for the past 7 years.
“We are very excited to welcome Jason to our team,” said Gregory Lunny, managing partner of Burr & Forman’s Jacksonville office. “As we continue to grow this office to meet our clients’ needs, Jason is a key addition to our team. He is an outstanding lawyer with extensive experience representing Jacksonville’s private and public sector clients in zoning, development, land use and governmental matters.”
At Burr & Forman, Gabriel will work with clients on matters involving land use, community redevelopment, economic development, real estate, governmental law and regulatory compliance. He also represents clients in matters involving corporate law and financial transactions, and he assists clients in obtaining approvals for land use, zoning, and other federal, state and local entitlements. Jason is Board Certified in City, County, and Local Government Law by the Florida Bar.
“After 11 years of public service to the City of Jacksonville, I am excited to continue working to help propel the city and region’s economic growth in the private sector,” said Gabriel. “The talented team at Burr & Forman shares my commitment to effective service and top-quality results, and I look forward to this opportunity and the next chapter in my legal career.”
Gabriel earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Florida and his law degree from the University of Florida’s College of Law.
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