Orlando L. Evora: Lawyer with Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Orlando L. Evora

Co-Managing Shareholder
Orlando,  FL  U.S.A.
Phone407.418.2380

Peer Rating
 5.0/5.0
AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Real Estate
     
    Contact InfoTelephone: 407.418.2380
    Fax: 407.420.5909
    http://www.gtlaw.com/People/Orlando-L-Evora
     
    University Rollins College, B.A., Business Administration, with honors/with high distinction, 1982
     
    Law SchoolFlorida State University College of Law, J.D., with high honors, 1989 Order of the Coif
     
    Admitted1989, Florida
     
    Memberships 

    Professional & Community Involvement

    •Board Member, Rollins College, Board of Trustees

    •Member, The Catholic Foundation of Central Florida, Inc., Executive Committee

    •Board Member, Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission, Board of Directors

    •Board Member, Boy Scouts of America, Executive Board

    •Board Member, VisitOrlando, Board of Directors

    •Member, The Florida Bar

    •Member, Myregion.org

    •Organizational Workshop Committee, 2003

    •Member, Leadership Council, 2001

    •Member, Central Florida Partnership, 2008-2011

    •Board Member, Saint James, Advisory School Board, August 2000-July 2010

    •Member, Central Florida Partnership Transportation Task Force, 2008-2009

    •Board Member, Greater Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce, Executive Committee, Board of Governors, 1999-2008

    •Appointed by Gov. Jeb Bush, Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority, 2001-2005, and re-appointed 2005-2007

    •Chairman, Right-of-Way Committee, 2002-2007

    •Vice-Chairman, 2002-2007

    •Member, Chairman's Transportation Commission, Appointed by Chairman Rich Crotty, 2002

    •Coach, Little League Baseball

     
    LanguagesSpanish
     
    BornSanta Clara, Cuba, 1960
     
    Biography

    Orlando L. Evora is the Co-Managing Shareholder of the firm's Orlando office. Orlando has wide-ranging experience in the acquisition, development, finance, disposition, entitlement, permitting and leasing of real property.

    Areas of Concentration

    •Complex real estate transactions

    •Large scale, mixed use developments and master planned communities

    •Golf course and resort development and operation

    •Zoning and land use/entitlements

    •Subdivisions and platting

    •Master developer general representation

    •Due diligence, acquisition, planning, entitlement, permitting, financing, development, construction, operation, leasing and disposition of all types of real estate, including office, retail, warehouse, industrial, manufacturing, single family residential, multifamily residential, golf course and resort

    •Structuring, formation and governance of joint ventures, partnerships, corporations, limited liability companies and other real estate ownership vehicles

    •Real estate finance (acquisition, development, construction, interim, permanent and takeout), restructuring and workouts

    •Title insurance issuance, and resolution of complex title and survey issues and disputes

    •Commercial leases (retail, office, industrial and warehouse)

    •Transportation matters including procurement

    •Acquisition and disposition of automobile dealerships

    •Acquisition and disposition of mobile home parks

    Awards & Recognition

    •Named, Father of the Year, Father's Day Council, American Diabetes Association, 2014

    •Listed,Chambers USA Guide, 2007-2014

    •Listed,TheBest Lawyers in America, Real Estate Law, 2007-2014

    •Listed,Super Lawyersmagazine,Florida Super Lawyers, 2006-2010, 2012-2014

    •Team Member,The Legal 500 United States, Top Tier Firm in Real Estate, 2013

    •Team Member, aLaw360Real Estate Practice Group of the Year, 2011, 2012 and 2013

    •Member, Winning Team, Chambers USA Award for Excellence, Real Estate, 2010 and 2013

    •Listed,Orlandomagazine, The Best Lawyers in Orlando, 2010

    •Listed,The Legal 500 United States, 2007-2009

    •Listed,Florida Trendmagazine, Legal Elite, Real Estate Law, 2004, 2006, 2009

    •Listed,Orlando Business Journal, Central Florida's Ten Most Influential Businessmen, 2002, 2004

    •Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5AV , BV , AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used under in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.

    Associated News & Events

    Press-Releases

    07.02.14 98 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Named 2014 Florida Super Lawyers

    06.13.14 Greenberg Traurig's Orlando Evora Honored as 2014 Father of the Year

    06.02.14 Nine Greenberg Traurig Orlando Attorneys Included in 2014 Chambers USA Guide

    05.29.14 53 Greenberg Traurig Florida Attorneys Included in 2014 Chambers USA Guide

    05.23.14 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys, Practices Included in 2014 Chambers USA Guide

    06.11.13 55 Greenberg Traurig Florida Attorneys Included In 2013 Chambers USA Guide

    05.28.13 Chambers USA Guide 2013 Includes 176 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys, 33 Practice Areas

    01.03.13 Greenberg Traurig Real Estate Practice Selected as a Practice Group of the Year by Law360

    06.11.12 54 Greenberg Traurig Florida Attorneys and 13 Top-Ranked Practice Areas in Florida Appear in 2012 Chambers USA Guide

    06.07.12 2012 Chambers USA Guide Includes More than 170 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys, 38 Practice Areas

     
    Reported CasesRepresented a private group in the purchase, finance and disposition of various automobile dealerships and related real estate located in Central Florida.; Represented a private group in the purchase, finance and disposition of various mobile home parks located throughout Florida.; Represented a private group in the acquisition, entitlement, development and financing of an automobile dealership mall.; Represented a private real estate investment firm in the acquisition, entitlement and disposition of several single family residential developments and golf courses located in Flagler County, Florida.; Represented a private group in the acquisition, leasing and disposition of various retail properties located on Park Avenue in Winter Park, Florida.; Represented a community college in the acquisition and development of several branches of the college throughout Central Florida.; Represented a utility company in numerous crossing agreements relating to a privately owned and controlled railroad track.; Represented a private real estate investment firm in the sale of numerous billboards located along Interstate 95 to a national billboard company.; Represented a national food distributor in the acquisition and entitlement of a regional distribution center located in Volusia County, Florida.; Represented a utility company in the acquisition of real estate and related easements for the creation of a water well system to serve a portion of Central Florida.; Represented a private real estate investment firm in the sale of a tennis center.; Represented a private real estate investment firm in the sale of several golf courses located in Flagler and Volusia Counties, Florida.; Represented a private real estate investment firm in the sale of numerous apartment complexes located throughout Florida.; Represented a private real estate investment firm in the acquisition and sale of thousands of acres of land in Volusia and Orange Counties, Florida, which included dealing with surface and subsurface mineral rights and timber contracts.; Represented a financial institution in the workout of several loans which included deeds in lieu of foreclosure relating to property in Florida and Georgia.
     
    ISLN907544485
     


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    Office Information

    Orlando L. Evora

    450 South Orange Avenue, Suite 650
    OrlandoFL 32801




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