KEITH BRICKLEMYER - Senior Counsel
Areas of Practice:
Real Estate Law
Stetson University College of Law, J.D. (cum laude), 1982
College of William and Mary, B.A, (Philosophy), 1968
Bar & Court Admissions:
Keith Bricklemyer is a well-noted member of the Florida Bar’s Environmental and Land Use Law Section, and is a frequent speaker in this area of the law. He has served as counsel to owners, developers, and lenders in more than thirty Developments of Regional Impact (DRIs) and handles DRIs, zoning, comprehensive planning and general real estate matters across the state.
Mr. Bricklemyer also serves as special counsel to local governments on environmental, land use, eminent domain and spcial taxing district law, and has served as developer or district counsel in numerous Community Development Districts. Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Bricklemyer was a resort developer and manager, serving as Regional Vice President for Great American Management in Destin, Florida; Director, Property Management for Amelia Island Plantation in Amelia Island, Florida; and General Manager, Home and Villa Rentals, Sea Pines Plantation in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. His experience as a real estate manager and developer complements his legal training and gives him a unique perspective on the issues facing his clients.
Prior to founding Bricklemyer Law Group, Keith was a Founding Shareholder at Bricklemyer Smolker & Bolves, a Shareholder at Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP, and a Shareholder at Taub and Williams. P.A.
Professional & Community Involvement:
National Association of Industrial and Office Parks, Director
Leadership Tampa, Alumnus
Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce
Hillsborough County Affordable Housing Steering Committee, Chair
Hillsborough County Farm Worker Housing Task Force, Chair
Out of Home Care Committee of Child and Related Family Services Task Force, Co-Chair
Governmental Affairs Committee, Builders Association of Greater Tampa, Vice-Chair
United Way Pacesetter Campaign, Chair
Board of Counselors, University of Tampa
American Bar Association, Real Property Probate and Trust, Natural Resources Law Sections
The Florida Bar, Environmental and Land Use Law Section, Eminent Domain Committee
Hillsborough County Bar Association, Environmental Law Committee
Bay Area Volunteer Lawyers Association
Boys and Girls Club of Tampa Bay, Director
Awards & Recognitions:
Florida Super Lawyers by Thompson Renters
Florida’s Top Attorney 2013, Wall Street Journal
2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Land Use and Zoning by the American Lawyer & Corporate Counsel Magazine
20 years on Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
Leading Florida Attorneys in Environmental Law by American Research Corporation
The National Law Journal 2011 Tampa’s Lawyer of the Year
The National Law Journal 2011 Tampa’s Top Attorneys in Land Use and Zoning Law
Best Lawyers’ 2011 Tampa Land Use & Zoning Lawyer of the Year
Top Lawyers 2010 in Land Use and Zoning Law by Tampa Bay Business Journal
Tampa Bay’s Top Lawyers 2010 by Tampa Bay Magazine
The Best Lawyers in America 2010
Dana Scholar, Stetson University College of Law
Law Review, Stetson University College of Law
Lawyers Title Guaranty Award, Stetson University College of Law
Winner, Dean Maloney Memorial Writing Competition
Publications & Speeches:
Local Government Wetlands Regulations, 2008 Florida Wetlands Conference.
Regulation of Property Rights: Takings and Related Matters, Attornet Title Insurance Fund, Inc. (1995 Assembly).
Upland Habitat Regulations, Agencies and Issues, florida Chamber Annual Environmental Permitting Summer School (1995).
Be Aware of Changes In New Wetlands Rule, 2 FLA. REAL EST. J. 17 (sept. 1994).
Progress on Property Rights, NAIOP Newsletter (Summer 1995).
Transportation Considerations, FLA ENVTL. & LAND USE MANUAL (2d Ed. 1994).
Inverse Condemnation, FLA. ENVTL. & LAND USE MANUAL (2d Ed. 1994).
Inverse Condemnation, Current Condemnation Law: Takings, Compensation, & Benefits (1994 A.B.A. SEC. PUB. REAL PROP. PROB & TRUST L. 54).
Elms III Analysis (1993 FLA. B. ANN. ENVTL. & LAND USE UPDATE).
Transportation Concurrency Exemptions, NAIOP Newsletter (Fall 1993).
The Fairly Debatable Rule is Debatable, 2 LAWYER 5 (June 1986).