Lee Nelson is a partner in the Tampa office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where he is a member of the statewide Real Estate Practice Group.
A Martindale Hubbell AV® rated attorney, Lee has been recognized as one of the Best Lawyers in America® in banking and finance as well as real estate, and has been listed in Florida Super Lawyers for real estate law since 2006.
Lee regularly represents banks, financial institutions, New York Stock Exchange and closely-held companies, as well as multinational, national and local developers in a variety of complex transactional matters. He negotiates, structures and closes deals involving the:
Lee is the current president of the Real Estate Investment Council and he previously served as legal counsel for the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce. He has received the Hillsborough County Bar’s Pro Bono Community Counsel Award and Nehemiah Award for Distinguished Community Service. He’s also a regular guest speaker at conferences, recently moderating a panel on the future of construction and development.