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Lee D. Wedekind, III

Lee D. Wedekind, III

Partner

50 N. Laura Street
41st Floor
Jacksonville, FL 32202
lee.wedekind@nelsonmullins.com

Lee is a commercial litigator and trial lawyer who advises clients in avoiding and resolving complex business disputes. His practice includes advising boards, executives, and in–house counsel on strategic issues involving risk management, corporate governance, and liabilities. Lee’s experience includes handling litigation matters involving shareholder disputes, fiduciary duties, breach of contract, high–net–worth trusts and estates,...

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Lee is a commercial litigator and trial lawyer who advises clients in avoiding and resolving complex business disputes. His practice includes advising boards, executives, and in–house counsel on strategic issues involving risk management, corporate governance, and liabilities. Lee’s experience includes handling litigation matters involving shareholder disputes, fiduciary duties, breach of contract, high–net–worth trusts and estates, employment–related claims, eminent domain and condemnation, product liability, franchises and dealerships, and appeals. He is commonly retained in matters where an aggressive litigation strategy is necessary. Lee is experienced in litigation matters in state and federal courts and in arbitration proceedings before AAA and JAMS.

Lee D. Wedekind, III

employment–related claims, eminent domain and condemnation, product liability, franchises and dealerships, and appeals. He is commonly retained in matters where an aggressive litigation strategy is necessary. Lee is experienced in litigation matters in state and federal courts and in arbitration proceedings before AAA and JAMS.

Lee is a commercial litigator and trial lawyer who advises clients in avoiding and resolving complex business disputes. His practice includes advising boards, executives, and in–house counsel on strategic issues involving risk management, corporate governance, and liabilities. Lee’s experience includes handling litigation matters involving shareholder disputes, fiduciary duties, breach of contract, high–net–worth trusts and estates,... employment–related claims, eminent domain and condemnation, product liability, franchises and dealerships, and appeals. He is commonly retained in matters where an aggressive litigation strategy is necessary. Lee is experienced in litigation matters in state and federal courts and in arbitration proceedings before AAA and JAMS.

Experience

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Experience

  • Served on trial team that resulted in one of the largest eminent domain verdicts in Florida history
  • Lead attorney representing petroleum owner/operator and marketer in litigation matters involving franchise termination, lease disputes, eminent domain, ADA compliance, environmental, and employment disputes
  • Representation of national manufacturers in connection with product liability claims throughout Florida, including multidistrict litigation matters
  • Representation of lenders and financial institutions in matters seeking to enforce loan documents and personal guaranties

Previous Professional Experience

  • Former shareholder and commercial trial lawyer for a Jacksonville, Fla., law firm, where he focused on disputes involving property rights and valuation issues

Education

  • University of Richmond School of Law, JD, honors
  • Wake Forest University, BA

Admissions

  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

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  • The Florida Bar
    • Trial Lawyers Section
    • Eminent Domain Committee
  • Jacksonville Bar Association
    • Board of Governors
    • Secretary
    • Former President, Young Lawyers Section
  • Chester Bedell Inn of Court
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