Williams Parker Attorneys at Law Sarasota Attorneys
Toggle Menu


Our corporate clients include both established, substantial enterprises and smaller but fast-growing firms. We represent a broad range of clients through the full corporate lifecycle, including acquisitions, mergers, joint ventures, liquidations, financings, and formations. We have developed industry-specific experience in the region’s core commercial sectors, including real estate development, healthcare, technology, retail and hospitality, agribusiness, and senior living facilities.

We leverage experienced attorneys across multiple areas, including labor and employment, finance, tax, healthcare, litigation, and real estate, to provide our clients with a custom-built, cross-disciplinary team capable of handling their full scope of legal needs. We also work closely with a client's other advisors, including accounting firms and investment advisors. Our membership in Ally Law, a network of business attorneys operating in all of the world’s major economic centers and in many other commercially important locations, enhances both our domestic and international corporate practices.

Representative Matters:

  • Private developer’s counsel in relocation, public-private real estate co-development, and financing for Atlanta Braves spring training stadium and surrounding mixed use development
  • Negotiated $1.5 billion platform real estate and local partner joint ventures with global private equity firms
  • Represented development team in $200 million joint venture with global private equity firm for acquisition of multi-state residential real estate development community portfolio
  • Negotiated $120 million real estate development joint venture
  • Negotiated a multimillion dollar investment by a venture capital firm into a physician management and billing operation with back-office support in India and provided ongoing structuring, contracting, and compliance advice
  • Negotiated licensing agreement for multiacre, artificial recreational water feature utilizing Crystal Lagoons technology
  • Outside general counsel to $150 million consumer services company with operations in the United States, Europe, and Asia
  • Represented development team in joint venture with national homebuilder for acquisition of 9,500-acre, 11,000-unit mixed-used, multiphase development project site
  • Outside general counsel to multistate pest control company
  • Outside general counsel for nationwide franchisor with over 220 locations
  • General counsel to several $100 million-plus entrepreneurs and their organizations
  • Negotiated joint venture for Publix supermarket anchored commercial shopping center acquisition, development, and operation 
  • Negotiated joint venture for acquisition and entitlement of golf course, for repurposing as a residential community
  • Provided 50-state licensing advice and ongoing general counsel to a publicly traded stored value card company 
  • Counsel for sale and post-closing joint venture, development, and management structure of $80 million senior housing business and facility
  • Counsel for $50 million business disposition
  • Counsel in acquisition of $40 million multicampus senior housing business
  • Counsel for $34 million sale of software company to publicly traded company
  • Representation of $500 million REIT
  • Representation of family office with more than 115 closely held businesses
  • Representation of manufacturer operating in United States, Greece, France, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom, Portugal, Croatia, Bulgaria, Romania, Ukraine, South Africa, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Australia, Thailand, and China
  • Handled private placement and structuring of a pine nut processor in Russia

Key Areas of Experience:

200 South Orange Avenue | Sarasota, Florida | 34236
| (941) 366-4800
Williams Parker Harrison Dietz & Getzen © 2014|All rights reserved|Legal Notices