Angela’s practice focuses primarily on land use, real estate acquisition, development approvals, governmental relations, and government contracts.  Angela is experienced in helping public- and private- sector clients navigate all matters of real estate development, from acquisition to pre-development diligence and governmental approvals, to permitting and construction.  She is especially skilled at tackling challenging issues related to downtown, public/private funding, and adaptive reuse developments.  Her experience includes counseling the private developer of a large-scale, innovative, mixed-use development in Tampa, Florida, as well as serving as in-house attorney for a Tennessee City for over a decade.  She has also represented numerous other clients with projects of various sizes. 

Angela also is highly experienced in providing advice on local, state, and federal funding for projects through grants, tax increment financing, public/private funding, and other economic development resources.  Her experience includes preparing development agreements, public-private funding agreements, and preparing grant applications.

Additionally, Angela has extensive experience negotiating and drafting contracts between public and private entities.  Her experience includes assisting clients in every stage of the procurement process, including the preparation of bid solicitations (for public clients); the submission of bids, the negotiation of proposals; women-owned, minority-owned business, small-business enterprise initiatives (WMBE) counseling; and advice concerning employment and prevailing wage requirements; the negotiation of real estate development agreements; the preparation and negotiation of private-public funding agreements; as well as many other types of government contracts.   

Out of the office, Angela enjoys spending time enjoy all of Florida’s outdoor activities with her husband and son. 


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Credentials & Experience


University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, B.S., 1995

University of Tennessee College of Law, J.D., 2001

Bar Admissions

The Florida Bar

The Tennessee Bar

Hillsborough County Bar Association

Tennessee Bar Leadership Law

Court Admissions



The Supreme Court of the United States


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