1500 Mahan Drive
Suite 200
Tallahassee, Florida 32308
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Evan J. Rosenthal


Areas of Practice

Federal Grants
Land Use and Real Estate Law
Litigation and Appellate Law
Local Government Law
Public Finance
Public Utilities Law

Mr. Rosenthal is a 2008 graduate of the University of Florida with a degree in History and a 2013 cum laude graduate of the Florida State University College of Law.  Mr. Rosenthal received a certificate in environmental and land use law with high honors and was an editor for the Florida State University Law Review as well as a member of the Florida State University Journal of Land Use and Environmental Law..

As a member of the Firm, Mr. Rosenthal’s practice focuses on a wide range of matters connected to local governments, including land use and environmental law, public-private partnerships, real estate law, public utilities law, state and federal grants, special districts, procurement, sunshine law and public records, special assessments, and finance and tax issues.  Mr. Rosenthal currently serves as:

  • Assistant Wakulla County Attorney
  • Assistant Jefferson County Attorney
  • General Counsel to Cedar Key Water and Sewer District
  • General Counsel to the Highway 79 Corridor Authority
  • Deputy General Counsel to the Gulf Consortium
  • Special Counsel to numerous other counties, cities, and special districts

Professional, Civic & Community Involvement

  • The Florida Bar, Member.
  • Florida House of Representatives Legislative Intern, Class of 2012.
  • Committee member of the Florida Association of County Attorney’s Finance & Taxation Committee.
  • Member of the Environmental and Land Use Law; and City, County and Local Government Law Sections of the Florida Bar.


  • J.D., Florida State University, College of Law, cum laude, 2013.
    • Certificate in Environmental and Land Use Law, magna cum laude.
    • Florida State University Law Review Vol. 40, Article Editor.
    • Journal of Land Use and Environmental Law, Member.
    • Book Awards in Administrative Law, Environmental Law, and Emerging Issues in Energy Law.
  • B.A. University of Florida, 2008.


  • Letting the Sunshine In: Protecting Residential Access to Solar Energy in Common Interest Developments, 40 Fl. St. L. Rev. 995 (2013).
  • The Trend is Your Friend: Embracing and Incentivizing the Private Sector's Shift Toward Climate Consciousness, 12 Fla. St. U. B. Rev. 175 (2013).
  • Rethinking Minimum Parking Requirements, 5 ABA-SEER Smart Growth & Green Building Committee Newsletter 6, June 2012.