Jack K. McMullen Attorney At Law

Jack K. McMullen - Attorney at Law

Of Counsel

T 407.843.8880
F 407.244.5690
D 407.244.5663
Orlando 301 East Pine Street Suite 1400 Orlando, Florida 32801

For over 30 years, Jack has concentrated his legal practice in the area of corporate and business transactions. His practice includes the representation of both emerging and mature business clients in many areas, including the formation, governance and operation of corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships and other business entities, as well as the negotiation and drafting of a broad range of commercial contracts relating to mergers, acquisitions, securities, franchising, licensing, venture capital, bank and other commercial financings, and shareholder and employment agreements. Jack also enjoys providing his clients with advice relating to a myriad of other general business-related matters.

Jack regularly counsels franchisors in domestic and international franchise matters, including providing assistance in drafting franchise agreements and disclosure documents and ensuring compliance with applicable federal and state franchise laws and regulations. Jack has also represented numerous franchisees in connection with the acquisition of their franchises.

Jack has extensive experience in federal and state securities regulation and has assisted a multitude of clients in various industries in raising debt and equity capital through private placements and public offerings.

Jack holds an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell, which represents a "Preeminent" legal ability rating as evaluated by his peers in the legal community.

  • Background

    Born in Miami and raised in North Palm Beach, Jack is a Florida native. Jack attended Florida State University, where he received a bachelor’s in accounting in 1984. After graduation, Jack worked in the audit department of the Orlando office of Arthur Andersen and Co., prior to returning to law school. While attending the Florida State University College of Law, Jack worked as a law clerk for GrayRobinson and joined the firm as an attorney after obtaining his juris doctor in 1988. Jack and his wife, Patti, an interior designer, live in Mount Dora and have three daughters.

  • Education
    • Florida State University, B.S. (accounting, magna cum laude, 1984)
      • Phi Kappa Phi and Phi Eta Sigma Scholastic Honoraries
      • Beta Alpha Psi and Beta Gamma Sigma Accounting and Business Honoraries
      • Delta Tau Delta Social Fraternity
      • Small Business Institute Consultant
    • Florida State University, J.D. (high honors, 1988)
      • Order of the Coif
      • Florida State University Law Review, Member, 1986-1988
  • Admissions
    • Florida
    • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
    • U.S. Court of Appeal, 11th Circuit
  • Professional Associations and Memberships
    • The Florida Bar
      • Business Law Section
    • American Bar Association
      • Business Law Section
      • Forum on Franchising Section
      • General Practice Section
    • Orange County Bar Association
  • Civic
    • Lake Cares, Inc.
      • Board of Directors
      • Treasurer
    • Downtown Orlando Partnership, Former President and Member of the Board of Directors
    • Community Coordinated Care for Children, Inc. (4C), Former Member of the Board of Directors
    • Central Florida Zoological Society, Former Member of the Board of Directors
    • Graduate, Leadership Orlando
  • Awards and Recognitions
    • AV Preeminent® rated by Martindale-Hubbell
    • Best Lawyers in America, 2019-2024
      • Corporate Law
      • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
      • Securities / Capital Markets Law
    • Florida Super Lawyers, 2019-2020
    • Florida Trend, Legal Elite, 2013
    • Orlando Magazine, Best Lawyers, 2019-2021