Kent L. Hipp Attorney At Law
301 East Pine Street Suite 1400 Orlando, Florida 32801
Kent is a trial lawyer who has concentrated his practice in eminent domain, inverse condemnation, and property rights since 1991. Kent has handled over 1,000 condemnation parcels, including all types of complex eminent domain cases, representing both property and business owners as well as select condemning authorities on all types of properties and projects throughout the state of Florida. Kent has participated in numerous eminent domain and inverse condemnation proceedings, valuation trials, arbitrations and Bert Harris actions. These matters have ranged in value from a few hundred dollars to over $198 million. He was the lead lawyer representing the property owner in the highest valued eminent domain case in the history of the state of Florida, FDOT v. U.S. Cities, which was concluded in November of 2020.
He has represented clients in eminent domain and inverse condemnation cases involving the taking of properties for the following types of projects and matters:
Kent grew up in Orlando, where he graduated from Edgewater High School. Kent graduated with honors from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, before attending Stetson University College of Law, where he also graduated with honors.
Before beginning his career with GrayRobinson, Kent served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Elizabeth A. Kovachevich, U.S. District Court judge and then served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Paul H. Roney, senior and former chief judge of the U.S. 11th Circuit Court of Appeals.