Phillip R. Finch Attorney At Law

Phillip R. Finch - Attorney at Law

Senior Vice President

T 407.843.8880
F 407.244.5690
D 407.244.5629
Orlando 301 East Pine Street Suite 1400 Orlando, Florida 32801

Phil is a real estate lawyer with extensive experience in all facets of commercial real estate. He represents developers, institutional lenders, sophisticated investors, commercial landlords and tenants. For the past several years he has served as general outside counsel to internationally themed restaurant companies associated with the music and motion picture industries. He was responsible for land assemblages for the Orange County Administration Building, the Orlando Public Library and the Conserv II citrus irrigation project. Phil also has extensive litigation experience.

  • Background

    Phil grew up in Henderson, North Carolina, and attended Duke University, graduating in 1969. The same year he entered the University of Florida Law School, graduating third in his class in 1971. He was the first associate hired by GrayRobinson and has practiced continuously with the firm since his graduation from law school.

  • Education
    • Duke University, B.A. (history, 1969)
    • University of Florida, College of Law, J.D. (1971)
      • Honors
      • Executive Editor, University of Florida Law Review
      • Gertrude Brick Award for "Best Student Article"
      • Phi Delta Phi
      • Phi Kappa Phi
      • Order of the Coif
  • Professional Associations and Memberships
    • The Florida Bar
      • Real Property, Trust and Probate Law Section
      • Business Law Section
    • Orange County Bar Association
    • The American Bar Association
      • Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section
      • Business Law Section
  • Admissions
    • Florida
  • Awards and Recognitions
    • AV Preeminent® rated by Martindale-Hubbell
    • Best Lawyers in America, 2008-2024
      • Real Estate Law
    • Orlando Magazine, Best Lawyers, 2008-2010, 2014, 2019-2021
    • Florida Super Lawyers, 2006-2009
  • Personal
    • Married, four children