GrayRobinson Welcomes "Best Lawyer" Mark Chmielarski to its Orlando Office

Orlando, Fla. – March 1, 2021 – GrayRobinson, P.A. (GrayRobinson) today announced Mark J. Chmielarski, who has been named a 2021 "Best Lawyer" by U.S. News and World Report and Orlando Magazine, has joined the firm as a shareholder in the Orlando office. Chmielarski can be reached at

"We’re delighted to welcome Mark as a member of our real estate team in Orlando," said GrayRobinson President and CEO Dean Cannon. "Mark is a seasoned attorney who has spent more than 30 years in the ever-evolving real estate, commercial lending, and commercial litigation areas. His strong talent, excellent reputation, and forward-thinking ideologies are harmonious with our firm culture and values."

Chmielarski joins the firm’s real estate team, where he brings over three decades of experience in commercial lending, real estate, corporate, commercial litigation, and general civil litigation. His commercial lending experience ranges from representing commercial lenders in multi-million dollar syndication, revolving line of credit, construction, and acquisition loans, to closing mortgage loans involving single asset borrowers and owner occupied properties. In real estate transactions, he represents both sellers and buyers in commercial and residential purchase and sale transactions. His experience in commercial litigation includes commercial foreclosures, residential foreclosures, and loan workouts.

"Although new to our team, Mark already has many advocates within the firm, having worked with a number of our shareholders over the years, myself included," said Orlando Office Managing Shareholder Mike Neukamm. "We are thrilled to welcome him aboard and see him put his trusted expertise in real estate, commercial lending and commercial litigation to work for GrayRobinson."

Active in the community, Chmielarski is a member of the Volusia and Flagler County Associations for Responsible Development, Coastal Conservation Association, and Knights of Columbus. He received his juris doctorate from Emory University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Florida International University.

"I am very excited to be working alongside the outstanding attorneys at GrayRobinson," Chmielarski said. "I have admired them both personally and professionally, having worked with them throughout the years." 

Press coverage:

"GrayRobinson Hires Greenspoon Marder Real Estate Atty," Law360

"People on the Move," Orlando Sentinel

"April 1, 2021 On the Move," Florida Bar News