GrayRobinson’s Tom Cloud Receives Prestigious Paul S. Buchman Award

For Immediate Release
July 15, 2021

Kristen Bridges,, 850.545.1917
Erin Charles,, 717.823.3925


GrayRobinson’s Tom Cloud Receives Prestigious Paul S. Buchman Award
Florida Municipal Attorneys Association Honors Orlando Shareholder

Orlando, Fla. – GrayRobinson today announced Shareholder Thomas Cloud has been awarded the Paul S. Buchman Award by the Florida Municipal Attorneys Association (FMAA) for his contributions to the field of municipal law.

The Association annually presents the Paul S. Buchman Award to the state’s most outstanding municipal attorney in honor of Mr. Buchman, an attorney who spent his career representing municipalities and who contributed tirelessly and unselfishly to Florida’s municipal community. Recipients are recognized for their individual contribution to the field of municipal law during the previous year, as well as his or her career contributions to date.

Cloud is Board certified in City, County and Local Government Law, and has represented over 80 Florida cities, including six as city attorney. He has represented local governments since 1980 and currently serves as city attorney in four cities in Central Florida and general counsel to the Utilities Commission of New Smyrna Beach. Cloud previously served as President of the Florida Municipal Attorneys Association in 2015 and has presented on municipal topics to the group since 1992.

The Florida Municipal Attorneys Association was formally organized during late 1981, and adopted its constitution in May of 1982. Its membership consists of over 600 attorneys who specialize in the legal representation of municipalities. You may learn more about the Paul S. Buchman Award and access the list of previous recipients here.

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