Maynard Cooper & Gale and Nexsen Pruet have agreed to merge on April 1, 2023. Together we will be Maynard Nexsen.

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Paul's Profile

Paul is a shareholder in Maynard’s Corporate Section and a member of its Real Estate Practice Group. In addition, Paul serves as Managing Partner of the firm’s Winter Park office.

Paul’s practice covers a wide range of matters related to real estate purchase and sale transactions, business and asset acquisitions, banking and loan collateralization, private equity, land use and development, leasing, condominiums and time-sharing. His clients include single-family home, townhome, apartment, multi-family, and resort will developers, commercial landlords and tenants, and lending institutions and borrowers in secured and unsecured transactions. He has substantial experience with business entities at all stages of development, including structuring and formation matters, traditional and non-traditional financing arrangements, employment and other business agreements, and regularly advises clients in connection with corporate governance matters, fiduciary duty issues and transactional matters.

Paul holds a B.A. from Princeton Univeristy in English. He received his J.D. from Duke Univeristy.

Paul's Affiliations and Civic Involvement

  • Florida Bar, Real Property Probate and Trust Law Section (1990 – present)
  • Winter Park Florida Chamber of Commerce Board Member (2021 – present) and Governmental Affairs Committee Member (2021 – present)
  • Trinity Preparatory School of Florida Board of Trustees (2012 – 2018)


State Bar: Florida

  • Duke University School of Law
    • J.D.

  • Princeton University
    • B.A. in English

Monday, April 4, 2022


Today, nationally recognized law firm Maynard Cooper & Gale (Maynard) announced a series of moves to expand the Firm’s Florida footprint. Swann Hadley Stump Dietrich & Spears, P.A., an AV-rated, full-service law firm based in Winter Park, Florida, will be merging into Maynard. This union serves as the latest market...

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