R. Clay Mathews

Phone: 813-223-3888 R. Clay Mathews Contact

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Areas of Practice:

Commercial Litigation
Environmental and Water
Land Use
Property and Civil Rights
Public Entities
Real Estate Transactional


University of Florida
Bachelor of Science, 2009
Major: Business Finance

University of Florida
Hough Graduate School of Business
Masters of Arts - International Business, 2010

University of Florida
Fredric G. Levin College of Law
Juris Doctor, 2013, cum laude

Clay focuses his practice on a broad range of complex matters in the areas of property rights, inverse condemnation, land use and zoning, water law, environmental law and other general real estate matters. Clay has extensive experience handling all aspects of litigation including motion practice, discovery, depositions, mediations, and preparing for and attending hearings and trials. In addition to his litigation experience, Clay also has experience in handling various real estate transactional and development matters.

Bar & Court Admissions:

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida

Professional & Community Involvement:

The Florida Bar, Active
After-School All-Stars, Regional Advisory Board Member
Tampa Connection, Class of 2016-2017
Hillsborough County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
Wm. Reece Smith, Jr. Litigation Inn of Court, Active Member
Association of Corporate Growth, Tampa Division, Active Member
Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce / Emerge Tampa Bay, Active Member
University Club of Tampa, Membership Committee Member


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