Jeff E. Wright
Stockholder - Bonita Springs Office

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Direct Dial: 239.344.1371
Direct Fax: 239.344.1508

Jeff Wright is Board Certified in City, County & Local Government law, a designation by the Florida Supreme Court that recognizes special knowledge, skills, and proficiency in this area. He represents private property owners, associations, and investors in addressing land use and permitting concerns, particularly as they impact private property rights, property value, and investment decision-making. Jeff also specializes in working through the often complex challenges presented by local government regulation of land use. His expertise includes Florida’s Sunshine Law and Public Records Law, and all matters involving city, county, and local governments, including towns, villages, special districts, and community development districts.

Jeff has been deeply involved in growth management and comprehensive planning issues throughout Florida. He has served as committee counsel to the Collier County Rural Lands Stewardship Area Review Committee, and as an Assistant County Attorney on growth management matters. Jeff was a member of the Florida Association of County Attorneys’ statewide Growth Management Committee from its inception in 2009, and has provided critical input on growth management legislation, referenda, and reform.

Jeff has been recognized for his professional achievements, including receiving the Growth Management Committee Writing Award from the Florida Association of Counties (2009), the Deepwater Horizon Legal Task Force Appreciation Award (2011) and the Faculty of Federal Advocates’ Raymond Micklewright Professionalism Award (2004).

A Michigan native, Jeff resides in Naples with his wife and two daughters. When not working, he enjoys fishing, kayaking, and traveling with his family.

Jeff is admitted in all Florida and Colorado state courts, as well as the United States District Court, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida, United States Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida, and United States District Court, District of Colorado.

Professional and Civic Affiliations

Jeff is a member of the Collier County Bar Association. He also is a former member of the Florida Association of Counties Growth Management Committee and Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Legal Task Force, Florida Association of County Attorneys, and Florida Association of Code Enforcement.

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Education

  • Undergraduate Degree: University of Florida (B.A., 1992)
  • Law Degree: University of Denver College of Law (J.D., 1996)
  • Admitted to The Florida Bar 2006
  • Admitted to The Colorado Bar 1998

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