Dennis D. Leone


Dennis D.



  • University of Miami School of Law (J.D., 1995)
  • University of Miami School of Business (B.B.A., 1992)


  • Florida
  • U.S District Courts for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida
  • Texas


  • American Bar Association, Forum on Franchising and Litigation Section
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association
  • The Florida Bar Association

For over 20 years, Dennis Leone has represented clients in state and federal courts and other legal proceedings throughout the U.S. and counseled them on the development and implementation of effective business practices, pre-litigation strategies and enforceable contracts.

His practice focuses primarily on franchise and licensing matters, as well as the enforcement of non-competition, non-solicitation, anti-piracy and other restrictive covenants. With significant experience involving the protection, security, privacy, unauthorized access and theft of electronic data and information, contract law, and shareholder, partner, and member disputes, Dennis’s background also provides him with substantial experience in the lodging, restaurant, hospitality and construction industries.

Dennis takes considerable pride in the ability to develop long-term relationships with his clients and believes the investment of time and effort to understand his client’s business and competitive environment enables him to more successfully resolve issues before they become serious problems. The level of communication and depth of knowledge about a client and their environment allows Dennis to quickly and efficiently effect change by offering solutions based upon a foundation of successful strategies and best practices developed and implemented over his career. Helping clients achieve their business goals is one of the many reasons Dennis enjoys being a lawyer.