Jeffrey Shear, Partner





  • University of Florida Levin College of Law (J.D.)
  • Tulane University (B.S.)


  • Florida


  • Leadership Tampa Alumni
  • Real Estate Investment Council
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association
  • Florida Bar Association

Awards & Honors

  • “Tampa Bay’s Top Lawyers” Tampa Bay Magazine
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Peer Review Rated
Jeff heads up the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group, representing a wide variety of stakeholders ranging from developers and lenders to institutional investors. For developer representation, Jeff handles all aspects of commercial and residential real estate projects, including acquisitions, zoning and permitting, financing, and disposition. Jeff represents buyers and sellers in commercial real estate transactions of office buildings, shopping centers, and hotels, as well as residential transactions for apartment complexes, condominiums, townhomes and single-family homes, and is an authorized agent of multiple national title insurance companies. Additionally, Jeff frequently represents landlords and tenants in commercial office and retail lease negotiations.

Jeff started his career as an Assistant City Attorney for the City of Tampa representing the City in a variety of land use and real estate matters.