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Roger K. Gannam

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Roger Gannam is a partner with Lindell & Farson, handling a broad range of business and consumer litigation, as well as real estate and general business transactions.  Mr. Gannam earned his law degree, with honors, from the University of Florida Levin College of Law.  Prior to law school he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from the University of North Florida, with a minor in Political Science.  During his undergraduate studies, Mr. Gannam worked full time for AT&T Universal Card Services in Jacksonville, sharing in the company's Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award for performance excellence.

Following law school, Mr. Gannam began his legal career with the international law firm LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae, L.L.P., where he gained extensive experience in complex commercial and class action litigation.  He continued his career with the international firm Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP, where he represented numerous businesses and individuals in significant legal disputes. Since joining Lindell & Farson, Mr. Gannam has expanded his business and consumer law practice, not only engaging in complex litigation but also advising clients in company formation and in the purchase and sale of real estate and businesses.

In addition to his traditional law practice, Mr. Gannam represents individuals and organizations in religious liberty matters, and advises public bodies and officials on free speech, religious liberty, and other constitutional matters.  In this arena, he works as an Allied Attorney of the Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), and often with the Christian Legal Society Center for Law and Religious Freedom, engaging in pro bono religious liberty litigation in Jacksonville and throughout Florida.  Mr. Gannam has also provided legal aid through the Christian Legal Society Pro Bono Project and Jacksonville Area Legal Aid Public Service Project.

Mr. Gannam is a member of Southside United Methodist Church, and holds leadership or volunteer positions with a number of community organizations, including the CHILD Cancer Fund, Christian Legal Society of Jacksonville (past president), and Second Harvest North Florida JETSET.  Mr. Gannam's interests include theology, running, and the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Super Lawyers has named Roger Gannam to the Florida Rising Stars list as one of the top up-and-coming attorneys in Florida for 2012.  Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state receive this honor.

 

Practice Areas:

  • Business and Consumer Law
  • Corporate Governance Disputes
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Employment and Non-Compete Agreements
  • Estate and Trust Litigation
  • Religious Liberty Litigation
  • General Business Formation, Transactions and Contracts
  • Construction and Real Estate Contracts and Litigation

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • The Florida Bar
  • Jacksonville Bar Association
  • Alliance Defending Freedom (formerly Alliance Defense Fund)
    (Allied Attorney since 2005)
  • U.S. District Courts, Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit

Professional Activities:

  • Alliance Defense Fund National Litigation Academy 33, God or Caesar and Conscience:  Litigating Religious Liberty in This New Era, July, 2010
  • Alliance Defense Fund National Litigation Academy XXIII, Maximizing Momentum: Winning Strategic Diversity Litigation in a New Constitutional Era, October, 2005
  • Panelist, Religious Diversity Panel Discussion, Florida Coastal School of Law, February 23, 2006
  • Co-author, Government's Right to Waive Minor Deviations and Undertaking Direct Legal Action in a Bid Protest, in PUBLIC CONTRACT CODE AND COMPETITIVE PUBLIC BIDDING IN FLORIDA, 51.80 (Lorman Education Services 2004)

Education:

  • University of Florida Levin College of Law, J.D. With Honors, 1999
  • University of North Florida, Bachelor of Business Administration (Finance), 1996

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