Contact Information

Phone: 904.359.7754


Bryan L. Putnal

Shareholder/Board of Directors

Bryan is chair of the firm’s Real Estate Department and a member of the firm’s Board of Directors. He has practiced commercial real estate law for more than 30 years with an emphasis on transactional finance, sales and acquisitions, leasing and title insurance. He is experienced in both Florida and multi-state transactions. Bryan’s representation of commercial lenders and borrowers has included credit facilities for automobile dealerships, medical practices, shopping centers, office buildings, residential subdivisions, multi-family properties, office parks, private schools and universities, marinas, hotel and golf course facilities, agricultural properties and amusement parks. He also has extensive experience representing financial institutions in loan workouts and restructures, including deeds in lieu of foreclosure structured to reduce subsequent lender liability.

Bryan regularly advises sellers and purchasers in all phases of contract negotiations and due diligence for property acquisition and development, including 1031 exchanges and agricultural properties. Bryan also is an issuing agent for six national title insurance companies.


  • B.S., with honors, University of Florida
  • J.D., University of Florida

Professional Activities

  • Member, The Florida Bar
  • Member, Jacksonville Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association


  • AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbel
  • Best Lawyers in America, Real Estate Law
  • Chambers USA, Real Estate

Practice Areas