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Mathew S. Poling

Bank of America Plaza
101 E. Kennedy Boulevard
Suite 2800
Tampa, FL 33602


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Mathew Poling’s practice focuses primarily on real estate.  He has significant experience representing clients in the acquisition, disposition, leasing, financing, and use of all types of commercial real estate, including office, medical, retail, residential, agricultural, and vacant properties.  A major part of this practice includes representing clients in zoning and land use entitlements, and environmental permitting matters.  Representative clients include REITs, institutional lenders, real estate developers, and a range of public and private companies.

In addition to his transactional practice, Matt also has significant experience handling complex zoning and land use litigation, ranging from regulatory takings to appeals of comprehensive plan amendments, rezonings, and site plans.

While in law school, Matt received the Book Award in Advanced Takings Law.

Matt is an approved attorney agent for First American Title Insurance Company, Old Republic National Title Insurance Company, Fidelity National Title Insurance Company, Chicago Title Insurance Company, and Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company.

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • The Florida Bar, Environmental and Land Use Law Section
  • The Florida Bar, Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law Section
  • The Florida Bar, Young Lawyers Division
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association
  • Pinellas County Land Development Code Stakeholder Group
  • Friends of Brooker Creek Preserve, past Senior Executive and Board Member

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  • J.D., cum laude, University of Florida Levin College of Law, 2014
  • B.S., cum laude, Finance, University of Florida, 2011

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Florida, 2014