Tampa Bay EDC


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Alison Gelbaugh


Johnson Pope

Johnson Pope is a full-service, Tampa Bay-based law firm with offices in Tampa, Clearwater, and St. Petersburg. Johnson Pope’s more than 100 lawyers represent professional individuals, closely held businesses and publicly traded corporations in a wide array of legal specialties including complex commercial transactions and high stakes litigation. Regularly named one of the best law firms in the Tampa Bay area and the state of Florida, Johnson Pope offers uniquely specialized legal services to discerning clients who seek the highly quality of legal representation. The firm has served the businesses of Tampa Bay and beyond for more than 50 years.

Steve Pratico, Esq.

Steve Pratico is a commercial litigator with more than 20 years of experience prosecuting and defending complex business disputes on behalf of his clients. His practice focuses on multi-million-dollar business torts, breach of contract matters, real estate litigation and construction disputes. Steve’s list of clients includes global pharmaceutical companies, Florida’s largest real estate developers, and mid-to-large scale corporations operating in a host of industries. Steve is widely recognized as a leading commercial litigator in Florida and is named among The Best Lawyers in America© in the Commercial Litigation category.

In addition to being a married father of four, Steve is an avid outdoorsman and serves the community as a board member of the following not-for-profits: Tampa Bay Economic Development Corp., ReliaQuest Bowl; AdventHealth Hospital; Pasco Sheriff’s Charities; and the Wesley Chapel Youth Hockey Foundation.

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