Burt L. Saunders (Naples, Florida)
Burt L. Saunders (Naples, Florida)

Burt L. Saunders

Licensed for 41 years

Practice Area: Government, Government Relations & Lobbying, Health Care 1 more area of practice 1 more

Shareholder at firm GrayRobinson, P.A.

Burt L. Saunders

Serving Naples, FL view address

Partner at firm GrayRobinson, P.A.

Serving Naples, FL view address

About Burt L. Saunders

Burt, a shareholder, practices in the areas of local and state government and health care law. Burt served as Florida state senator for District 37 from 1998 to 2008, where he represented Collier and Lee counties. Prior to serving in the state senate, he served in the Florida House of Representatives from 1994 to 1998, served as a member of the Collier County Commission from 1986 to 1994 and served as the Collier County Attorney from 1982 to 1986. Burt currently lobbies for various governmental entities and serves as the Village Attorney for the Village of Estero, Florida.

Background

Burt was born in Newport News, Virginia. He received his bachelor's in 1972 from the University of South Flo...

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Burt, a shareholder, practices in the areas of local and state government and health care law. Burt served as Florida state senator for District 37 from 1998 to 2008, where he represented Collier and Lee counties. Prior to serving in the state senate, he served in the Florida House of Representatives from 1994 to 1998, served as a member of the Collier County Commission from 1986 to 1994 and served as the Collier County Attorney from 1982 to 1986. Burt currently lobbies for various governmental entities and serves as the Village Attorney for the Village of Estero, Florida.

Background

Burt was born in Newport News, Virginia. He received his bachelor's in 1972 from the University of South Florida and his juris doctor in 1975 from the College of William and Mary. In 1978, Burt received his legum magister in ocean/coastal law from the University of Miami.

Civic
•Leadership Collier Foundation, Board of Directors; Leadership Development, Vice Chair
•Enterprise Florida, Inc., Board of Directors, 2002-2008
•Neighborhood Health Clinic, Inc., Advisory Board
•The Conservancy of Southwest Florida
•Project HELP, Advisory Board
•Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida Advisory Board

Relevant Senate Committee Assignments
•Health and Human Services Appropriations, Chair
•Health Care, Chair
•Select Committee on Medicaid Reform
•Commerce and Consumer Services
•Environmental Preservation, Chair

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  • 4.6/5.0 3 reviews
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  • Legal Knowledge

    4.3/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.7/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.7/5.0
  • Communication

    5.0/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.3/5.0
  • 3.8/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 01/13/16 in Government

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    • Legal Knowledge

      3.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      4.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      4.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
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      3.0/5.0

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 12/09/14 in State Government Law

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    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 12/09/14 in Lobbying

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    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
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      Credentials

      Position
      Shareholder
      Admission Details
      Admitted in 1975, Virginia
      1976, Colorado
      1979, Florida
      Law School Attended
      College of William & Mary
      Class of 1975
      J.D.

      University of Miami
      Class of 1978
      LL.M.
      Ocean and Coastal Law
      University Attended
      University of South Florida
      Class of 1972
      B.A.
      Associations & Memberships

      Professional Association & Membership
      •Florida State Senator - District 37 (1998-2008)
      •Florida House of Representatives, Member (1994-1998)
      •Collier County Board of County Commissioners, Member (1986-1994)
      •Collier County, Florida, County Attorney (1982-1986)
      •Dade County, Florida, Assistant County Attorney (1979-1982)
      •The Florida Bar
      •Collier County Bar Association
      •Wolford School of Nurse Anesthesia, Board of Directors, Member

      Areas of Law

      • Government
      • Government Relations & Lobbying
      • Health Care
      • Land Use Law