Burt L. Saunders

Burt L. Saunders (Naples, Florida)

Burt L. Saunders

Attorney in Naples, FL
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.


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.

•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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Areas of Law

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

Experience & Credentials

Firm Details
Admission Details
Admitted in 1975, Virginia
1976, Colorado
1979, Florida
Law School Attended
College of William & Mary
Class of 1975

University of Miami
Class of 1978
Ocean and Coastal Law
University Attended
University of South Florida
Class of 1972
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

Community Contributions

Community Contributions
Articles Blogs Q&A

Contact Information

Contact Information
Firm Address
GrayRobinson, P.A.
8889 Pelican Bay Boulevard, Suite 400,
Naples, FL 34108
Office Information
Office Information
Burt L. Saunders
GrayRobinson, P.A.
8889 Pelican Bay Boulevard, Suite 400,
Naples, FL 34108

GrayRobinson, P.A. (Naples, Florida)