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Len Johnson focuses his practice on commercial real estate, business, banking, construction, and land use and development law.  Len’s practice spans over four decades, all in the Tampa Bay area.  In addition to his law practice, Len was a bank holding company president for over 15 years, which provides a unique insight into lending transactions.  He has substantial experience in acquisition and development of real estate projects and serves several clients in an outside general counsel role, reviewing and drafting contracts, and advising as to entity structure.  Len is also admitted to practice in Colorado and New York.

Len has a long history of community involvement, including serving on the Board of Trustees of the University of Florida, and as a Distinguished Director of Gator Boosters, Inc., where he also served as President in 2016-2017, along with many local roles.

Courts & Admissions

  • Colorado
  • Florida
  • New York
  • U. S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • U. S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U. S. Supreme Court
  • U. S. Tax Court
  • The Best Lawyers in America®


  • University of Florida Levin College of Law, J.D. 1980
  • University of Florida, B.S.B.A., 1978, Honors, Finance

Civic & Charitable

  • University of Florida, Board of Trustees, 2016-2021
  • University Athletic Association, University of Florida, Board Member, 2016-2018
  • Gator Boosters, Inc., Distinguished Director, 2009-Present; President 2016-2017
  • Pasco-Hernando State College, District Board of Trustees, 2011-2016; Board Chair, 2014-2015
  • Lewis Abraham Lacoochee Boys & Girls Club, Board of Directors, 2009-2014
  • Florida West Coast Public Broadcasting, Inc. (WEDU), Director, 2002-2009
  • Leadership Florida, Member, Class IX – 1990
  • Florida Blue Key, University of Florida, 1991 (Honorary Initiate)
  • Downtown Dade City Main Street, Inc., Director, 1987-1995; President, 1991
  • Dade City Hospital, Board of Trustees, 1993-1996; Board chair, 1996

When He’s Not Working Hard for Clients

When not working, Len loves following the Florida Gators, boating and fishing, and being a grandfather to three wonderful grandchildren in the Tampa area.  He has been married to his wife, Nancy, for over 40 years, and their two children, Brock Johnson and Paige Dingman, reside in Tampa with their families.


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