Tracy J. Robin

Partner

Tracy J. Robin

trobin@srvlegal.com
(813) 901-4946

Experience

Tracy J. Robin is a native of Tampa, Florida, and a shareholder in the law firm, Straley Robin Vericker (established 2004). He is AV Rated, the highest rating awarded by the Martindale-Hubbell law directory, and focuses his practice in real property, land use, and local government law. Tracy serves as lead counsel to numerous community development districts represented by the firm, and has extensive experience with the formation and operation of special districts, construction of public infrastructure, issuance of tax exempt bonds, contracts, public records law, sunshine law, statutory requirements governing the conduct of public officers, competitive bidding, and other aspects of local government law. Since 1991, he has served as General Counsel to the Hillsborough County City-County Planning Commission, an independent land planning agency created by the Florida legislature to provide comprehensive planning services for unincorporated Hillsborough County, and its three municipalities, the City of Tampa, the City of Temple Terrace, and Plant City, Florida. Tracy also practices in the area of real property law, including both transactions and litigation. He has extensive experience in title insurance coverage and defense, commercial real estate transactions, institutional mortgage lending, workouts and foreclosure, construction lien law, landlord tenant law, and land use.

Background

Tracy is a member of the Hillsborough County Bar Association, the Florida Bar, and the American Bar Association; he is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, and the United States Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Prior to forming his own firm, he was a partner in the statewide firm, Akerman Senterfitt (1991-2004), and practiced with Moffitt, Hart & Herron (1989-1990). [Admitted to the Florida Bar, April 1989] Before attending law school, he had a career in the title insurance industry (1975-1986), and served as the Branch Manager for the Tampa office of Lawyers Title Insurance Corporation.

Education

  • Mercer University, B.A. in Economics & History (1975)
  • Shepard Broad Law Center, Nova Southeastern University, J.D. (1989)