Mr. Duggan is a member of the firm’s Board of Directors and a former Chair of the Firm’s Governmental and Regulatory Law Department. His practice areas include land use, zoning, permitting, developments of regional impact, concurrency approvals, charter amendments and property tax valuation challenges. He has obtained state and local government development entitlements for numerous residential, commercial, and industrial projects throughout Northeast Florida, and has secured over $30 million in property tax assessment reductions for tax payers.

Representative Matters


  • The University of the South, Magna Cum Laude, B.A., 1991
  • William & Mary Law School, J.D., 1994

Bar Association Memberships

  • The Florida Bar

Military Experience

  • United States Marine Corps Officer Candidates School - Second Lieutenant, USMCR

Awards and Distinctions

  • AV Preeminent® Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Distinguished Service Award, Northeast Florida Chapter of NAIOP Commercial Real Estate Development Association
  • The Best Lawyers in America® (Administrative/Regulatory Law), 2019-2020
  • The Best Lawyers in America® (Litigation - Land Use and Zoning), 2012-2020
  • The Best Lawyers in America® (Land Use and Zoning Law), 2018-2020
  • Best Lawyers® Jacksonville Litigation - Land Use and Zoning "Lawyer of the Year," 2020
  • Jacksonville Business Journal's Ultimate Attorney - Real Estate and Land Use, 2018
  • Florida Trend Magazine, “Legal Elite Up & Comer,” 2007
  • Member, Phi Beta Kappa

Professional and Community Involvement

  • State Representative, House District 15 (2018-2020)
  • Chair, City of Jacksonville 2009-2010 Charter Revision Commission
  • Vice Chair, City of Jacksonville 2013-2014 Task Force on Consolidated Government
  • Chair, Commercial/Industrial Development Task Force, Jacksonville Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Member, City of Jacksonville Zoning Code Rewrite Task Force
  • Member, Nassau County Economic Development Board Zoning Code Rewrite Committee
  • Jacksonville Regional Political Leadership Institute, Class of 2009 (inaugural class)
  • Leadership Florida, Class XXXII
  • Leadership Jacksonville, Class of 2009
  • Board of Directors, NAIOP of Northeast Florida (President, 2014)
  • Board of Directors, Jacksonville Community Council, Inc.
  • Board of Directors, Rotary Club of Jacksonville
  • Board of Directors, Emergency Pregnancy Services of Jacksonville, Inc. (President, 2007-2009)
  • Vestry, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church
  • Jacksonville Sports Council