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Paul C. Huck Jr.
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Contact

(T) +1.305.714.9727
(F) +1.305.714.9799

Education

  • Harvard University (J.D. cum laude 1992); Princeton University (A.B. summa cum laude 1988; Phi Beta Kappa)

Bar Admissions

  • Florida

Clerkships

  • Law Clerk to Judge Stanley Marcus, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida (1992-1993)

Government Service

  • General Counsel to Florida Governor Charlie Crist (2007-2008); Deputy Attorney General, Florida (2003-2007)

Paul Huck's practice focuses on business litigation, regulatory advice, and government investigations. He has an extensive legal career working in the private and public sectors. He has represented entities and individuals in trials and appeals before state and federal courts in complex commercial litigation and cases of constitutional significance.

From 2007 to 2008, Paul served as general counsel to the governor of Florida and was the principal legal advisor to the governor on a host of constitutional, legislative, and statutory issues affecting the executive branch. He also supervised the major litigation being prosecuted or defended by the governor's executive agencies, including cases arising in the environmental, transportation, and health care arenas. Additionally, Paul engaged in extensive sovereign-to-sovereign negotiations and dispute resolution proceedings, including the negotiation of a gaming compact entered into between the state of Florida and the Seminole Tribe of Florida and the dispute among Florida, Georgia, and Alabama regarding the allocation of water rights among those three states. Paul also served as the deputy attorney general for Florida, where he was involved in the prosecution of a wide variety of civil enforcement and criminal matters in the health care, telecommunications, and pharmaceutical industries, among others.

At the start of his career, Paul practiced at a Miami litigation boutique law firm from 1993 to 2002, where he concentrated on complex commercial litigation. During that time, he represented a wide range of clients on business torts, shareholder disputes, and violations of the federal securities and antitrust laws.


Honors & Distinctions

  • Best Lawyers in America — commercial litigation (2013 and 2014)

    Appointed in 2012 by Florida Governor Rick Scott to the Judicial Nominating Commission, 11th Judicial Circuit

    Appointed in 2008 by Florida Governor Charlie Crist to the Board of Governors of the South Florida Water Management District, the lead agency in the restoration of America's Everglades

Languages

Spanish
Paul Huck