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Eric A. Castleson focuses his practice in the areas of transactional real estate and land use law. Eric represents clients in virtually all phases of real estate development, including acquisition, financing, permitting, construction, entitlements and disposition of real property for complex commercial, office, hotel, resort, retail, residential, condominium and mixed use projects.


  • Real estate transactions, acquisitions, dispositions and financing 
  • Real estate development 
  • Real estate leasing
  • Land use and zoning 
  • Environmental regulation


Recognition & Leadership

  • Team Member, Chambers & Partners USA Real Estate Law Firm of the Year, 2013, 2017-2018 and 2022
  • Listed, Florida Trend, "Legal Elite" – Real Estate, 2019
  • Team Member, a U.S. News - Best Lawyers®, "Law Firm of the Year" in Real Estate Law, 2015
  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Florida Super Lawyers, "Rising Star," 2012-2014
  • Team Member, The Legal 500 United States, "Top Tier" Firm in Real Estate, 2013 and 2014
  • Team Member, a Law360 "Real Estate Practice Group of the Year," 2012-2013, 2015, and 2022
  • Member, American Bar Association 
  • Member, Orange County Bar Association 
  • Member, Orlando Carolina Alumni Club
  • Member, Leadership Orlando, 2013


  • J.D., cum laude, University of Florida Levin College of Law
    • Dean's List
  • B.S., with distinction, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • Member, Phi Beta Kappa
  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • German, Conversational