Jason E. Merritt is a commercial real estate attorney with a focus on the disposition and sale of distressed real estate assets including residential, commercial, and multi-family properties. Jason’s experience includes commercial leasing, asset purchase transactions, and representation of municipal and public bodies as general counsel.
Jason represents landowners and developers in commercial transactions, as well as lenders and borrowers in commercial real estate lending matters. He advises on the acquisition and financing of multi-family housing projects and also represents owners of agricultural tracts of land in sales to builders. In addition, Jason has deep experience in title insurance, and is authorized to issue title insurance through First American Title Insurance Company.
Jason also has experience in local government law, having served as counsel to several municipalities and public boards in the Central Florida area. Utilizing this experience, Jason advises special districts on matters related to contracts, real property, finance, construction, and public procurement.