Nicholas A. Beninate is a Partner and has been with the Firm since he began practicing law. He focuses primarily on local government law, contracts, real estate, environmental and land use law, and airport related regulatory matters. Mr. Beninate earned his Juris Doctor, Cum Laude, from the University of Florida in 2006 and his B.A. from the University of Virginia, where he majored in both Biology and Environmental Science. Currently, he devotes a significant portion of his practice to representing the Panama City Bay-County Airport and Industrial District, serves as City Attorney of Mexico Beach, and serves as general counsel for the Northwest Florida Transportation Corridor Authority.
Before joining the Firm, Mr. Beninate worked in environmental regulation and consulting. Mr. Beninate is a member of the Florida Bar and is part of the Bar's Environmental and Land Use Law Section and City County and Local Government Law Section.