Icard, Merrill, Cullis, Timm, Furen & Ginsburg, P.A., is pleased to announce the addition of its newest shareholder – G. Matthew Brockway. A member of the firm since 2008, Mr. Brockway practices primarily in the areas of land use, zoning, real estate, and intellectual property law. He represents developers and land owners in all phases of complex real estate transactions and land development projects, including commercial, residential, and mixed-use projects. He also represents corporate and individual clients in a diverse array of intellectual property matters, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, licensing, litigation, and asset management.
Originally from Palm City, Florida, Mr. Brockway is a graduate of the University of Florida where he earned a B.S. in Civil Engineering, a M.S. in Engineering (Engineering Construction Management), and his Juris Doctor with certificates in environmental and land use law and intellectual property law. Before joining Icard Merrill, he served as an intern at the World Intellectual Property Organization, a specialized agency of the United Nations, where he analyzed and formulated key policy positions with respect to emerging international intellectual property issues.
Mr. Brockway is currently a member of the Florida Bar and the Sarasota County Bar Association and is admitted to practice in the State Courts of Florida, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit and the Federal Circuit, and the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He was recognized as a Super Lawyers “Rising Star” in 2014 and was honored by Legal Aid of Manasota for his pro bono service hours.
About Icard Merrill
The law firm of Icard, Merrill, Cullis, Timm, Furen & Ginsburg, P.A., was founded in 1953 in Sarasota. From its establishment 60 years ago, Icard Merrill has progressively grown and expanded as Southwest Florida has grown, and currently has office locations in Lakewood Ranch and Punta Gorda as well as its headquarters in Sarasota. Icard Merrill is a full-service law firm offering business, commercial and construction litigation, personal injury, real estate, land use, family law, probate, and tax and estate planning services. For more information about Icard Merrill, call (941) 366-8100 or visit icardmerrill.com.