• PRACTICE FOCUS+
  • EDUCATION+
    • University of Michigan Law School
      J.D., 1983
    • University of Cincinnati
      B.B.A., summa cum laude, 1980; Beta Gamma Sigma
  • ADMISSIONS+
    • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
    • Florida
  • CLERKSHIP+

Guy P. McConnell

Guy McConnell practices in the area of commercial litigation. During his more than 30-year career, he has litigated a variety of complex commercial cases and other disputes, including contract claims, breach of fiduciary duty claims, trade secret disputes, business torts, trade regulation claims, franchise disputes, covenant not to compete claims, class action matters, qui tam litigation, land use disputes, Section 1983 constitutional law claims, select collection matters, consumer protection claims, breach of warranty actions, product liability claims, intellectual property disputes, personal injury claims and unfair trade practice actions.

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Guy McConnell practices in the area of commercial litigation. During his more than 30-year career, he has litigated a variety of complex commercial cases and other disputes, including contract claims, breach of fiduciary duty claims, trade secret disputes, business torts, trade regulation claims, franchise disputes, covenant not to compete claims, class action matters, qui tam litigation, land use disputes, Section 1983 constitutional law claims, select collection matters, consumer protection claims, breach of warranty actions, product liability claims, intellectual property disputes, personal injury claims and unfair trade practice actions.

Mr. McConnell more often has represented defendants during his career. However, he also has prosecuted claims on behalf of plaintiffs in select cases. His clients have ranged from individuals with substantial claims to large publicly traded companies. Mr. McConnell also has represented franchisors, municipal and county governments, and privately held businesses of all sizes over the years. 

Prior to joining Phelps Dunbar, Mr. McConnell practiced at Glenn Rasmussen Fogarty & Hooker, P.A. in Tampa after beginning his law career in Michigan.

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Publications
  • Co-Author, "Too Many Lawyers - Is It Really a Problem?" The Federal Lawyer (September 2014)
  • Co-Author, "Joint and Several Liability in Florida: Are Reports of Its Demise Greatly Exaggerated?" Florida Bar Journal (December 2006)
Speaking Engagements
  • Co-Speaker, "How to Get Results in Collection of Delinquent Debts in Florida," CLE Seminar (May 8, 2001)
News

Memberships & Affiliations

  • The Florida Bar
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association
  • Bell Shoals Baptist Church
  • River Hills Country Club

Recognition

  • AV© Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell