Edward P. Fleming is a founding partner of McDonald Fleming Moorhead.
He was graduated magna cum laude from the University of Georgia in 1986, finishing 4th in a class of 200. He was named Best Oral Advocate in the southeast regional moot court competition in 1984, and was inducted into the Order of Coif in 1987.
Ed's practice is focused on commercial litigation, government law and construction law. He was lead counsel in the case of Bush, et al vs Hillsborough Co., et al, representing President-elect George W. Bush in a federal action challenging the rejection of hundreds of votes from overseas and military personnel during the 2000 Presidential Election.
He has been appointed three times to Florida’s Judicial Nominating Commission for the First District Court of Appeals, a panel that nominates appellate judges, and currently serves as Vice Chairman of that Commission. Ed has been an AV® Preeminent ™ rated attorney since 2001 by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating possible given by his peers. He was named to Florida’s “Legal Elite” by Florida Trend magazine in 2011, an honor reserved for less than 2 percent of the attorneys in the state.
In addition to practicing law, Ed enjoys tennis, kayaking, mountain climbing, motorcycle riding, church, and politics.
Ed is admitted to practice law before all Florida Courts, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, and the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.
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