Blake Gaylord is a partner practicing in the field of eminent domain and property rights. He has successfully represented property owners statewide in jury trials, bench trials, and administrative and Value Adjustment Board proceedings. Prior to joining the firm, Blake served as an officer in the U.S. Army where he was deployed in both Operation Iraqi Freedom (Kuwait) and Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan). Professionally, he has served as the Chairman of the Eminent Domain Committee of the Florida Bar (2020-2021). He is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, has been recognized by numerous trade publications for his accomplishments in the field of eminent domain law and regularly lectures on eminent domain topics at the CLE International Eminent Domain Annual Conference.