Bill Moore is a partner located in the Sarasota office. After six years as a government attorney, he began his private practice in 1978 and has more than 40 years of legal experience. Mr. Moore represents clients throughout Florida and, while involved in all areas of eminent domain from initial proceedings though appeal, he has developed a special interest in the expansion of private property protection via inverse condemnation actions and due process challenges. Prior to private practice, he was a prosecutor in the 12th Circuit State Attorney’s Office, and then chief condemnation attorney for the Florida Department of Transportation. Mr. Moore is a career trial lawyer focusing on complex and difficult legal issues throughout the state of Florida. He is admitted to practice before all Florida State and federal courts, as well as the Fifth and Eleventh Circuits of the U.S. Court of Appeals. Mr. Moore was recognized by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® in the field of eminent domain (2007-2018), and in 2012 was named Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers in the field of eminent domain for the Tampa Bay area. Mr. Moore is rated AV-Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell for legal skill and professional ethics. Mr. Moore is a former chairman and current member of the Florida Bar’s Eminent Domain Committee and continues to advance his interests in property rights by writing and speaking on property rights protection at seminars, as well as serving as an adjunct professor teaching Real Property Litigation and Land Use Law courses at Stetson University College of Law.