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Representing Business Clients Throughout Florida
Solving Complex Legal Problems With Creative Solutions
Over 150 Years of Collective Legal Experience
About Us

Johnson, Newlon & DeCort serves business owners, executives, broker-dealers, and people involved in business and commercial lawsuits and other litigation throughout Florida.

Your Law Firm for Complex
Litigation in Florida

When navigating the legal challenges that arise in the business world, you want a partner who not only understands the intricacies of commercial litigation but also offers a tailored, hands-on approach that is responsive to your specific, particular needs. From our office in Tampa, Johnson, Newlon & DeCort serves clients throughout the state of Florida, bridging the gap between the personalized touch of a boutique firm and the deep-rooted expertise you would expect to find at the largest law offices.

Small Firm, Big Experience

We’re not your typical boutique law firm. Our attorneys bring their vast experience from big law firms, providing high-caliber representation that addresses the unique needs of business owners, corporate executives, and stakeholders involved in business dealings with Florida companies. At Johnson, Newlon & DeCort, commercial litigation isn’t just a practice area; it’s one of our primary focuses.

Why Choose Johnson, Newlon & DeCort?

  • Targeted Focus: Our attorneys have significant experience litigating commercial and business matters, allowing us to be nimbler and more flexible in our approach.
  • Experienced Team: Our attorneys come from big law firm backgrounds, equipped with the skills to represent large corporate clients and smaller business owners with equal aplomb.
  • Direct Access: We cut out the layers between the client and the attorney you might encounter at a larger firm, offering clients a more direct, accessible relationship with the lawyer handling their case.

Comprehensive Practice Areas for Your Complex Needs

Our firm covers a broad scope of practice areas all tailored to the requirements of Florida businesses embroiled in complex disputes. The common thread that runs through all our practice areas is that we are skilled problem solvers adept at handling and resolving complex disputes. With a team of seasoned negotiators, experienced litigators, and Florida Supreme Court Certified Civil Mediators, our firm is equipped to resolve cases most efficiently and effectively through settlement, trials and appeals as necessary.

Why Florida Businesses Choose Johnson, Newlon & DeCort

  • Statewide Representation: Based in Tampa, we serve clients across Florida.
  • Personalized Service: Get the white-glove, personalized legal service you deserve.
  • Affordable Rates: Experience big law firm expertise without the big law firm prices.

When you choose Johnson, Newlon & DeCort, you’re not just hiring an attorney; you’re partnering with a team of commercial litigation attorneys committed to solving your complex business disputes. Call 813-699-4859 or contact us online to discuss your specific needs and find out how we can assist you.

Welcome to personalized, experienced legal service. Welcome to Johnson, Newlon & DeCort.

Practice Areas

Johnson, Newlon & DeCort is a boutique complex litigation law firm. Our firm possesses the depth of knowledge and experience necessary to resolve your legal dispute efficiently and effectively.

Awards& Recognition
  • Best Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers
  • Florida Trend's - Florida Legal Elite
  • Avvo Rating 10.0 Superb
  • Justia
  • AV Preeminent
Get To Know Your Team

With a record of success in negotiations, mediations, trials and appeals, our attorneys are ready to meet with you, understand your problem, and craft a strategy to solve it.

John E. “Sean” Johnson
John E. “Sean”
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Nicole Deese Newlon
Nicole Deese
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Christopher DeCort
Christopher L.
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James Jeffrey Burns
James Jeffrey
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Katherine C. Donlon
Katherine C.
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Elaine M. Rice
Elaine M.
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Laura E. Prather
Laura E.
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Bradley F. Kinni
Bradley F.
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Emily Thompson
Emily J.
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Stephen Tabano
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Johnson, Newlon & DeCort Attorneys Recognized as 2024 Florida Super Lawyers

Seven attorneys from Johnson, Newlon & DeCort have been named to the 2024 Florida Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists. Super Lawyers uses a multiphase selection process including nomination and…

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Partner, Nicole Deese Newlon, appointed to The Florida Bar Rules Committee

Nicole Deese Newlon was recently appointed to The Florida Bar’s Civil Procedure Rules Committee, a committee established under Rule 2.140, Florida Rules of General Practice & Judicial Administration, to propose…

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