Douglas L. "Doug" Waldorf, Jr.

Douglas L. "Doug" Waldorf, Jr.

Dentons Cohen & Grigsby P.C.

Recognized since 2016

Naples, Florida

Practice Areas

Banking and Finance Law

Real Estate Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Banking and Finance Law
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Doug Waldorf is a shareholder of Grant Fridkin Pearson, P.A. and has practiced law in Southwest Florida since 1987, including more than a decade as in-house counsel for SunTrust Bank. He is board certified in real estate by The Florida Bar since 2002 and listed in The Best Lawyers in America© in both Banking and Finance Law (2016-2017) and Real Estate Law (2016-2017), as well as in Super Lawyers©. Mr. Waldorf represents institutional and private equity lenders in structuring, documenting and closing commercial and residential financing transactions, mortgage foreclosures, deeds in lieu of foreclosure, forbearance agreements and other matters related to defaulted loan workouts and collection. In addition, his practice areas include real estate purchase and sale transactions, leasing and related landlord/tenant matters and title claims work.

Mr. Waldorf regularly serves as a lecturer for the Miami-based Center for Financial Training and for national webinar host, Total Training Solutions presenting banking-related seminars and webinars on loan documentation, loan defaults and collection, real estate law and mortgage foreclosure. He has served as Adjunct Professor at Florida SouthWestern State College in Fort Myers, Florida, teaching courses in real estate law and legal research and writing, and was included in Gulfshore Life Magazine’s Top Attorneys in Naples and Fort Myers listing in the January 2017 issue.

Contact & Links


  • Mercato, Suite 6200
    9110 Strada Place
    Naples, FL 34108-2938

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, Florida
  • Florida, Lee County
  • Florida, Collier County

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Banking and Finance Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Banking and Finance Law, Fort Myers (2021)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America 2023 for work in:

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law

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