James J. Wheeler

James J. Wheeler

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

Recognized since 2013

Boca Raton, Florida

Practice Areas

Real Estate Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Real Estate Law
Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Real Estate Law
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James Wheeler has focused on real estate development, real estate lending, and related transactions for more than 34 years. His practice generally includes commercial real estate development and acquisitions, as well as commercial real estate financings.He serves as counsel, and has served as general counsel, to many lending institutions, including community, regional, and national financial institutional lenders.Mr. Wheeler has represented one of the two largest hospital companies in the country, as well as medical related real estate developers.


  • Lynn Financial Center, Suite 310
    1905 NW Corporate Boulevard
    Boca Raton, FL 33431


  • Mercer University, JD, graduated 1984
  • Furman University, BA, graduated 1981

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, Florida
  • Georgia, Georgia


  • South Palm Beach County Bar Association - Member
  • The Florida Bar - Member

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Real Estate Law

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

  • Real Estate Law, Fort Lauderdale (2023)

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

  • Real Estate Law


  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating with Martindale-Hubbell
  • The Best Lawyers in America® for Real Estate Law (2013-2018)


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