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Matt McAfee is a founding partner at DMHD. He focuses his practice in the area of real estate and banking law. He represents buyers and sellers in commercial real estate law, acquisitions and dispositions, commercial development, and commercial leasing. He has extensive experience in real estate project finance, including securitized debt and mezzanine financing. Mr. McAfee also represents clients in real estate-backed lending and the workout of distressed credits.


  • Wells Fargo Center, Suite 1200
    One Independent Drive
    Jacksonville, FL 32202


  • University of Florida , J.D. with high honors, graduated 1993
  • Duke University, B.A. (Political Science), graduated 1989

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1994


  • International Council of Shopping Centers - Member
  • NAIOP, Commercial Real Estate Development Association - Member
  • The Jacksonville Bar Association - Member
  • Urban Land Institute - Member
  • Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra - Board of Directors Executive Committee

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Real Estate Law

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

  • Real Estate Law, Jacksonville (2020)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Real Estate Law
  • Banking and Finance Law


  • AV Peer Review Rated by Lexis Nexis | Martindale Hubbell
  • Florida’s Super Lawyers list
  • Florida Trend’s Legal Elite
  • Jacksonville’s Top Lawyers in Jacksonville Magazine

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