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Daniel W. Langley

407.262.8400 Phone
407.262.8402 Fax
Dan Langley is board certified by the Florida Bar in City, County, and Local Government Law.  He has a broad range of experience representing municipalities and private clients in all aspects of local government law matters. Dan Langley has developed an extensive level of expertise and experience in land use litigation, including, comprehensive plan consistency challenges, writ of certiorari proceedings, administrative challenges to comprehensive plan amendments and volusia growth management commission proceedings; eminent domain and inverse condemnation proceedings, including Bert J. Harris Act Claims; real estate acquisitions/transactions; electronic sweepstakes/simulated gambling device regulation and enforcement; development order application reviews, including comprehensive plan amendments, rezonings, plats, special exceptions, conditional use permits, and variances; development agreements for and with local governments; procurement/bid protests; construction litigation, including defects, warranty, change order, delay, resequencing, and constructive acceleration claims; code enforcement and code enforcement lien foreclosure/collection; contract review and negotiations; ordinance drafting and interpretation; Public Records Act litigation; general and revenue bond issues and equipment leases; municipal redistricting litigation; and challenges to constitutionality of ordinances.
Dan attends various types of municipal board meetings as legal counsel, giving advice to City Council/Commission, Code Enforcement Board, Planning & Zoning Board, Board of Adjustment, Redistricting Commission, Development Review Committee, Charter Review Committee and Employee Grievance Adjustment Board.  He advises board members on all pertinent legal issues, including requirements of state laws and municipal codes, quasi-judicial procedures, compliance with Florida’s Sunshine Law, Public Records Law and Code of Ethics for Public Officers.

Areas of Practice

Municipal Experience

  • City Attorney, City of Longwood, 2010-Present
  • Assistant City Attorney, City of DeBary, 2003-Present
  • Assistant City Attorney, City of Winter Garden, 2006-Present
  • Deputy City Attorney, City of Winter Park, Oct. 2015-Present
  • City Attorney, City of Belle Isle, Oct. 2017-Present


  • J.D. with honors, Florida State University College of Law, 2002
  • M.B.A., Florida State University College of Business, 2002
  • B.S., cum laude, Finance and Real Estate,Florida State University, 1999

Courts of Practice

  • All State of Florida Courts
  • Federal District Court, Florida Middle District

Professional Activities

  • Florida Bar Association Sections: Local Government Law, Environmental and Land Use
  • Association of Eminent Domain Professionals
  • West Orange Committee of One Hundred and One (C101)
  • Florida Municipal Attorney Association


  • AV – Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Orlando’s Top Lawyers (2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013)
  • Super Lawyers® Rising Stars 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017


  • Board Certified by The Florida Bar as a specialist in City,
    County and Local Government Law, August 2009