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1 of only 2 attorneys in Florida board certified in both Business Litigation and City, County & Local Government Law, Andrew Patrick ("Andy"​) Lannon is the City Attorney of Palm Bay, the largest city in Brevard County and the second largest city in Eastern Central Florida to Orlando, with 110,000 residents and 97 square miles of real property.


Before moving to Palm Bay, Andy clerked for Justice Peggy Quince at the Florida Supreme Court in Tallahassee and was an associate of the global law firm Holland & Knight LLP in Orlando. He is AV Preeminent® peer review rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, holds a 10.0 Superb rating from Avvo® and has been selected for inclusion in Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite in 2012, 2013, 2015 and 2016. On January 25, 2016, he was appointed to the Eighteenth Circuit Court Judicial Nominating Commission by Governor Rick Scott.



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Practice areas


  1. State & Local Law: 34%
  2. Appeals: 33%
  3. Litigation: 33%

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Contact info

City Attorney's Office

120 Malabar Road, S.E.
3rd Floor, City Hall Annex
Palm Bay, FL, 32907


FLMember in Good Standing200306/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Florida Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2016
America's Most Honored Professionals Top 1% 2016American Registry, LLC2016
Florida Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2015
Board Certified - Business LitigationFlorida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education2015
Florida Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2013
Top Rated Lawyer in Commercial LitigationThe American Lawyer & Corporate Counsel Magazine2013
Board Certified - City, County & Local Government LawFlorida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education2013
Florida Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2012
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
City AttorneyCity of Palm Bay, Florida2011 - Present
Deputy City AttorneyCity of Palm Bay, FL2008 - Present
AssociateStump, Dietrich, Spears & Norman, P.A.2007 - 2008
AssociateHolland & Knight LLP2005 - 2007
Staff Attorney to Justice Peggy A. QuinceFlorida Supreme Court2003 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
Eighteenth Circuit Judicial Nominating CommissionMember2016 - Present
Florida Bar, City, County and Local Government Law SectionExecutive Council2015 - Present
Florida Bar, Eminent Domain CommitteeMember2015 - Present
Vassar B. Carlton American Inn of CourtSecretary/Treasurer2014 - Present
Vassar B. Carlton American Inn of CourtBarrister2012 - Present
Knights of Columbus2nd Degree Member2004 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
List of Published Appellate CasesN/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
Florida Bar Association publicationLegislating Local Liberties: Human Rights Ordinances Across Florida2016
The Journal of Contemporary Health Law and PolicyLet Him Die with Dignity or Hope for a Cure: The Consequences of Modern Medicine2002
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Catholic University of America, School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor2003
College of the Holy CrossClassicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1996
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Florida Bar, City, County and Local Government Law SectionWhere There’s Smoke . . . Use of Non-Ad Valorem Assessment for Fire Service2016
Florida League of CitiesEthics for Elected Municipal Officers2015
Florida Bar, City, County and Local Government Law SectionTransitioning to a Stand-Alone Self-Insurance Program2015
Florida Bar, City, County and Local Government Law SectionPreserving Attorney Fee Issues and Ethical Considerations Representing Local Governments and Local Government Officials2015
41st Annual Public Employment Labor Relations ForumWhen It's Time to Move on . . . Negotiating Severance Agreement Packages for Public Employees2015
Vassar B. Carlton American Inn of CourtIssues in Property Law2014
Vassar B. Carlton American Inn of CourtInterview of Judge Clarence T. Johnson, Jr., Founder of Inn2013
Vassar B. Carlton American Inn of CourtElectronic Evidence: E-mail, Text & Social Media2013