Florida Bar Board Certified Specialist in City, County and Local Government Law
With more than 30 years of experience, Donald J. Lunny, Jr. is a Florida Bar Board Certified Specialist in City, County and Local Government Law. As the head of Brinkley Morgan’s Local Government Law and Relations group, he represents public and private sector clients throughout Florida in the areas of land development, local government law, real estate, business and financial transactions, litigation, and wills, trusts and probate proceedings.
Mr. Lunny is a member of the Florida and Broward County Bar Associations, a member of the Ethics Task Force of the Broward League of Cities, and past president of the Florida Municipal Attorneys Association. He currently serves as Special Counsel to Covenant House Florida and as the City Attorney for the City of Plantation.
Additionally, Mr. Lunny frequently lectures at professional conferences and seminars on topics pertaining to government law. He is AV Preeminent® rated by Martindale-Hubbell, listed in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, and was named one of Florida’s “Legal Elite” by Florida Trend Magazine in 2012 and 2013.
Mr. Lunny earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Vanderbilt University and his Juris Doctor from Stetson University College of Law.
Publications and Presented Materials
“Thinking About New Subsection 553.79(20), Florida Statutes, From the Local Authority’s Perspective,” Brinkley Morgan Legal Talk Blog, Nov. 13, 2017
“Governmental Disputes and the Balancing of Competing Governmental Interests Test,” Brinkley MorganLegal Talk Blog, March 10, 2015
Presenter, “Conflicts of Interest & Outside Employment,” Florida League of Cities 88th Annual Conference, August 14, 2014
Presenter, “Future Amendments to the Broward Ethics Ordinance – Year 4: What’s in Store?” Broward League of Cities Ethics Training, June 27, 2014
Co-author, “Code Enforcement Liens Not Super,” Brinkley Morgan Legal Talk Blog, May 16, 2013
AV Preeminent® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
The Best Lawyers in America, U.S. News & World Report, 2019
Legal Elite, Florida Trend Magazine, 2012-2013
The Florida Bar
Broward County Bar Association
Florida Municipal Attorneys Association, Past President
Broward League of Cities, Ethics Task Force
Covenant House Florida, Special Counsel
Vanderbilt University, Bachelor of Arts, 1982
Stetson University, Juris Doctor, 1985