Logan Opsahl focuses his practice on land use, eminent domain, local government issues, and commercial real estate transactions. He represents developers, homebuilders, landlords, tenants and franchisees in a wide range of matters involving the acquisition, disposition, and development of commercial real estate. Well-versed in the key areas of land use, eminent domain, development matters, local government, and real estate, Logan provides his clients with a holistic and multi-faceted approach that enables him to identify potential risks and develop practical strategies for maximizing real estate opportunities.
A significant portion of Logan’s practice focuses on the representation of both property and business owners against condemning authorities regarding the taking of property for projects related to road widenings, highway construction, natural gas pipelines and powerlines. He has successfully represented the interests of both landlords and tenants in a variety of eminent domain matters, including the taking of commercial properties, residential properties, agricultural properties, gas stations, HOA properties and vacant land.
A third-generation Floridian, Logan is passionate about real estate development initiatives within the state, and he enjoys assisting clients navigate all aspects of real estate transactions, ranging from simple, straightforward deals to highly complex ones. He also has extensive experience counseling clients on development agreements, site plan requirements and other development matters.
Logan has experience in municipal law and land use matters, having served as an assistant city attorney, a planning and zoning advisor, and a police advisor to a local municipality. He regularly handled review of development applications and provided legal counsel to city staff.
Logan earned his law degree, as well as a certificate in environmental and land use law, from the University of Florida Levin College of Law. He was a member of Florida Blue Key and the Florida Moot Court Team. He also served as a clerk for Justice Ricky Polston of the Supreme Court of Florida and worked in the General Counsel’s Office to Florida’s Chief Financial Officer. He holds an undergraduate degree in both economics and political science from Florida State University.
In his free time, Logan enjoys fishing, boating, surfing, hiking and just spending time in the great outdoors of Florida.
News & Insights
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- Lowndes Advises Tishman on $120 Million Acquisition of Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek Hotel|News Release
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- |Article|Logan J. Opsahl, S. Brendan Lynch, Brian E. Smith
- |Article|Tara L. Tedrow, Logan J. Opsahl
- |Article|Richard J. Fildes, Logan J. Opsahl
Community & Civic
- The Christ School, Board of Trustees
- United Against Poverty, Volunteer
Professional Certifications & Memberships
- The Florida Bar, Eminent Domain and Governmental and Public Policy Advocacy Committees, Member
- Orange County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division; Real Property Committee, Member
- Urban Land Institute
- Leadership Orlando, Class 97
- Florida Blue Key
Practices & Industries
- University of Florida Levin College of Law, J.D., 2017
- Florida State University, B.S., 2014; Economics & Political Science