CLAY C. BROOKER received a Bachelor of Arts degree in politics at Princeton University in 1991, after which he attended the University of Florida College of Law and graduated with honors (J.D., 1994).
Mr. Brooker is certified by the Florida Bar as a specialist in City, County and Local Government Law. He concentrates his practice in land use law and commercial litigation. His experience in land use law includes zoning issues; Florida Developments of Regional Impact (DRIs); Florida Community Development Districts (CDDs); state and local development approvals and permits; code enforcement defense; and private property right protection through inverse condemnation and Bert Harris Act claims. His litigation practice focuses on commercial matters, including contract disputes, real property litigation and landlord/tenant issues.
Mr. Brooker is a member of the Florida Bar and the Collier County Bar Association (CCBA). He is admitted to practice before all state courts in Florida, as well as the United States District Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida.
Mr. Brooker is a graduate of the Leadership Collier Class of 2010. His community service includes more than 15 years on Collier County’s Development Services Advisory Committee which advises the Board of County Commissioners on land use regulation issues. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Princeton Club of Southwest Florida and was formerly a Director for the Friends of Rookery Bay.