Areas of Practice
Industry-Specific Experience
  • Florida State University, College of Law, J.D., 1994
  • Florida State University, B.A., Political Science/Communications, 1991, cum laude, Omicron Delta Kappa
Bar Admissions
  • Florida, 1994
Court Admissions
  • M.D. Fla.
  • N.D. Fla.
Marc Dunbar
215 S Monroe St
Suite 130
Tallahassee, FL 32301
850.425.7805 tel
850.425.7815 fax

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Marc Dunbar is a partner in the firm's Government Relations Practice Group. For more than two decades, Mr. Dunbar has served as counsel to a wide range of clients with a particular emphasis in regulated industries. His practice began in regulated utilities and currently includes legal and lobbying representation for a host of diverse regulated industries including motor vehicle dealerships and manufacturers, gambling, tobacco, alcohol, medical professions, and medical cannabis.

Mr. Dunbar is regularly engaged to litigate complex statutory and constitutional matters both at trial and appellate levels with more than two dozen reported appellate cases on behalf of clients in regulated professions. In addition to civil, administrative, and appellate litigation, he has been very active in assisting regulated entities and private equity firms in exploring and evaluating opportunities in regulated industries. Mr. Dunbar is regularly asked to provide assistance in drafting changes to complex rules and statutes affecting regulated professions in Florida and elsewhere.

In addition to his work for regulated industries, Mr. Dunbar is very active in campaigns, having served in paid and volunteer capacities for several local, legislative, and statewide campaigns with a legal practice that also includes practicing before Florida's Ethics and Elections Commissions.

Mr. Dunbar is a member of the Board of Visitors for Florida State University College of Law where he also serves as an adjunct professor. 

Following law school, Mr. Dunbar spent time in the public sector where he was recognized for his exceptional legal work by Florida Tax Watch with a Davis Productivity Award, which honors state employees for exemplary service to Florida's taxpayers.


  • President's Award, 2017 International Masters of Gaming Law Conference
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2019 (Copyright 2018 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC) in the areas of Gaming Law and Administrative / Regulatory Law (also listed in 2018)
  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating in Martindale-Hubbell
  • Listed in Florida Trend as "Florida Legal Elite" (listed annually since 2013)
  • Gubernatorial Appointee, Northwest Florida Water Management District (2015)
  • Member of Board of Governor's, Citizens Property Insurance Company for the State of Florida (2018)








  • International Association of Gaming Advisors
  • International Masters of Gaming Law