Seth Donahoe, a director at Tripp Scott, concentrates his practice on commercial litigation. Seth attended the University of Florida Levin College of Law where he earned his J.D., magna cum laude, and the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College of Florida Atlantic University where he earned his B.A., magna cum laude.
The majority of Seth’s litigation practice centers in contract and business tort litigation. He has represented plaintiffs and defendants in cases involving business torts, breach of fiduciary duties, and veil-piercing claims. Seth has also represented landlord and tenants in commercial lease disputes.
Seth’s recent litigation successes include serving as counsel for defendants from the inception of a civil theft and conversion case through trial. He secured a complete judgment in favor of his clients, and an entitlement to attorney’s fees from both the plaintiff and the plaintiff’s attorney.
In addition to his litigation practice, Seth represents several businesses that he provides day-to-day legal advice on issues that arise during the various stages of a business lifecycle. This includes guiding the businesses through developing governing documents, reviewing contracts, and, when needed, helping them develop and implement data breach response plans to ensure compliance with an evolving regulatory framework.
During law school, Seth served as president of the Florida Moot Court Team, and as the student commencement speaker at graduation. He was also a recipient of the Scott and Lisa Hawkins Character and Leadership Scholarship. He was selected to be a member of the Order of the Coif, an academic honor society, and the Order of the Barristers, an honor society recognizing excellence in written and oral advocacy.
Seth is dedicated to serving the academic, legal, and regional community. He ran the UF Law Community Service Program, chaired the Honor Committee, and served as a teaching assistant for legal writing courses as well as a research assistant for two different law professors.
Prior to pursuing his legal career, Seth worked in real estate and mortgage financing for nearly a decade. Throughout this time, he helped develop and manage a multi-million dollar real estate portfolio for a private investor, co-managed a real estate brokerage firm, and regularly facilitated the purchase and financing of residential and commercial properties.
B.A., magna cum laude.
J.D., magna cum laude