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Gregory J. Lesak Jr., Esq

Title: 1) Managing Partner; 2) Managing Director
Company: 1) Lesak Legal; 2) Business Law Services
Location: Jacksonville, Florida, United States

Gregory J. Lesak Jr., Esq., managing partner at Lesak Legal and managing director at Business Law Services, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in legal services.

With over two decades of experience to his credit, Mr. Lesak has carved out a distinguished career in the field of legal services. Currently excelling as the managing director of Business Law Services and managing partner at Lesak Legal since 2022, he plays a crucial role in overseeing legal operations and providing strategic guidance. In these roles, he manages legal counsel, contract drafting and negotiation, dispute resolution, and technology implementation.

Prior to his current positions, he was active as special counsel at Jimerson Birr PA from 2021 to 2023 and served as counsel at Gartner, Brock & Simon from 2022 to 2023. His career also includes significant tenure at Regency Centers, where he served as legal counsel specializing in contract drafting, negotiation, and dispute resolution from 2016 to 2021, and as litigation manager from 2009 to 2016. Earlier in his career, he gained valuable experience as an associate attorney in commercial litigation at Volpe, Bajalia, Wickes, Rogerson & Wachs PA from 2004 to 2009 and at Pappas, Metcalf, Jenks & Miller PA from 2003 to 2004.

Before embarking on his professional path, Mr. Lesak pursued an education at Florida State University. He earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from the College of Business in 2000 and a bachelor’s degree in real estate from the same institution in 2000. He continued his academic efforts at the College of Law at Florida State University, where he obtained his Juris Doctor with high honors in 2003, earning six book awards during his time in law school. 

In light of his impressive undertakings, Mr. Lesak was presented with the Golden Key Scholarship. Following these accomplishments, he completed his bar admissions to the Northern, Southern, and Middle District of Florida Federal Courts. He is also a board-certified real estate attorney through the Florida Bar as of 2023 and a licensed title agent. In addition to his primary vocation, he remains actively affiliated with various organizations. He is involved with the United Way and is a supporter of the Children’s School. He is also a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers.

Mr. Lesak always envisioned a career in law, naturally inclined toward legal thinking, problem-solving, and logic. His commitment to providing better service to his clients led him to establish his own practice. Throughout his career, he has achieved numerous significant milestones, most notably attaining board certification. This demanding process required a thorough peer review and a rigorous examination. Additionally, as a young associate, he managed real estate-related cases valued at nearly $1 billion, further highlighting his outstanding legal acumen. 

Reflecting on his career, Mr. Lesak credits his success to the significance of mentorship. As a young attorney, he was privileged to receive guidance from seasoned mentors who assisted him in managing complex legal issues. Their invaluable counsel and support enabled him to cultivate a diverse skill set, ultimately leading to his proficiency in various areas of law. His eagerness to explore different aspects of the legal field has expanded his knowledge and expertise, empowering him to address new challenges.

Looking ahead, Mr. Lesak aims to expand his firm and explore new areas within the legal field. He aspires to foster a familial atmosphere in legal representation. His vision is to create a firm rooted in service and to mentor younger attorneys who will continue his legacy as he advances in his career.

Mr. Lesak advises aspiring professionals to remain humble and cultivate a mindset of service. He emphasizes that success will follow if you prioritize helping your clients. Your main objective is to address and resolve the issues your clients face.

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