About H. Lee Moffitt, P.A.

Born in Tampa, Florida, H. Lee Moffitt graduated from the University of South Florida in 1964 and received his Juris Doctor from Cumberland School of Law in 1967. Moffitt has held various legislative positions since starting his political career in 1974. He was elected and served as the Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives from 1982-1984. Moffitt has received numerous awards and distinctions for his public and community service including twice recognized by his colleagues as the Most Effective Member of the Florida House of Representatives. Perhaps he is best known for the founding of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in 1986 where he presently serves on the board. He has been practicing law since retiring from the Florida legislature and also actively serves on many other boards and committees in both the public and private sectors.

Professional Affiliations & Related Service

  • Founder and Board Member, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Florida, 1984-present.
  • Board Member, M2Gen, 2006-2018
  • Member, Florida High Tech Corridor Council, 1996-present
  • Advisory Board, Olivia Newton-John Cancer Wellness and Research Centre, Australia, 2014-present
  • Visiting Lecturer, Tianjin Medical University Cancer Institute and Hospital, China, 2012
  • Co-Chair, Florida Taxation and Budget Reform Commission, 1990-1991.
  • Member, Worldwide Unitary Tax Commission, Appointed by Pres. Reagan, 1984

Legislative Experience

  • Speaker, Florida House of Representatives, 1982-1984.
  • Legislator, Florida House of Representatives, 1974-1984
  • Chair, House Commerce Committee, 1978-1980
  • Chair, House Reapportionment Committee, 1980-1982
  • Chair, Public Service Commission Subcommittee, 1974-1978

Passion

To truly understand Lee Moffitt, you must understand his passion for the Cancer Center and Research Institute that bears the Moffitt name. It is a true testament to his perseverance and ability to achieve success in Tallahassee.

Court Admissions

United States Supreme Court
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Supreme Court, State of Florida

Education

Juris Doctor, Cumberland School of Law
Bachelor of Arts, University of South Florida
Doctor of Humane Letters, Florida Board of Regents

Specialties

Governmental Law
Legislative Law
Business Law
Corporate Law
Health & Environmental Law

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