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Basinait Named "Best Lawyers' 2016 Fort Myers Land Use and Zoning Lawyer of the Year"

Fort Myers, FL, August 19, 2015 --(PR.com)-- Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A. is pleased to announce that Best Lawyers in America© has named Charles Basinait “Fort Myers Land Use and Zoning Lawyer of the Year” for 2016. Only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community is being honored as the “Lawyer of the Year.”

Basinait is Chair of Henderson Franklin’s Land Use and Environmental Law Division. He handles matters relating to Developments of Regional Impact (DRI), re-zonings, special exceptions, special permits, variances, comprehensive plan interpretations and amendments, and a host of other land use-related matters. His primary focus is on assisting both local and national developers obtain a wide variety of development entitlements, thus ensuring maximum flexibility for his clients.

“Chuck is an integral part of our entitlement team, and he leads the process with the utmost professionalism and strategic consideration,” said Don Schrotenboer, president and CEO of Private Equity Group. “He has expertly guided us through the regulatory process and helped us successfully gain approvals for multiple projects, most recently including CenterPlace and WildBlue.”

Basinait has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America® (2013-2015) for his work in land use and zoning law. He is also AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell. Prior to joining Henderson Franklin in 1988, he was an Assistant State Attorney and an Assistant Lee County Attorney.

Basinait received his undergraduate degree from St. Bonaventure University (B.A., 1975) and his law degree from the New England School of Law (J.D., 1982). He can be reached at 239.344.1204 or via email at charles.basinait@henlaw.com.

Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., is one of the largest law firms between Tampa and Miami. A full-service firm, Henderson Franklin has over 55 attorneys practicing in the areas of business and tax planning, estate planning, family law, commercial and civil litigation, immigration law, workers' compensation, employment law, real estate, and land use and environmental law. One of the state's oldest firms, Henderson Franklin was founded in Fort Myers in 1924 and operates offices in Fort Myers, Bonita Springs, Naples and Sanibel Island. For more information on Basinait or Henderson Franklin, please visit www.henlaw.com.
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Gail Lamarche