Anthony (Tony) P. Pires, Jr. is a partner at Woodward, Pires & Lombardo, P.A. in the Naples office. He serves clients throughout Collier and Lee Counties in Local Government Law, Municipal Law, Land Use and Zoning Law and Administrative Law. Tony has been a Board Certified Specialist (B.C.S.) in City, County & Local Government Law by The Florida Bar since 1998. He is rated AV Preeminent®, by Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™, the highest peer rating standard. This is given to attorneys who are ranked at the highest level of professional excellence for their legal expertise, communication skills, and ethical standards by their peers.

Previously, Tony was Assistant County Attorney, 1979-1981; Assistant State Attorney, Twentieth Judicial Circuit, 1975-1979 & 1981 – 1983; and with Westinghouse Communities of Naples, Inc., 1983 – 1986.


    • Administrative Law
    • Concerned Citizens and Property Owners
    • Community Development Districts (CDD)
    • County Officers and other local governmental entities
    • Land Use, Zoning, Local Permitting
    • Municipal Law
    • Public Entities: Special Districts, Clerks of Court
    • Sovereign Lands
    • Clerk of the Circuit Court v. Doe, 292 So. 3d 1254 (Fla. 2d DCA 2020) More
    • City of Naples v. Ethics Naples, Inc., 290 So. 3d 1072 (Fla. 2d DCA 2020)
    • Brock v. Bowein, 99 So. 3d 580 (Fla 2d. DCA 2012) More
    • Fireline Bail Bonds v. Brock, 110 So. 3d 11 (Fla. 2d DCA 2013), case of first impression More
    • Singh v. Brock, 88 So. 3d 960 (Fla. 2d DCA 2011) More
    • Brock v. Bd. of Cty. Comm’rs, Collier Cty., 21 So. 3d 844 (Fla. 2d DCA 2009) More
    • Board Certified in City, County and Local Government Law, The Florida Bar, 1998 – present
    • Florida State University College of Law, Juris Doctor, 1975
    • State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo, Bachelor of Arts, History, 1972
    • Florida, 1975
    • The Florida Bar
      • Administrative Law Section
      • City, County & Local Government Law Section
      • Environment & Land Use Law Section
    • Collier County Bar Association
      • Board of Directors, 1997 – 2001
    • AV Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
    • Named to The Best Lawyers in America® for Land Use and Zoning Law and Government Relations Practice, 2023
    • Top Lawyer, Land Use and Zoning Law, Naples Illustrated, 2022
    • The Best Lawyers in America®, Government Relations Practice, 2022
    • “Best of Business,” Real Estate, Land Use and Zoning Law Firm, Gulfshore Business, 2021
    • Top Lawyer, Government Relations Practice, Naples Illustrated, 2021 – 2022
    • Top Lawyer, Municipal Law, Naples Illustrated, 2018
    • Presenter, “Local Government,” Associate Leadership Collier Class of 2022, Greater Naples Chamber
    • Collier County Coastal Advisory Committee, 2002 – 2014
    • Collier County Land Acquisitions Advisory Committee, 2005 – 2014
    • Speaker, Gordon River Greenway Groundbreaking, 2013
    • Collier County Development Services Advisory Committee, 2002
    • Pelican Bay Services Division MSTU/BU Advisory Committee, 1993 – 1999
    • Collier County Planning Commission Citizens Advisory Committee, 1995 – 1996
    • Collier County Environmental Policy Technical Advisory Board, 1991 – 1993
    • County Planning Commission Citizens Advisory Committee on Collier County Growth Management Plan, 1987 – 1988
    • North Naples Rotary Club, 1985 – 2001

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