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Ty Roofner | Burr & Forman

Ty Roofner | Burr & Forman

Ty Roofner | Burr & Forman

Ty practices in the Corporate & Tax practice group, focusing on mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, early-stage and start-up companies, private equity and corporate finance. Ty also represents various types of lenders and borrowers in corporate finance transactions. He has significant experience in working with entrepreneurs creating growth and exit strategies. His clients appreciate his forward thinking approach, creativity and passion to close transactions.

Ty’s clients span a wide-range of industries including health care, technology, private equity, hedge funds, mortgage and internet technology. Ty has worked on significant projects, both locally and nationally.

His clients are regularly featured in the Orlando Business Journal’s Book of Lists and are recipients of various “Smart Awards” from the Association of Corporate Growth. The transactions in which he has acted as counsel have received significant media attention.


  • Represented an Orlando business in its $200 million sale to a private equity fund.
  • Facilitated sales of internet technology companies to strategic buyers.
  • Secured investments in a $5 billion hedge fund.
  • Formed a technology fund that will finance start-up companies.
  • Represented a client in the construction and operation of assisted living facilities.
  • Acted as underwriter's counsel in financing transactions.


  • J.D., Florida State University College of Law
  • B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Alabama State Bar
  • Orange County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
  • Association for Corporate Growth

Honors & Awards

  • Florida Super Lawyers, Business/Corporate (2017-2019)
  • Florida Super Lawyers  "Rising Star," Business/Corporate (2013-2016)

Licensed In

  • Florida

Community Involvement

  • Guest Speaker and Resource for the University of Central Florida, Incubator Program and Center for Entrepreneurship
  • Boy Scouts of America, Annual Clay Shooting Committee
  • The Florida Bar
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Association for Corporate Growth
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