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Thomas Yaegers is a partner in the Orlando office of Akerman LLP. He has a diverse litigation practice focusing on litigating complex commercial disputes involving a wide array of tort and contract claims. Most of his work centers around franchise, real estate, and other hospitality industry related litigation. Thomas' representative clients include restaurant franchisors, timeshare developers, condominium developers, real estate developers, hoteliers, and other commercial entities throughout the United States and abroad. Thomas is a member of the Equality Florida Council, Equality Florida Greater Orlando Steering Committee, and a Member of the Metropolitan Business Association of Orlando (LGBT Chamber of Commerce).