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C. Popham Decunto, Esquire

C. Popham Decunto, Esquire

C. Popham Decunto, Esquire

Mrs. Decunto is a commercial litigator with the highest (AV) rating from Martindale-Hubbell. She has practiced in state and federal courts in the area of complex commercial litigation throughout her career.

Her practice includes the following:

  • Representation of businesses in disputes involving purchase and sale of their assets, in resolution of shareholder derivative claims, and disputes involving dissolution of the entity.
  • Representation of city, counties, and county officials within Florida.
  • Extensive experience in enforcement and defense of claims relating to covenants not to compete and all aspects of employment contracts.
  • Representation of parties in disputes relating to complex real estate transactions and construction contracts.
  • Resolution of disputes involving insurance agents and insurance contracts.


University of Southern California, J.D., Order of the Coif, 2003

Wake Forest University, B.A., Magnum Cum Laude, 2000


When to Arrest: What Influences Police Determination to Arrest when there is a Report of Domestic Violence?, 12 RLAWS 301 (Spring 2003).

Honors and Honors Activities

Order of the Coif – University of Southern California Chapter, May 2003

2002 Alfred J. Mellenthin Award – awarded to the law student with the highest GPA after two years of law school.

Sidley, Austin, Brown & Wood Public Interest Fellow, Summer 2001

Southern California Review of Law and Women’s Studies, Editor-in-Chief 2002-2003, Staff 2001-2002

Phi Alpha Theta, History Honor Society.


Durant, Schoeppel, & Decunto, P.A., Jacksonville, Florida
Partner since 2010
Associate, 2006 – 2010

Office of the Public Defender, Jacksonville, Florida
Associate Public Defender 2004-2006

Office of the Public Defender, Miami, Florida
Associate Public Defender 2003-2004

State & Federal Court Admissions

Florida Bar – 2003

United States Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit

United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida


Florida Bar Committees

4th Judicial Circuit Grievance Comm “B” – Through 11/30/2021

Other Activities & Interests

Mrs. Decunto is a Barrister with the Chester Bedell American Inn of Court (2014-2017). She is an active member of the Women’s Giving Alliance..