Skip Randolph, Jones Foster's Land Use & Governmental Co-Chair, focuses his practice on matters relating to municipal and administrative law, land use, and zoning.
Skip has decades-long experience representing municipalities and currently serves as Town Attorney for the Town of Gulf Stream, Town of Palm Beach, Town of Jupiter Island, and Lost Tree Village. He provides legal counsel to town advisory boards and councils, agencies, and staff on a wide range of legal issues, including real estate, land use and zoning, contracts, ordinances and regulations, personnel, and the enforcement of laws by police and code enforcement officers. Skip also works with individual clients in municipal and governmental law matters, including code enforcement, land use, and zoning.
Skip is consistently recognized in industry peer-reviewed publications, including The Best Lawyers in America and the South Florida Legal Guide, and he holds a Martindale-Hubbell, AV® Rating, awarded to only those lawyers with the highest ethical standards and legal ability. In 2009, Skip was honored with the Ralph A. Marsicano Award by the Florida Bar City, County and Local Government Section, one of the most widely respected industry awards that are presented each year to the lawyer who has made “significant and outstanding contributions to the development of Local Government in Florida”, and in 2006 the Florida Municipal Attorneys Association selected Skip as the “Municipal Attorney of the Year” for which he received the prestigious Paul S. Buchman Award.
Skip is deeply rooted in the community, both professionally and personally. In 2019, Skip received a Proclamation of the Mayor of the Town of Palm Beach in appreciation of his 40 years of service to the Town, and he holds a leadership role as Chairman and a Founder of the Palm Beach Fellowship of Christians and Jews, an organization dedicated to promoting fellowship, understanding, and respect among all religions and cultures. An award was established in his name to honor persons or organizations in the community who exemplify the mission of the Fellowship.