Colby Roof is a litigation and trial attorney in Accel’s Litigation Practice in Intellectual Property and Commercial Law. Colby comes from multiple generations of entrepreneurs and trial attorneys, and brings those roots to serve clients facing a litany of legal disputes. Colby litigates disputes that arise between businesses and joint venturers, including infringement on intellectual property rights, breach of contract, theft of trade secrets, tortious business interference, fraud, unfair trade practices, contractor/construction claims, and other business disputes. Colby also litigates disputes that arise within businesses, including disputes concerning business ownership and mismanagement of the business (including theft or waste of business property). Colby has successfully assisted business owners, entrepreneurs, executives, and other stakeholders in protecting their businesses and fighting to recover what others had wrongfully taken from them. Aside from his practice history representing business owners, officers, stakeholders, and joint venturers, Colby practiced at one of the nation’s largest civil trial law firms, taking civil lawsuits to jury verdicts. Colby has also represented one of the nation’s largest multinational general contracting and design firms, handling multimillion dollar disputes arising from their civil works projects for local governments. : “Colby received his bachelor’s degree from Florida State University and both his JD and MBA with from the University of Florida—all with cum laude Honors. During law school, Colby was a member and officer of UF Law’s Trial Team, a member and editor of the Journal of Technology Law & Policy, and a member of the Business Moot Court team.” Colby enjoys time with his wife, son, and Labrador.