Carl G. Hawkins is the Managing Attorney of the Law Offices of Carl G. Hawkins, which has offices in Jacksonville, Florida. Mr. Hawkins practices international and corporate transactional law, securities law, intellectual property law, employment law, lien law, and business law. He has worked extensively in worldwide protection of trademarks and copyrights where he has worked with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the European Intellectual Property Organization (EUIPO). He serves as corporate counsel for several publicly traded and privately organized companies. Mr. Hawkins has compiled a repertoire of documents he has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). As a sports enthusiast and a former semi-professional football player, Mr. Hawkins worked on contemplating standards and policies and conducted reviews for the National Football League Players Association dealing with the concussion protocol settlement and disbursements for retired NFL players.
Born in Athens, Greece, the son of a United States Air Force member, he is a graduate of the University of South Florida (B.A., 2013) and Florida Coastal School of Law (J.D., 2017). Mr. Hawkins obtained his Business Certificate through FCSL in 2016 and received the CALI Excellence of the Future Award in Intellectual Property. For several years prior to entering law school, Mr. Hawkins was an instrumental component of the family business, working with clients such as Electronic Arts, Blizzard Entertainment, Konami, Bethesda, CBS, and Showtime.