January 25, 2020


Shutts & Bowen, Miami

Shutts & Bowen LLP announced today it has expanded its Private Client Services practice group with the addition of Patrick J. Lannon as a partner in its Miami office. For more than 20 years, Lannon has represented high-net-worth clients in estate, asset protection and charitable planning as a board-certified specialist in wills, trusts and estates. Read more »
Published on 1/13/2020

Shumaker Loop & Kendrick LLP, Tampa

Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is pleased to announce that Ronald Christaldi, partner in the Tampa office, was appointed to the New College of Florida Board of Trustees. The Florida Board of Governors approved Christaldi for a five year term. Read more »
Published on 1/13/2020

Upchurch Watson White & Max, West Palm Beach

Mediator John B. Marion IV has joined Upchurch Watson White & Max. Read more »
Published on 1/8/2020

Johnson Pope Bokor Ruppel & Burns LLP, Tampa

Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns, LLP, is pleased to announce that Matthew B. Taylor has joined the firm as a Partner to head up the Construction Litigation area of practice. Read more »
Published on 12/27/2019

Shutts & Bowen, West Palm Beach

Eric C. Christu, a partner in the West Palm Beach office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, has been elected a Director of the Palm Beach Civic Association. The organization's mission is to protect and improve the quality of life in the Town of Palm Beach. Christu is Chair of Shutts' Intellectual Property Practice Group. Read more »
Published on 12/17/2019

Greenberg Traurig P.A., Miami

Benjamin G. Greenberg has joined the White Collar Defense & Special Investigations Practice and Litigation Practice of the Miami office of Greenberg Traurig, P.A. A former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida. Greenberg spent nearly 20 years with the U.S. Attorney's office, and most recently served in the role of Senior Litigation Counsel. Read more »
Published on 12/16/2019

Greenberg Traurig, P.A., Miami, FL

Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A. has expanded its real estate practice in Florida and nationally by adding eminent domain and property rights veteran attorney Mark. A. Tobin, who is a member of the firm's Litigation Practice and Real Estate Practice. He has represented hundreds of property and business owners over three decades. Read more »
Published on 12/16/2019

Nelson Mullins Broad and Cassel, Miami

Nelson Mullins Broad and Cassel announced that a team of cross-border transactional attorneys has joined the Miami and New York offices as partners. The team includes Jackson Hwu, Leandro Molina and Caio Prado, who represent Brazilian and Latin American investors and emerging growth companies as well as high net worth investors from Brazil and Latin America in the U.S. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2019

Shutts & Bowen, Tallahassee

Shutts & Bowen Tallahassee partner Rachel Nordby was recently appointed to the First District Court of Appeal (DCA) by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis. Before joining Shutts, Rachel served as the Senior Deputy Solicitor General for Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi and as a judicial law clerk at the First DCA for Judge Bradford Thomas. Read more »
Published on 10/22/2019

Foley & Lardner, Miami

Pedro Romano Fragoso Pires has joined Foley & Lardner in Miami as a member of its Business Law Department. With more than 25 years of legal experience, he advises U.S. and foreign companies on business and general corporate matters between the U.S. and Brazil. He will enhance the firm's ability to meet the unique business demands of both domestic and foreign companies. Read more »
Published on 10/21/2019

Shumaker Loop & Kendrick LLP, Tampa

Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is pleased to announce that several seasoned lawyers have joined its Tampa office. Megan Proulx Dempsey joins as a partner in the Real Estate practice group. Megan brings nearly two decades of experience to Shumaker, including serving as corporate counsel to TECO Energy. Andrew J. Mayts, Jr. joins as a partner in the Litigation practice group. Andy focuses his practice in banking and finance and construction related litigation, as well as cybersecurity prevention and response. Melanie S. Griffin also joins Shumaker as Of Counsel within the firm's Litigation practice group, as well as serving as Senior Advisor, Business-to-Business Relationships, for Shumaker Advisors Florida, LLC. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2019

Hill Ward Henderson, Tampa

Kami Corbett joins Hill Ward Henderson as a Shareholder in the Land Use and Real Estate group. She has experience in land use, comprehensive planning, Developments of Regional Impact (DRI), zoning, variances, design exceptions, subdivisions, development agreements, governmental permitting, code enforcement, public records laws, the Fair Housing Act and ADA accessibility. Read more »
Published on 9/23/2019

Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O'Gara LLC, Boca Raton

Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O'Gara welcomes Attorney Leah A. Foertsch to the firm's Estate & Trust Planning, Administration and Litigation Team in its Boca Raton office. She has extensive experience in all areas of trust and estate planning and probate administration, and representing individuals and businesses with asset protection, wealth management and tax strategies, and managing multimillion-dollar real estate transactions. Read more »
Published on 9/16/2019

Greenspoon Marder, Miami

National full-service business law firm Greenspoon Marder has announced the expansion of its national Corporate Real Estate Timeshare & Resort practice group with the addition of hospitality industry pioneer, Craig M. Nash, as Of Counsel. Mr. Nash continues to serve as non-executive Chairman of Interval International and senior advisor to Marriott Vacations Worldwide. Read more »
Published on 9/9/2019

Silverman Schermer PLLC, Fort Lauderdale

Adam Silverman and Steven Schermer proudly announce the opening of Silverman Schermer PLLC, based in Fort Lauderdale. Kristen Yates joins the firm as a Senior Associate and will work in the Miami office. Silverman Schermer focuses their practice on corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, taxation, wealth preservation and estate planning. Read more »
Published on 9/2/2019

Holland & Knight LLP, Orlando

Suzanne E. Gilbert has been appointed by the American Bar Association serve a three-year term on its Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary representing the Eleventh Circuit federal courts, which include Florida, Georgia and Alabama. The 15-member committee evaluates the qualifications of nominees to the United States Supreme Court and other federal courts. Read more »
Published on 8/26/2019

Greenberg Traurig P.A., Miami

Michael N. Kreitzer has joined the Miami office of Greenberg Traurig, P.A. as a Shareholder in the Litigation Practice. He focuses his practice on a wide range of business related disputes in the areas of contracts, real estate and real property law, business partnerships and shareholder conflicts, including liability claims brought against directors and officers. Read more »
Published on 8/20/2019

Berger Singerman , Miami

Ricardo A. Gonzalez has joined Berger Singerman as a partner on the Dispute Resolution Team. Gonzalez brings more than 20 years' experience as a litigator and regulatory defense and compliance counsel, specializing in commercial litigation, financial services, securities litigation, and international arbitration. He will be a resident in the firm's Miami office. Read more »
Published on 7/30/2019

Earth & Water Law, PLLC Tallahassee, FL

DC-based Earth & Water Law has expanded into Florida with a new Tallahassee office, headed by Angela Morrison. Morrison has practiced environmental law on behalf of utility and industry clients for more than 30 years, is Board Certified in administrative law, and is recognized as a top-rated attorney by Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers, and Florida Trend's Legal Elite. Read more »
Published on 7/22/2019

Pendas Law Firm, Orlando

Diego Madrigal has been appointed by Gov. Ron DeSantis as a Circuit Court judge in the Ninth Judicial Circuit. Read more »
Published on 7/3/2019

Dean Mead, Orlando

Denise Dell-Powell has joined Dean Mead as Chair of the Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights Practice Group. She has more than 25 years of experience in bankruptcy and creditors' rights, and distressed property including CMBS foreclosures, workouts and bankruptcy matters. She has represented secured and unsecured creditors, debtors, Chapter 11 Trustees, Chapter 7 Trustees and unsecured creditors' committees. In addition to a focus on banking and financial institutions, her career also includes representation in the hospitality, restaurant, healthcare and agricultural industries. She is one of only 900 Fellows nationwide to be elected to the prestigious American College of Bankruptcy. Read more »
Published on 6/17/2019

Haber Law, Miami

Haber Law is pleased to announce the addition of new Partner Christopher M. Utrera, a Florida Bar Board Certified Construction Lawyer since 2016. Mr. Utrera is experienced in handling a wide variety of matters in the areas of construction law, commercial and business litigation, and complex tort litigation. Read more »
Published on 6/17/2019

Hill Ward Henderson, Tampa

Cory J. Person has joined Hill Ward Henderson as a Shareholder in the Litigation and Employment Law groups. He has extensive experience in claims of premises liability, negligent security, product liability, and construction defect, as well as Title VII, Florida Civil Rights Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act. Read more »
Published on 5/20/2019

MDO Partners, Miami, FL

MDO PARTNERS announced the expansion of its global compliance and corporate law practices with the addition of Associate Counsel, Priscila Bandeira. Bandeira graduated from the University of Miami (UM) School of Law and is a member of the Florida Bar. She will assist clients with corporate governance, corporate & international transactions, & compliance programs. Read more »
Published on 5/13/2019

Ward Damon Attorneys At Law, West Palm Beach

Bari Goldstein and Sasha Klein have joined West Palm Beach-based firm Ward Damon. Goldstein focuses her practice on employment and labor law, counseling employers on compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations. Klein focuses on estate and tax planning, counseling individuals and families in estates and trusts, transfer taxes, income taxation and more. Read more »
Published on 5/6/2019

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