January 25, 2022

Law

Lewis Longman & Walker P.A., Tallahassee

Lewis, Longman & Walker, P.A., one of Florida's largest environmental law firms, is pleased to announce that attorney Lauren Brooks has joined the firm's Tallahassee office. Brooks brings with her nine years of experience in federal and state environmental and land use regulation and litigation, local government law, business litigation and the appellate process. Read more »
Published on 1/17/2022

Shutts & Bowen LLP, Tallahassee

Shutts & Bowen is pleased to announce the addition of a new partner, Tara Price, to its Appellate Practice Group. Tara focuses on administrative, commercial, constitutional, and appellate litigation, representing clients before Florida's Division of Administrative Hearings, district courts of appeal, the Florida Supreme Court, and the US Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit. Read more »
Published on 1/11/2022

Holland & Knight LLP, Tallahassee

Amit Agarwal has joined Holland & Knight's Tallahassee and Washington, D.C., offices. He focuses his practice on federal and state appellate litigation, complex and high-stakes issues, and federal, state and internal investigations. From 2016 to 2021, Mr. Agarwal served as Florida's solicitor general within the Office of the Attorney General. Read more »
Published on 12/21/2021

Lewis Longman & Walker P.A., West Palm Beach

Former Florida Department of Environmental Protection attorney Paul J. Polito has joined the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Practice at Lewis, Longman & Walker, P.A., one of the state's largest environmental law firms. Polito has spent the past several years representing the state in complex matters related to environmental permitting and enforcement. LLW-LAW.com Read more »
Published on 12/20/2021

Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O'Gara LLC, Boca Raton

PLDO announces that Partner John (Jay) R. Gowell and Associate Joshua J. Butera have joined the firm's expanded Corporate & Commercial Real Estate Development team in its Boca Raton office. Attorney Gowell is a nationally recognized bond counsel with decades of experience in corporate law and real estate development in the private and public sectors. His wide-ranging representation includes purchase and sale transactions of assets such as office buildings, shopping centers, assisted living facilities, nursing homes, marinas and others. Attorney Butera assists clients with corporate compliance, contracts and regulatory issues. He has managed multimillion-dollar business transactions for software and renewable energy companies. Read more »
Published on 12/14/2021

Gunster, Tampa, Tallahassee

Gunster continues to expand its state-wide footprint with the addition of two new attorneys, each offering vast experience in their respective fields. Latour "LT" Lafferty joins the Business Litigation practice in the firm's Tampa office and April Bentley joins the Immigration Law practice in the firm's Tallahassee office. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2021

Gunster, Tallahassee, FL

Gunster continues to strengthen its bench with the addition of three new shareholders. Eric Olsen, Robert Manning and Michael Petrovich join the Environmental & Land Use practice in the firm's Tallahassee office. The seasoned team will continue to guide clients through Florida's regulated environmental and land use matters. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2021

Gunster, West Palm Beach and Tampa

Gunster continues to expand its Real Estate practice with the addition of three new shareholders. Brad McPherson, John K. Rice and Kevin Kenny joined the firm's West Palm Beach and Tampa offices. Collectively, they offer a diverse wealth of knowledge to help navigate clients through Florida's most complex real estate matters. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2021

Shutts & Bowen LLP , Orlando

Shutts & Bowen LLP is pleased to announce the expansion of its Business Litigation Practice Group with the addition of attorney B. Travis Brown in the Orlando office. Also a member of the firm's Hospitality Practice Group, Travis previously served as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Tennessee. Read more »
Published on 11/9/2021

Government Law Group, Fort Lauderdale

Attorney Payton H. Poliakoff has joined Government Law Group as an Associate. Government Law Group is a boutique firm that provides clients with a comprehensive 360-degree approach for government and litigation solutions. Mr. Poliakoff will focus his practice on complex commercial litigation and government contracting. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2021

Government Law Group, Fort Lauderdale

Attorney and City of Parkland Commissioner Jordan B. Isrow has joined Government Law Group as a Partner. Government Law Group is a boutique firm that provides clients with a comprehensive approach for government, litigation, and business solutions. Mr. Isrow will focus his practice on complex litigation, corporate counseling and representation of municipalities. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2021

Shutts & Bowen, West Palm Beach, Florida

Patricia A. Leonard, a partner in Shutts & Bowen's West Palm Beach office, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Armory Art Center, a non-profit organization whose mission is to inspire the creation and experience of art. Leonard, a member of the firm's Business Litigation Practice Group, has a diverse business and commercial litigation practice. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2021

Shutts & Bowen LLP, Orlando

Shutts & Bowen LLP welcomes Donna C. Valin to the firm's Orlando Office. Valin joins the firm as a Partner in its Business Litigation Practice Group. Also a member of the firm's Hospitality Practice Group, she focuses her practice on complex commercial disputes, consumer protection and related investigations, regulatory compliance and governmental affairs. Read more »
Published on 10/26/2021

Shumaker, Tampa

William R. Swindle has been selected to serve as a regional leader for Shumaker's newly established Wealth Strategies Service Line. Bill is a Partner in the Tampa office and focuses his practice on estate planning and probate administration, and federal and state tax matters. He is Board certified in Wills, Trusts & Estates, and Taxation. Read more »
Published on 10/11/2021

Shumaker, Sarasota

Cheryl L. Gordon, Sarasota Partner, has been selected to serve as a regional leader for Shumaker's newly established Wealth Strategies Service Line. She focuses her practice on estate planning and business and transactional tax law. She advises a wide variety of corporate and high net worth individuals about tax and legal aspects of their business activities. Read more »
Published on 10/11/2021

Shumaker, Tampa

Samuel P. Queirolo has been selected to serve as a regional leader for Shumaker's newly established Real Estate and Development Service Line. Sam is a Partner in the Tampa office and is Board Certified in Real Estate law. Read more »
Published on 10/11/2021

Shumaker, Sarasota

Jan W. Pitchford, Sarasota Partner, has been selected to serve as a regional leader for Shumaker's newly established Real Estate and Development Service Line. She is Board Certified in Real Estate law and represents individuals and corporate clients in connection with the acquisition, development, and construction of residential and commercial real estate projects. Read more »
Published on 10/11/2021

Shumaker, Tampa

Michele Leo Hintson has been selected to serve as a regional leader for Shumaker's newly established Litigation and Disputes Service Line. Michele is a Partner in the Tampa office and a seasoned business litigator who dedicates her practice to representing individuals and a variety of businesses with their litigation needs. Read more »
Published on 10/11/2021

Shumaker, Sarasota

Daniel J. DeLeo has been selected to serve as a regional leader for Shumaker's newly established Litigation and Disputes Service Line. Dan is Board Certified in Business Litigation. His practice focuses on commercial disputes, with particular emphasis on representing businesses in contract disputes, business torts, and complex business litigation. Read more »
Published on 10/11/2021

Shumaker, Tampa

W. Jan Pietruszka has been selected to serve as a regional leader for Shumaker's newly established Labor, Employment and Pensions Service Line. Jan is a Partner in the Tampa office and advises employers and executives on a wide variety of employment issues. He also defends and advises commercial property owners and tenants on Title III of the ADA. Read more »
Published on 10/11/2021

Shumaker, Tampa

Mindi M. Richter has been selected to serve as a regional leader for Shumaker's newly established Intellectual Property and Technology Service Line. Mindi is a Partner in the Tampa office and is Board Certified by the Florida Bar as an Intellectual Property Law Specialist. Read more »
Published on 10/11/2021

Shumaker, Tampa

W. Kent Ihrig has been selected to serve as a regional leader for Shumaker's newly established Finance, Banking, Creditors' Rights and Insolvency Service Line. Kent is a Partner in the Tampa office and has substantial experience representing financial institutions and other lenders in a wide variety of domestic and international commercial lending and related activities. Read more »
Published on 10/11/2021

Shumaker, Tampa

Darrell C. Smith has been selected to serve as a regional leader for Shumaker's newly established Corporate, Tax and Transactions Service Line. Darrell is a Partner in the Tampa office and focuses his practice on representing middle market business entities. He also has extensive experience in representing privately held growing businesses and public companies. Read more »
Published on 10/11/2021

Shumaker, Tampa

Meredith D. DeNome has been selected to serve as a regional leader for Shumaker's newly established Health Law Service Line. Meredith is a Partner in the Tampa office and focuses her practice on health and business law issues, including federal and state privacy laws, HIPAA, corporate law, compliance programs, governance, and clinical trials research process. Read more »
Published on 10/11/2021

Shumaker, Tampa

Julio C. Esquivel has been selected to serve as a regional leader for Shumaker's newly established Corporate, Tax and Transactions Service Line. Julio is a Partner in the Tampa office and serves as a trusted advisor to companies seeking a pragmatic, solutions-oriented approach to business law matters. Read more »
Published on 10/11/2021

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