October 24, 2021

Law

Banker Lopez Gassler P.A., Tampa

Chris Altenbernd has joined BLG. He will handle a plethora of civil appeals, including torts, commercial and construction claims, insurance coverage, domestic relations, and real estate. After starting one of Florida's first appellate groups, he was appointed by Gov. Martinez in 1989 to a judgeship on Florida's 2nd District Court of Appeals, on which he served until 2016. Read more »
Published on 1/30/2018

Lash & Goldberg LLP, Miami

Lash & Goldberg LLP is pleased to announce that Attorney Erica Rutner has been named a partner of the firm, nearly a year after joining the team. Erica focuses on class action and multidistrict litigation defense and handles litigation involving complex financial instruments and deal structures, business torts, products liability, health care and bankruptcy. Read more »
Published on 1/16/2018

Broad and Cassel LLP, Miami

Broad and Cassel LLP is pleased to announce former federal prosecutor Benton Curtis has been named a partner in the firm's Miami office. Curtis focuses his practice on white collar criminal and civil matters and complex civil litigation, government investigations and compliance counseling, with an emphasis in the health care industry. Read more »
Published on 1/8/2018

Colson Hicks Eidson, Coral Gables

Stephanie A. Casey has been named partner at Colson Hicks Eidson in Coral Gables. Casey joined the firm in November 2012. Prior, she served as judicial clerk for United States District Judge Marcia G. Cooke and worked at a large, international law firm in Washington, DC. She practices in the areas of commercial litigation, personal injury, and class action litigation. Read more »
Published on 11/6/2017

Dean, Mead & Dunbar, Tallahassee

Cari L. Roth, a shareholder in Dean, Mead & Dunbar, in its Tallahassee office has been named the Best Lawyers® 2018 Land Use and Zoning "Lawyer of the Year". She has 34 years of public and private sector legal and legislative experience and is a recognized leader in government relations and environmental and land use law. Her legal and legislative practice focuses on state and local government issues, including land use, water and environmental law, growth management and infrastructure issues. She has been ranked among Florida Trend's Florida Legal Elite for seven years. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2017

MDO Partners, Miami, FL

MDO Partners is proud to announce Managing Partner Richard Montes de Oca will be joining the distinguished faculty of the University of Miami School of Law. He will begin this new role in the Fall 2017 semester serving as an Adjunct Professor, Transactional Externship, teaching Contract Drafting, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Corporate Compliance. Read more »
Published on 9/27/2017

Maria L. Sachs, Boca Raton

Maria L. Sachs, former State Sen. and current executive director of Innovation Florida, was awarded the prestigious Guglielmo Marconi Award by The Order Sons of Italy in America. Named for the Nobel prize-winning Italian physicist who invented wireless telegraphy, the award is presented to Italian Americans who have made significant contributions to the United States. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2017

Gunster, Tallahassee, Florida

Gunster has added Greg Black to its statewide government affairs law & lobbying practice. He joins the firm with an extensive background advocating for a wide range of clients in the financial, insurance, health care, biomedical research, pharmaceutical, and technology industries. Black is a pivotal addition to the well-established government affairs team led by Lila Jaber Read more »
Published on 7/3/2017

MDO Partners, Miami

MDO Partners announces the election of Managing Partner Richard Montes de Oca to the Executive Council of the Florida Bar International Law Section. The council appointment is a recognition of Mr. Montes de Oca's leadership in the International Law community. The firm has significant experience in international corporate transactions and finance, and global compliance. Read more »
Published on 7/3/2017

Gunster, Miami

When Tom Julin joined Gunster in August of 2016, the firm added a unique, new dimension to its litigation practice. Julin is a renowned First Amendment lawyer with a portfolio of 250+ notable judicial decisions, including leading the lawsuit against the FBI to declassify the "28 pages" regarding the Saudi government's possible support for the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2017

Burr & Forman LLP, Orlando

Burr & Forman LLP announces the addition of Scott G. Miller as a partner in its Orlando office and the firm's Corporate and Tax practice group. Miller brings more than 23 years of experience counseling clients on estate and wealth preservation planning as well as tax matters and disputes. He joins Burr & Forman from Broad & Cassel. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2017

Cushman & Wakefield, Miami

Executive Director Stuart T. Gordon, SIOR, joined Cushman & Wakefield from Flagler. Stuart's commercial real estate experience encompasses industrial, land and office sales, as well as tenant and landlord representation. With his partner, Matthew Bittel, Stuart has closed more than 27 million square feet of transactions valued at nearly $1.5 billion Read more »
Published on 6/1/2017

Burr & Forman LLP, Orlando, FL

Burr & Forman LLP announces the addition of Scott G. Miller as a partner in its Orlando office and the firm's Corporate and Tax practice group. Miller brings more than 23 years of experience counseling clients on estate and wealth preservation planning as well as tax matters and disputes. He joins Burr & Forman from Broad & Cassel. Read more »
Published on 5/30/2017

Gunster, Miami, Florida

When Tom Julin joined Gunster in August of 2016, the firm added a unique, new dimension to its litigation practice. Julin is a renowned First Amendment lawyer with a portfolio of 250+ notable judicial decisions, including leading the lawsuit against the FBI to declassify the "28 pages" regarding the Saudi government's possible support for the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Read more »
Published on 5/30/2017

Sachs Sax Caplan, P.L., Boca Raton/Southeast Florida

Michael S. Weiner and his team of attorneys and staff have joined Sachs Sax Caplan, P.L. The full-service Florida law firm's practice is now further diversified with Weiner's extensive background in land use and zoning litigation, private property rights, historic property redevelopment, property tax challenges, and code enforcement defense and appeals. Read more »
Published on 5/22/2017

Burr & Forman LLP, Jacksonville, FL

Burr & Forman announces the addition of Associate Kyle H. Jensen to the firm's Real Estate Practice Group in Jacksonville. Jensen counsels clients involved in numerous commercial real estate transactional matters, including land use and zoning, leasing, sales and acquisitions, as well as the daily operations and general business matters of commercial real estate clients. Read more »
Published on 5/15/2017

Gunster, Miami

Gunster has added Arturo Ross as a shareholder in its Miami office, where he will greatly expand the firm's labor & employment law practice. Ross concentrates on issues involving employers and labor relations, defending clients before the NLRB and the EEOC in numerous large scale and multi-employer negotiations. Read more »
Published on 4/24/2017

Gunster, West Palm Beach, Florida

Gunster, Florida's law firm for business, has significantly expanded its management team with the promotion of two shareholders to leadership positions. Promotions include Lila Jaber, of Tallahassee, to regional managing shareholder and Derek E. Bruce Orlando office managing shareholder. Jaber will work closely with managing shareholder Bill Perry to advance the firm's strategic direction, including recruiting and integrating top talent in north and central Florida, and enhancing the firm's presence in Tampa, Orlando and Tallahassee. Bruce will focus on Orlando. The new management team brings diversity in experience, as well as in terms of practice and geographic areas. Read more »
Published on 3/27/2017

Gunster, West Palm Beach, Florida

Gunster, Florida's law firm for business, has significantly expanded its management team with the promotion of two shareholders to leadership positions. Promotions include Allison E. Turnbull to Orlando office managing shareholder, and Bill Adams to Jacksonville office managing shareholder. Turnbull will focus on Orlando while Adams oversees the growth of Gunster's Jacksonville office. The new management team brings diversity in experience, as well as in terms of practice and geographic areas. Read more »
Published on 3/27/2017

Tripp Scott, Fort Lauderdale

Tripp Scott today announced that it has joined forces with Ericks Consultants, a Fort Lauderdale and Tallahassee based lobbying firm that focuses on representing businesses and governmental entities before Florida's state and local governments. Tripp Scott's new government affairs practice will be called TSE Consulting. Read more »
Published on 3/22/2017

Tripp Scott, Fort Lauderdale

Sen. Chris Smith Named by Senate President to Serve on the Constitution Revision Commission Tripp Scott today announced that Sen. Chris Smith, an attorney with the law firm, has been appointed by Florida Senate President Joe Negron to serve on Florida's Constitution Revision Commission (CRC.) Smith was among 9 appointments to the commission by Sen. Negron. Read more »
Published on 3/22/2017

Vernis & Bowling, Palm Beach

Amy Das has joined Vernis & Bowling of Palm Beach, P.A. Read more »
Published on 3/20/2017

Broad and Cassel LLP, Fort Lauderdale

Broad and Cassel is pleased to announce that Frank P. Terzo and Michael D. Lessne have joined the Fort Lauderdale office as partners, bolstering the health law and bankruptcy practice groups while creating a new health care insolvency service for the firm. This growth announcement is the latest for the firm, which serves clients worldwide from nine offices in Florida. Read more »
Published on 3/7/2017

Boies Schiller Flexner, Miami

Stephen Zack of Boies Schiller Flexner received the ABA Spirit of Excellence Award on Saturday, February 4 at the ABA's Midyear Meeting at the JW Marriott Marquis in Miami. The Spirit of Excellence Award is given to those individuals who have shown commitment to racial and ethnic diversity in the legal profession. Zack is past president of the American Bar Association. Read more »
Published on 2/14/2017

Burr & Forman LLP, Orlando, FL

Burr & Forman LLP announces the addition of Mary-Beth T. Valley as Counsel in the firm's Orlando office. Valley boosts Burr & Forman's leading Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy practice. She counsels lenders, commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) special servicers, REITS, private investors, property owner associations, contractors and public and private companies. Read more »
Published on 2/6/2017

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