August 12, 2022


Shutts & Bowen, Tampa

Ella Shenhav, a partner in Shutts & Bowen LLP's Tampa office, recently earned her Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP)/U.S. Credential, a certification widely known as the global industry standard for privacy and data protection practitioners. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2022

DGIM Law, Aventura, FL

DGIM Law adds bankruptcy attorney and community leader Monique Hayes as partner. Hayes' expertise and innovative mindset have earned her a reputation for handling the most complex bankruptcy matters. A staunch community supporter, she's Founding Director and Board Chair of aire Ventures, a member of many philanthropic and professional organizations and holds notable awards Read more »
Published on 8/1/2022

Shumaker, Tampa, FL

Nicholas D. Horner has joined Shumaker's Tampa office as a Partner in the Corporate, Tax and Transactions Service Line. Nick focuses his practice in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, securities law compliance, fund formation, and taxation. Nick holds a Master of Laws in Taxation from Georgetown University and an MBA from Florida State University. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2022

Hill Ward Henderson, TAMPA

Clayton Bricklemyer joins Hill Ward Henderson as a Shareholder in the Land Use and Real Estate group. He has experience assisting developers and landowners in all aspects of land development. Clayton is a member of the Association of Florida Community Developers, Tampa Bay Builders Association, and is past President of both NAIOP Tampa Bay and NAIOP Florida. Read more »
Published on 7/25/2022

Shutts & Bowen, Orlando

Shutts & Bowen is pleased to announce that it has elected Jennifer Slone Tobin to its Executive Committee. Tobin serves as a partner in the firm's Orlando office, is Co-Chair of the firm's Real Estate Practice Group and is Board Certified in Real Estate Law. She represents developers and lenders in a variety of real estate transactions and projects. Read more »
Published on 7/11/2022

Shutts & Bowen, Sarasota

Shutts & Bowen partner John Patterson of Sarasota was awarded the Florida Bar Foundation 2022 Medal of Honor, recognizing his work over five decades to increase local and state-wide access to justice for all. Alongside his corporate work, Patterson helped found the predecessor organization to Legal Aid of Manasota and is a Board Member of the Innocence Project of Florida. Read more »
Published on 7/4/2022

Shutts & Bowen, Tallahassee

Daniel Nordby, a partner in Shutts & Bowen'sTallahassee office, has earned Board Certification from The Florida Bar as an expert in the area of Appellate Practice, making him the only attorney in Florida to hold concurrent board certifications in both Appellate Practice and State & Federal Government & Administrative Practice. Read more »
Published on 6/27/2022

Jones Walker LLP, Miami

Jones Walker LLP announces Andrea M. Ferrari has joined the firm as a partner on the Healthcare Industry Team in its Miami office. Read more »
Published on 6/21/2022

Shumaker, Tampa

Shumaker names three Tampa attorneys to lead fast-growing business sectors. David Singer was named Chair of the Real Estate, Construction and Development Business Sector, Ernie Marquart Chair of the Transportation and Distribution Business Sector, and Steven Berman Chair of the Financial Institutions and Insurance Business Sector. David helps clients explore development opportunities and bring their real estate, construction, and development goals to fruition. Ernie's transportation and distribution clients include transportation services providers and intermediaries. Steven focuses his practice on business bankruptcy litigation, representing creditors, investors, distressed debt lenders, trustees, committees, and business entities. Read more »
Published on 6/7/2022

Shumaker, Sarasota

Two Sarasota attorneys will step into legal leadership roles in a pair of rapidly evolving industries that power large portions of the U.S. economy. Shumaker has named Juan Villaveces Co-Chair of the firm's Real Estate, Construction and Development Business Sector and Meghan Serrano Co-Chair of the Financial Institutions and Insurance Business Sector. A board certified real estate lawyer, Juan's practice focuses on all aspects of residential and commercial real estate law and lender representation. Meghan, board certified in business litigation, practices in all phases of civil and business litigation-regularly representing businesses, insurers, banks, lenders, and landlords in both state and federal court. Read more »
Published on 6/7/2022

Gunster, Miami, Boca Raton; Tampa, Jacksonville

Gunster continues to expand in size and capability with the addition of Peter Quinter [left] and Aaron Reichelson across diverse offices and practices. Quinter joins the firm as a U.S. customs and international trade law shareholder, while Reichelson joins as a business litigation shareholder, with a specialty in construction. Read more »
Published on 5/23/2022

Shumaker, Sarasota

Alicia J. Lewis has joined Shumaker's Sarasota office as a Senior Attorney in the Real Estate and Development Service Line. Alicia focuses her law practice on land use, zoning, government procurement, public private partnerships, affordable housing, environmental law, entitlement due diligence, community outreach, and municipal government law. Read more »
Published on 5/16/2022

Shumaker, Sarasota

Ashley S. Hodson has joined Shumaker's Sarasota office as a Partner in the Wealth Strategies Service Line. Ashley focuses her practice on complex estate planning, trust and estate administration, and federal income, estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer tax planning. Read more »
Published on 5/16/2022

Spiritus Law, Miami

Spiritus Law has announced the addition of Dominic "Nico" A. Romano as a partner. Read more »
Published on 5/11/2022

Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith PLLC, West Palm Beach

Former Assistant State Attorney Danielle Sherriff has joined Lesser, Lesser, Landy & Smith. She served as Chief, Traffic Homicide Unit for Palm Beach County State Attorney's Office and has successfully litigated more than 100 trials. She was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2008; U.S. Supreme Court Bar in 2012; and U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, in 2022. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2022

Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O'Gara LLC, Boca Raton, FL

Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O'Gara Partner Gene M. Carlino has been elected as a Fellow of The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, the most prestigious organization in the U.S. for estate planning and trust counsel. Fellows are peer-elected and chosen by the ACTEC Board for their professionalism, exceptional skill and contributions to the estate planning field. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2022

The Moskowitz Law Firm, Miami

The Moskowitz Law Firm is proud to announce Joseph M. Kaye has been promoted to Partner. Read more »
Published on 3/14/2022

Shutts & Bowen, Jacksonville

Shutts & Bowen LLP welcomes Andres F. Arrubla to its Jacksonville office, joining the firm as a Partner in its Intellectual Property Practice Group. He focuses his practice on a broad range of intellectual property matters, including patent, copyright and trade secret litigation, as well as the strategy, preparation and prosecution of intellectual property portfolios. Read more »
Published on 3/7/2022

Shumaker, Sarasota, FL

Jason A. Collier, Partner in the Sarasota office, was selected to serve as a regional leader for Shumaker's Labor, Employment and Benefits Service Line. Jason is Board Certified by the Florida Bar in labor and employment law. Jason handles a broad range of employment disputes, advises clients regarding compliance with employment laws, as well as general employment issues. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2022

Shumaker, Tampa, FL

W. Jan Pietruszka has been selected to serve as a national leader for Shumaker's Labor, Employment and Benefits Service Line. Jan is a Partner in the Tampa office and advises employers and executives on a wide variety of employment issues. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2022

Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O'Gara, Boca Raton

Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O'Gara is pleased to announce that Attorney Leah A. Foertsch was promoted to Partner. She is a member of the firm's Estate & Trust Planning, Administration and Litigation Team, advising individuals and families. She also structures multimillion-dollar real estate transactions and provides title insurance for commercial and residential properties. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2022

Bush Ross P.A., Tampa

Bush Ross, P.A., which recently celebrated its 40th anniversary, has promoted Laura Labbee and Harold Holder to Shareholder. Ms. Labbee represents debtors, creditors, and trustees in bankruptcy court, and handles litigation and appeals in state and federal courts. Mr. Holder represents clients in disputes involving businesses, licensed professionals, property owners, and state and local government. The Firm warmly congratulates both Ms. Labbee and Mr. Holder. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2022

Bush Ross P.A., Tampa

Bush Ross, P.A., which just celebrated its 40th anniversary, is pleased to share that Marjorie Hensel has been elected to the position of Firm President. She also serves on the Firm's Executive Committee and is a Shareholder in the Professional Liability Group. Ms. Hensel focuses her practice primarily in the area of professional liability defense. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2022

Gunster, West Palm Beach

Gunster continues its growth with the addition of Thomas R. Sawyer, Timothy Stapleton and Andrew Steif. Sawyer joins as a Real Estate Law and Environmental & Land Use Law attorney, Stapleton joins as a Government Affairs Law & Lobbying consultant with a concentration in healthcare, and Steif joins as a Business Litigation shareholder, with a niche focus in transportation. Read more »
Published on 2/15/2022

Shumaker, Dade City, FL

Shumaker is enhancing its legal division and growing its presence in Pasco County by adding attorneys Danny Burgess and Matthew Maggard to its team. Danny joins as a Partner in the Corporate, Tax and Transactions Service Line and Public Policy and Government Affairs Service Line. Matthew joins as a Partner in the Public Policy and Government Affairs Service Line. Read more »
Published on 2/14/2022

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