Craig R. Glasser has become a partner with Baritz & Colman LLP in Boca Raton. Glasser represents securities, insurance, and business professionals in complex litigation.
Rachael Loukonen has joined Cohen & Grigsby in Naples as a partner. Loukonen, board certified in business litigation, represents businesses and individuals in matters involving complex property, commercial business, construction, and employment issues.
Natalia Gove and Tara Tedrow have joined Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed in Orlando as associates. Gove’s primary area of practice is immigration law. Tedrow’s primary area of practice is real estate transactions, finance, commercial leasing, asset-based lending, and securitization law.
Georgia A. Buckhalter has joined Richman Greer in the Miami office as an associate. She focuses her practice on commercial and complex civil litigation.
Daniel R. Widboom has joined Jones Foster Johnston & Stubbs in West Palm Beach as an associate.
Lydia Sturgis Zbrzeznj has joined Frost Van den Boom & Smith in Bartow. Zbrzeznj will concentrate on personal injury, business litigation, and appellate law.
Steven P. Befera has joined Cole, Scott & Kissane in Miami as a partner. Befera’s practice includes complex civil litigation, with an emphasis on construction law, professional liability law, and high-value catastrophic damages cases.
Michael Rhey has joined Hill Ward Henderson in Tampa as an associate in the real estate group focusing on commercial real estate development, instructional lending, purchase and sale transactions, and commercial leasing.
James Jones, Jr., has opened the Jones Firm, PLLC, at 701 Brickell Avenue, Suite 1550, Miami 33131. The Jones Firm will focus on maritime and admiralty law, litigation, tourism and travel law, sports and entertainment law, personal injury, family law, and civil infractions.
Yara Lorenzo has joined Hogan Lovells in Miami as an associate in the litigation, arbitration, and employment practice. She focuses on international commercial litigation and arbitration.
Owen S. Freed has founded the law firm of Owen S. Freed, P.A., in Miami, focusing on international law and the representation of foreign clients and high-net-worth individuals with investments in the U.S., offshore holding companies, foreign trusts, and foundations.
Daniel Buigas has joined Leiva Law in Coral Gables. His practice will focus on health and technology law, data security and privacy law, and commercial litigation.
Deborah L. Braile has become a partner with Goldstein Law Group in Ft. Lauderdale. Braile focuses her practice on the defense of fraudulent and excessive insurance claims with a concentration on abuses of the Florida no-fault statute.
Mario A. Iglesias has joined GrayRobinson in Ft. Lauderdale as a shareholder. Iglesias represents national and international banks, commercial developers, and individuals in matters involving banking and lending, real estate development, and title services.
Courtney Weter was elevated to senior attorney with the Florida Department of Children and Families’ Children’s Legal Services and appointed to the Palatka office in Putnam County for Circuit 7 in the Northeast Region.
Joey Fazio has joined Florida Department of Children and Families’ Children’s Legal Services in Daytona Beach as an attorney for Circuit 7 in the Northeast Region.
Sacha Dyson has been made a partner in Thompson, Sizemore, Gonzalez & Hearing in Tampa. Dyson practices in employment relations advice and litigation.
Paul C. Huck, Jr., has joined Hunton & Williams in Miami as a partner. Huck focuses on complex commercial litigation and cases of constitutional significance before state and federal trial and appellate courts.
Armando A. Rodriguez-Feo joined the Walt Disney World Legal Department in Lake Buena Vista as principal counsel. He will focus on employment matters and general litigation.
James D. Allen has joined Cooke Law Group in Miami as an associate. Allen will focus on complex commercial litigation and real property litigation.
Alan Fowler has opended Alan Fowler Law, PLLC in Key West. Fowler focuses on serving restaurants, craft breweries, craft distilleries, and other culinary entrepreneurs throughout Florida.
Margaret Rowell Good has joined Matthews Eastmoore in Sarasota as an associate.
Brad R. Sohn has joined Leopold Law in Palm Beach Gardens as an associate in the areas of business and construction litigation.
Debbie Tyson, Stephanie Quiñones, Davis Balz, Lindsay Powell, and Amy Levenberg have joined Gunster as associates. Tyson joins the Ft. Lauderdale office in the environmental and land use practice. Quiñones joines the Ft. Lauderdale office in the banking and financial services practice. Balz joins the Jacksonville office in the business litigation practice. Powell joins the Jacksonville office in the business litigation practice. Levenberg joins the West Palm Beach office in the business litigation practice.
Amy K. Bharj and Genevieve L. Turner have joined Clarke Silverglate in Miami as associates.
Libby Ridley and Ronnell Robinzine have joined Bush Ross in Tampa as associates. Ridley is a member of the bankruptcy and creditors’ rights practice group. Robinzine will work with the commercial litigation and dispute resolution practice group.
Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin has relocated its Ft. Lauderdale office to 100 Northeast 3rd Avenue, Suite 1100, in Ft. Lauderdale.
Cameron Kruger and Anne McAdams have joined Trenam Kemker in Tampa as associates. McAdams will work in the commercial litigation practice group. Kruger will practice in the business transactions practice group.
Shelley S. Wright has joined Adam L. Bantner, P.A., in Brandon as an associate. Wright will focus her practice on family law as well as assisting with the firm’s criminal defense and juvenile practices.
Port Orange-based Rue & Ziffra has been renamed Rue, Ziffra & Caldwell to recognize Thomas E. Caldwell, a board certified civil trial attorney and longtime partner.