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October 1, 2020 On the Move

On the Move

Tyler M. Almon joined Hamilton, Miller & Birthisel in Tampa.

Erika Cordovi joined Kubicki Draper in Miami.

Raul Marerro in Miami, Karla Rosales in Naples, Miraj M. Shah in Orlando, and Edward Wimp in Tampa joined Kelley Kronenberg.

Michael Maugans joined Pathman Lewis in Miami.

Scott M. Coffey joined Gunster as a shareholder in West Palm Beach and Boca Raton.

Rasco Klock Perez & Nieto have created Rasco Klock Mediation Group led by partner Alfonso Perez and senior counsel Read McCaffrey in Coral Gables.

Holly A. Rice joined Saxe Doernberger & Vita in Naples.

Adam J. Lamb joined Fox Rothschild in Miami as a partner.

Iola Mosley is leading the COVID-Related “HEART” Program for Florida Rural Legal Services.

Stephen Dennis joined McConnaughhay, Coonrod, Pope, Weaver & Stern in Sarasota.

Ananta A. Rampersad joined Kubicki Draper in West Palm Beach.

Rebecca L. Mendez joined Stearns Weaver Miller in Miami as a shareholder.

George N. Meros, Jr., joined Shutts & Bowen in Tallahassee as a partner.

Lewis R. Cohen and Porpoise Evans joined Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman in Miami as partners.

Jennifer L. Hutchins, Jennifer Wilson, and Alicia Caridi, a shareholder relocating from N.J., joined Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin in Tampa.

Rook Elizabeth Ringer has been promoted to managing partner at Lento Law Group in St. Augustine.

Kathryn E. Thomson joined Kubicki Draper in Ft. Myers.

Jason Bullinger, Stephanie Calcote, Sandra Ferrin, and Loren Korkin joined RumbergerKirk. Bullinger, Calcote, and Ferrin joined in Orlando and Korkin in Miami.

Alison Smith rejoined Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman in Ft. Lauderdale as of counsel.

Patrice Paldino will become executive director of Legal Aid Service of Broward County effective January 1.

Drew O’Malley joined Spencer Fane in Tampa.

Barry M. Wayne joined Stearns Weaver Miller in Coral Gables as shareholder.

Ian J. Dankelman joined Freeborn & Peters in Tampa.

Jeff Pepin has become a partner at Reid Burman Lebedeker Xenick resulting in firm name change to Reid Burman Lebedeker Xenick Pepin in West Palm Beach.

Lacey & Lyons will now be known as Lacey Lyons Rezanka with the addition of partners Kimberly Bonder Rezanka, and Robyn Willson Hattaway. The firm’s principal office is in Melbourne and has added a second location in Rockledge.

Jeannine Jacobson and Latanae Parker joined Maynard Cooper & Gale in its new location at 9100 S. Dadeland Blvd., Suite 1500, Miami.

S. Douglas Knox, as of counsel, and Laura L. Lenhart, as a government consultant, joined GrayRobinson in Tampa.

GrayRobinson promoted Joe Fitos to equity shareholder in Orlando; promoted to shareholder Richard F. Danese in Miami, Matthew D. Jones in Lakeland, Ashley H. Lukis in Tallahassee, Craig F. Novick in Orlando, Rebecca A. Rodriguez in Ft. Lauderdale/Miami, Tiffany M. Walters in Melbourne; promoted Stephen Anderson in Tampa and Orlando to of counsel, and promoted Hannah Becker and Josef Y. Rosen in Tampa, Emily Pineless in Boca Raton, Jonathan G. Sieg in Lakeland, Tucker Thoni in Orlando, and Jennifer Vanover in Jacksonville to senior associates.

Felix Arcia, John E. Eckard II, and Samantha A. Navedo joined Kelley Kronenberg. Arcia and Eckard joined as partners.

Jarod L. Gilbert has become a partner at Andrews & Manno in Tampa.

Kim Gessner was promoted to vice president, deputy general counsel at Moss Construction in Ft. Lauderdale.

Paul T. Terlizzese was named shareholder at HR Law.

Laura D. Maxwell and Brittany E. Cobb joined Jones Foster in West Palm Beach.

Mary Lisa Bobotas formed Mary Lisa Bobotas, PLLC, in Miami.

David Cellitti has been named office managing partner at Quarles & Brady in Tampa.

Thomas F. Morante joined Carlton Fields in Miami.

Matthew A. Margolis joined Shapiro, Blasi, Wasserman & Hermann in Boca Raton.

Jared R. Brownfield has joined Kubicki Draper in Tallahassee.

Justin M. Schneider has joined Kubicki Draper in Ft. Lauderdale.

Victoria B. Kroell has joined Kubicki Draper in Jacksonville.

Kim Gessner was promoted to vice president and deputy general counsel of Moss Construction in Ft. Lauderdale.

Douglas Kelly of Orlando has been named vice president and general counsel of AAA.

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