April 30, 2011 On the Move

first_imgOn the Move Gil Singer has joined Marcadis Singer in Tampa as a shareholder. Singer focuses on creditors’ rights and collections work. David K. Blattner has joined Fowler White Boggs in Ft. Lauderdale as a shareholder in the government, environment, and real estate group. Blattner drafts and negotiates contracts for real estate, construction, business, and other transactions, and represents landlords and tenants in commercial leases. Jared Perez has joined Wiand Guerra King in Tampa. Perez concentrates his practice on general commercial litigation, with a focus on financial services and securities matters. Nicholas A. Zachariades has joined Duane Morris in Boca Raton as a partner. Zachariades focuses his practice in patent-opinion counseling and patent procurement in the areas of biotechnology and pharmaceuticals. Alexzander “Zan” Gonano has joined the law firm of Michael D. Weinstein, P.A., as an associate. Gonano will focus his practice on criminal defense and select litigation matters. The firm has recently moved to new offices at 12 S.E. 7th Street, Suite 610, Ft. Lauderdale 33301. Adam L. Bantner II has opened Adam L. Bantner, P.A., located at 330 Pauls Dr., Ste. 100-3, Brandon 33511, phone (813) 416-7965, e-mail [email protected]  The firm will focus exclusively on state and federal criminal defense throughout Hillsborough, Polk, Pinellas, and Pasco counties. Courtney A. Umberger has joined Kubicki Draper in Tampa where she will focus on handling appellate and coverage matters. Gustavo J. Membiela has been promoted to partnership with Hunton & Williams in Miami. Membiela is a member of the firm’s litigation and intellectual property team. James T. O’Reilly has joined Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg in Washington, D.C., in an of counsel capacity. O’Reilly will concentrate his practice in the area of life sciences, including biotechnology, Food and Drug Administration, and Environmental Protection Administration regulatory matters. Sarah M. Hammett has joined Saxon, Gilmore, Carraway & Gibbons in Tampa as an associate in the litigation group. Hammett focuses on commercial litigation, real estate litigation, trademark and copyright litigation, unfair competition and noncompete law, and corporate transactions. Tyrina D. Blomer has been promoted to senior vice president of compliance for Universal American in Houston. Jeffrey A. Neiman has opened the Law Offices of Jeffrey A. Neiman in Ft. Lauderdale. Neiman’s practice will focus on white collar criminal defense, tax controversies, securities regulatory matters, and federal court litigation. James J. Gangitano has joined Lyons & Lurvey in Miami as an associate. Gangitano will head the corporate law practice for the firm, and his practice includes commercial litigation, business formation and transactions, securities law, tax controversy and IRS representation, government and internal investigations, and forfeiture law. Jared Perez has joined Wiand Guerra King in Tampa. Perez concentrates his practice on general commercial litigation, with a focus on financial services and securities matters.  Ryan Dwight O’Quinn and Ryan Stumphauzer have formed O’Quinn Stumphauzer, P.L., a law firm focusing on civil regulatory enforcement, white collar criminal defense, and other matters involving fraud or corporate misconduct, with offices located at the Southeast Financial Center, 200 South Biscayne Blvd, Suite 2790, Miami, phone (305) 714-9600, web www.oquinnstumphauzer.com. Brian S. Tenzer and Stephen M. Rosansky have been promoted to partners with Goldstein Law Group in Ft. Lauderdale. Tenzer focuses his practice on the defense of the insurance fraud claims, with an emphasis on homeowner and windstorm suits. Rosansky concentrates his practice on the civil prosecution of insurance fraud claims and the defense of insurance and corporate related matters. John M. Howe has joined Lesser, Lesser, Landy & Smith in West Palm Beach on an of counsel basis, and he will be focusing in the practice areas of personal injury, commercial litigation, and criminal defense. Regina N. Balkom has joined McConnaughhay, Duffy, Coonrod, Pope & Weaver in Pensacola. She will focus her practice in the area of workers’ compensation defense. Michael E. Wynn has opened the Wynn Law Firm, P.L., at 5640 South Florida Ave., in Lakeland (P.O. Box 6733) 33807-6733, (863) 825-0100, [email protected] Wynn Law Firm will focus on elder law issues, including estate planning, wills, trusts, probate, Medicaid planning, guardianships, business succession, elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation, and litigation of elder law issues including abuse, neglect, and exploitation. Gerald D. Hubbart and Ronald M. Friedman have joined Salmon & Dulberg Dispute Resolution in Miami. Both will be mediating full time. P. Benjamin Zuckerman, David Wood, and Benjamin F. Diamond have joined Akerman Senterfitt. Zuckerman will work as a shareholder in Boca Raton and focus on resolution of commercial, business, and insurance disputes. Wood will practice as a shareholder in Orlando and concentrates in complex commercial disputes, employment contracts and discrimination, environmental, intellectual property, commercial foreclosures, and lender liability law. Diamond joins as of counsel in Tampa where he will focus on financial and insurance regulatory matters, in addition to administrative law, employment law, securities law, contracting and procurement disputes, and litigation in administrative, state, and federal courts. Angel Castillo, Jr., has joined Wald, Stafford & Wald in Miami, where he will concentrate on employment law matters and general civil litigation. Wesley Jones has joined Weekley | Schulte | Valdes in Tampa as an associate. He will practice in the area of personal injury and medical malpractice defense litigation, as well as healthcare regulatory and litigation matters and property tax appeals. Grace E. Robson, Jackie Gonzalez, and Shaun Spector have joined Markowitz, Ringel Trusty & Hartog in Miami. Robson joins the firm as of counsel in the bankruptcy department. Gonzalez joins the firm as an associate in the bankruptcy department. Spector joins the firm as an associate in the litigation department. Christopher N. Davies has joined Cohen & Grigsby in Bonita Springs as director of the real estate practice group, where he will focus on condominium and homeowner association law. Luca R. Bronzi has joined Lash & Goldberg in Miami in an of counsel capacity. Bronzi will focus on complex civil litigation matters in federal and state courts at the trial and appellate levels. Allyson Boyles Currie has joined Upchurch, Bailey & Upchurch in St. Augustine. She will concentrate her practice in the areas of civil litigation, business law, family law, and appeals. L.A. Perkins has joined Fox Rothschild in West Palm Beach as a partner in the litigation department. Perkins represents clients in intellectual property and complex commercial litigation in federal and state courts. Sally S. Pitlyk has become an associate with Cummings & Lockwood in Bonita Springs. Mary Scheps Scott has joined Fowler White Boggs in Jacksonville as an associate in the business and appellate litigation pratice. She focuses her practice on commercial litigation matters and has experience in commercial debt collections, construction lien law, and bankruptcy law. Ryan D. Bresler has joined Tanney & Griffith in Clearwater as an associate. Bresler has a trial practice focusing, personal injury, and wrongful death. Roland Sanchez-Medina, Jr., of Sanchez-Medina, Gonzalez, Quesada, Lage, Crespo, Gomez & Machado in Coral Gables has been named general counsel and to the board of directors of the South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Carly A. Hammond has joined Peretz Chesal & Herrmann in Miami. She will concentrate in the area of intellectual property litigation. Evan Justin Shane has become an equity partner in The Law Office of Michael Shane, P.A., in Ft. Lauderdale, which will now be known as Shane and Shane, P.A. The firm will continue to represent individuals and corporations in matters relating to United States immigration and nationality law with an emphasis on family and business petitions, extraordinary ability aliens including Olympians, inventors and investors, family re-unification, removal defense, and naturalization. April 30, 2011 On the Move April 30, 2011 On the Movelast_img

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