Julie Kay

GrayRobinson Makes Rare Leadership Transition With Female Managing Partner

Julie Kay

Meet the new head of GrayRobinson and the highest-ranking female law firm leader in the state: Mayanne Downs, who is taking over for retiring Byrd "Biff" Marshall.

Criminal Defender Edward Carhart Dies at 78

Julie Kay

The Miami criminal defense attorney died after a brief illness, and his colleagues heralded him for his exceptional career despite physical limitations.

Suit by Broward Clerk Claims State Is Cheapskate

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Outgoing Broward Clerk of the Courts Howard Forman is suing the state, claiming it's skimming millions of dollars of filing fees from clerks.

London Law Firm Merging With Miami's Thornton Davis

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The 1,800-lawyer Clyde & Co. plans to open its sixth U.S. office in Miami, merging with insurance defense firm Thornton Davis & Fein.

Kelley Kronenberg Grows in Miami With More Space, Attorneys

Julie Kay

Fort Lauderdale-based Kelley Kronenberg adds attorneys and space in a new Miami office.

Four Florida Law Firms Bump Up Am Law 200 List

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Florida law firms, in contrast to the national average, pushed up revenue to climb in the Am Law 200 rankings.

Two Bankruptcy Firms Merging in South Florida

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Two small bankruptcy law firms with offices in Miami and Fort Lauderdale are merging and keeping both offices.

Ex-Client Agrees to Pay $4 Million in Sanctions to Lewis Tein Law Firm

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Miami law partners Guy Lewis and Michael Tein have been vindicated with three settlements to cover attorney fees and costs in cases filed against them by the Miccosukee tribe after a leadership change.

Fuerst Ittleman Managing Partner Mitchell Fuerst Dies at 63

Julie Kay

International tax attorney Mitchell Fuerst, managing partner of Miami's Fuerst Ittleman David & Joseph, dies of complications from chemotherapy.

Florida Bar Proposes Budget With Deficit for Third Year

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The bar is proposing a budget with a third consecutive year of budget deficits, projecting $2.9 million of red ink and no plan to raise dues.

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