The Dade County Defense Bar Association opposes a revived proposal to cap appellate service at 12 years in Florida courts.
The Dade County Defense Bar Association opposes a revived proposal to cap appellate service at 12 years in Florida courts.
A class action litigated by South Florida attorney Marc Wites alleges national mortgage lender Quicken Loans Inc. violated the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
Takata's $1 billion settlement with the U.S. government over defective air bags will not affect the nationwide class action against the company and automakers, according to plaintiffs counsel in the civil case.
A House subcommittee cautiously began a discussion of term limits for state appellate judges, hearing a presentation on the subject but no real details on what a proposal might look like.
A House committee began debate on slowing down the "revolving door" that lets lawmakers become lobbyists two years after they leave office.
A senator instrumental in the passage of the Legislature's last major gambling bill released a massive proposal that would allow slot machines in eight counties where voters have approved them, let South Florida pari-mutuels run blackjack games, and give tracks permission to do away with greyhound racing while keeping lucrative cardrooms and slots.
Corral & Rosales, a prominent intellectual property law firm in Ecuador, has merged with the Quito intellectual property boutique firm Estudio Juridico Gallegos. The merger creates one of the strongest intellectual property practice groups in Latin America.
In its final days, the Obama administration announces it's scrapping a longtime policy protecting Cuban immigrants arriving in the United States without visas.
Manuel A. Fernandez and Albert J. Delgado make the crosstown move in Miami.
The Florida Bar Wednesday filed ethics charges against attorney Ramon Manuel Rodriguez, accused of knowingly filing and prosecuting a frivolous perjury case against opposing counsel at Lewis Tein.
The post-settlement litigation continues in the defamation case involving retired Harvard Law School professor Alan Dershowitz.
Bradley Houser and Shane Segarra join an expanding H&K corporate team in Miami.
The Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit rules liability insurance does not cover legal fees when a policyholder waits — and waits — to notify the insurer of the litigation.
In an issue of first impression, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit examines whether circuit courts have jurisdiction to hear direct appeals from bankruptcy court.
Attorneys drafting international commercial arbitration clauses or preparing to advise clients on international disputes now have a potential reference point for projecting the likely outcome, cost and duration of international mediation and arbitration cases.
Florida municipal government practice firm Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman has opened a third South Florida office, this one in Boca Raton, where the firm plans to hire a handful of new attorneys. The firm may make replacement hires in the Fort Lauderdale as well.
Coca-Cola Co. was sued by activists who compare the beverage giant's advertising tactics to the tobacco industry's past efforts in minimizing the health effects of its products and targeting children to replenish the ranks of its customers.
Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi won't "discuss anything confidential" in response to a report she is getting a Trump administration post.
The Holland & Knight partner has written software for tracking transactions and is pushing into the legal tech front.
Gardere's Mexico City office has hired five international trade attorneys from local firms. Mexican trade attorneys expect Trump administration will mean more work for lawyers.
A Miami attorney destroyed evidence then spent two years derailing a former client's efforts to recover those documents, according to a ruling by Miami-Dade Circuit Court Judge Bronwyn Miller.
The Florida Bar will recognize three South Florida attorneys for their pro bono work.
A court official ordered attorneys for Florida and Georgia to try again to settle a yearslong dispute over water use in the region.
The Trump Organization has canceled talks over possible projects in Brazil, Argentina and India as the president-elect pulls back from dealmaking less than three weeks before taking office.
A person familiar with the decision says Bondi has landed an undisclosed job with the Trump administration.
A former newspaper publisher is among four South Florida businessmen charged in a $10 million mortgage fraud.
About 30 South Florida law professors were among those who signed a letter opposing Sen. Jeff Sessions' nomination to be U.S. Attorney General in the Trump administration.
A criminal history is not enough to stop a name change for a Florida man looking to pay homage to a Robin Hood-type figure from a 1960s television series.
In the years before Mark Nordlicht was arrested for what's alleged to be one of the biggest investment frauds since Bernie Madoff's, U.S. authorities had plenty of reasons to suspect something might have been fishy about his hedge fund, Platinum Partners.
Miami attorneys tell the story of how they recovered millions of dollars for victims of a Ponzi scheme whose mastermind squandered all but $28,000.
A case pending before the Florida Supreme Court could change the way courts handle Baker Act hearings.
A verdict for a restaurant in a labor and employment case is being hailed as a victory for opponents of an Obama administration proposal to increase the number of employees eligible for overtime pay.
The Florida Supreme Court disbarred three South Florida attorneys and ordered lighter discipline for three others.
A deadline missed by one business day put a Miami real estate investor on the losing end of a yearlong foreclosure battle.
Halliburton Co. agreed to a $100 million securities fraud settlement in a case brought by Boies Schiller & Flexner.
A divided South Florida appeals court rejected a legal-dependency request from four undocumented-immigrant children who entered the United States after their parents died in El Salvador.
When hunger drew tens of thousands of Venezuelans to the streets last summer in protest, President Nicolas Maduro turned to the military to manage the country's diminished food supply, putting generals in charge of everything from butter to rice.
A statewide prohibition on people under 18 buying certain over-the-counter cough suppressants is one of three new laws that will hit the books with the arrival of the new year.
The story of Ruden McClosky’s bankruptcy and unique restructuring has finally come to an end, as the dissolved law firm’s unsecured creditors have received their final distribution payments.
A slew of bizarre events unfolded in South Florida courtrooms in 2016.
A healthy juice shop in Sunny Isles Beach prevailed in a legal dispute that could've resulted in the shop's eviction.
Several months ago, Felipe Berer's longtime plastics manufacturing client came to him with a rough draft of a marketing plan for what turned out to be the most fascinating—and geographically far-flung—deal Berer has worked on in his 15-year career.
Geico acted in bad faith by failing to settle a claim against a policyholder quickly enough to avoid litigation, a Miami federal jury found.
The adoption of Trump's tax plan would require wills and estates in larger estates to be rewritten, writes attorney Eugene Pollingue.
A former Florida Bar president is representing the ousted CEO of Broward Health in a lawsuit against the hospital system.
Palm Beach County cannot force municipalities to help fund a countywide corruption-busting program, an appellate court ruled Wednesday.
An appellate court revived a lease dispute over Trump National Doral Miami because the trial judge did not explain his decision.
An appellate court ruled a Palm Beach Circuit judge should not be disqualified from a case for making a comment about "Italian folks" that developer Anthony Pugliese said he found offensive.
Several judges drew negative attention for their conduct in 2016, often leading to resignation or forced removal from the bench.
The former property, land use and water law professor played a key role in the early years of Everglades restoration.
Lawyers convicted of tax evasion, money laundering, fraud and other crimes likely to put them on Santa's naughty list in 2016.
The state asked a federal judge to reconsider his decision that Florida violated a $1 billion gambling agreement with the Seminole Tribe.
The newest Florida Supreme Court justice will be Fifth District Court of Appeal Chief Judge C. Alan Lawson.
Viacom Americas general counsel Larissa Zagustin, a lawyer in the U.S. and Venezuela, as well as a UK solicitor, discovered work-life balance is a choice.
Jameis Winston and a former Florida State classmate have reached a confidential settlement on her rape claim against him.
DLA Piper has established a cooperation agreement with the Chilean law firm Bahamondez, Alvarez and Zegers, which will now operate under the name BAZ/DLA Piper.
In an annual report, the Florida Supreme Court asks the Legislature to fund six new judicial slots — but hasn't gotten any new ones for 10 years.
More than 40 liberal law professors sent a letter to President-elect Donald Trump, voicing “great concern” with his commitment to the nation’s constitutional system and opposing the nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Alabama, to be the next attorney general.
An appellate court reversed findings in favor of Miami Beach on playground and landscaping defects in South Pointe Park.
An award named in memory of U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno will recognize lawyers' work on behalf of children.
A Miami state court lawsuit filed Monday alleges Wells Fargo and its employees helped swindle film production financiers out of millions of dollars.
Saying taxpayers have a right to know how much Pitbull has been paid to promote Florida tourism with the help of his song "Sexy Beaches," a top state lawmaker filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the famed rapper's production company.
Hundreds of unit owners at the Fort Lauderdale beach condo-hotel are suing the property owner for allegedly overcharging them millions of dollars.
Seven defendants are sentenced for their roles in a scheme to misuse federal tax credits for construction of 10 developments in Miami-Dade County.
Six nominees for an open spot on Florida's Third District Court of Appeal were announced Tuesday.
Shearman & Sterling and DLA Piper represent parties in $345 million Viacom-Telefonica sale of leading Argentine broadcaster and content producer Telefe. It's likely the first major media investment under Argentina's new government.
The former aide to U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz will be a government consultant with the law firm.
Statistics show newly retired Broward Circuit Judge Thomas Lynch IV was one of the biggest outliers, sentencing blacks to much longer terms than whites.
The former president remembers Reno for making decisions and taking responsibility for them.
A replacement was named for the court-appointed special master for the Takata air bag multidistrict litigation.
He comes from the general counsel's post at Apollo Aviation Group.
Attorney General Pam Bondi's office wants the Florida Supreme Court to take up a case involving a prominent Jacksonville lawyer who was charged with racketeering and gambling-related crimes because of his ties to the Internet cafe industry.
South Florida lawyers donated hundreds of hours to complete the sale of Switchboard of Miami Inc., a financially struggling nonprofit that provides crisis counseling.
Following a year marked by a contentious presidential election and likely changes to come in U.S. policy prescriptions, law firm leaders in Florida are largely optimistic about their firms going into 2017 and expect to see growth in Miami, according to a recent survey of firm leaders and administrators in the region.
The Miami public university gets no respect from U.S. News & World Report, but its law graduates are good at landing law jobs.
Coral Gables attorney Edward Dabdoud's business acumen increased his firm's revenue 17 percent in 2014, 12 percent the following year, and put it on track for another 17 percent spike in 2016.
Jones Day and Davis Polk & Wardwell are representing parties in the $3.6 billion cash sale of 29 U.S. and Latin American data centers — including Miami's Network Access Point of the Americas.
Greenberg Traurig has been working on a couple of major deals in Mexico: a $409 million two-currency credit facility for a paper producer, and a joint venture that will have to be approved by Mexican regulators.
The 34-year-old Dalia Dippolito has testified at her previous trial and in court hearings that she was only acting the part of a murderous wife in hopes of getting her own reality TV show.
The Florida Supreme Court heard arguments Thursday that a medical malpractice law violates plaintiffs' constitutional right to privacy.
Cleary Gottlieb represents Mexican state oil company Pemex in a $5.5 billion debt securities offering in U.S. dollars
The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a lower court's ruling that barred a group of students from establishing a gay-straight alliance at a Lake County middle school.
A fund for Victims of State Sponsored Terrorism will pay part of court judgements, including against Cuba and Iran, and turn the paid debt into a U.S. government negotiation bargaining chip, possibly easing a trade obstacle.
An attorney who says he knows firsthand that voting machines can be hacked sued for a recount of Florida's presidential election results.
An appellate court Wednesday shaved $2 million from an award for a restaurant evicted from an Embassy Suites hotel.
A new ruling from a bankruptcy judge in Miami allows a trustee of an individual estate to pursue corporate alter egos.
A federal judge ruled a former Miami city budget director should not have to pay nearly half a million dollars after a jury found him liable for securities law violations.
Plantation's shuttered Fashion Mall moves closer to redevelopment after years of litigation.
One Thousand Museum — a $450 million condominium rising in downtown Miami — nabbed a $225 million construction loan with the help of two Miami lawyers.
Late Daily Business Review Reporter Julie Kay will be honored with a posthumous award in March on International Women's Day.
Broward Circuit Judge John Contini faces public reprimand Feb. 7.
Attorneys Bonnie Navin, Robert Kelley and Kimberly Wald made a risky move in choosing arbitration over trial in a case that likely would have tugged at jurors' heartstrings.
Bilzin Sumberg attorneys Steven Lear and R. Stephen Sandiford represented Lennar Corp. in closing commitments totaling $2.2 billion for its long-term multifamily development fund.
Greenberg Traurig shareholders David Coulson and Adam Foslid won a federal court order rejecting class certification on defective product claims against Rheem.
A team of Carlton Fields attorneys represented Sprint in the pursuit of cell phone thieves, producing 72 lawsuits against 263 alleged handset traffickers.
Attorneys from the nonprofit Florida Justice Institute teamed with Kozyak Tropin Throckmorton lawyers for a high-profile class-action against the Florida Department of Corrections and its former medical contractor, Corizon LLC.
Carlton Fields helped Union Carbide get dismissals or settlements in hundreds of Miami-Dade asbestos cases in under two years.
Holland & Knight Partner Norberto Quintana advised Colombia's infrastructure development bank on more than $2.3 billion of financing in five transactions that helped create or improve toll roads, bridges and tunnels in Colombia.
Greenberg Traurig Miami shareholders Iris Escarra and Carlos Lago helped developer Moishe Mana gain unanimous approval from the Miami City Commission for the transformative Mana Wynwood Special Area Plan.
When B/E Aerospace was accused of infringing on three aircraft toilet patents, general counsel Ryan Patch and his team fought the claim and delivered a royal flush.
Miami attorney Howard Srebnick, associate Joshua Shore and brother Scott Srebnick combined for a U.S. Supreme Court win on money used to hire defense attorneys.
Bilzin Sumberg's Albert Dotson Jr. and Eric Singer represented the Miami Dolphins and Hard Rock Stadium in negotiations with Miami-Dade County for a $350 million revamp.
Fort Lauderdale attorney Charles Tatelbaum is the Most Effective Lawyers winner in the bankruptcy category.
High-profile murder cases distinguish Assistant State Attorney Gail Levine's decades-long career.
Todd Michaels and Alan Goldfarb reached a settlement in the shooting death of a man in a fight outside a nightclub.
The 12th annual Most Effective Lawyers special report recognizes the impressive work performed by South Florida lawyers in the past year.
Welcome to the Daily Business Review's annual Best of Reader Rankings in which our loyal readers cast their votes for their favorite vendors. The companies ranked in this magazine are the firms that readers said are the best of the best covering all aspects of business, from technology to banking to client services.
Fort Lauderdale law firm Tripp Scott's government affairs practice has joined forces with state lobbying firm Ericks Consultants Inc. to create a new governmental consulting group, Tripp Scott Ericks (TSE) Consulting.
A monthlong trial aimed at settling a high-stakes water dispute between Georgia and Florida ended with a special master imploring both sides to negotiate a settlement.
A strongly worded order from a federal appellate court allows a whistleblower suit by a former police officer who accused two law enforcement agencies of racial profiling to proceed.
Miami attorney Albert Dotson Jr. combines real estate and advocacy experience with a love for his community.
The Florida Supreme Court disciplined 10 South Florida attorneys, including one who was disbarred
The Florida Supreme Court ruled in favor of property insurance policyholders in a Thursday decision addressing damage with two or more causes.
There's a big-dollar difference between compensatory awards for minors and those for adult children in product-liability tobacco cases.
Princess Cruise Lines Ltd. has agreed to pay a $40 million criminal penalty for deliberately polluting the ocean and covering it up, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Thursday.
A retrial is ready to start in a murder-for-hire plot featured on the television show "Cops."
A federal judge has ruled that lawsuits filed against Chiquita by families of victims of Colombian paramilitaries paid by Chiquita to protect its former workers and banana farms from other paramilitary groups will be heard in the U.S., not in Colombia, as Chiquita had proposed. But nearly 2,000 additional plaintiffs first named in an amended complaint in missed the statute of limitations.
Dog owners are always liable for any injuries their pets' bites cause, a Florida appellate court ruled Wednesday.
With one judge pointing to a lack of "sufficient maturity to make this critical decision," a state appeals court rejected a minor's attempt to get an abortion without her parents being notified.
A lawyer who once worked to keep David Duke off the presidential ballot in Florida and two appellate judges who pledged to use judicial restraint are on a short list of replacements for retiring Florida Supreme Court Justice James E.C. Perry.
The guide is designed to be useful to in-house counsel, legal professionals and business executives who are searching for legal advice in a specific area.
Florida businesses have a Miami attorney to thank for staving off a 14.5 percent rate hike in workers' comp insurance premiums.
Two Shutts & Bowen attorneys help the YMCA of South Florida ink a 50-year lease deal with Fort Lauderdale for a new downtown facility.
A Florida Supreme Court-appointed referee found prominent attorney Jeremy Alters should not be disciplined by the court.
Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Gerald Bagley finds residents have standing to challenge Prive at Island Estates, a luxury project on a neighboring island in Aventura.
For lawyers assessing how Fidel Castro's death might affect economic and other relations with Cuba, the answer is a seeming paradox: It means both very little and a lot.
Little more than a week before businesses were slated to get hit with increased workers' compensation insurance rates, a Leon County circuit judge blocked the hike because of violations of Florida's Sunshine Law.
The 11 candidates hoping to join the Florida Supreme Court present a stark contrast to Justice James E.C. Perry, who is stepping down after seven years on the court due to a constitutionally mandated retirement.
A New York legal team represents the owner of the biggest power plant in Trinidad and Tobago on a $600 million international bond offering.
Fort Lauderdale attorney Brad Edwards won a $7.1 million verdict against rapper The Game.
An appellate court reversed a circuit judge who closed a case without notice to clear his docket of languishing lawsuits.
White & Case attorneys won a federal appellate court victory, with the court making the unusual move to reverse the district court without holding oral arguments.
Prominent international arbitrator Jose Astigarraga credits his family's history as Cuban refugees for teaching him the importance of foresight, which has driven his life and career.
The court split on two appeals challenging death sentences.
The Third District Court of Appeal rules Verizon improperly reduced its payments to a quarter of the contract provisions.
A South Florida family that is refusing to sell a vacation townhouse to one of the world's largest timeshare companies is suing Orange County in an effort to stop the company from continuing construction on a timeshare tower just 12 feet from the townhouse.
In a highly unusual move, Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Jorge Labarga has ordered an investigation of a death penalty lawyer who has repeatedly missed critical deadlines, was involved in a capital case in which roach-infested boxes of documents were destroyed by rain and who is currently representing two inmates who are trying to fire her.
Fort Lauderdale attorney Chuck Tatelbaum shows his silly side once a year as a clown in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Bad news for older condo associations: A ruling from the Third District Court of Appeal found that Florida's law governing terminations, or sale of entire condominium projects, does not automatically apply to properties built before 2007.
Edward O'Sheehan of Shutts & Bowen has been selected as the top military attorney for the Florida Army National Guard.
The extraordinary work of South Florida lawyers will be recognized in a special report Dec. 5.
In the wake of McDermott Will & Emery's broader leadership changes, Miami-based private equity partner Harris Siskind has been named to fill the open position of global head of the firm's corporate and transactional practice.
U.S. Magistrate Judge John O'Sullivan granted a $1.1 million bond to Colombian politician Andres Felipe Arias, who is fighting extradition from the U.S. on corruption charges.
The First Amendment and changing societal views are making it harder for the government to be the judge of what is acceptable and what is not when it comes to trademarks, writes attorney Richard Bec.
North Miami attorney Yolly Roberson navigates two cultures to serve her community.
In the Daily Business Review’s Arbitration and Mediation Special Report, articles focus on drafting agreements, what to expect out of mediation and other topics.
South Florida law firms are representing passengers on board a plane that caught fire last month on the runway in Chicago.
Flagstone Property Group is free to move forward with its mixed-use project on Watson Island, but a change in Miami law may have opened a door for future legal challenges.
An attorney who thought he had time for a quick bathroom run returned to the courtroom to find the judge granting summary judgment to opposing counsel in a premises liability case.
Court-ordered mediation forces the parties to focus on the desired result, whether or not it's attainble, writes attorney Christopher Marlowe.
Explore prospects for mediation early and often because it's not all about getting to the next stage, writes attorneey Stephanie Reed Traband.
A trial lawyer's argumentative style can hurt in mediation, so curbing that impulse is necessary to succeed, writes attorney Oscar A. Sanchez.
Leaving a court to fill in the unspecified blanks in an arbitration clause may put a company in a bad position, write attorneys Angelika Hunnefeld and Ricardo A. Gonzalez.
Robert C. Gilbert, plaintiffs coordinating counsel in multidistrict litigation against some of the nation's biggest banks, insists forced consumer arbitration should be banned.
The short answer is yes, writes attorney John M. Barkett. Many domestic arbitration clauses provide for sanctions and have been upheld on appeal.
Terms favorable to consumers may make arbitration a better option than class actions, writes attorney Laura M. Reich.
Federal and state appellate courts make provisions for mediation, just when you thought the chance of amicable resolution was over, writes attorney Mary April.
Information sharing and full preparation are imperative to improve the chances of mediation success, writes attorney William J. Cea.
Representing Pacific Exploration & Production, a small army of Proskauer Rose lawyers negotiated the largest restructuring of debt in Colombian history: $5.5 billion.
Public defenders this week asked the Florida Supreme Court to at least temporarily block judges in Lee County from holding videoconference hearings in cases about whether mentally ill people should be involuntarily committed to treatment facilities.
A judge vacated the sanctions he imposed against a Miami tobacco defense attorney for wasting a witness' time.
Two massive construction defect suits are brewing over luxury high-rise towers in downtown Miami.
M. Minnette Massey, one of the first 14 female law professors in the United States and a leading advocate for diversity, died on Nov. 13 at the age of 89.
Cozen O'Connor has inked a lease expansion at the Southeast Financial Center following its acquisition of Feldman Gale in Miami.
West Palm Beach lawyers won a $2.55 million verdict earlier this month in a copyright infringement case.
Fellow students from Reince Priebus' University of Miami days said they hope he'll be the even-keeled yin to Donald Trump's unpredictable yang.
Interviews are scheduled Nov. 28 for the opening left by the retirement of Justice James Perry.
The next step in a three-year dispute facing Prive at Island Estates: The defendants will argue the issue of standing against residents trying to halt the project.
Attorneys from Kelley/Uustal in Fort Lauderdale won a $27.5 million award for the widower of a smoker.
Former Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Jorge J. Perez has moved to Bryan Cave from Squire Patton Boggs.
Arnstein & Lehr's Keith Poliakoff switched from a budding career in journalism to a legal career focused on government.
The Republican attorney general who jumped on the Trump bandwagon early is joining the team.
Several assistant U.S. attorneys were recognized for their work against drug trafficking and for prosecuting the Scott Rothstein case.
Some South Florida law firms have been preparing for the legalization of medical marijuana for years.
Former Becker & Poliakoff attorney Alan Koslow was sentenced Thursday to one year and one day in prison for money laundering.
Judge Frank Shepherd, who is leaving the bench after 13 years, is best known for his expertise in property rights and real estate.
A former Jupiter council woman has been sentenced to eight months jail and nearly $1 million in restitution for filing false income tax returns.
Circuit Judge John Contini must submit to a public reprimand and write an apology for his missteps.
The Daily Business Review once again is recognizing the achievements of powerhouse in-house attorneys and law firm litigation departments.
Some South Florida judicial elections ended in sweeping victories, while other bench contests came down to just a few thousand votes.
Trump's "law and order" philosophy will define his picks for the federal bench and the U.S. attorney's office in South Florida, observers say.
Responding to dismissed lawsuits, voters approve a charter amendment to give residents the power to confront the city in court.
Megha Parekh took over as chief legal officer of the Jacksonville team at 27 and is still having fun on the job four years later.
The general counsel's office at the Memorial Healthcare System is recognized for cost controls and early intervention on legal issues.
With more than 50,000 wireless transmission locations to manage, the Boca Raton-based company's legal department uses its own technology to host in-house digital documents.
The fast-growing general contractor is up to $1.2 billion in annual revenue with contracts handled by 1.5 in-house lawyers. That's right — one-and-a-half.
A case of encroachment on 3,715 square feet of vacant land ended only after a contempt of court order was obtained by the legal team.
In three cases for insurance companies, the law firm kept its clients free of liability in cases seeking $111 million.
Attorneys at Hall, Lamb and Hall take on David-and-Goliath battles and often end up winning big for the underdog.
Greenberg Traurig successfully argued liability issues that reduced Stiefel Laboratories' exposure in employee stock bonus litigation from a potential $200 million to under $200,000.
Firm attorneys count AT&T, the rapper Logic and Estee Lauder among its IP clients.
The Miami-based law firm played key roles in litigation over the collapse of a garage under construction at Miami Dade College, assets allegedly hidden by ex-Apple CEO John Sculley and issues in Libya and Japan.
Tobacco litigation is tough, but Shook Hardy attorneys have a history of winning some cases outright and facing lower-than-average punitive damage awards in cases they lose.
The legal department at the world's largest publicly traded timeshare company created a mentoring program for minorities at an Orlando high school.
The South Miami-based timeshare manager nearly doubled in size with the $1.5 billion acquisition of a Starwood subsidiary.
The general counsel at the Jacksonville insurance company volunteers for a domestic violence shelter, Boy Scouts of America and the American Lung Association.
A Boca Raton stockbroker pleaded guilty to receiving kickbacks from a company executive to buy the company's stock with his clients' money.