April 1, 2004 On the Move April 1, 2004 Regular News Galego & Fuentes has relocated its office to Coral Gables at 232 Andalusia Ave., Ste. 202, phone (305) 444-9000. The firm concentrates its practice in residential and commercial real estate law. Susan Hoffman has joined Koch Harrington & Smith. The firm concentrates in matters of divorce, custody, and related appeals. Brian M. McKell, formerly of Douberley and Cicero, and Henry N. Porter have joined Sachs Sax Klein in Boca Raton. McKell concentrates in community association law, professional liability, and insurance coverage defense. Porter focuses on representing developers and landlords in commercial real estate matters. Fred D. Franklin has joined Rogers Towers, P.A., in Jacksonville. He concentrates in complex litigation and negligence litigation, including personal injury, and wrongful death. James Bacchus, former chief judge of World Trade Court, has become chair of Greenberg Traurig’s global trade practice group in Orlando. He provides trade advice to multinational corporations, trade associations, and businesses regarding WTO rules. Gina Steffens and Stephanie Begy have become associated with Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster Kantor & Reed in Orlando. Both concentrate in real estate transactions, development, and finance. Carlos A. Kelly has become a stockholder in Henderson Franklin in Ft. Myers. He concentrates in matters of real property disputes, business torts, construction claims, creditors’ rights, and contract-based disputes. Stephen R.A. Knight, formerly a solo practitioner in Tallahassee, and Marc E. Dwyer announce the opening of Knight & Dwyer. the first African-American law firm in the city of Palm Coast. The firm focuses on estate planning, real estate, and civil litigation. Phone (386)447-9190. Michael Nolan, formerly of Carlton Fields, has become a shareholder with GrayRobinson in Tampa. He practices in health care, taxation, estate planning, trusts, and probate Offices are located at 201 N. Franklin St., Ste. 2200, Tampa, 33602. Schell, Quillin, Mitchel & Cooley, has relocated it offices to 1830 Main St., Ste. 100, in Weston Town Center. The firm focuses in the defense of claims in matters of healthcare, medical services, professional negligence, insurance litigation, products liability, employment law, business litigation, and complex litigation. Phone (954) 659-8383 Noel P. McDonell has joined Macfarlane Ferguson & McMullen in Tampa. She concentrates on eminent domain litigation. Offices are located at 400 N. Tampa St., Ste. 850, Tampa, 33602. Kerry H. Lewis, Joseph A. Miles, and Scott D. Rembold have become partners with the firm of Elder, Kurzman & Vaccarella, P.A. The firm name has changed to Elder, Vaccarella, Lewis, Miles & Rembold, P.A. the firm concentrates in construction law and commercial litigation. Jordan M. Keusch has joined the firm as of counsel. Offices are located at 601 Brickell Key Dr., Ste. 401, Miami, 33131, phone (305) 373-6065. The Office of the Chief Counsel, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has relocated to One Riverview Sq., Ste. 200, 333 S. Miami Ave., Miami, 33138, phone: (305)400-6160, fax: (305)536-7225. Michael J. Reppas, II, announces the opening of the Law Office of Michael J. Reppas, P.A., with an office on Coral Way at 3135 S.W. Third Ave., Miami, 33129, phone: 305-854-5029. Reppas concentrates in Commercial Litigation and Admiralty & Maritime. Timothy R. Whitney has become shareholder of McConnaughhay, Duffy, Coonrod, Pope & Weaver, P.A., and will become the managing partner of the firm’s Pensacola office. He practices in the defense of insurance companies, and matters of employers in workers’ compensation and liability issues. Phone (850) 434.7122. Donna Kirk and Clay Deatherage have become associated with Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster Kantor & Reed in Orlando. Kirk concentrates in real estate transactions, development, and finance. Deatherage focuses on commercial and bankruptcy litigation. Benjamin P. Butterfield, formerly general counsel and secretary of Hughes Supply, Inc., in Orlando, has become general counsel and secretary for Lennar Corporation (NYSE: LEN) in Miami. Christian Marlin, formerly of Foley & Lardner in Orlando and Miami, has joined the company as assistant general counsel. Bruce M. Kleinberg has become a shareholder of Luhrsen, Walsh & Associates in Sarasota, and the firm name has changed to Luhrsen-Walsh-Kleinberg. Dean, Mead, Egerton, Bloodworth, Capuauno & Bozarth, P.A., has renamed their Treasure Coast Office to Dean, Mead, Minton & Zwemer. The Ft. Pierce office handles matters concerning bankruptcy issues, commercial litigation, and mediation. Lauren Heatwole has become associated with Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster Kantor & Reed in Orlando. She practices in commercial litigation, family and marital law, and labor and employment law. Cynthia Strickland has joined the firm of Aronfeld Trial Lawyers. She focuses on plaintiff’s personal injury and medical malpractice. Edward Montoya and Robert Flavell have formed Montoya and Flavell, in Coral Gables. The firm will continue to handle personal injury, real estate, and commercial litigation cases. Elizabeth Ricci of Rambana & Ricci, P.A., immigration attorneys in Tallahassee, has become an adjunct professor at Barry University. Brian W. Bennett, formerly of Gronek & Latham, has become a partner with Page & Eichenblatt in Orlando. The firm name has changed to Page, Eichenblatt, Bernbaum & Bennett. He has expanded his civil trial practice to include the prosecution of complex tort and negligence actions. Offices are located at The Beardall House, 214 E. Lucerne Circle. Sandra I. Murado announces the opening of her practice, Sandra I. Murado, P.A., concentrating in the areas of immigration, nationality, and consular law. Office is located at 4100 S.W. 57 Ave., Miami, 33155, phone: (305) 740-5800, fax (305) 740-0034. Jennifer H. VanHoose has joined the litigation team of Gould, Cooksey, Fennell, O’Neill, Marine, Carter, & Hafner in Vero Beach. She focuses on plaintiff’s personal injury and medical malpractice litigation. David H. Lowe, formerly of the Hinckley Company, announces the opening of his practice in Palm City. The statewide firm focuses on civil mediation and arbitration. Phone: (772) 475-4798. George L. Waas has become special counsel to the attorney general. He has been with the Attorney General’s Office for the past 17 years. Victor Moises Gonzalez of North Miami Beach, has become a partner with Barry M. Snyder, P.A. The new firm name is Snyder & Gonzalez, P.A. The firm concentrates on personal injury, medical malpractice, wrongful death, and criminal defense. Offices are located at 1558 NE 162nd Street, Ste. A, N. Miami Beach 33162, phone (305) 919-9797. Fowler White Boggs Banker has opened a new office in Jacksonville. Thomas C. Dearing, formerly a partner with LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae , has joined as the office managing shareholder. He concentrates his practice in commercial litigation including disputes involving lending institutions and other corporate and individual business clients. John P. Marino, E.K. Cottrell, and Bethany Vause have also joined the firm. Marino, formerly a partner with LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae, has become a shareholder. He has experience in the matters of class actions and complex litigation involving consumer fraud, deceptive business practices, and insurance related issues. Cottrell has become shareholder, and Vause has become an associate, both formerly with LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene and MacRae, and are similarly experienced in commercial matters. Offices are located at 50. N. Laura St., Ste. 2200, Jacksonville, 32202, phone:(904) 598-3110. Richard H. Fairweather has joined Rogers Towers in Jacksonville. He concentrates in estate planning, probate, guardianship and elder law, including Medicaid planning. Howard M. Rosenblatt has moved his office from 2830 NW 41st Street, Ste. H, Gainesville, 32606-6667, to its new location at 2830 41 St., Ste. J, Gainesville, 32606-6667. The phone and fax numbers have not changed. Alexander Dombrowsky is pleased to announce the opening of The Law Offices of Alexander Dombrowsky. He will continue to practice criminal defense and family law, with offices located at 908 Thomasville Rd., Tallahassee, 32303, (850)224-2539, Ford & Harrison announces the opening of its New York City office. The firm has gained three lateral partners, Kenneth D. Stein, Stephen R. Zweig, and David M. Safon, from the New York firm, Benetar Bernstein Schair & Stein. Stein focuses on employment discrimination and litigation and labor-management disputes. Zweig concentrates in employment law and litigation, contract negotiations, ERISA, and executive compensation. Safon’s practice is devoted to representing and training management in labor and employment matters. Lisa M. Brauner, formerly of Benetar Bernstein, has also joined the firm. Dale S. Bergman has joined the business & real estate transactions group of Kluger, Peretz, Kaplan & Berlin in Miami. Bergman focuses his practice on advising clients in corporate and security matters.Offices are located at The Miami Center, 201 S. Biscayne Blvd., Miami, 33131, phone: (305) 379-9000. Kevin Ross and Geoffrey di Mauro have become of counsel to Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed in Orlando. Ross concentrates in litigation matters of business torts, business commercial and property rights, as well as the areas of insurance coverage and matrimonial law. di Mauro practices in commercial litigation and environmental law. Peter S. Baumberger has become associated with Rossman Baumberger Reboso & Spier, P.A., in Miami. He handles claims involving wrongful death, admiralty, products liability, premises liability, and medical negligence, and commercial litigation. Regina Shanney-Saborsky has become partner with Edwards & Angell in West Palm. She focuses her practice in the areas of employee benefits and executive compensation, ERISA litigation (focusing on fiduciary representation) and tax favorable liquidity, and exit vehicles in the private sector. John F. Mariani has joined Gunster, Yoakley & Stewart, P.A., as an equity shareholder, in the West Palm Beach office. He concentrates his practice in complex commercial litigation-class action suits, antitrust and trade regulation, securities, franchise litigation, partnership disputes, product liability defense, trademark, and patent litigation. Phone: (800) 749-1980. Stacey A. Huse has become associated with Ward, Rovell & Van Eepoel, P.A., in Tampa. The tax boutique firm focuses on employee benefits, corporate, estate planning, and real estate law. George J. Wall has become senior partner of Rutan & Tucker in Costa Mesa, CA. Wall concentrates in corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions and securities having represented parties in some of the largest corporate transactions in Orange County. Phone: (714) 662-4673. Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed announce that Zachary Bancroft, Richard Dellinger, Derek Kurtz, Gregory Lee, Thomas Norsworthy, Drew Sorrell, Scott South, William Vanos, John White, and Ormend Yeilding have become senior associates. Bancroft concentrates in commercial and bankruptcy litigation. Dellinger practices in general litigation. Derek Kurtz focuses in real estate transactions, development and finance, and commercial leasing. Lee concentrates in land use and zoning, real estate transactions, development, and finance. Norsworthy practices in real estate transactions, development, and finance. Sorrell concentrates in commercial and bankruptcy litigation, general litigation, labor and employment law, and e-commerce. South practices in general litigation. Vanos concentrates in real estate transactions, development, and finance. White focuses in real estate transactions, development and finance. Yeilding concentrates in real estate transactions, development, and finance. Michael Feldenkrais, formerly of Ferrell Schultz Carter & Fetrel P.A., has become a shareholder with Fowler White Burnett P.A., in Miami.He joined the firm’s immigration department. Bressler, Amery & Ross have added eight new attorneys, all formerly of Morgan Lewis & Bockius, to work in their new office in South Florida. Bennett Falk, Keith Olin, and Alex J. Sabo have become partners with the firm. Jill E. Dokson, Lilliana M. Real, Izabela C. Reis, Beverly Jo Slaughter, and Coren H. Stern have become associates. The office is temporarily located in Ft. Lauderdale. Offices are located at 101 N.E. Third Ave., Ft. Lauderdale, 33301, phone: (954) 499-7979. Holly A. Davis has become a stockholder of Henderson Franklin in Ft. Myers. She represents employers and insurance carriers in the area of workers’ compensation. Gorman Miotke & Associates, P.A., have relocated their offices to 9800 Fourth St. N., Ste. 403, St. Petersburg, 33702, phone: (727) 897-9084. The firm concentrates in matters of immigration and naturalization law. Stump, Webster, Craig, Staten & Recksiedler, P.A., announces that Sage Morris-Webster has become a partner, and the firm name has changed to Stump, Webster, Craig, Staten, Recksiedler & Morris-Webster, P.A. The firm concentrates in trial practice, criminal and civil experience, workers’ compensation, general civil and automobile liability, and personal injury protection. Offices are located at 118 E. Jefferson St., Orlando, 32801, phone: (407)425-2583. Margaret Ioannides, formerly the attorney advisor at the Board of Immigration Appeals, announces the opening of her firm in Austin, TX, that will concentrate in immigration and related international law. Web site: www.mifirm.com. Philip T. Ridolfo, Jr., formerly of Greenberg Traurig, P.A., in West Palm Beach, and Scott A. Frank, formerly of The Goodman Company, have joined Hodgson Russ in Boca Raton. Ridolfo concentrates in corporate and security matters. Frank focuses in commercial real estate and general corporate law. Yueh-Mei Kim Nutter has become a partner of the firm; she concentrates in matters of civil litigation, with a focus on family law. Rosenberg & McAuliffe, 777 S. Flagler Dr., Ste. 800 W., West Palm Beach, 33401, phone: (561) 515-6094, fax: (562) 515-6144. Fernando Chavez, California plaintiff’s attorney and eldest son of the late Cesar Chavez, and John de Leon, a past president of the Greater Miami American Civil Liberties Union, announce the opening of Chavez and de Leon, P.A. The firm concentrates in catastrophic injury, civil rights, products liability, labor discrimination, criminal and commercial litigation. Offices are located at 5975 Sunset Dr., Ste. 605, S. Miami, 33143, phone (305) 740-5347, fax: (305) 740-5348. Regina Shanney-Saborsky has become a partner of Edwards & Angell in West Palm Beach. Saborsky, an employee benefits attorney, has joined the corporate practice group in its West Palm Beach office. Laurie Mack Schaefer, formerly with M. Sue Wilson Law Offices, P.A., announces the opening of Mack Schaefer & Santana Law Offices, P.C., located at 2000 Pillsbury Center South, 220 South Sixth Street, Minneapolis, MN 55402, (612) 605-0967. The firm concentrates its practice in the area of family law and related civil litigation. Delano S. Stewart and Barbara Twine-Thomas announce the opening of their firm, Stewart & Twine, P.A. The firm is a general practice. Offices are located at 601 E. Twiggs St., 4th Floor, Tampa, 33602, phone: (813) 221-4454, fax: (813) 221-4505. Scott Haas has become associated with Walters Levine Klingensmith & Thomison in Tampa. He concentrates in construction and business litigation matters. William Thomas, formerly a practicing corporate attorney in New York, has joined the law firm of Genovese Joblove and Battista in Miami. He focuses his practice on corporate Chapter 11 work.