August 1, 2003 On the Move

first_img Henry Kaplan has joined Feldman Gale & Weber, P.A., with offices at the Miami Center, 19th Fl., 201 S. Biscayne Blvd., Miami 33131, telephone (305) 358-5001. He practices in intellectual property matters. M. Keith Lipscomb and Mirit D. Steiger have joined Kluger, Peretz, Kaplan & Berlin P.L., with offices at the Miami Center, 17th Fl., 201 S. Biscayne Blvd., Miami 33131, telephone (305) 379-9000. They both join the firm’s intellectual property protection & commercialization group. Jeffrey M. Schumm, former assistant attorney general and judicial law clerk for the Honorable Justice Major B. Harding, has joined Holland & Knight LLP, with offices located at 315 S. Calhoun Street, Ste. 600, Tallahassee, 32301, telephone (850) 224-7000. He practices in the area of commercial litigation with concentration on consumer fraud, deceptive and unfair trade practices, antitrust, trade regulation and competition, technology, and intellectual property. Stella Suarez-Rita has become an associate with Gunster Yoakley, with offices at Phillips Point, 777 S. Flagler Dr., Ste. 500 E., West Palm Beach 33401, telephone (561) 655-1980. She concentrates in the area of general real estate transactions. Glenn A. Harris, former assistant chief litigation counsel for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, has joined Greenberg Traurig, LLP, with offices at 1221 Brickell Ave., Miami 33131, telephone (305) 579-0500. He joins the firm’s litigation practice. Erik P. Kimball, former shareholder with Nabors, Giblin & Nickerson, P. A, has joined Akerman Senterfitt, with offices at the Citrus Center, 17th Fl., 255 S. Orange Ave., Orlando 32801, telephone (407) 843-7860. He practices in bankruptcy and creditors’ rights. Leslie José Zigel has joined Greenberg Traurig, LLP, with offices at 1221 Brickell Ave., Miami 33131, telephone (305) 579-0500. He concentrates in entertainment law. Frank P. Mayernick, Jr., has joined the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice, with offices at 2737 Centerview Dr., Tallahassee 32399, telephone (850) 413-7313. He will serve as its director of legislative affairs. Amir A. Ladan and Keith A. Carsten of Carsten & Ladan, P.A. announce their relocation to new offices at 101 S. Wymore Road, Suite 440, Altamonte Springs 32714, telephone (407) 657-1555. The firm concentrates in the areas of criminal defense, civil litigation, contracts, and entertainment law. M. Mark Heekin, former general counsel with Sleiman Enterprises, Inc., and David J. Heekin, announce the formation of their practice, Heekin & Heekin, P.A., with offices at 4540 Southside Blvd., Ste. 801, Jacksonville 32216, telephone (904) 998-4200. The firm concentrates in the areas of commercial and residential real estate. Todd Falzone, Robert Ground, Peggy Fisher and Jeffrey Respler have joined Ferraro & Associates, P.A., with offices at 4000 Ponce De Leon Blvd., Ste. 700, Coral Gables, FL 33146, telephone (305) 375-0111. Falzone and Ground practice in asbestos matters; Fisher practices in appellate matters; and Respler drafts briefs and appeals. David S. Hendrix, formerly with Cohn, Cohn & Hendrix, P.A., has joined GrayHarris, with offices at 201 N. Franklin St., Ste. 2200, P.O. Box 3324, Tampa 33602, telephone (813) 273-5000. He practices in the areas of banking and commercial litigation, international, lender law, and software licensing. Michaelle Paulson has become an associate with Markowitz, Davis, Ringel & Trusty, P.A., Two Datran Center, Suite 1225, 9130 S. Dadeland Blvd., Miami, 33156, telephone (305) 670-5000. Kevin R. Lottes, formerly with Porter Wright Morris & Arthur, LLP, has become a partner with Quarles & Brady, LLP, with offices at Tamiami Trail N., Ste. 300, Naples 34103, telephone (239) 262-5959. He concentrates in the areas of commercial real estate law, residential real estate law, contracts, and commercial transactions. Roger Cabrera, formerly an assistant state attorney, has joined De la Pena & Associates, P.A. He joins the firm’s litigation department. Scott M. Teich has joined Schell, Quillin, Mitchel & Cooley, L.L.P, with offices at 17130 Arvida Pkwy., Ste. 1, Weston, telephone (954) 659-8383. He practices in the areas of medical malpractice defense, dental malpractice defense, nursing home negligence defense, and insurance defense. Alyssa R. Feder has joined David Pratt and Associates, P.A., with offices in Boca Raton, Boynton Beach and West Palm Beach. She practices in the areas of estate planning, estate and gift taxation, and probate and trust administration. Brian A. Hart and Brian S. Tenenholtz have become members of the newly named Rafferty, Hart, Stolzenberg, Gelles & Tenenholtz, P.A., with new offices located at 1401 Brickell Ave. Ste. 825, Miami, telephone (305) 373-0330. Hart concentrates in corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, real estate law and health care law; Tenenholtz practices in the areas of domestic and international tax and estate planning and corporate law. August 1, 2003 On the Move August 1, 2003 Regular Newslast_img