October 15, 2003 On the Move

first_img V. Frederic Lyon, formerly a partner of Lyon Kirwin Norris, P.A., announces the opening of The Lyon Firm, P.A., with offices at 1031 W. Morse Blvd., Ste. 170, Winter Park 32789, telephone (407) 647-8900. He concentrates in construction law. Richard Loudermilk, Stacey Prince, and Cindy Fuqua have joined Abel, Band, Russell, Collier, Pitchford & Gordon, Chartered, with offices at 240 S. Pineapple Ave., Sarasota 34236, telephone (941) 366-6660. Loudermilk practices in commercial and civil litigation; and Prince and Fuqua both practice in tax and estate planning and business counseling. Kevin M. Vannatta has become a partner of Billing, Cochran, Heath, Lyles, Mauro & Anderson, P.A., with offices located in West Palm Beach, Tampa, and at 888 S.E. 3d Ave., Ste. 301, Ft. Lauderdale 33316, telephone (954) 764-7150. Diane Karst and Christopher Staller have joined Broad and Cassel, with offices at the Corporate Centre of Boca Raton, 7777 Glades Rd., Ste. 300, Boca Raton 33434, telephone (561) 483-7000. Karst joins the real estate and banking and institutional lending practice groups and Staller will be a member of the real estate practice group. Thomas P. Moss has joined Sawyer & Sawyer, P.A., with offices at 10369 Orangewood Blvd., Orlando 32821, telephone (407) 354-0888. He concentrates in the areas of estate planning, probate, and corporate law. Henry “Hank” Sanchez, Jr., formerly of Reed Smith, L.L.P., Washington, D.C., has become vice president and general counsel to High Mark Insurance and Financial Services, Inc., with offices located at 500 S. Florida Ave., Ste. 400, Lakeland 33801, telephone (863) 284-1181. Neil Levinson has joined Becker & Poliakoff, P.A., with offices at Emerald Lake Corporate Park, 3111 Stirling Rd., Ft. Lauderdale 33312, telephone (954) 987-7550. He concentrates in construction litigation and other commercial disputes. Lowry Barfield has been named a partner of Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi, L.L.P., with offices at 711 Fifth Ave. South, Ste. 201, Naples 34102, telephone (239) 430-7070. He practices in the areas of business, construction, and insurance litigation. Christopher A. Staine has joined Abel, Band, Russell, Collier, Pitchford & Gordon, Chartered, with offices at 240 S. Pineapple Ave., Sarasota 34236, telephone (941) 366-6660. He practices in commercial and civil litigation. Pamela Anne Thomas has become senior counsel with Holland & Knight, L.L.P., with offices at 315 S. Calhoun St., Ste. 600, Tallahassee 32301, telephone (850) 425-5651. She concentrates in health care litigation. Steven Marcus, formerly of Conroy, Simberg, Ganon, Krevans & Abel, Ft. Lauderdale, has joined Ruden, McClosky, Smith, Schuster & Russell, P.A., with offices at 200 E. Broward Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale 33302, telephone (954) 527-6214. He concentrates in commercial litigation, intellectual property law, and employment litigation. Vera Arapi, former assistant state attorney, Sixth Judicial Circuit, and W. Robert Donovan, Jr., former associate of Shawe & Rosenthal, LLP, in Maryland, have joined Ruden, McClosky, Smith, Schuster & Russell, P.A., with offices at 401 E. Jackson St., Ste. 2700, Tampa 33602, telephone (813) 222-6600. Arapi joins the firm’s governmental practice group; Donovan joins the employment and labor practice group. Timothy M. Hughes has become an associate of Akerman Senterfitt, with offices located at Citrus Center, 17th Fl., 255 S. Orange Ave., Orlando 32801, telephone (407) 843-7860. He concentrates in real estate, finance and development, commercial leasing, and construction law. Samuel A. Maroon has become an associate of Akerman Senterfitt, with offices at 50 N. Laura St., Ste. 2500, Jacksonville 32202, telephone (904) 798-3700. He concentrates in admiralty insurance defense, commercial insurance defense, general civil litigation, and labor and employment matters. Karen E. Millard has become an associate of Tyler& Hamilton, P.A., with offices located at Midtown Centre, Bldg. 3300, Ste. 111, 4161 Carmichael Ave., Jacksonville 32207, telephone (904) 398-9999. The firm concentrates in coverage and bad faith issues. Sydney H. McKenzie III, former special counsel with the Florida Department of Education, has joined Holland & Knight, L.L.P., with offices at 315 S. Calhoun St., Ste. 600, Tallahassee 32301, telephone (850) 425-5676. He practices in the firm’s public policy and regulation group. Michelle L. Klymko has joined Stephens, Lynn, Klein, La Cava, Hoffman & Puya, P.A., with offices at 301 E. Las Olas Blvd., Ste. 800, Ft. Lauderdale 33301, telephone (954) 462-4602. She practices in the areas of professional liability, including medical and legal malpractice, products liability, and general liability claims. Sherry L. Hyman announces the opening of The Law Office of Sherry L. Hyman, P.L.L.C., with offices at 200 Admiral’s Cove Blvd., Ste. 416, Jupiter 33477, telephone (561) 386-9990. The firm concentrates in real estate matters, court ordered and voluntary mediations, and arbitrations. Victor Cerda has joined Baker & McKenzie, with offices at 1200 Brickell Ave., 19th Fl., Miami 33131, telephone (305) 789-8900. He joins the firm’s litigation practice group. Karen A. Myatt announces the relocation of Karen A. Myatt, P.A., to 320 S.E. Ninth St., Ft. Lauderdale 33316, telephone (954) 463-3779. Tasha K. Dickinson, formerly of Murphy, Reid, Pilotte and Ord, has joined The Law Offices of Stuart R. Morris, P.A., with offices in Boca Raton, West Palm Beach, Tamarac, Aventura, and Weston, telephone (561) 750-3850. The firm practices in the areas of estate and gift tax planning, estate and trust administration, asset protection planning, business succession planning, and international estate planning. Diana Barber, former Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. vice president and assistant general counsel, has formed LodgeLaw, P.C., with offices at 5925 Masters Club Dr., Suwanee, GA 30024, telephone (770) 813-9363. The firm provides hospitality legal services. Jennifer L. Phillips has become associated with Grower, Ketcham, Rutherford, Bronson, Eide & Telan, P.A., with offices at 390 N. Orange Ave., Ste. 1900, Orlando 32801, telephone (407)423-9545. Kevin S. Neiman announces the relocation of the Law Offices of Kevin S. Neiman, P.A., to Museum Tower, 150 W. Flagler St., Penthouse, Miami 33130, telephone (305) 374-0065. The firm practices in insolvency and creditors’ rights. October 15, 2003 On the Move October 15, 2003 Regular Newslast_img

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