Bryen N. Hill has joined the firm as an Associate in the Tampa office, practicing in the areas of Commercial Litigation, General Liability Defense, and Medical Malpractice Defense. Philip M. Preston has joined the firm as Of Counsel in the Tampa office, practicing in the areas of Business & Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions, Tax & Planning, and Wills, Trusts & Estate Planning. We are excited to have both as new members of our team.
MFM is proud to once again be a Diamond sponsor for the Tampa General Hospital Foundation’s Employee Golf Tournament, to be held at Lake Jovita Golf Resort on March 19, 2017.
Todd A. Jennings was the featured speaker at the September meeting of The Greater Tampa Bay Chapter of the American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants. Todd educated the attendees on discovery and evidentiary processes and concerns relating to expert witnesses in civil litigation. Todd is an Associate with Macfarlane Ferguson & McMullen.
Thank you to the Florida Aquarium for hosting the 2016 MFM Summer Picnic, and for providing a special guest!
The Firm looks forward to the contributions of these new Board members and also takes this opportunity to express appreciation and deep gratitude to James W. Martin, Jr. and William B. Taylor, IV as they retire from Board service.
Shareholder, Brian Aungst, Jr., provided political analysis on the Tampa Bay CBS affiliate, WTSP 10 News for the primary election on August 30th.
He will also be joining the WTSP team for the general election on November 8, 2016.
Aungst is a shareholder practicing in Administrative & Governmental Law, Business Litigation, Medical Malpractice, and others, and recently completed a term as Chairman of the Clearwater Regional Chamber of Commerce.
Congratulations to the following attorneys listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2017:
Andrew M. Brown – Legal, Medical & Professional Malpractice Defense; Personal Injury Defense
James W. Goodwin, II – Tax Law; Trusts & Estates
Joshua Magidson – Commercial Litigation
James A. Martin, Jr. – Medical Malpractice Defense
Charles A. Moore, III – Corporate Law
Stephen H. Reynolds – Real Estate Law
Andrew B. Sasso – Trusts & Estates
Stephen H. Sears – Legal & Medical Malpractice Defense; Personal Injury Defense
William B. Taylor, IV – Environmental Law; Litigation-Environmental
The Barney Masterson American Inn of Court has awarded Joshua Magidson “The Barney” for 2016. The Barney is awarded annually to the lawyer who demonstrates the highest degree of professionalism, ethics, civility and legal excellence in the practice of law.
The Barney Masterson American Inn of Court was formed in Pinellas County in 1988 by judges and lawyers seeking to improve the skills, the professionalism, and the legal ethics with which the bench and the bar perform their duties.
Mr. Magidson is a Shareholder with Macfarlane Ferguson & McMullen and focuses his practice primarily in the areas of Business Litigation and Real Estate Litigation. He is a graduate of Stetson University College of Law and currently serves as its Chairman of the Board of Overseers.
Macfarlane Ferguson & McMullen shareholder Stella Thayer has been listed among the most influential women in Tampa Bay Sports by the Tampa Bay Times. The story features her role as the owner of Tampa Bay Downs and her family’s history with the track.
Thayer has more than 49 years of experience representing clients in business and corporate matters, tax and planning, and wills, trusts and estate planning.
David T. Kronenfeld has joined the firm as an Associate in the Tampa office, practicing in Business & Corporate, Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Tax & Planning.
Mr. Kronenfeld advises clients about a broad range of corporate matters, including entity selection and formation, tax planning and merger and acquisition transactions. Additionally, he assists clients with the preparation, review and negotiation of business contracts, shareholder agreements, partnership agreements and operating agreements. Mr. Kronenfeld began his career as an associate at a Midwest investment bank performing both buy and sell-side middle market merger and acquisition transactions. Immediately prior to joining the firm, he served three years as Associate General Counsel at a Tampa-based, publicly traded corporation.