Welcome Bryen Hill and Philip Preston

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.


Todd A. Jennings Featured Speaker at The Greater Tampa Bay Chapter of the American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants

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.

Todd Jennings


2016 MFM Summer Picnic

Thank you to the Florida Aquarium for hosting the 2016 MFM Summer Picnic, and for providing a special guest!picnic


Brian Aungst provides primary election commentary on WTSP

Brian Aungst political commentaryShareholder, Brian Aungst, Jr., provided political analysis on the Tampa Bay CBS affiliate, WTSP 10 News for the primary election on August 30th.

See the clip on the Channel 10 web site.

 

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.


Firm Members Recognized in Best Lawyers in America 2017

MFM_Legal_logo_stamp2Congratulations 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


Joshua Magidson Receives Prestigious Inns of Court Award

Joshua Magidson

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.


Stella Thayer Listed Among Most Influential Women in Tampa Bay Sports

Thayer-Stella-NewsMacfarlane 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.

See her profile and those of the other influential women in the Times story.

Thayer has more than 49 years of experience representing clients in business and corporate matters, tax and planning, and wills, trusts and estate planning.


Welcome David Kronenfeld

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.