David M. Boggs

Mr. Boggs has represented numerous individuals and companies involved in a variety of complex commercial litigation cases, including investors in fraud litigation against developers, a co-generation facility against a regional power company, a power company in defense against a developer’s suit for a failed real estate development involving environmental issues, a corporate executive in Ponzi scheme criminal tax proceedings against him, defense of a law firm charged as an aider and abettor in a Ponzi scheme, a defense industry product developer in litigation against an international defense manufacturer, an international construction product manufacturer in anti-trust litigation against other international manufacturers, and joint venture partners in various suits involving failed developments, including a suit against a national real estate development company. He has also handled dozens of suits involving probates, estates and trusts. Mr. Boggs continues to represent businesses and business owners in commercial matters and transactions, including, when necessary, litigation.

 


Andrew M. Brown

Mr. Brown has been involved in the defense of a wide range of matters in the field of medical malpractice. He has successfully tried medical malpractice cases on behalf of physicians specializing in emergency medicine, internal medicine, oncology, orthopedic surgery and blood banking. He has also defended physicians in multidisciplinary practice groups, specialty groups, and university based physicians as well.  Mr. Brown has also been involved in the defense of a wide range of professional and general liability cases. He has also been involved in a wide variety of commercial disputes, including real estate litigation, and other business and corporate tort litigation. Mr. Brown also practices in the field of regulatory law representing clients before professional boards and state regulatory commissions.

 


Kristen E. Carlson

Kristen’s practice has been varied with significant experience in both state government and private practice.  She is currently the Executive Director of both the Citrus Research & Field Trial Foundation, Inc. and the Florida Citrus Processors Association, and recently served as the District One Chief Counsel Florida Department of Transportation overseeing the eminent domain, contract and real estate practice of the agency client.  Starting her career as a prosecutor, she has through her career litigated numerous business and administrative law cases.  A respected authority on many aspects of food law, she has spoken before many groups such as the International Citrus & Beverage Conference, Institute of Food Technologists, University of Florida short courses, American Beekeeping Federation and the Apple Processors Assn.  She is past General Counsel to National Juice Products Assn. (1997-2002) and the Florida Department of Citrus (1985-1993).


Robert G. Cochran

Mr. Cochran has more than 42 years of experience representing clients in bankruptcy, real estate, real estate litigation and wills, trusts and estate planning.


Jack B. “Trey” Coker III

Trey Coker works with his clients to navigate any number of corporate, business, and compliance matters. Trey brings a business-oriented, practical, problem-solving approach to all of his clients’ matters. Trey’s clients include individual entrepreneurs, companies, and private equity and venture capital funds.

He regularly advises clients in complex business transactions ranging from mergers and acquisitions, recapitalizations, reorganizations, financings, credit facilities, private placements, joint venture relationships, and venture capital and private equity transactions. Trey’s practice also involves business planning and formation, advising clients on various corporate governance matters, and general commercial transactions and agreements.


James M. Craig

Mr. Craig has extensive experience in advising public sector and private employer clients in all aspects and stages of the employment relationship, including traditional labor relations law, representation and unfair labor practice cases, collective bargaining, drafting and review of hiring procedures, application documents, immigration law compliance, and contracts, drafting, review and training in employment handbooks and policies.  Mr. Craig also provides real-time advice to employers as to leave and disciplinary policies and pragmatic risk analysis of termination decisions.  Additionally, Mr. Craig provides efficient management of, and representation in, all phases of individual plaintiff and class/collective action litigation brought under Title VII, the ADA, ADEA, ERISA, FLSA, FMLA and other federal and state employment laws as well as the enforcement of trade secret, non-competition and non-solicitation agreements.


Thomas R. Farrior

Mr. Farrior provides regular counsel and litigation representation to individuals and entities throughout the State of Florida.  Mr. Farrior also handles a broad range of complex civil litigation, including medical malpractice defense, and business contract disputes.


Jeffrey W. Gibson

Mr. Gibson provides regular counsel and litigation representation to individuals and entities throughout the State of Florida.  In the area of Labor & Employment, Mr. Gibson provides counsel regarding strategic initiatives, as well as defending employers in matters related to equal opportunity, sexual harassment, labor relations, wage and hour and all other employer / employee concerns.  Mr. Gibson also handles a broad range of complex civil litigation, including medical malpractice defense, Americans with Disabilities Act and business contract disputes.  He has negotiated settlements and tried cases in both state and federal courts.  Mr. Gibson has also presented appellate arguments before state and federal appellate courts.


James W. Goodwin, II

Mr. Goodwin assists clients with transactional matters including acquisitions and mergers and securities matters. He also provides representation in the areas of complex tax planning and wealth planning, for businesses and individuals.