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A Message to Our Clients Regarding COVID-19

March 16, 2020

As concerns regarding the COVID-19 outbreak continue to grow, our focus remains on meeting your legal and business needs while caring for the health and well-being of our clients, our employees, and our community.

In keeping with our commitment, we want you to know that we have implemented the necessary preparations to maintain our business operations and minimize any potential disruptions, including:

  • Using technologies that enable our attorneys and staff to securely work from remote locations, if office closures become necessary.
  • Limiting client meetings and events and replacing them with audio and video conferencing.
  • Following enhanced cleaning and disinfecting procedures of our offices.
  • Encouraging employees to take traditional preventative measures and refrain from coming to the office when sick.
  • Restricting business travel and monitoring personal travel for risk of exposure.

Thought Leadership

At the same time as we navigate the impacts of COVID-19 on our own business, we are well aware of the uncertainties and questions our clients face. Check our website often for updates and articles addressing employment, contract, cybersecurity and other business issues related to COVID-19. As always, don't hesitate to reach out to your usual Lowndes contact with any questions and concerns that you may have.

We will continue to actively monitor the situation as it evolves, ensuring that we are prepared to seamlessly deliver the high level of service and expertise that you have come to rely upon from Lowndes.

Thank you for your trust and confidence as we all work together through this global health challenge. 

William T. Dymond, Jr.
CEO & President
Lowndes


William

Bill Dymond is the CEO and President of Lowndes. A leader in his field, Bill advises clients on all types of real estate and business matters, including significant work in the hotel/resort/leisure industry.


Bill is a member of the firm’s Hospitality & Leisure Group, which has handled more than $25 billion in transactions throughout the United States – including Central Florida – and Canada. He currently serves as general counsel to Visit Orlando, the areas convention and visitor’s bureau. 

Bill is equally passionate about counseling clients in the sport/entertainment arena. As the lead negotiator, his successes in securing multi-year television agreements with ABC and ESPN for the Citrus Bowl, Camping World Bowl, and team selection agreements with the Big 10, SEC, ACC, Big East and Big 12 conferences, were big wins for Central Florida in a very competitive sports marketplace. Bill has long been a strong advocate and played a key role in the renovation and related funding of Camping World Stadium.

As past chair of Florida Citrus Sports, Bill was instrumental in getting the Orlando venue’s plan complete. He has also worked tirelessly alongside other community leaders as a Founding Board Member of LIFT Orlando to further its mission to break the cycle of poverty through holistic neighborhood revitalization in the shadow of Camping World Stadium.

At the state level, Bill currently serves as a member of the Florida Council of 100 and he has served as a Board Member for Enterprise Florida and Space Florida, serving at the pleasure of the Governor as Chair of Space Florida’s Board of Directors for six years. Under Bill’s leadership Space Florida, the state’s aerospace and spaceport development authority, has partnered with NASA to operate Kennedy Space Center and has expanded our state’s ability to dominate the growing commercial space market while creating jobs in this unique sector.

As the renewable energy industry continues to grow in Florida, Bill also brings to this emerging sector his extensive background advising companies on new revenue opportunities as well as real estate and business matters. Additionally, his numerous leadership roles at the local and state level have helped him develop a broad network of relationships throughout Florida that brings added value to his clients in their pursuits. 

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