Orlando, FL – Lowndes is pleased to announce that attorney Brian C. Lawrence was elected treasurer of the Young Lawyers Section (YLS) of the Orange County Bar Association (OCBA). Lawrence has been a member of the YLS Board of Directors since 2019 and served as secretary during the past year. He has also served as chair of several committees, including the Golf Tournament, Law Clerks Reception and the Washington Shores Book Fair. He is a past recipient of the OCBA YLS Award of Excellence in recognition of his outstanding commitment to the community.
Lawrence’s involvement in the community extends beyond the OCBA and YLS. He is both a big brother and a member of the executive board in Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Florida, as well as a member of the board of directors of the Young Professionals for the Orlando Science Center. He also serves as a guardian ad litem and provides pro bono services to professional guardianship organizations in Central Florida.
In his legal practice, Lawrence focuses on complex litigation arising from commercial transactions, partnership disputes, trust and probate disputes and intellectual property matters. He regularly advises national and local clients on matters pertaining to restrictive covenants, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. He has successfully defended and prosecuted lawsuits on behalf of national and local corporations and limited liability companies, sports teams, athletes and other public figures.
A member of the firm's Data Governance Group, Lawrence has significant experience evaluating complex security incidents and advising clients of their obligations under federal and state data security and privacy regulations. He has handled cybersecurity incident responses and data privacy matters impacting all 50 states and internationally.