Cleaning Up After the Storms


  • October 5, 2022
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  • /   Articles,Land Use,Zoning & Environmental
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The state of emergency declaration issued for Hurricane Ian, unless extended, is set to expire on November 22, 2022. In the aftermath of storms such as Hurricane Ian, business and property owners are often forced to deal with challenging or confusing issues.

Hurricane Ian: Take a Hard Look at the Force Majeure Clauses and Your Business Risks


  • September 28, 2022
  • /   Gary Kaleita
  • /   Articles,Real Estate,Commercial Leasing,Real Estate Finance
Probate
With Hurricane Ian crossing Florida, people are naturally focused on preparations for its arrival and the potential adverse impacts that it will have.

What Landlords and Tenants Need to Know This Hurricane Season


  • September 27, 2022
  • /   Scott Renaud, Foundry Commercial; Quino Martinez & Nicole Cuccaro, Lowndes
  • /   Blogs,Commercial Leasing,Lowndes Leasing Lawyers
In preparation for the ongoing hurricane season, Lowndes and Foundry Commercial have teamed up to provide a few helpful tips for both landlords and tenants.

Weathering an Employer's Duties During the Storm


  • September 26, 2022
  • /   Rachel D. Gebaide
  • /   Articles,Labor & Employment Law,Home Slider
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Employers should be prepared to pivot quickly in the face of mandatory evacuations and potential loss of electricity and property damage and consider potential HR-related legal issues and liability that could arise before, during and after a major storm.

Laura Walda Recognized with IU Maurer School of Law Distinguished Service Award


  • September 23, 2022
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  • /   Press Releases,News,Awards and Recognition
Laura Walda Recognized with IU Maurer School of Law Distinguished Service Award
Lowndes is pleased to announce that shareholder Laura Walda was recognized with the Distinguished Service Award by Indiana University Maurer School of Law.

Niche Senior Living Communities Gain Popularity


  • September 16, 2022
  • /   John Ruffier
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Senior Housing
Senior Housing News recently reported on what is a growing trend among senior housing owners/operators seeking to maximize occupancy by developing niche communities catering to specific interest groups.

Andrew Gluck Recognized with Roth Family JCC Leadership Award


  • September 16, 2022
  • /   Andrew M. Gluck
  • /   Awards & Recognition,Awards and Recognition,News,Press Releases
Shareholder Andrew Gluck was recently presented with the Leadership Award by The Roth Family Jewish Community Center of Greater Orlando in recognition of his extraordinary service, dedication and leadership during his tenure as president and his many years on the board.

Florida’s Minimum Wage Increases to $11.00 Per Hour at Month-End


  • September 12, 2022
  • /   Rachel Gebaide
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Wage
Effective September 30, 2022, the minimum wage in Florida will increase to $11.00 per hour from its current rate of $10.00 per hour.

For Public Utilities, the Road to Decarbonization Has Just Gotten Much Less Costly


  • September 6, 2022
  • /   Amanda Wilson
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Clean energy
Clean power is coming, and sooner than many imagined possible. The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 has justifiably been referred to as the single largest and most important piece of energy and climate legislation enacted by the United States in the nation’s history.

Ronny Edwards Appointed to Sixth District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission


  • September 6, 2022
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Lowndes is pleased to announce that attorney Ronny Edwards has been appointed to the Sixth District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission. In this role, Edwards will help select nominees to fill judicial vacancies within the Florida court system.