Lowndes Attorney Laura Walda Named President of Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens


  • January 13, 2021
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Orlando, FL – Lowndes is pleased to announce that shareholder Laura Walda has assumed the position of president of the board of directors of the Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens.

Can Employers Require COVID-19 Vaccinations?


  • January 12, 2021
  • /   Morey Raiskin & Rachel D. Gebaide
  • /   Articles,Coronavirus (COVID-19) Task Force,Coronavirus COVID-19 Task Force,Labor & Employment Law
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Shortly after the CDC granted emergency use authorization of COVID-19 vaccines, the EEOC issued new guidance outlining how employers could lawfully and mandatorily require employees to get vaccinated before returning to a worksite or bar unvaccinated employees from...

SBA Releases PPP2 Interim Final Rules


  • January 11, 2021
  • /   Mark Heimendinger & Ferran Arimon
  • /   Coronavirus (COVID-19) Task Force,Coronavirus COVID-19 Task Force,Articles
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This week, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and Treasury will launch the revamped Paycheck Protection Program (PPP2). PPP2 will reopen today for first-time borrowers and on Wednesday, January 13 for second-draw borrowers.

Lowndes Represents Magruder Eye Institute on Medical Office Building in Winter Park, Fla.


  • January 8, 2021
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  • /   Media Coverage,Land Use,News
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Lowndes attorney Rebecca Wilson, who chairs the firm’s Land Use, Zoning and Environmental Group, represented Magruder Eye Institute during the approval process for a 32,000-square-foot medical office building.

Lowndes Attorney Laura Walda Named President of CREW Orlando


  • January 8, 2021
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Orlando, FL – Lowndes is pleased to announce that shareholder Laura Walda has assumed the position of president of the board of directors of CREW Orlando, which is the leading organization for senior-level executive women in the Central Florida commercial real estate field.

Community Connections: Mike Ryan Shares How Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida Changes the Lives of Disadvantaged Youth


  • January 7, 2021
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Lowndes attorney Mike Ryan serves on the board of directors of Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida. In recognition of National Mentoring Month, Mikes shares how the organization inspires and enables our community’s disadvantaged youth to realize their full potential.

Community Connections: Brian Smith Shares How Orlando After-School All-Stars Develops Local Youth


  • January 4, 2021
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Lowndes attorney Brian Smith currently serves on the board of directors of Orlando After-School All-Stars. In recognition of National Mentoring Month, Brian discusses how the organization is helping to develop the city’s youth and build a better community.

Laura Walda Named to Winter Park Magazine's 2021 People to Watch


  • December 30, 2020
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Shareholder Laura Walda was named to Winter Park Magazine’s 2021 People to Watch list, which recognizes younger people who are doing remarkable things and are leaders in the Winter Park community’s business, creative, charitable and philanthropic worlds.

The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021: Round 2 of the Paycheck Protection Program


  • December 30, 2020
  • /   Mark Heimendinger & Ferran Arimon
  • /   Coronavirus (COVID-19) Task Force,Coronavirus COVID-19 Task Force,Articles,Labor & Employment Law
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After days of uncertainty, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (the “Act”) was passed by Congress on December 21, 2020, and signed into law by President Donald Trump on December 27, 2020.

Nonprofits Now Eligible for Paycheck Protection Program Under The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021


  • December 30, 2020
  • /   Jacqueline Bozzuto & Ferran Arimon
  • /   Articles,Coronavirus (COVID-19) Task Force,Coronavirus COVID-19 Task Force,Labor & Employment Law
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The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (the “Act”), which was recently signed into law by President Donald Trump, provides, that for the first time, Section 501(c)(6) not-for-profit organizations will be eligible to receive PPP loans.