News & Insights

News & Insights


Brendan Lynch a Speaker on Ad Valorem Taxation at Florida Aviation Business Association Conference

January 31, 2022 — Shareholder Brendan Lynch was a panelist for "Legal & CPA Panel - Aircraft Lien Amendment, Tampa Ad Valorem Tax Litigation, New FAA Filing Requirements, and Update on Aviation" at the 2022 Florida Aviation Business Association West Coast Conference.


OSHA Throws in Towel on Emergency

January 27, 2022 — While OSHA has withdrawn the ETS, OSHA confirmed that "the agency is not withdrawing the ETS as a proposed [permanent] rule" (emphasis added) and that it "is prioritizing its resources to focus on finalizing a permanent COVID-19 Healthcare Standard."

Press Releases

Lowndes Welcomes Real Estate Attorney Logan Opsahl

January 25, 2022 — Lowndes is pleased to announce that Logan Opsahl has joined the firm as an associate attorney in the firm’s Real Estate Department. He focuses his practice on commercial real estate transactions, land use, eminent domain and local government issues.


CMS Vaccine Rule Stands: Providers Caught Between Federal Mandate and Florida Restrictions

January 18, 2022 — CMS takes the position that any state law contrary to the CMS Rule is preempted by the CMS Rule. Florida’s Attorney General acknowledges this possibility in the FAQs on the website.


Supreme Court Blocks OSHA Vaccinate-or-Test Rule, Allows Healthcare Worker Mandate

The Employer Lawyers

January 13, 2022 — The Supreme Court’s stay of the ETS relieves large employers from compliance with the ETS. However, the vaccine mandate for healthcare workers is allowed to go into effect nationwide.


Tara Tedrow Presenter on Florida Cannabis Law for Suncoast Bankers Compliance Association

January 11, 2022 — Tara Tedrow discussed the current cannabis landscape in Florida during a webinar for the Suncoast Bankers Compliance Association, Inc.


Buying or Selling in Florida? Beware of Mineral Rights

January 10, 2022 — When buying or selling property subject to mineral reservations, there are ways to minimize their potential adverse impact on the proposed transaction.

Media Coverage

Lake County Community with Thousands of Homes Moves Toward Development

January 04, 2022 — Shareholder Tara Tedrow was quoted in an Orlando Business Journal article regarding Whispering Hills, a proposed master-planned community with nearly 3,000 homes in Lake County, Fla.

Awards & Recognition

Melody Lynch Named to Orlando Business Journal’s 2022 Women Who Mean Business

January 04, 2022 — Shareholder Melody Lynch has been named to the Orlando Business Journal's 2022 Women Who Mean Business, which recognizes the top businesswomen in Central Florida.

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