News & Insights

News & Insights


How Florida Borrowers Can Reduce Mortgage Taxes

September 30, 2021 — The steady growth of Florida development activity has been accompanied by a corresponding rise in transaction taxes, but there are some strategies that borrowers can employ to reduce mortgage taxes.

Events & Presentations

Rebecca Rhoden, Tara Tedrow Presenters for CFCAR Webinar on Bert Harris Act

September 16, 2021 — Shareholders Rebecca Rhoden and Tara Tedrow were the speakers for the “Bill Reducing Burdens on Real Property Rights" webinar presented by the Central Florida Commercial Association of Realtors.

Press Releases

Tara Tedrow Named to Orlando Business Journal’s 2021 Power Players

September 15, 2021 — Tara Tedrow has been named to the Orlando Business Journal's 2021 Power Players, which is the inaugural year of the new awards program.


Cattle Grazing Leases: Key Considerations for Real Estate Developers

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September 13, 2021 — Shareholder Gary Kaleita discusses important considerations for developers looking to use cattle grazing leases for real estate tax assessment purposes.


Non-Disclosure Agreements: A Word to the Wise to Entrepreneurs

September 09, 2021 — Stephen Thomas authored an article entitled “Non-Disclosure Agreements: A Word to the Wise to Entrepreneurs” for Orlando Inno, a multi-media platform launched in partnership with the Orlando Business Journal that covers headlines focused on innovation


Lowndes Client Corner Podcast Episode 7: Changing the Game: SwiftPaws Innovates a Dog’s Backyard Chase

September 08, 2021 — SwiftPaws Founder & CEO Meghan Wolfgram shares the success story behind the development of this popular, remote-controlled game of chase for dogs. Tune in for details!

Press Releases

Melody Lynch Named Vice-Chair of the ABA Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section's Ethics and Malpractice Committee

September 01, 2021 — Lowndes is pleased to announce that Shareholder Melody Lynch has been appointed vice-chair of the American Bar Association (ABA) Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section’s Ethics and Malpractice Committee.

Events & Presentations

Lowndes Webinar | The Changing Landscape of Non-Compete Agreements: Are You Ready?

August 30, 2021 — On July 9, 2021, President Biden issued an executive order aimed at promoting competition in a number of ways, including through limits or bans on employers’ non-compete agreements. The Federal Trade Commission has yet to issue any rules or act on the order’s encouragement

Events & Presentations

Tara Tedrow Presenter for CFCA Webinar on Cannabis and Banking

August 30, 2021 — Shareholder Tara Tedrow was the speaker for the “Marijuana, Hemp, and Banking, with Tara Tedrow" webinar presented by the Central Florida Compliance Association on August 26, 2021.

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