News & Insights

News & Insights

Awards & Recognition

Lowndes Named to Orlando Business Journal’s 2022 Central Florida Philanthropic Companies/Organizations List

December 16, 2022 — The Orlando Business Journal has named Lowndes to its list of Central Florida Philanthropic Companies/ Organizations for 2022. Lowndes was ranked No. 5 for volunteer hours and No. 7 for charitable contributions during 2021.

Awards & Recognition

Lowndes Ranked No. 9 Employment and Labor Law Firm in Central Florida by Orlando Business Journal

December 14, 2022 — Lowndes was recently ranked No. 9 on the Orlando Business Journal’s list of Central Florida Employment and Labor Law Firms.

Awards & Recognition

Rebecca Wilson Honored by Connect CRE's 2022 Lawyers in Real Estate Awards

December 13, 2022 — Lowndes is pleased to announced that Rebecca Wilson, shareholder and chair of the firm's Land Use, Zoning & Environmental Group, has been honored by Connect Commercial Real Estate (Connect CRE)'s 2022 Lawyers in Real Estate Awards.

Articles

The Employer’s Holiday Handbook: Avoiding Workplace Troubles This Season

December 13, 2022 — The holiday season is here! Many companies encourage employees to attend company-sponsored holiday parties or other events. However, employers should consider the potential liability that may arise when companies celebrate the holidays with their employees.

News

Savannah Stewart Appointed to Winter Park Day Nursery Board of Directors

December 08, 2022 — Announce that attorney Savannah Stewart has been appointed to Winter Park Day Nursery’s Board of Directors. Stewart will help ensure that the school succeeds in its mission of providing high-quality, affordable preschool education for Central Florida families.

Press Releases

Lowndes Secures Favorable Ruling in Dispute Regarding Affordable Housing Project

December 01, 2022 — Lowndes has secured a pivotal fair housing ruling for client Wendover Housing Partners in a proceeding involving the City of Apopka.

Blogs

Senior Communities Opening Up to Legalized Marijuana

Gray Area of the Law

November 21, 2022 — Senior Housing News recently offered some insights into how senior living communities are addressing the desire or and benefits to some residents from using marijuana in states where such use has been legalized.

Articles

Orange County Commissioners Vote to Appeal Temporary Injunction Enjoining Enforcement and Implementation of Rent Control Ordinance

November 17, 2022 — On November 4, 2022, the Orange County Circuit Court entered an order granting Florida Association of Realtors and Florida Apartment Association a temporary injunction enjoining Orange County’s rent control ordinance, which was approved by residents on November 8, 2022.

Events & Presentations

Stephen Thomas to Judge Florida Tech College of Business' 2022 Innovation Challenge

November 15, 2022 — Shareholder Stephen Thomas will serve as a judge at the annual Florida Tech College of Business' 2022 Innovation Challenge on November 18, 2022.

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