News & Insights

News & Insights

Lowndes Advises PENLER on Luxury Apartment Complex in Clermont, Fla.

April 15, 2021 — Lowndes provided land use counsel to PENLER, an Atlanta-based multifamily developer, on a 288-unit luxury apartment community in Clermont, Fla.

Lowndes Webinar Series - Navigating the COVID-19 Crisis: COVID-19 Vaccines: Your Playbook for HR Compliance in the Workplace

April 14, 2021 — According to a recent survey conducted by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), only 60% of workers plan to get the COVD-19 vaccine, with another 30% indicating they won’t get the vaccine, even if it means losing their jobs.

Aging at Home Becomes a Popular Option During Pandemic [Gray Area of the Law]

April 09, 2021 — Shareholder Shawn Rader discusses a New York Times article about the movement of people away from traditional senior housing options towards aging at home due to COVID-19, and how it could affect the industry.

Lowndes Advises RealOp Investments on Build-for-Rent Subdivision in Lady Lake

April 08, 2021 — Lowndes is representing RealOp Investments, a South Carolina-based a commercial real estate investment company, in the development of a single-family rental home subdivision in the Town of Lady Lake.

Winn-Dixie Wins Legal Suit, Maybe Shoots Self in Foot

April 08, 2021 — Jacksonville, Fla.-based supermarket chain Winn-Dixie Stores, famously known as “The Beef People” when I was growing up, has been battling a visually impaired plaintiff who sued the company alleging that its website violated the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Florida’s Legislature Takes Gigantic Detour in Privacy Law [Lowndes Tech]

April 07, 2021 — Lowndes attorney Drew Sorrell discusses the major changes to House Bill 969 and what the new language means for businesses and consumers.

Low Vaccination Rate Among Senior Housing Staff Poses Problems. Are There Any Solutions? [Gray Area of the Law]

April 07, 2021 — Lowndes Shareholder John Ruffier discusses Florida Trend's report that vaccination rates of staff are lagging across the state and what senior living facility operators can do.

Lowndes Welcomes Of Counsel Abood Shebib to Labor & Employment Law Group

April 05, 2021 — Lowndes is pleased to announce that Abood Shebib has joined the firm as an Of Counsel attorney in the firm’s Labor & Employment Law Group. He will be based out of the firm’s Orlando office.

Update Your Privacy Policy Now to Avoid Costly Penalties

April 05, 2021 — Sweeping consumer privacy law changes are moving quickly through the Florida legislature. Covered private businesses should act now to bring their privacy policies into compliance with the anticipated new requirements.

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