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19 Lowndes Attorneys Named 2022 Florida Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

July 05, 2022 — Twelve of firm's attorneys have been named to the 2022 Florida Super Lawyers list, while seven attorneys have been recognized as the 2022 Florida Rising Stars.

Articles

Are Economic Losses Caused by COVID Shutdowns Recoverable Under Commercial Property Insurance Policies?

June 30, 2022 — As we have previously written, whether economic losses caused by COVID shutdowns can be recovered under commercial property insurance policies is a hotly-contested issue. In a recent opinion, the Third District Court of Appeals of Florida says “no”.

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Gov. DeSantis Vetoes Florida Legislature’s Attempt to Reform Alimony Statutes

June 27, 2022 — For years, Florida’s Legislature has attempted to overhaul Florida’s alimony law. And this year was no different, as Florida’s Legislature once again attempted to enact sweeping changes in an effort to reform Florida’s alimony statutes.

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Developers: Be Wary of Utility Company Easement Forms

June 24, 2022 — A utility company that provides service to an owner’s property usually requests the owner to sign a standard form of easement that is intended to allow the utility company to enter onto the owner’s property in order to install and service its utility lines. These forms

Blogs

New Orleans Restaurant Wins with Covid Damages Ruling

Lowndes Leasing Lawyers

June 24, 2022 — Last week, Oceana Grill, a 500-seat seafood restaurant in New Orleans, won the first appellate victory for an insured business in a Covid-19 business-interruption case.

Press Releases

James Walson Talks to Channel 9 About Securing a Successful Ruling For Landlord Client

June 22, 2022 — Lowndes attorney Jamie Walson recently spoke to WFTV 9 Orlando about securing a successful ruling for his landlord client that faced a two-year eviction battle with an Orlando production company.

Press Releases

Jake Herrel Appointed to Board of Directors for Orlando Repertory Theatre

June 20, 2022 — Land use attorney Jake Herrel has been appointed to the Board of Directors for the Orlando Repertory Theatre.

Blogs

If It Walks Like a Lease, Talks Like a Lease: Leases vs. Licenses

Lowndes Leasing Lawyers

June 14, 2022 — Leases and licenses invoke different remedies under Florida law. The size of the space does not govern whether something is a license instead of a lease. Parties should avoid this rhetorical mistake and refer properly to lease documents as leases and not as licenses.

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Lowndes Land Use Group and Four Attorneys Recognized by Chambers and Partners in its 2022 USA Guide

June 13, 2022 — Lowndes is pleased to announce that the 2022 edition of Chambers USA, a highly regarded directory of America’s leading lawyers for business, has once again recognized several firm practice areas and individual lawyers with top rankings.

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