News & Insights

News & Insights


What Landlords and Tenants Need to Know This Hurricane Season

Lowndes Leasing Lawyers

September 27, 2022 — In preparation for the ongoing hurricane season, Lowndes and Foundry Commercial have teamed up to provide a few helpful tips for both landlords and tenants.


Weathering an Employer's Duties During the Storm

September 26, 2022 — Employers should be prepared to pivot quickly in the face of mandatory evacuations and potential loss of electricity and property damage and consider potential HR-related legal issues and liability that could arise before, during and after a major storm.

Awards & Recognition

Laura Walda Recognized with IU Maurer School of Law Distinguished Service Award

September 23, 2022 — Lowndes is pleased to announce that shareholder Laura Walda was recognized with the Distinguished Service Award by Indiana University Maurer School of Law.

Awards & Recognition

Andrew Gluck Recognized with Roth Family JCC Leadership Award

September 16, 2022 — Shareholder Andrew Gluck was recently presented with the Leadership Award by The Roth Family Jewish Community Center of Greater Orlando in recognition of his extraordinary service, dedication and leadership during his tenure as president and his many years on the board.


Niche Senior Living Communities Gain Popularity

September 16, 2022 — Senior Housing News recently reported on what is a growing trend among senior housing owners/operators seeking to maximize occupancy by developing niche communities catering to specific interest groups.


Florida’s Minimum Wage Increases to $11.00 Per Hour at Month-End

September 12, 2022 — Effective September 30, 2022, the minimum wage in Florida will increase to $11.00 per hour from its current rate of $10.00 per hour.


For Public Utilities, the Road to Decarbonization Has Just Gotten Much Less Costly

September 06, 2022 — Clean power is coming, and sooner than many imagined possible. The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 has justifiably been referred to as the single largest and most important piece of energy and climate legislation enacted by the United States in the nation’s history.


Ronny Edwards Appointed to Sixth District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission

September 06, 2022 — Lowndes is pleased to announce that attorney Ronny Edwards has been appointed to the Sixth District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission. In this role, Edwards will help select nominees to fill judicial vacancies within the Florida court system.


Orange County’s Rent Stabilization Ordinance and the Luxury Apartment Building Exemption

August 29, 2022 — Litigation over the Rent Stabilization Ordinance is ongoing. We want to make clear that the County has not yet made a determination as to how it will be interpreting the “luxury apartment building” exemption.

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