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12 Dean Mead Attorneys Recognized Among Florida Trend’s Legal Elite 2016

Published: June 28th, 2016

Twelve (12) Dean Mead attorneys were recognized among Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite 2016. The list appeared in the July 2016 issue of the magazine. The attorneys selected include: David J. Akins Darryl M. Bloodworth Lauren Y. Detzel Peter M. Dunbar Martha J. Edenfield Melanie S. Griffin Robert S. Griscti Stephen R. Looney Cari L. Roth William […]

Best Lawyers in America Recognizes 24 Dean Mead Attorneys in 2019 Edition

In a recent case argued by the authors of this article, Surterra v. Florida Department of Health, the First District Court of Appeal held that the identifying information of consultants can be considered a trade secret under section 812.081(1)(c), Florida Statutes, if the required factual predicate is established. Under the statute, the owner of the […]

New Public Records Requirements for Florida

Published: November 8th, 2016

Brittany O. Finkbeiner John L. Wharton

What do businesses contracting with the state need to know? When a private business enters a contract for services on behalf of a state agency, that business becomes subject to Florida’s Public Records Act for purposes of that contract. Although there are other factors that may come in to play in each case, a business […]

Protecting Trade Secrets Under Florida’s Public Records Act

Published: October 21st, 2016

Brittany O. Finkbeiner John L. Wharton

Providing documents to a state agency often results in those documents, and the information they contain, becoming public record. However, applying for a permit or otherwise interacting with an arm of the state or a local government does not necessarily mean that information kept as confidential will become public, if the right steps to protect […]

12 Dean Mead Attorneys Recognized Among Florida Trend’s Legal Elite 2016

Published: June 28th, 2016

Twelve (12) Dean Mead attorneys were recognized among Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite 2016. The list appeared in the July 2016 issue of the magazine. The attorneys selected include: David J. Akins Darryl M. Bloodworth Lauren Y. Detzel Peter M. Dunbar Martha J. Edenfield Melanie S. Griffin Robert S. Griscti Stephen R. Looney Cari L. Roth William […]

Best Lawyers in America Recognizes 24 Dean Mead Attorneys in 2019 Edition