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Florida Trend Recognizes 13 Attorneys as ‘Legal Elite’

Published: June 29th, 2019

  Thirteen Dean Mead attorneys have been recognized among Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite 2019. The list appears in the July edition of the publication and includes five of the firm’s shareholders who are members of the distinguished Hall of Fame. Darryl M. Bloodworth, Lauren Y. Detzel, Peter M. Dunbar, Mark E. Holcomb, and Cari L. Roth […]

Denise Dell-Powell in ALFA’s June Newsletter

Published: June 29th, 2019

Dean Mead’s Chair of Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights, Denise Dell-Powell, is featured in the June 2019 edition of ALFA’s Business Litigation newsletter.  The article highlights one of her most interesting cases where Denise represented a Lender in a Chapter 11 case in which the Debtor owned and operated a golf course in the Central Florida […]

19 Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers

Published: June 19th, 2019

Orlando, Fla. – Florida Super Lawyers recently announced that 19 Dean Mead attorneys have been named to the publication’s annual list of top-ranked lawyers including three attorneys who are selected as rising stars in Florida for 2019.  The honorees are among a diverse list of the top attorneys, nominated by their own peers. No more […]

Agriculture Issues for 2019

Published: April 30th, 2019

Week eight of the 2019 Regular Legislative Session is complete. Bills relating to agriculture are summarized below. Updates from the previous report are in bold print. The full text of each bill and any amendments can be found on the legislative web sites. (http://www.flsenate.gov; http://www.myfloridahouse.com; and http://www.leg.state.fl.us.) Water and Natural Resources C-51 Reservoir Project: SB 92 by Senator […]

Denise Dell-Powell Joins Dean Mead as Chair of the Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Practice Group

Published: April 26th, 2019

By: Denise D. Dell-Powell

Denise D. Dell-Powell has more than 25 years of experience in bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, and distressed property including CMBS foreclosures, workouts and bankruptcy matters. She has represented secured and unsecured creditors, debtors, Chapter 11 Trustees, Chapter 7 Trustees and unsecured creditors’ committees.  Her career also includes representation in the hospitality, restaurant, healthcare and agricultural […]

Public-Private Partnerships Explained by Dean Mead Attorneys in Law360

Published: April 19th, 2019

By: Bradley R. Gould Dana M. Apfelbaum Michael D. Minton

“The Tax Price Tag On Public-Private Partnerships” was recently authored by Dean Mead attorneys Dana Apfelbaum, Brad Gould and Michael Minton and published by Law360. The authors open the article with the following as part of an overview of public-private partnerships: Public-private partnerships between federal, state and local governmental agencies and private landowners provide an […]

Opportunity Zones Take Center Stage at Saunders Lay of the Land Conference

Published: April 2nd, 2019

By: Michael D. Minton Stephen R. Looney

Opportunity Zones – March 28 2019 (O2388011x9F8AD) The Saunders Real Estate “Lay of the Land” Conference took place on March 28 – 29th at the Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate. Dean Mead tax attorneys, Michael Minton and Steve Looney, took the stage this year at a breakout session to speak about Opportunity Zones. Established by […]

Agriculture Issues for 2019

Published: March 12th, 2019

The 2019 Florida Legislative Session officially began on March 5. Bills relating to agriculture continue to be filed and are summarized below. Updates from the previous report are in bold print. The full text of each bill and any amendments can be found on the legislative web sites. (http://www.flsenate.gov; http://www.myfloridahouse.com; and http://www.leg.state.fl.us.) Water and Natural Resources […]

Key Legislative Issues on the Forefront in 2019

Key Legislative Issues on the Forefront in 2019 Water Policy on the Rise Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has been in office for less than two weeks, but he has already sent a clear message that his administration will focus on water and environmental issues. Just two days after he was sworn in, DeSantis issued an […]

Michael Minton Featured Presenter at Florida TaxWatch 2018 Conference

Published: November 19th, 2018

By: Michael D. Minton

Dean Mead Tax attorney Michael Minton was the featured Tax Policy Discussion speaker at the 2018 TaxWatch Conference. His presentation focused on Opportunity Zones. Minton is the current chair of the Tax Section of The Florida Bar, and he also is the chair of Dean Mead’s Agribusiness and Solar Energy teams. The 39th Annual TaxWatch […]