Dean Mead Expands, Opening Office in Naples

Published: March 30, 2023 (Orlando, FL) Dean Mead is proud to announce the firm’s newest office location in Naples, Florida, opened to better serve the needs of clients in the Southwest Florida region. This new location welcomes the expertise of attorneys Jacqueline Johnson and Miranda Weiss who have a combined 20 years of experience in…

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Florida Senate President’s 2023 Workforce Housing Proposal

Published: February 9, 2023 Florida Senate President Kathleen Passidomo (Naples) has unveiled her “Live Local” Workforce Housing Proposal, Senate Bill 102, sponsored by Senator Alexis Calatayud (Miami). The 93-page bill incentivizes affordable housing development, provides over $800 million in funding (to be invested in loan programs where expended funds are recaptured), and reduces the regulatory…

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Dean Mead Elects New Shareholders Crawford and Stephens

Published: February 1, 2023 (Orlando, FL) Dean Mead announced Joseph Crawford and Brian Stephens were unanimously elected as the firm’s newest Shareholders. Joe is a trial attorney with the firm’s Commercial Litigation Practice, while Brian is an attorney with the firm’s Real Estate Team. “Dean Mead’s attorneys hold extensive experience in several core practice areas…

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Dean Mead Hires Attorney Brendan Hobbs

Published: January 26, 2023 (Orlando, FL) Dean Mead announced Brendan Hobbs has been hired as an Attorney in the firm’s Corporate and Tax Department.  He will be assisting in the structuring transactions, in a tax-efficient manner, and in the acquisition, merger, sales, and dissolution of multiple corporate entities and nonprofit organizations. “Brendan introduces additional depth…

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Dean Mead Hires Donald Anderson, COO

(Orlando, FL) Dean Mead announced Donald Anderson has been hired as the firm’s Chief Operating Officer. As COO, Don will take primary responsibility for overall administrative management and operation of the firm, providing direction and leadership toward achievement of the firm’s mission, strategy, and fiscal goals. “Don is an exceptional business leader. His career demonstrates…

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Dean Mead Welcomes Kelly Kibbey Smith as Newest Member of the Government Affairs Team

(Tallahassee, FL) Dean Mead announced today that Kelly Kibbey Smith is the newest attorney to join the firm’s Government Relations & Lobbing Practice. In this position, Smith will focus on legislative and administrative law matters, primarily working with clients in healthcare, business advocacy, and environmental law. Holding an in-depth understanding of healthcare legislation, Smith previously…

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Jennifer Ungru Named Most Influential Woman in Florida Politics & Government

Tallahassee, FL – Jennifer Ungru named in the Top 100 List of City & State Florida’s most influential women. In this inaugural edition, the list highlights government officials and high-powered lobbyists. In the article, Ungru is recognized for her experience serving as deputy chief of staff for Gov. Rick Scott – where she oversaw nine…

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