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Mark Baseman has been named an associate at Older Lundy & Weisman, Tampa. Baseman joins the marital and family law practice group. Baseman earned his juris doctorate from Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law and was a worked for Justice Fitzgerald on the Pennsylvania Superior Court and worked as a law clerk for the Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Regional Counsel.

David P. Folkenflik has been rated "AV Preeminent" by Martindale-Hubbell. Folkenflik is sole shareholder in David P. Folkenflik PA., Kenneth City, and practices in the areas of personal injury, estate planning and probate law.

Joshua Smith has been selected to participate in Leadership Tampa Bay class of 2012. Leadership Tampa Bay is a comprehensive program designed to better prepare a diverse group of community, government, business and nonprofit leaders to work collaboratively in addressing regional issues. Smith is a shareholder and is a member of the commercial litigation practice group at Fowler White Boggs.

Bush Ross PA, Tampa, announces the addition of Nathan A. Frazier and Tiffany Love McElheran have been named associates to the firm's community associations practice group. Frazier was a summer associate in 2010 and earned his juris doctorate from the University of Florida. McElheran was a law clerk and earned her juris doctorate from Stetson University College of Law.

Phelps Dunbar LLP, Tampa, announces that the following attorneys have been included in the 2012 edition of Best Lawyers in America. Attorneys recognized are A. Brian Albritton, criminal defense: white-collar; Karl J. Brandes, commercial litigation; Lawrence P. Ingram, commercial litigation; Harvey S. Kauget, information technology law; litigation: intellectual property, technology law; Barbara H. Luikart, real estate law; Dennis M. McClelland, employment law, management, labor law-management; John D. Mullen, employment law-management; litigation-labor and employment; John E. Phillips, commercial litigation, employment-management, labor law-management; Seth M. Schimmel, commercial litigation; and Donald H. Whittemore, commercial litigation, real estate law.

Carlton Fields, Tampa, announces the following attorneys have joined the firm as associates. Anthony J. Glover and Audrey K. Rierson, have joined the business litigation and trade regulation practice group. Glover earned his juris doctorate from Washington and Lee University School of Law and Rierson earned her juris doctorate from Florida State University College of Law; Lauren Sembler joins the real estate and finance practice group and earned her juris doctorate from Northwestern University School of Law; and Brian B. Vavra joins the real property litigation practice group and earned his juris doctorate from Boston College Law School. All were Carlton Field 2010 summer associates.


Zoe Gustafson has been named chief financial officer and chief operating officer at the Florida Holocaust Museum, St. Petersburg. Gustafson is a certified CPA and was previously employed by the University of South Florida Health Byrd Alzheimer's Research Institute.


Geoff Bicknell has been named chief financial officer at Savtira Corp., Tampa. Bicknell has more than 40 years of experience of broad-based financial, commercial and operational management experience and comes to Savtira from the investment firm DouglasBay Capital PLC.

Tampa Bay area personnel appointments, promotions and announcements

11/05/11 [Last modified: Friday, November 4, 2011 3:08pm]
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