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Dulani Gunasinghe has been named an account director at SPARK, Tampa. Gunasinghe was director of account services at the Dutcher Group, Tampa.

FKQ Advertising + Marketing, Clearwater, announces these promotions: Gina Kline to senior media planner/buyer; Kyle Belote to account executive; and Jenna Herold to assistant account executive. Kline was media planner/buyer; Belote was assistant account executive; and Herold was account coordinator.

Legal

Michele M. Cerullo has joined the law firm of de la Parte & Gilbert PA as an associate. Cerullo worked in the compliance division of the Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of Competition in Washington, D.C.

Scott W. Machnik has joined the firm of Marlowe McNabb & Stayton as an associate. Machnik graduated from the Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport.

Nancy J. Stewig has been named a shareholder at Bavol Judge PA, Tampa. Stewig concentrates in the areas of pharmaceutical and medical device products liability litigation, representing corporate entities.

Foley Lardner, Tampa, announces the following attorneys included in the 2008 Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business guide: Fred S. Ridley, real estate; Martin A. Traber, corporate mergers and acquisitions and private equity; Steven W. Vazquez, corporate mergers and acquisitions; and Mark J. Wolfson, bankruptcy and restructuring.

GrayRobinson, Tampa, announces the following attorneys were named 2008 Florida Super Lawyers: Richard Blau, administrative; Kelley A. Bosecker, employee benefits law/ERISA, tax, government/cities/municipalities; Frank N. Fleischer, bonds/government finance; Stephen L. Kussner, real estate; Ronald S. Reed, family law; Frederick S. Schrils, business litigation, securities litigation, alternative dispute resolution; John I. Van Voris, real estate, business/corporate, bonds/government finance; and Richard M. Zabak, business litigation, appellate, alternative dispute resolution.

Trenam Kemker announces the following attorneys having been named Florida Super Lawyers for 2008 by Law & Politics magazine: St. Petersburg attorneys: Michael Horan, bankruptcy and creditor/debtor rights; and Marie Tomassi, appellate; both are shareholders. Tampa attorneys: Thomas Aitken, estate planning and probate; Marvin Barkin, business litigation; David Brittain, real estate; Robert H. Buesing, business litigation; Nelson T. Castellano, business/corporate; Roberta Colton, bankruptcy and creditor/debtor rights; Stanley Eleff, antitrust litigation; William C. Frye, business litigation; Charles F. Ketchey Jr., business litigation; Richard Leisner, securities and corporate finance; Harold Mullis, business and corporate; D. Michael O'Leary, tax; Richard Sollner, real estate; Robert Stern, real estate; J. Eric Taylor, tax; Gary Teblum, mergers and acquisitions; John Vento, construction litigation; and William Zewadski, bankruptcy and creditor/debtor rights. All are shareholders except for Aitken, who is senior counsel; and Barkin and Frye are founding members. Also, Colton was recognized as one of Florida's Top 50 female lawyers.

Mortgage services

Chad Mosley has been named assistant president of business development at Mortgage Contracting Services (MCS), Tampa. Mosley was an assistant vice president at Countrywide Home Loans, Plano, Texas.

Nonprofit

Thomas D. Barb has been named chief executive officer at Hernando-Pasco Hospice Inc. Barb was executive director for St. Cloud Regional Medical Center, St. Cloud.

Tampa Bay area personnel appointments, promotions and announcements 09/07/08 [Last modified: Sunday, September 7, 2008 4:30am]
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