Jennifer Bahrhas been named a tax senior in the tax department at Lewis, Birch & Ricardo LLC, Clearwater. Bahr was a certified public accountant at Goar, Endrise & Walker, Sarasota.
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AmeriLife, Clearwater,announces the following appointments:Joe Pelletier, director of AmeriLife's product development group; Ted Schwartz, project manager of product development; and Kim-Marie Ferrante, human resources manager. Pelletier was director of business development at Eisenach Reinsurance Services, Winston-Salem, N.C.; Schwartz was Lean Six Sigma Black Belt/BPR manager at TechHealth, Tampa; and Ferrante was benefits and payroll supervisor.
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John E. Phillips has been included in Chamber USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business. Phillips was recognized in the labor and employment category. He is a partner and the practice coordinator of the labor and employment group, and a member of the regional labor and employment practice group at Phelps Dunbar, Tampa.
Kelly A. Zarzycki has been elected to the board of directors of the Young Lawyers Division of the Hillsborough County Bar Association. Zarzycki is an associate who practices business law with a concentration in health law, corporate matters and litigation at Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick LLP, Tampa.
Glenn Rasmussen Fogarty & Hooker PA, Tampa, announces the following attorneys have been included as leaders in the 2010 edition of Chambers USA:Sharon Docherty Danco, corporate/mergers and acquisitions, and private equity; Mark A. Hanley, labor and employment; Robert B. Glenn, bankruptcy and restructuring; Matthew D. Pipes, associates to watch, corporate mergers and acquisitions, and private equity; Robert C. Rasmussen, corporate mergers and acquisitions, and private equity; and Edwin G. Rice, bankruptcy and restructuring.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart PC, Tampa, announces that Barnett Brooks and Kevin D. Zwetsch were included as leaders in field of labor and employment law in the 2010 edition of Chambers USA. Brooks is managing shareholder and Zwetsch is a shareholder.
Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick LLP, Tampa, announces the following attorneys have been named 2010 Florida Super Lawyers:Erin Smith Aebel, C. Philip Campbell Jr., Ronald A. Christaldi, Bruce H. Gordon, W. Kent Ihrig, Ernest J. Marquart, Steven G. Schember, Darrell C. Smith, Theodore C. Taub, J. Todd Timmerman and Gregory C. Yadley. All are partners. The following attorneys have been named Florida Rising Stars:Edward J. Comey, Irina J. Dosoretz, R. Andrew George, Michele Leo Hintson, Jenay E. Iurato, Meredith D. Lukoff, Maria del CarmenRamos, Melissa A. Register, Mindi M. Richter, Michael H. Robbins, Seth P. Traub and Kelly A. Zarzycki. All are associates, except Robbins, who is a partner.