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Fowler is Proud to Sponsor CABA's 45th Annual Gala

Fowler White is proud to sponsor CABA's 45th Annual Gala on January 26, 2019 and congratulates new President, Maria D. Garcia, along with the 2019 Board of Directors.

Shareholder Stephen Coxhead Presents at 11th Annual McGill University/PEOPIL Conference in Dublin, Ireland

Shareholder Steve Coxhead presented at the 11th Annual McGill University/ PEOPIL Conference on International Aviation Law: Liability, Insurance & Finance on October 19th-20th, 2018 at National Gallery of Ireland in Dublin, Ireland. Stephen spoke on "Liability of Manufacturers of Aircraft and Component Parts."

Shareholder Tim Ferguson Presents at the 25th Annual National Forum for Environmental and Toxic Tort Issues

Shareholder Timothy J. Ferguson presented at the 25th Annual National Forum for Environmental and Toxic Tort Issues ("FETTI") Conference held in Chicago, IL on September 27, 2018.

Tim co-presented, "Double Trouble: Plaintiffs' Two-Prong Attack on Products that Integrate Talc & Asbestos" which focused on issues of the defense of industrial talc products and also addressed insurer's concerns of the manufacturers and suppliers of industrial talc products.

This conference was created by the environmental sector of the insurance industry, covering a broad range of environmental issues with nationally recognized speakers.

Shareholder J. Michael Pennekamp Speaks at ALTA Aviation Law Americas Conference

Shareholder J. Michael Pennekamp spoke at the ALTA Aviation Law Americas - Aviation Industry Legal and Finance Conference on "Emerging Liability Trends: Where is the airline liability going?" on September 5-7, 2018. For more information on the event, click here.

Fowler White Sponsoring BCBA Young Lawyers Section Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Fowler White Burnett is proud to sponsor the Broward County Bar Association Young Lawyers Section’s 31st Annual Charity Golf Tournament on Saturday November 10th at the Jacaranda Golf Club in Plantation. Tournament proceeds will be donated directly to Experience Camps, an organization that serves kids whose parents, siblings or primary caregiver has passed away. Additionally, in honor of Veteran’s Day Weekend, some of the proceeds raised will be used to send Broward County children suffering the loss of a Military family member to Experience Camps.

Laura Ross Presents at APEX Brasil

Laura Ross, an Associate in the firm's Corporate Practice Group, presented 2 programs in Portuguese: "Tipos Societários para formação de empresas nos EUA," and "Relações trabalhistas e obtenção de visto para os EUA" at APEXBrasil's Missão de Internacionalização de Empresas Para Estados Unidos.

Laura Ross Presents at APEX Brasil

Laura Ross, an Associate in the firm's Corporate Practice Group, presented 2 programs in Portuguese: "Tipos Societários para formação de empresas nos EUA," and "Relações trabalhistas e obtenção de visto para os EUA" at APEXBrasil's Missão de Internacionalização de Empresas Para Estados Unidos.

Shareholder Stephen R. Gross Presented to the 2017 CLM & Business Insurance Construction Conference

Shareholder Stephen R. Gross was a guest speaker at the 2017 CLM & Business Insurance Construction Conference in a presentation titled "Fifty Shades of Mediation: Trial vs. Arbitration- How Each Require Different Approaches for a Successful Mediation."

Shareholder Avery A. Dial Presents on Data Breach & Privacy to the University of Miami College of Business
Shareholder Avery A. Dial presented to the ‘Business Law for Entrepreneurs’ class at the University of Miami College of Business. The presentation, “Data Breach and Privacy” outlined common data/privacy threats, recent data breaches, legal framework, and ways for businesses to minimize legal exposure and be prepared if they are breached.
Shareholder Eric A. Rosen Scheduled to Present Live Teleconference on Bankruptcy Litigation
Shareholder Eric A. Rosen is scheduled to present a live teleconference on March 16, 2017 on "Bankruptcy Litigation: 6 Strategies You Need to Know" hosted by the National Business Institute. CLE credit will be available for attendees. For more details and registration information, please click here.
Shareholder Elizabeth P. Johnson Panelist at Employment Practices Liability Insurance Conference

Shareholder Elizabeth P. Johnson was a panelist at the American Conference Institute's Employment Practice Liability Insurance Conference, held in New York on January 27th, and spoke on the "Rising Claims of Religious and National Origin Discrimination and EPLI Implications". 

Howard E. Fox Presents On Environmental Law To The University Of Miami School Of Law

Fowler White Burnett Environmental and Land Use Shareholder Howard E. Fox was recently joined by Rachel Silverstein, Ph.D., Executive Director & Waterkeeper of Miami Waterkeeper and Special Assistant United States Attorney Jodi Mazer for a presentation to Environmental Law Students at the University of Miami School of Law. This special presentation discussed Environmental Enforcement and provided Environmental Law students in Professor Felix Mormann’s class the opportunity to get a first-hand perspective on practicing Environmental Law.

Associate Christine Walker Speaks at Golden Rules Conference
Associate Christine Walker spoke alongside Rebecca Hamra, (Senior Claims Executive, UK & Americas, Charles Taylor P&I Management (Americas), Inc.) on "Crew Claims 101: A primer for handling deserters, stowaways and whistleblowers in the U.S." in New Orleans at the conference Golden Rules: Tulane Admiralty Law Institute and Maritime Law Association’s 50 Year Reunion at the Joint Committee meetings of the Marine Ecology and Maritime Criminal Law Committee and the Regulation of Vessel Operations, Safety, Security and Navigation Committee, as well as the Government Counsel Committee. The program was also attended by a USCG Admiral and his support staff and an AUSA for Maritime and Shipping claims. 
Fowler White Burnett Sponsors Dade County Bar Association’s Breakfast With Third District Court Of Appeal Judge Kevin Emas

Fowler White Burnett sponsored this morning the Dade County Bar Association (DCBA) Appellate Court Committee’s breakfast with Third District Court of Appeal Judge Kevin Emas.  This event was filled to capacity as our firm's Appellate Practice Group and a room full of DCBA members came out to hear Judge Emas discuss a variety of topics and personally answer questions from the audience. Topics discussed included the importance of including the Standard of Review in appellate briefs, oral arguments and how they impact the Court's decision-making, and the use of hyperlinks of cases and the record for appellate briefs.

Our firm thanks Judge Emas and the Dade County Bar Association's Appellate Court Committee for allowing us to sponsor such an informative and pleasant event!

Fowler White Burnett Sponsoring Upcoming WISTA Welcome Reception

Fowler White Burnett is sponsoring the Welcome Reception for the Women's International Shipping & Trading Association's (WISTA) 36th Annual International Annual Meeting & Conference, scheduled for November 8, 2016, from 6:30-9:00 pm, at the Riverside Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The conference will be held November 9th-13th onboard the MS Koningsdam cruise ship.

Firm shareholders Michael A. Garcia, James N. Hurley, Allan R. Kelley, J. Michael Pennekamp and firm associates William A. Potucek and Christine M. Walker are scheduled to represent the firm during the welcome reception.

For more information regarding the WISTA annual conference and to view their agenda, please click here.

Shareholder Eric Rosen Provides Lecture at Palm Beach County Bar Association Seminar
Shareholder Eric Rosen provided a lecture at a seminar for the Palm Beach County Bar Association's Bankruptcy CLE Committee on June 28, 2016. The seminar is entitled "The New Bankruptcy Forms: Petition, Schedules and Statement of Financial Affairs" and his lecture focused on "Debtor and Debtor's Counsel's Burdens and Goals". 
Jonathan H. Dunleavy To Present At Annual Marine Industry Seminar

Jonathan H. Dunleavy, Shareholder in Fowler White Burnett's Miami office, will present at the Tampa Bay Mariners Club's Annual Maritime Insurance Seminar "Marine Insurance Policy? Now What?" on May 18-19, 2016, in St. Petersburg, Florida.  Jonathan will be addressing the Personal Injury Claim From Injury to Trial - Defense Perspective.

The Annual Maritime Industry/Marine Insurance Seminar Golf Tournament will be held the day before the Seminar on Wednesday, May 18, 2016.  This annual fundraiser goes to providing opportunities for the benefit of "Eckerd College - Search and Rescue".

For registration information, click here.

Medical Malpractice, System Failures and Legal Resolution
Rory Eric Jurman, a shareholder of Fowler White Burnett’s Insurance and Medical Malpractice Practice Groups, conducted a lecture hosted by the Sloan Program in Health Administration on Medical Malpractice issues resulting from system failures.
Interactive Discussion on Women's Issues
Sheryl A. Moore, a shareholder of Fowler White Burnett’s Family Law Practice Group, conducted a presentation hosted by BNY Mellon Wealth Management on issues of importance to philanthropic women, professional women, and all women, living in South Florida.
Fowler White Burnett Addresses Students at the University of Miami School of Law on Environmental Enforcement Matters

Howard E. Fox, a member of the firm’s Environmental and Land Use Practice, conducted a presentation to the University of Miami School of Law on environmental enforcement. Please click here for more details.