Tampa attorney Nancy Harris featured in Tampa Bay Times

January 26th, 2017 No comments

Cover story in Tampa Bay Times’ LifeTimes section about how Nancy goes to great heights to help raise money for Academy Prep


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Some publicity won on behalf of clients in the past few weeks

January 26th, 2017 No comments
Jason Unger and Robert Stuart mentioned in Florida Politics post http://floridapolitics.com/archives/229611-craft-distilleries-hire-lobbyists
Richard Blau and Sunai Edwards interviewed by Tampa Bay’s 10 TV http://www.wtsp.com/news/local/medical-marijuana-rolls-out-in-florida/381405924
Sunai Edwards interviewed on WFSU Florida Public Radio http://news.wfsu.org/post/challenges-loom-medical-marijuana-amendment
Sunai Edwards interviewed by Orlando WESH TV Channel 2 http://www.wesh.com/article/questions-remain-as-amendment-2-goes-into-effect/8558986
Richard Blau interviewed by Newsradio 970 WFLA AM Tampa Bay http://970wfla.iheart.com/onair/am-tampa-bay-1578/on-the-show-today-amendment-2-15434731/
Mayanne Downs cover story in Orange Appeal magazine http://orangeappeal.com/articles/2017-women-of-the-year/
Alexandria Hill mentioned in story about Young Lawyers Section Ribault Young Lawyers Mentoring Program in Jax Daily Record http://www.jaxdailyrecord.com/showstory.php?Story_id=549141
Richard Blau interviewed by the Florida Keynoter http://www.flkeysnews.com/news/local/article127178224.html
Richard Blau interviewed by Florida Public Radio/WFSU-FM http://news.wfsu.org/post/lawmaker-regulators-offer-differing-medical-cannabis-plans
Among other Florida public radios stations where this same story aired http://wusfnews.wusf.usf.edu/post/lawmaker-regulators-offer-differing-medical-cannabis-plans#stream/0
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GrayRobinson’s Peter Quinter on NPR’s All Things Considered

November 29th, 2016 No comments

Peter talking last night with NPR‘s All Things Considered about Castro’s death/Trump’s vow to reverse Obama’s Cuba policies.

Peter, who represents a growing number of companies eager to do business with Cuba, once served as counsel for the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Southeast Regional Headquarters (where he once enforced trade sanctions against the island nation). He chairs the Customs & International Trade Law Group at the statewide law firm of GrayRobinson. He also chairs the International Law Section of the Florida Bar. Quinter is co-author of recently published book “Cuba: A Legal Guide to Business” (Thomson West).

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Various media hits from past few weeks

November 28th, 2016 No comments

Some publicity highlights, in no particular order, from the past several weeks for a couple law firm clients…


Tampa attorney Matt Mueller talks with FOX 13 TV about his success (pro bono) in winning clemency for a non-violent prisoner  http://www.fox13news.com/news/local-news/214943929-story

And a story in the South Florida SunSentinel about Matt’s colleague Jordan Maglich doing the same thing for another non-violent prisoner http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/fl-ignatizo-giuliano-presidential-commute-20161124-story.html

Miami attorney Steven Solomon interviewed by the Wall Street Journal http://www.wsj.com/articles/companies-face-lawsuits-over-website-accessibility-for-blind-users-1478005201

Solomon featured in ABA Journal piece http://www.abajournal.com/news/article/law_firms_files_dozens_of_ada_suits_claiming_websites_arent_accessible_to_t

Adam Bird featured in Florida Today http://www.floridatoday.com/story/news/2016/11/02/lead-brevard-4-under-40-finalists-announced/93164938/

GrayRobinson featured in South Florida SunSentinel page-one article http://www.sun-sentinel.com/business/careers/fl-marijuana-businesses-swell-20161105-story.html

Richard Blau interviewed by CBS News.com http://www.cbsnews.com/news/cannabis-cocktails-constellation-is-mulling-it/

Mayanne Downs interviewed by the Orlando Business Journal http://www.bizjournals.com/orlando/news/2016/11/17/how-to-increase-workplace-diversity-today-and-why.html

Jeffrey Kuntz featured in Law360 http://www.law360.com/articles/860211/grayrobinson-litigator-named-to-florida-s-fourth-district

Richard Blau interviewed by Tampa Bay’s 10 TV http://www.wtsp.com/news/local/will-medical-marijuana-be-allowed-in-florida-schools/352459179

Richard Blau interviewed by WFLA Channel 8 TV http://wfla.com/2016/11/15/attorney-explains-whats-next-for-medical-marijuana-in-florida/

Peter Quinter interviewed by the Daily Business Review http://www.dailybusinessreview.com/id=1202772377721/Lawyers-Say-Killing-NAFTA-Will-Have-Repercussions-for-US-Businesses?slreturn=20161019072206

And the story also ran in Corporate Counsel http://www.corpcounsel.com/id=1202772430730/Lawyers-Say-Killing-NAFTA-Will-Have-Repercussions-for-US-Businesses?mcode=1202617073467&curindex=4&curpage=2&slreturn=20161019072145

GR’s Lakeland CLE featured in the Lakeland Ledger http://www.theledger.com/news/20161116/likely-gubernatorial-candidate-adam-putnam-discusses-states-challenges–http://www.theledger.com/news/20161116/likely-gubernatorial-candidate-adam-putnam-discusses-states-challenges

Philip Nohrr interviewed by Florida Today http://www.floridatoday.com/story/life/style/vra/2016/11/14/organization-year-bridges/93656808/

Richard Blau interviewed/featured by Florida Times-Union http://jacksonville.com/business/2016-11-19/pot-business-hazy-over-impacts-legalized-medical-marijuana-florida

GR mentioned in Financial News & Record http://www.jaxdailyrecord.com/showstory.php?Story_id=548767

Jack Kirschenbaum, Mason Williams featured in Florida Today story http://www.floridatoday.com/story/news/local/environment/2016/11/18/port-led-brevards-50-year-federal-commitment-beach-renourishment/94039578/

George Meros and Andy Bardos in Law360 http://www.law360.com/articles/865085/dismiss-adult-s-nursing-home-suit-filed-as-child-fla-says

Pete Antonacci mentioned in Tampa Bay Times http://www.tampabay.com/blogs/the-buzz-florida-politics/if-bondi-leaves-heres-early-short-list-for-attorney-generals-job/2303928

Richard Blau interviewed by South Florida SunSentinel (ran on front page of print edition) http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/politics/florida-politics-blog/fl-medical-marijuana-dispensaries-20161123-story.html

Richard Blau interviewed by WFSU Florida public radio http://news.wfsu.org/post/lawmakers-regulators-face-short-timeline-roll-out-medical-marijuana

Which also aired on WUSF radio http://health.wusf.usf.edu/post/lawmakers-regulators-face-short-timeline-roll-out-medical-marijuana

Richard Blau interviewed by Miami’s WLRN radio http://wlrn.org/post/lawmakers-regulators-face-short-timeline-roll-out-medical-marijuana


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Tampa Bay Times story about upcoming opening of Lector Social Club and Wine Bar, in Tampa Heights

September 16th, 2016 No comments

Tampa Bay Times story about soon-to-open Lector Social Club and Wine Bar, in Tampa Heights

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Restaurant BT’s Chef BT shares recipe on Bay News 9’s Chef’s Kitchen

September 16th, 2016 No comments

BT Nguyen, executive chef of South Tampa’s Restaurant BT, shares with Bay News 9 viewers how to make Bo La Lot, a classic Vietnamese dish — beef wrapped in wild betel leaf.

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GrayRobinson media coverage in past couple of months

September 16th, 2016 No comments

Peter Quinter interviewed by Law.com http://www.law.com/sites/almstaff/2016/07/05/latin-america-wont-escape-brexit-impact/?slreturn=20160605091259

Michelle Tanzer featured in profile story in Golf Business magazine http://www.golfbusiness.com/flash/digital/2016July/default.html
Richard Blau interviewed by Newsradio 970 WFLA AM Tampa Bay http://970wfla.iheart.com/media/play/27180095/
Richard Blau’s interview with WFSU FM rebroadcast on South Florida’s WLRN http://wlrn.org/post/finding-doc-could-be-next-hurdle-medical-pot
Jason Cetel interviewed by Newsradio 970 WFLA AM Tampa Bay http://970wfla.iheart.com/media/play/27201040/
Stephen Tilbrook’s Broward Palm Beach New Times story runs in Insurancenewsnet.com http://insurancenewsnet.com/oarticle/sea-level-rise-cost-florida-400b-property-loss
Anastasia’s DBR story mentioned in Bloomberg Law news roundup https://bol.bna.com/wake-up-call-associate-salary-raises-across-the-pond/
Bill Riley and Pedro Villa mentioned in FloridaPolitics.com piece on Gary Nader http://floridapolitics.com/archives/219206-art-dealer-files-protest
Brian Bieber interviewed by Newsradio 970 WFLA AM Tampa Bay http://970wfla.iheart.com/media/play/27233866/
Anna Wiand interviewed in Tampa Bay Times page-oner http://www.tampabay.com/news/business/cigars-for-the-troops/2291318
Anna Wiand interviewed by Newsradio 970 WFLA AM Tampa Bay http://970wfla.iheart.com/media/play/27271897/


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GrayRobinson’s Peter Quinter talks with the Tampa Tribune

May 3rd, 2016 No comments

Miami attorney Peter Quinter talks with the Tampa Tribune about how, even as relations between Cuba and America warm, Americans still face obstacles to doing business with the island nation. Quinter chairs the Customs & International Trade Law Group at the statewide law firm of GrayRobinson.

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Tampa trial attorney Steve Yerrid and parents of former U Cal Berkeley football player Ted Agu talk with ESPN Outside the Lines

April 21st, 2016 No comments

Tampa attorney Steve Yerrid, and Ambrose and Emilia Agu, speak with ESPN Outside the Lines about the death of the Agus’ son Ted, a University of California Berkeley football player who died following a pre-season conditioning drill.

The Agus had filed a wrongful death suit against the university, which has been settled. The Agus alleged their son died as a result of  reckless and negligent behavior on the part of UCB football trainers and coaches. The suit claimed Agu, who was known to have sickle cell disease, died as a result of an overly taxing conditioning drill that was inappropriate and extreme given his known medical condition. Steve speaks also about the mini-epidemic of student athletes unknowingly with sickle cell trait dying in similar incidents.

Agu’s death is remarkably similar to the death of a University of Central Florida (UCF) football player, Ereck Plancher, who also suffered from Sickle Cell Disease.  In 2011, Plancher’s family, represented by Steve Yerrid, Jeff Murphy, J.D. Dowell, and David Dickey, took the case to a three week trial against UCF Athletics Association, Inc., and obtained a jury verdict and final judgment (including costs, fees and interest awarded by the Court) that is now almost $15 million.  Despite the fact that UCF Athletics Association had $21 million in liability insurance to pay this judgment, Florida’s Fifth District Court of Appeal ruled that “sovereign immunity” limited the liability of the Athletics Association and its insurance company to $200,000. The Plancher family has appealed that ruling and the matter is currently pending before the Florida Supreme Court.

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GrayRobinson’s Peter Quinter does Q&A with Miami Herald

March 30th, 2016 No comments

Miami attorney Peter Quinter talks in Q&A feature with the Miami Herald about how warming relations between Cuba and America will impact Americans eager to business with the island nation. Among his predictions – that the embargo will soon end. Quinter chairs the Customs & International Trade Law Group at the statewide law firm of GrayRobinson.

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