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WSHC+B is proud to announce that attorneys, Anne Flanigan, Richard Rosengarten, Lindsey Ryder, Alison Smith, Lori Smith-Lalla and Alex Uribe, have been promoted to partner.

Anne represents both public and private clients in a wide range of litigation matters. Her practice includes federal civil rights matters, personal injury, contract disputes and real property claims, and she actively practices in both federal and state court. She also has an active trademark law practice that includes the registration and enforcement of trademarks for both municipal and private clients. She is based in the Fort Lauderdale office. 

Richard focuses his practice on municipal and commercial appeals and litigation. He represents businesses and public entities in commercial disputes, land use, law enforcement, discrimination and torts. His civil litigation practice also includes private sector contract disputes, complex civil litigation, construction law and real property matters. He is based in the Miami office.

Lindsey advises employers and helps them resolve employment disputes by conducting in-house investigations in response to discrimination complaints filed by employees.  She also responds to and mediates charges of discrimination filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Florida Commission on Human Relations. She is based in the Fort Lauderdale office.

Alison focuses her practice on labor & employment, municipal, appellate, and administrative and regulatory matters. She regularly advises and represents public and private entities in connection with workplace issues and lawsuits brought pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, Title VII, the Florida Civil Rights Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and many other labor and employment laws. She is based in the Fort Lauderdale office.

Lori is a former Assistant County Attorney for Broward County and is board certified by The Florida Bar as a specialist in City, County and Local Government Law. She represents local government clients in bond financings using sophisticated financing instruments such as rate-lock agreements, swap agreements, letters of credit, delayed delivery agreements, and other derivative products. She is based in the Fort Lauderdale office.

Alex handles land use and complex development permitting matters, as well as alcoholic beverage law issues.  Prior to joining the firm, Alex worked at the City of Miami’s Planning and Zoning Department where he advised the planning, zoning and community development offices, on land use issues including permitting, covenants, affordable housing issues, impact fees and alcoholic beverage licensing. He also represents local governments in a retained counsel capacity. He is based in the Miami office.

“We are pleased to recognize the hard work and achievements of these talented lawyers,” Firm Managing Director Mitch Burnstein said. “They have played a vital role in the growth of the firm, and we look forward to their continued success.”

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