Duane Morris has named Leslie Croland as a partner for the firm’s corporate practice group. He was previously with Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP. He is also a director of BioFlorida and secretary of the BioFlorida Institute’s Founding Board of Directors. Croland also works as a director of Southeast BIO as well as a member and director of the Executive Committee of the Florida Research Consortium.
Berger Singerman has named Barry Lapides as partner and a member of the firm’s business, finance and tax team. Before joining the firm, he was an associate at Duane Morris in Miami. He is an appointed member of he University of Florida Bergstrom Center for Real Estate Studies Advisory Board and is a member of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee Miami Chapter.
Conrad Scherer LLP has named Daniel Weinger as partner. He is a litigator focusing on employment discrimination and commercial litigation. Weinger has taught at Nova Southeastern University’s Shepard Broad Law Center.
Also at Conrad Scherer LLP, Jordana Jarjura has been named partner. She practices in governmental relations and litigation practices. Jarjura has experience in procurement, negotiation of government contracts, land development and public policy through her governmental relations practice.
S. Daniel Ponce has joined Berger Singerman as a partner and a member of the firm’s dispute resolution and business team as well as the finance and tax team. Before joining the firm, he was a partner at Legon Ponce Fodiman. He is a member of the Florida Bar, American bar Association and the Dade County Bar Association.