Fox Rothschild has named Raul Valdes-Fauli as a partner. He is a long-time leader in the South Florida business community. Valdes-Fauli has more than four decades of experience and has served as mayor of the City of Coral Gables from 1993 to 2001 as well as vice mayor and city commissioner in the 1980s.
Robert Bolton has joined Genovese Joblove & Battista as CFO. Before joining the firm, he held a senior level financial position at Groom Law Group. He has also served as managing director of finance at Hogan Lovells LLP.
Amy Koltnow has been named a partner at Colodny, Fass, Talenfeld, Karlinsky, Abate & Webb. She has been with the firm since 2005. Koltnow has also served as an attorney for the U.S. Small Business Administration Disaster Assistance Division and assistant state attorney for the State Attorney’s Office in Miami-Dade County.
Concepcion Martinez & Bellido has named Marian Ancheta Llera as partner. She has experience in advising foreign and domesitcal financial institutions regarding U.S. tax compliance and U.S. income and business taxation matters. She is also a speaker and published author on issues related to the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act.
Weiss Serota Helfman Pastoriza Cole & Boniske has named Marc Solomon as a partner. For the last 12 years, he has managed and operated his own law firm, providing legal counseling services for entrepreneurs and companies. He has also served as regional vice president and in-house counsel for a provider of same-day delivery and distribution services.
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.