The law firm of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP announced via a press release that it has added three litigators to its Jacksonville office. The three new litigators are Lee Wedekind, Frank Morreale and Troy Smith. All three have joined the law firm as partners and will work on a multitude of business disputes at the federal and state levels all across Florida.
The law firm opened in 1897 and employs more than 500 attorneys and other professionals in offices located in the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Massachusetts, Tennessee, West Virginia, and throughout the Carolinas.
The Jacksonville office opened in June of 2013. In 2009, an office for the firm opened in Tallahassee. The Jacksonville office is the 14th for the firm in the United States.
Morreale joins the firm in its business litigation group. He has experience representing banks, insurance companies and members of the mortgage industry with litigation, arbitration and technology disputes. Morreale holds licenses for all state and federal courts in Florida, the state court in New York and three New York federal courts.
Smith represents businesses and financial companies in contractual and commercial disputes. He has handled cases involving product liability, real estate, eminent domain, class action litigation, construction law and software technology. Smith has licenses for all state and federal courts in both Florida and Texas.
Wedekind has experience with property rights and valuation disputes. His clients include businesses, property owners, and governmental entities. He has represented clients in disputes involving eminent domain, ad valorem tax assessments, environmental contamination and enforcement of covenants and restrictions.