Shareholders


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John M. Compton

Partner


Sarasota Attorney Mr. Compton is a partner in the firm’s business and tax practice where he assists clients with corporate needs, and he is also a member of the firm’s estate planning, estate administration, and asset preservation group. With an LLM in taxation, Mr. Compton specializes in the tax consequences of various transactions. Mr. Compton sits on the Board of Directors for the Sarasota Humane Society and Southeastern Guide Dogs.


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Philip N. Hammersley

Partner


Mr. Hammersley is a partner in the firm’s trial practice and dispute resolution group, and is also a Florida Supreme Court certified mediator. Mr. Hammersley’s practice focuses primarily on construction and complex litigation. Mr. Hammersley is devoted to the Sarasota community and sits on the Board of Directors for the Sarasota County Education Foundation and the YMCA Children and Youth Services Board.


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Michael P. Infanti

PARTNER


Mr. Infanti is a partner in the firm’s real-estate practice and focuses on the acquisition, sale, development, and leasing of condominium and other real-estate projects throughout Florida. Mr. Infanti also represents banks and other financial institutions in the negotiation, structure and documentation of commercial debt and equity transactions, loan workouts and foreclosures.


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Darren R. Inverso

Partner


Sarasota Attorney Mr. Inverso is a partner in the firm’s trial practice and dispute resolution group. His practice focuses primarily on commercial and construction litigation, lending law matters, arbitration, and other forms of alternative dispute resolution. Mr. Inverso is active in the Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance and also conducts several seminars on construction defects and construction lien law.


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E. John Lopez

Partner


Mr. Lopez is a partner in the firm’s business and tax law practice, as well as the firm’s estate planning, estate administration, and asset preservation group. Board Certified in wills, trusts, and estates, and taxation, Mr. Lopez has an L.L.M. in taxation and assists his clients with tax planning in both his estate and business practices. Mr. Lopez is a former member of the Board of Directors for the Pines of Sarasota Foundation, Inc. and the All Faiths Food Bank.


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Sam D. Norton

Partner


Mr. Norton is a founding partner, and his practices focuses primarily on real estate, banking, corporate and business transactions. Mr. Norton is an experienced real-estate attorney in the acquisition, development, and sale of both large commercial projects as well residential transactions. In addition to his practice, Mr. Norton is member of the Board of Directors for Insignia Bank and the Argus Foundation and serves on the Executive Committee for the University of Florida Bergstrom Center for Real Estate Studies.


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Peter Z. Skokos

Partner


Mr. Skokos is a partner in the firm’s real-estate practice, and assists clients in real-estate transactions, banking matters, and corporate and business transactions. Mr. Skokos represents numerous lenders in preparing loan documentation and closing commercial and residential loan transactions. Mr. Skokos is a member of the Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance and the West Florida Chapter of the Community Associations Institute, and is a director of the Sarasota Chapter of the Risk Management Association.


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Associates


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Christopher J. Fowler

Associate


Christopher J. Fowler is an associate attorney and a member of our estate planning, estate administration, and asset preservation practice group and our business and tax law practice group. Mr. Fowler focuses his practice primarily on estate planning, business planning, asset preservation planning, and tax planning.


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Erik M. Hanson

Associate


Sarasota Attorney Mr. Hanson is an associate in the firm’s trial practice and dispute resolution group, and his practice primarily involves lending law matters as well as construction, complex, real-estate, and corporate disputes. Mr. Hanson also handles appeals in all Florida appellate courts. Mr. Hanson is active in the Sarasota community and Sarasota County Bar Association…


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J. Derrick Maginness

Associate


Sarasota Attorney Mr. Maginness is an associate in the firm’s trial practice and dispute resolution group, and his practice focuses primarily on construction law, real-estate litigation, landlord-tenant disputes, and complex commercial issues. Mr. Maginness is a Captain in the Florida Army National Guard and member of Leadership Sarasota County.


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Ally Salerno

Associate


Sarasota Attorney Alexandra “Ally” Salerno is a recent addition to the firm and a member of our real-estate practice group. She handles matters concerning real estate as well as business law and corporate transactions. As a native of Sarasota, Ms. Salerno is a graduate of Pine View School and is actively growing her involvement in the Sarasota community.


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