Tampa, Fla. – Carlton Fields Tampa Shareholders Joanna Garcia and Mac McCoy were selected by the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Business Law Section to participate in leadership development programs. Garcia will participate in the Section’s Ambassadors Program and McCoy will participate in the Section’s Fellows Program. Both appointments are two-year terms.
The ABA’s Business Law Section is committed to increasing participation of lawyers of color, young lawyers, and lawyers with disabilities in Section activities. The goal of the Fellows and Ambassadors programs is to provide opportunities for leadership roles within the Section for these lawyers. For more information about the Fellows and Ambassadors programs, visit the Business Law Section’s Web page at www.americanbar.org.
Garcia practices in the firm’s Business Litigation & Trade Regulation and Real Property Litigation practice groups with a focus in the areas of class action defense, commercial contract litigation, real property litigation, and other general business disputes. She is also a member of the firm’s Minority Lawyer Network and its Women's Initiative Network. Garcia received her B.A. with highest honors from the American International College, and her M.B.A. and J.D., cum laude, from Stetson University.
McCoy practices in the firm’s Real Property Litigation practice group and focuses his practice on class action defense, RESPA litigation, and complex real estate litigation matters. He is also an active member of the firm’s Class Action Team, the Litigation Council, the Discovery Task Force, the E-Discovery Team, the Pro Bono Committee, and the Recruiting Team. McCoy received a dual B.A., magna cum laude, and his J.D., cum laude, from Stetson University.