Carlton Fields’ Jason Kairalla Begins His Term As President of the University of Miami Law Alumni Association

July 22, 2019
Miami, Fla. – Carlton Fields is pleased to announce that Shareholder Jason Kairalla was appointed president of the University of Miami Law Alumni Association. He will serve a one-year term leading the association, which includes more than 20,000 active members throughout all 50 states and in 70 countries.
Kairalla earned his J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Miami School of Law in 2002. He also earned his M.B.A., with high honors, and his B.B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Miami. As a longtime member of the Law Alumni Association’s Board of Directors, Kairalla serves as an ambassador for the school by working to engage alumni globally and reconnect them with their alma mater. 
Kairalla’s leadership is part of Carlton Fields’ close relationship with the University of Miami. The firm is the official legal partner for the University of Miami School of Business’s  Entrepreneurship Program and Annual Business Plan Competition. As part of the partnership, the firm will provide legal services to competition winners to help guide them as they launch their businesses. Additionally, several firm lawyers are and have been in leadership and faculty positions at the university.
At Carlton Fields, Kairalla’s practice involves defending complex individual and class action cases on behalf of insurance companies and other financial services institutions in federal and state courts. He also litigates complex business disputes and matters of constitutional, environmental and land use, media, and intellectual property law. As a member of the firm's appellate group, Kairalla has handled a number of appeals in both federal and state courts.
Kairalla chairs the firm’s Tech Innovation Task Force and advises, speaks, and writes on legal issues presented by new technology, including law-related technology and e-discovery. He serves as co-chair of the American Bar Association's Appellate Practice Committee and vice-chair of The Florida Bar's Federal Court Practice Committee.

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