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5 Carlton Fields Attorneys Elected to Shareholder

Carlton Fields is pleased to announce the election of five new shareholders in various offices and practice and industry groups at the firm’s 2020 Annual Meeting held this month in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Of Counsel elected to Shareholder:

Jonathan “Tre” Dixon III (Tampa Office) counsels hospitals and other health care providers on regulatory, operational, and transactional aspects of health care law, with an emphasis on mergers, acquisitions, joint venture agreements, corporate governance best practices, Stark and anti-kickback compliance, and risk and claims management. Dixon gained a deep understanding of the client’s perspective during his years as in-house legal counsel for high-performing health care organizations. Prior to entering private practice, Dixon was a senior vice president at Tampa General Hospital. In that role, he set strategy and oversaw corporate compliance, internal audit, legal, and risk management services. Dixon’s transition from an in-house role to private practice was featured in a Business Observer profile. Dixon earned his J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and his B.S. from the University of Pittsburgh.

Associates elected to Shareholder:

Daniel G. Enriquez (Miami Office) is a litigator with a focus on the insurance and financial services industries. He serves as coverage and monitoring counsel in complex insurance coverage matters. This representation includes litigating claim disputes and analyzing coverage under professional liability, general liability, and directors and officers policies. Enriquez has also defended insurers in litigation involving lender-placed insurance and first-party bad faith. In addition to his work in the insurance industry, Enriquez has represented diverse client bases ranging from large institutional lenders and telecommunications companies to media personalities and college football coaches. He earned his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and his B.S., cum laude, from the University of Florida.

Amanda Romfh Jesteadt (West Palm Beach Office) focuses on litigation and counseling in complex antitrust and telecommunications matters. She defends companies facing antitrust and unfair competition claims. In addition, as part of Carlton Fields’ antitrust cartel recovery practice, she assists corporate clients to recover damages from national and international cartels. Jesteadt also represents wireless carriers in nationwide litigation. She regularly handles matters across the country in federal and state courts and in arbitration, involving intellectual property, contract, consumer issues, and other matters. Jesteadt earned her J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Florida Levin College of Law and her B.A., with honors, from the University of Chicago.

Heather M. Jonczak (Miami Office) is a commercial litigator with particular experience in the areas of construction, surety, fidelity, and other complex commercial disputes in state and federal courts. As a member of the firm’s Construction Practice, she handles a wide variety of complex construction disputes and litigation involving all manner of contract claims, design and construction defects and deficiencies, project delay claims, payment and performance bonds, and construction liens. She also regularly drafts and negotiates all types of construction contracts as well as commercial lease agreements and addendums. Jonczak’s clientele includes contractors, developers, sureties, and private and public owners on all types of construction matters. Some of her representative matters involve stadiums, ballparks, convention centers, hospitals, hotels, commercial office and retail space, high-rise condominiums, and museums, among other complex construction projects. Jonczak earned her J.D., cum laude, from Florida State University College of Law, and her B.S., summa cum laude, from the University of Florida.

Michael D. Sloan (West Palm Beach Office) is a trial and appellate litigator who focuses on business disputes, product liability, multidistrict litigation (MDL), and other complex civil litigation in Florida and New York state and federal courts. Sloan has represented clients in a variety of business disputes, ranging from business valuations to RICO actions to restrictive real property covenants to challenges of government agency decisions. In the product liability arena, Sloan currently defends a global cosmetics manufacturer in talc-related personal injury suits, and he previously defended a global airbag manufacturer in MDL proceedings. Sloan began his career as an appellate litigator and has argued appeals before the Florida Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and Florida’s Second and Fourth District Courts of Appeal, and he has served as counsel of record in a petition to the U.S. Supreme Court. Sloan’s approach to advocacy is informed by his experience throughout the trial and appellate processes. He earned his J.D., magna cum laude, from Boston University School of Law and his B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania.


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