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Carlton Fields Names New Practice Group Leaders

TAMPA, FL – Carlton Fields has named three new practice group leaders to its industry-leading Business Transactions, Cybersecurity and Privacy, and Intellectual Property practices. The new leaders are Jordan August, Patricia Carreiro, and Eleanor Yost, respectively.

Jordan August practices in the areas of business, taxation, and estate planning. His practice focuses on representing buyers and sellers in mergers and acquisitions and providing corporate and tax advice to individuals, public and closely held companies, nonprofit organizations, and trusts and estates. August takes over a business transactions practice that represents public and privately held companies and key players operating in the finance, private equity and venture capital, health care, technology, media, entertainment, and sports industries.

Trish Carreiro is an experienced cybersecurity and privacy litigator who advises clients on privacy, cybersecurity, and artificial intelligence. She serves as outside privacy and cybersecurity counsel to companies of all sizes, ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small universities and health care startups. Carreiro leads a cybersecurity and privacy practice group that counsels clients on complex, evolving, and multifaceted issues related to information security, data breaches, and privacy.

Eleanor Yost manages national and international patent, trademark, and domain name portfolios for some of the most recognizable brands in the world. She also litigates high-stakes intellectual property disputes in state and federal courts, the U.S. International Trade Commission, and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Yost takes the reins of a celebrated intellectual property practice group that handles all aspects of intellectual property prosecution, enforcement, and transactional matters for clients across the country, and is known for its powerhouse trial lawyers that regularly represent leading companies in the life sciences, pharmaceutical, and hi-tech sectors.  


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