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Devine Goodman Attorneys Recognized as Florida Legal Elite

Lawrence D. Goodman and Guy A. Rasco were recently recognized in the 2014 edition of Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite™. The list of honorees, published in the July issue of Florida Trend magazine, includes attorneys in private practice as well as top government and non-profit attorneys. The attorneys chosen by their peers for this recognition […]

Devine Goodman Attorneys Recognized in the 2014 Edition of Florida Super Lawyers

Devine Goodman Rasco Watts-FitzGerald & Wells is pleased to announce that five of the firm’s attorneys have been recognized in the 2014 issue of Florida Super Lawyers magazine, an honor that less than five percent of lawyers statewide are selected to receive each year. Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding lawyers from more than […]

Guy A. Rasco Elected to Chair of LAWorld

Guy A. Rasco was elected to Chair of LAWorld at the Annual Conference held in Hong Kong in April 2014. Steve Ng has stepped down from his role as Chair after completing his two-year term. Mr. Rasco intends to pursue his predecessors’ focus on business development, membership expansion, improving referral opportunities, and website awareness and […]

Court Orders Martha Stewart, Emeril Lagasse, and Home Shopping Network to Stop Using “SOLINGEN” Certification Mark

DGRWW has won an important victory for our client, owner of the famous “SOLINGEN” certification mark found on the finest German cutlery. Devine Goodman lawyers Guy Rasco and Lawrence Goodman joined with Mayback & Hoffman managing partner, Catherine Hoffman, to represent the Chamber of Industry and Commerce Wuppertal-Solingen-Remschied, the German trade association that owns and […]

Corporate Advisory: Bad Actor Disqualification from 506 Offerings

The SEC has adopted rules that disqualify felons and other bad actors from participating in securities offerings under the safe-harbor exemption provided by Rule 506 of Regulation D promulgated under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. As most private placements are done in reliance on Rule 506, issuers must exercise reasonable care in confirming […]

Corporate Advisory

Amendments to Article 9 of the UCC became effective in Florida and most states on July 1, 2013. Secured transaction lenders need to be sure their outstanding loans secured by Article 9 collateral are not adversely affected by these amendments.

Devine Goodman Attorneys Recognized as Florida Legal Elite

Florida Trend magazine’s 2013 Florida Legal Elite has recognized four Devine Goodman attorneys as among the most highly esteemed lawyers in Florida. The attorneys chosen by their peers for this recognition are considered among the top two percent of lawyers practicing within the state. The following Devine Goodman attorneys were included in this year’s 10th […]

U.S. News and World Report and Best Lawyers® Name Devine Goodman Rasco Watts-FitzGerald & Wells One of the Nation’s “Best Law Firms”

U.S. News and World Report and Best Lawyers® released the 2012-13 “Best Law Firms” rankings in which Devine Goodman Rasco Watts-FitzGerald & Wells, P.A. received one national and three metropolitan rankings as follows: National: Banking and Finance Law -Tier 3 Ranking Miami: Banking and Finance Law – Tier 1 Ranking Litigation – Bankruptcy – Tier […]

Abigail Watts-FitzGerald and Diane Noller Wells Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013 Edition

Abigail Watts-FitzGerald and Diane Noller Wells were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013 edition. Abigail has been recognized in the field of Mergers & Acquisitions Law, while Diane Noller Wells in Banking and Finance Law, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation – […]