Jul. 16, 2014

Paul Lopez Appointed By Governor Rick Scott to 4th District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission

Governor Scott said of the appointees, “I am confident that they will select judicial nominees who will serve with humility while respecting the rule of law.”

Lopez, who has previously been nominated by Govs. Bush and Crist to serve on the 17th Circuit JNC and the Fourth District Court of Appeal JNC where he previously served as Chair and Vice-Chair, will now join the commission and serve a term beginning July 14, 2014 and ending July 1, 2018. Lopez was appointed from a list of nominees submitted by the Florida Bar to succeed Louis Silber on the commission.

As a director with Tripp Scott, Lopez specializes in Business Litigation and Labor & Employment Law. Lopez handles high-stakes complex business litigation and employment law disputes throughout Florida for his clients.  He has successfully litigated and tried numerous high-exposure jury and non-jury trials in both federal and state court throughout his career and has developed a reputation for being one of South Florida’s best trial lawyers and litigators.   

About Tripp Scott

Since its inception in 1969, Tripp Scott has served the legal needs of established and growing businesses, as well as individual clients and their families. The multi-disciplinary firm represents a diverse mix of publicly traded corporations and privately held companies with operations in Florida and around the country.

Tripp Scott provides legal and business counsel to clients in the areas of corporate, litigation, finance and tax, healthcare, real estate, bankruptcy, environmental and entrepreneurial business. For additional information, call (954) 525-7500 or visit the firm’s Web site at www.trippscott.com.

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Tripp Scott Attorneys Named Fort Lauderdale Illustrated’s 2020 list of Top Lawyers

Fort Lauderdale, Fla., July 2, 2020   

As published in Fort Lauderdale Illustrated

Tripp Scott today announced that Paul Lopez, COO of the firm, and  Dan Taylor, a director with the firm,  were selected by their peers to Fort Lauderdale Illustrated’s 2020 list of Top Lawyers. 

Tripp Scott Attorneys Named Legal Elite by Florida Trend Magazine

Fort Lauderdale, Fla., June 29, 2020

As published in Florida Trend Magazine

Tripp Scott today announced that Matthew Zifrony and Jeffrey Fauer, both directors with the firm, were selected by their peers as Florida Trend Magazine’s 2020 Florida Legal Elite.

The Florida Legal Elite are the top lawyers practicing in Florida, according to the results of the magazine's statewide attorney surveys. The special issue, which goes on stands in July, provides Florida Trend readers with an extensive list of the state’s most prominent attorneys.

The Supreme Court Speaks: What Employers Need to Know Moving Forward

As published in the Daily Business Review

The holding, authored by Republican-appointed Justice Neil Gorsuch, provides millions of additional employees with greater protections from discrimination and harassment in the workplace.

In a landmark ruling on June 15, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Title VII of Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects LGBTQ+ employees from workplace discrimination. In a 6-3 ruling, the high court found that Title VII extends to claims of discrimination based on an individual’s sexual orientation and gender identity. The holding, authored by Republican-appointed Justice Neil Gorsuch, provides millions of additional employees with greater protections from discrimination and harassment in the workplace.

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