Class of 2023

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Charles E. Adcock, president and chief executive of the FSU Credit Union in Tallahassee, FL, was featured 87th on the 2024 Seminole 100 list. Posted 3.6.24

Kelvin Ready has joined GrayRobinson as an associate in the firm's Lakeland office. Ready brings a deep dedication to his role, coupling his legal acumen with valuable political experience. During his time in law school, Ready’s participation in the prestigious Florida Gubernatorial Fellows program afforded him the opportunity to gain invaluable hands-on experience within state government, including a role in the Executive Office of the Governor, Office of General Counsel. His unique blend of legal skill and political insight positions him as a valuable asset in representing and championing firm clients across the state. Posted 1.26.24


Sarah Kranz has joined Lewis, Longman & Walker, P.A. as an associate in the firm's West Palm Beach office. Kranz helps to expand the firm's environmental and land use law practice in Florida. Kranz is an active member of the Palm Beach County Bar Association, where she serves on the Health and Wellness Committee of the Young Lawyers Section. Posted 10.1.23


Maddi McLeland has joined the Tampa-based labor and employment law firm Johnson Jackson PLLC as an associate attorney. McLeland defends clients in litigation involving a wide range of employment issues, ranging from discrimination and harassment claims to contract disputes and wage-hour complaints. McLeland also assists private and public employers with employment law compliance issues and helps them respond to charges and complaints filed with administrative agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Department of Labor, and the National Labor Relations Board. Posted 10.10.23

Thomas Colten has joined Henderson Franklin's as an associate in the firm's Land Use and Environmental Law department. His appointment follows two successful Summer Associate internships with the firm. Posted 10.1.23


Briana Saffold was hired by Florida House Democrats to serve as analysts on several lawmaking panels. Saffold brings unique experience, having worked in compliance at the German lender Deutsche Bank, where she helped ensure sophisticated financial instruments operated lawfully. She has previously interned for insurers, regulators and a public defender’s office. Posted 9.21.23