Roetzel & Andress, LPA announced today that is has elected two new members to the firm’s Board of Directors. Paul A. Giordano and Ashley D. Lupo join current board members Denise M. Hasbrook, Ronald S. Kopp, Terrence H. Link III, Brian J. Moore and Christopher P. Reuscher, as well as firm Chairman Robert E. Blackham, as the firm’s leadership team.
Paul A. Giordano is a firm shareholder and serves as the Practice Group Manager of the firm’s Business Litigation Group. He joined the firm as a partner in 2012. Mr. Giordano is based in Roetzel’s Fort Myers office where he handles a variety of business, commercial and banking litigation, with a special focus on bankruptcy & creditors' rights, troubled debt restructuring, workouts, and related litigation, partnership disputes, commercial foreclosures, contract and corporate disputes, construction liens, real estate dispute litigation, and general and professional liability lawsuits. He regularly assists national, regional and community banks in stabilizing distressed commercial and industrial properties, from negotiating pre-foreclosure agreements to advocating for the appointment of receivers and judicial sales. He also has experience in insurance coverage litigation, and jury and non-jury trial practice.
Ashley D. Lupo, also a firm shareholder, is based in the firm’s Naples office. She joined the firm as an associate in 2002 and became a partner in 2007. Ms. Lupo is Board Certified in Condominium and Planned Development Law by The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and for the past two decades has focused on the practical, efficient representation of planned communities, including condominiums, homeowners' associations, country clubs (bundled and 617), hotels, mixed-use and industrial condominiums, and continuing care retirement communities (CCRC). She has represented hundreds of planned communities and country clubs regarding all aspects of their day-to-day operations, including compliance with Federal and Florida statutes and regulations, employment and Fair Housing Act issues, land-use issues, interaction with federal, Florida and local agencies, and other corporate governance issues. Ashley also currently serves on the Board of Directors for the South Gulf Coast Chapter of Community Associations Institute (CAI) and the Greater Marco YMCA.View PDF