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Boyd, Ginger Barry
Broad and Cassel

Ginger Barry Boyd is also Co-Chair of the Business Litigation department.

Boyd represents clients in general commercial litigation matters. Boyd handles a wide variety of litigation matters including real estate litigation, securities litigation, bankruptcy litigation, contracts litigation, foreclosures, employment litigation, intellectual property litigation and general business litigation matters.

Boyd has represented private and public clients, including the state of Florida, in employment discrimination litigation matters.

In addition, Boyd has experience in other areas of law, having handled matters in entertainment and family law. She has represented clients in dissolution of marriage actions, child support, and custody actions.

Boyd served as a felony prosecutor in the Leon County State Attorney’s office where she prosecuted property, drug, and sexual assault crimes. She also handled misdemeanor and juvenile prosecutions.

Boyd already has many reported decisions to her credit, including Cotton vs. GS Dev., 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 8229 (M.D. Ga. 2008), Auto-Owners Ins. Co. v. Pozzi Window Co., 984 So. 2d 1241 (Fla. 2008), U.S. Fire Ins. Co. v. J.S.U.B., Inc., 979 So. 2d 303 (Fla. 2007), J.S.U.B., Inc. v. United States Fire Ins. Co., 906 So. 2d 303 (2d DCA 2005) and John Hall Elec. Contr., Inc. v. Allstate Constr., Inc., 917 So. 2d 310 (1st DCA 2005), Twin Oaks Villas, Ltd. v. Joel D. Smith, LLC, 79 So.3d 67 (Fla. 1st DCA 2011).

Boyd was named a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers magazine in 2009-2015.

Boyd is involved in a variety professional and community organizations, including Rotary International and the Walton County Chamber of Commerce. She also does various pro-bono work and community service activities.
Bar Membership
U.S. District Courts, Northern, Middle and Southern District of Florida
11th Circuit Court of Appeals
Florida State University College of Law
Tallahassee, FL, 2000
J.D., Juris Doctor

University of Florida
Gainesville, FL, 1996
B.A., English

Broad and Cassel
Corona, Lacey
Broad and Cassel

Ms. Corona represents clients in the public bid and proposal sector on some of the State’s largest infrastructure, transportation, and development projects, such as:

Special Counsel to the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA) on its $3.2 billion Capital Improvement Program;
GOAA General Construction Counsel ($500+ million annual expenditure for design and construction);
Counsel to Jacksonville Transportation Authority for construction-related procurements and contracts, including public-private partnerships (P3);
Counsel to St. Lucie County on its New York Mets stadium project, P3s, and drafting agreements and procurements.

Ms. Corona also represents clients protesting and defending local, state, and federal contract awards in all industries, and is well-versed in all phases of litigation regarding construction, employment, federal and state intellectual property and trade secrets, and general business litigation matters, including winning rulings from the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

Ms. Corona is also licensed to practice in New York.

Hoffer, Stefan Thomas “Tom”
Matthews & Jones, LLP
Matthews & Jones LLP
Roberts, David A.
Hall, Arbery, Gilligan, Roberts & Shanlever LLP

Dave Roberts is an experienced and accomplished employment litigation attorney whose practice primarily involves the representation of clients in the areas of restrictive covenant litigation and drafting (non-compete, non-solicitation, non-recruitment and non-disclosure agreements), general employment contract litigation and drafting, trade secret cases, employment discrimination and harassment litigation, employment related torts, wage and hour disputes and general business contract disputes.

While Mr. Roberts has nearly 18 years of private practice experience in many different areas of employment law, his Georgia non-compete agreement practice is especially highly regarded and Mr. Roberts is known for his significant level of experience, expertise and courtroom abilities handling Georgia non-compete agreement cases.  Additionally, Mr. Roberts litigates, drafts and negotiates non-compete agreements in other jurisdictions as part of his broad non-compete and employment law practice.

From 2005 – 2013, prior to becoming a Partner at Hall, Arbery, Gilligan, Roberts & Shanlever LLP, Mr. Roberts was the Managing Partner of The Roberts Firm, P.C. where he focused his practice in the areas of Georgia non-compete agreement law, employment law and business litigation matters.  Prior to founding his own firm, Mr. Roberts limited his practice to Georgia non-compete agreement law and employment law matters as an attorney for Greenberg Traurig, one of the world’s largest and most prestigious law firms. Mr. Roberts’ Georgia non-compete agreement and employment practice at Greenberg Traurig including the representation of Fortune-500 companies nationally in matters relating to Georgia non-compete law and agreements and other employment law matters.  Prior to joining Greenberg Traurig, Mr. Roberts was an attorney at two of the top employment law firms in the nation, Fisher Phillips, LLP and Seyfarth Shaw. While at these firms, Mr. Roberts also practiced exclusively in the areas of Georgia non-compete agreement  law and employment law.  Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Roberts gained significant jury-trial experience as an Assistant State Attorney in Tallahassee, Florida where he prosecuted drug-related offenses and other crimes.

Mr. Roberts is licensed and practices non-compete and employment law in all state courts in Georgia and Florida as well as in federal courts in Georgia and Florida. Mr. Roberts also represents clients nationally in non compete matters and other employment law and business litigation matters.

Mr. Roberts received his law degree in 1994 from the University of Texas School of Law.  Mr. Roberts received his undergraduate degree from Florida State University which he attended on a football scholarship. During his playing career at FSU, Mr. Roberts was a four-year letterman, Academic All-American and was awarded an NCAA post-graduate scholarship to attend law school. Mr. Roberts’ career highlights included four consecutive major bowl victories, a 4-0 record versus the University of Florida, a single-game receiving record for FSU tight ends and catching the winning touchdown pass for FSU in 1989 in their win over rival Florida.  A long-time elite-level baseball coach, in 2006, Mr. Roberts became the Head Baseball Coach for the East Cobb Astros 14U team which is part of the top youth baseball program in the nation. Mr. Roberts 14U East Cobb Astros teams have won 13 major National Championships and most of Mr. Roberts players have gone on to play major college and/or professional baseball.  Mr. Roberts also sits on the Board of Directors of East Cobb Baseball and serves as its General Counsel.  Mr. Roberts also coaches youth football at the Northside Youth Organization (“NYO”) at Chastain Park.

Born and raised in Griffin, Georgia, Mr. Roberts and his wife Courtney have a son Cade (10) and a daughter Libby (7).  The Roberts’ are members of Roswell Presbyterian Church.

Sullivan, Jennifer A.
Guilday Simpson West Hatch Lowe & Roane, PA
Guilday Law
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