McGlinchey News Release
McGlinchey Stafford’s Commercial Litigation Practice Adds Doris Negrin and Gabriel Hartsell in Florida
McGlinchey News Release
McGlinchey Stafford PLLC announced today the addition of two attorneys in its Florida offices and Commercial Litigation practice group:
- Dorothy “Doris” Negrin, Fort Lauderdale Of Counsel
- Gabriel M. Hartsell, Jacksonville, Associate
“Doris and Gabriel’s experience in complex commercial and consumer financial services litigation complements the existing strengths of our practice and allows us to better serve clients doing business in Florida,” said Mark New, who heads the firm’s Florida operations.
Negrin is a seasoned litigator who has successfully represented corporate clients in state and federal courts at both the trial and appellate levels, as well as in arbitration proceedings and in bankruptcy. She represents national and local businesses, financial institutions, and individuals in a variety of complex commercial and real estate matters, including contract disputes, lender disputes, title claims, liens, construction defects, consumer finance, and banking. Negrin received her J.D., cum laude, in 2003 from the University of Miami School of Law, where she was an Ann Wrenn-King Scholar and a James Weldon Johnson Fellow. She also holds a B.A. in Political Science from Florida International University.
Hartsell’s practice focuses on the representation of commercial lenders and businesses involved in complex commercial litigation, real estate litigation, and financial services litigation. He is licensed to practice in Florida and Georgia, and has handled a broad array of business litigation and insurance defense matters for clients across both those states, with experience in complex contractual disputes, subrogation and indemnity prosecution, and litigation involving real property, banking, transportation, premises liability, professional liability, employers’ liability, products liability, maritime personal injury, workers’ compensation, and insurance coverage. Hartsell is a 2010 graduate of the Florida State University College of Law, where he received his J.D., cum laude, and received his International Law Certificate, magna cum laude. He received his B.S. in Psychology, magna cum laude, from Palm Beach Atlantic University in 2007.
“We are happy to welcome Doris and Gabriel to the firm’s Fort Lauderdale and Jacksonville offices, respectively, and to our group of commercial litigators,” said Michael Ferachi, a Member and Team Leader of the firm’s Commercial Litigation section. “The continued growth of our Commercial Litigation practice group allows us to offer our clients increased depth of experience in several areas of law, and is a reflection of the firm’s commitment to helping clients strategically address concerns, resolve disputes, and achieve their business and legal goals.”
McGlinchey Stafford’s Florida offices were established to more effectively and efficiently serve valued clients in the Southeast United States. Attorneys in these offices bring experience working in-house for some of the largest financial services companies in the world, as well as seasoned trial experience handling complex commercial litigation; bankruptcy, reorganization, and creditors’ rights; consumer financial services; and real estate. Since opening its first office in Florida in 2010, the firm has grown to 27 attorneys in the state, with 14 attorneys in its Fort Lauderdale office and 13 attorneys in its Jacksonville office.