Tampa, Fla. – August 7, 2013 – Carlton Fields is pleased to announce that Jaret Fuente, a Tampa Shareholder, was selected to be a member of the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Tampa 2014 Class. The 2014 Class comprises nearly 60 greater Tampa Bay business professionals.
The Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce Leadership Tampa is a leadership program that is the third oldest in the country, established by the Chamber in 1970. Members are business professionals who hold mid- to upper-level management positions and have demonstrated concern for community issues and have been active volunteers in service organizations. The program brings in top-level business, civic and government leaders for panel discussions and Q&A sessions. Topics covered include healthcare, education, law enforcement, the environment, economic development, government and other important community issues.
In addition to the Chamber, Fuente is involved in a number of organizations including: The Florida Bar for which he serves on the Civil Procedure Rules Committee, the Hillsborough County Bar Association for which he serves on the Executive Board of the Trial Lawyers Section, the Defense Research Institute for which he serves as a co-editor of the Building Products group’s Building Blocks newsletter, and the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel for which he serves as a State Representative.
At Carlton Fields, Fuente is a business litigator representing businesses and professionals in a variety of commercial and tort litigation, with an emphasis on the construction, development, and products manufacturing industries. He received his J.D. from Florida State University College of Law and his B.S. from Florida State University College of Business.
About Carlton Fields: Carlton Fields is a leading provider of legal and consultative services to a broad spectrum of business clients ranging from multi-national Fortune 100 companies to start-ups. With locations in major business centers in the Southeast, Carlton Fields offers to its clients more than 300 attorneys and government consultants.