Tampa, Fla. – June 4, 2014 – The University of Florida and The Pinellas County Gator Club® honored Carlton Fields Jorden Burt Shareholder, David R. Punzak, with the “2014 Gator Great” award on June 3, 2014 at the St. Petersburg Yacht Club in St. Petersburg, Florida.
This award recognizes The University of Florida Gator graduates who epitomize the success of Gator Nation in his/her community. Punzak received this recognition along with Eugene Williams.
This annual event, “The 24th Annual Emerson Celebration of Scholarship,” also awarded nine $1,000 Emerson Scholarships to Pinellas County high school students who will be attending the University of Florida
Punzak received his J.D., 1984, from the University of Florida Fredric G. Levin College of Law and his B.S., 1981, with honors, from the University of Florida.
At Carlton Fields Jorden Burt, Punzak maintains a diverse transactional practice and regularly represents clients in finance transactions, mergers and acquisitions, leasing transactions, and general business matters. He has significant experience in the representation of Florida domiciled property and casualty insurance companies, including regulatory issues, mergers and acquisitions, and debt and equity placements.
About Carlton Fields Jorden Burt: Carlton Fields Jorden Burt has more than 370 attorneys and government consultants serving clients from offices in California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, New York, and Washington, D.C. The firm is known for its litigation practice, including class action defense, national trial practice, white collar representation, and high stakes appeals, and for handling sophisticated business transactions, corporate counseling, and regulatory practice for domestic and international clients. For additional information, visit www.CFJBLaw.com.