Quintero succeeds former Tampa Shareholder Lori Baggett. Gary L. Sasso, President and CEO of Carlton Fields, commented: “Lori contributed nearly two decades of experience to Carlton Fields and our clients, and her achievements will not be forgotten. She has a terrific opportunity to serve as in-house counsel for one of our clients, PODS Enterprises, LLC, and we wish her all the best as she takes on this new challenge.”
Quintero, who has practiced at Carlton Fields for 16 years, is a Tampa native with a deep commitment to the firm, its clients, and the community. Sasso said, “Jason will be instrumental in continuing the strategic growth and direction of the office, as well as continuing to develop Carlton Fields’ strong relationships within our vibrant city. He brings a positive and dynamic approach to this role and I am confident that he will build on the remarkable contributions of his predecessors.”
Quintero said, “Carlton Fields is a wonderful firm and I’m honored to serve in this new role. The firm is client-focused and actively engaged in the community. I look forward to working with Tampa’s business and community leaders, who genuinely care about our area’s growth, health, prosperity, and success. Our firm’s opportunistic mindset and commitment to excellence, diversity, and collaboration will serve as the driving factors of our success as an invested market leader in the Tampa Bay region, and as we emerge into a post-COVID world.”
Quintero has held leadership roles in the firm and The Florida Bar. He is the current Chair of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of The Florida Bar’s Construction Law Institute, which gathers leading, experienced construction law practitioners and other industry professionals for an intensive two-day seminar on cutting-edge developments in construction law.
Within the Tampa Bay community, he is devoted to serving several organizations that work tirelessly to improve the lives of Tampa citizens. His leadership roles include: current member of the Board of Directors for Joshua House, member of and performer for the Carrollwood Cultural Center, and former Board Member of Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County. Quintero also provides pro bono legal services to military veterans. He is accredited to appear before the Veteran Administration Board of Appeals and he works with Lawyers Serving Warriors on disability determinations for service members.
Quintero practices in the firm’s nationally ranked Construction Practice Group, which represents a variety of clients involved in every aspect of the construction industry, including large-scale national homebuilders, general contractors, suppliers and lessors, public bodies, and manufacturers of equipment used in the construction of large-scale projects, including the construction of power plants, stadiums and civic centers, and road construction. He has extensive trial and alternative dispute resolution experience, representing a variety of clients at trial, mediation, and arbitration proceedings. He is board certified in Construction Law by The Florida Bar, and OSHA 30 certified. He earned his J.D., cum laude, from Seton Hall University School of Law and his B.A. from the University of Florida.
About Carlton Fields: Carlton Fields has more than 330 attorneys and government and financial services consultants serving clients from offices in California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, New Jersey, New York, and Washington, D.C. The firm is known for its national litigation practice, including class action defense, trial practice, white-collar representation, and high-stakes appeals; its insurance practice, including life and financial lines, property and casualty, reinsurance, and title insurance; its regulatory practice; and its handling of sophisticated business transactions and corporate counseling for domestic and international clients. For additional information, visit www.carltonfields.com. (Carlton Fields practices law in California through Carlton Fields, LLP.)