Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Christopher Cavallo and Christopher Horton Join Broad and Cassel

SOUTH FLORIDA, Fla.; November 28, 2011 — The Florida-based law firm Broad and Cassel is pleased to announce the addition of two new associates to the firm’s Commercial Litigation Practice Group: Christopher Cavallo joins the Miami office and Christopher Horton joins the Fort Lauderdale office.

Cavallo previously served as a summer associate at Broad and Cassel, where he worked in the Commercial Litigation and Real Estate Litigation Practice Groups. Prior to joining Broad and Cassel, he interned as an assistant to the chief financial officer of the Miami Art Museum.

Cavallo graduated magna cum laude from Siena College in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. He then received his juris doctor from the University of Miami School of Law in 2011. During that time, he was a Charles C. Papy, Jr. Moot Court member and served as vice president. He also won the 1L Moot Court Competition and was a semifinalist in the Spring Advanced Moot Court 2010. Cavallo actively volunteers with the HOPE (Helping Others Through Pro BonoEfforts) and VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) foundations.

Horton previously served as a summer associate at Broad and Cassel. Prior to joining Broad and Cassel, Horton served as a judicial intern to the Honorable John J. O’Sullivan in Miami, Fla. He graduated cum laude from Jacksonville University in 2008, where he was the captain of the football team for two years. He received his juris doctor from the University of Miami School of Law in 2011. During that time, he served as the managing editor of University of Miami Inter-American Law Review, served as the vice president for the Phi Delta Phi honor fraternity and was honored with the C. Clyde Atkins Fall Advanced Moot Court Competition Best Brief.

With 25 new hires across the state so far this year, Broad and Cassel continues its statewide growth in a number of practice areas, including Bankruptcy and Commercial Litigation.

Broad and Cassel is one of Florida’s most prestigious corporate law firms, serving clients worldwide from Boca Raton, Destin, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Orlando, Tallahassee, Tampa and West Palm Beach. Founded by Alvin Cassel and Shepard Broad in 1946, the Firm has more than 170 attorneys with extensive experience in a wide variety of practice areas including: Corporate and Securities; Construction Law and Litigation; Real Estate Development; Estate Planning and Trusts; Commercial Litigation; Health Law; Law Use and Environmental Law; Taxation; Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights; Labor and Employment; Eminent Domain; Auto Dealership/Repair Shop Defense and Regulatory Compliance; Appellate Law; Public Finance and Capital Projects; and White Collar Crime and Civil Fraud Defense. For more information, please visit us online at www.broadandcassel.com


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