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Joe Negron

Of Counsel 
777 South Flagler Drive
Suite 1100 West Tower
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
 
Tel:
561.653.5000
Fax:
561.659.6313
 
 

Joe Negron has 30 years of experience in high stakes litigation, business law, and complex commercial litigation. He represents officers, directors, publicly traded and privately held corporations, and individuals in an array of business disputes, including breach of contract and warranty, breach of fiduciary duty, and negligence. Joe represents clients across a range of sectors, including healthcare, insurance, technology, and real estate.

Joe is a longtime legislator, currently serving as President of the Florida Senate, where he represents the 25th District, encompassing Martin County, St. Lucie County, and part of northern Palm Beach County. He previously served in the Florida State House of Representatives.
 
Representative Experience
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Contract Litigation: Represented a large maritime company in obtaining a defense verdict after a jury trial in a multi-million dollar claim for breach of contract and warranty.
 
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Business Disputes: Represent companies and individuals in a variety of claims involving allegations of negligence and oversight failure.
 
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Shareholder Actions: Represented a company and its CEO in an action brought by minority shareholders for compensation claims.
 
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Libel Defense: Represent companies and individuals in claims of libel and slander brought by third party plaintiffs.
 
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Healthcare: Represented a large healthcare company in multiple legal matters arising out of the significant expansion of campuses and services.
 
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Corporate Litigation Review: Represented a publicly traded company in conducting an extensive legal review of all litigation being managed by the company's general counsel.
 
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D&O Litigation: Represented directors and officers of homeowners associations, condominiums, and non profit organizations in various disputes involving breach of fiduciary duty, negligence, self-dealing, and conflict of interest disputes.
 
Awards & Recognition
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Claude Pepper Memorial Award for Service to Senior Citizens, 2009
 
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Stetson University, Distinguished Alumni Award, 2006
 
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The Florida President's Legislative Award, 2004
 
Professional Memberships & Activities
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Florida Senate, Member
 
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The Florida Bar, Member
 
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Martin County Bar Association, Member
 
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Palm Beach County Bar Association, Member
 
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Florida House of Representatives, former Member
 
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Florida House Appropriations Committee, former Chairman
 
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Florida Legislative Budget Commission, former Chairman
 
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Safe Florida Foundation, former Chairman
 
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Hobe Sound Chamber of Commerce, former President
 
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American Red Cross, Martin County Chapter, former Board of Directors Member
 

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Joe  Negron

Practice
Litigation
Education
M.P.A., Harvard University, 2009; Zuckerman Fellowship
J.D., Emory University School of Law, 1986
B.A., Stetson University, 1983
Bar Admissions
Florida
 
 
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