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Joe Negron

Of Counsel 
777 South Flagler Drive
Suite 1100 West Tower
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

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
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.
Business Disputes: Represent companies and individuals in a variety of claims involving allegations of negligence and oversight failure.
Shareholder Actions: Represented a company and its CEO in an action brought by minority shareholders for compensation claims.
Libel Defense: Represent companies and individuals in claims of libel and slander brought by third party plaintiffs.
Healthcare: Represented a large healthcare company in multiple legal matters arising out of the significant expansion of campuses and services.
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.
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
Claude Pepper Memorial Award for Service to Senior Citizens, 2009
Stetson University, Distinguished Alumni Award, 2006
The Florida President's Legislative Award, 2004
Professional Memberships & Activities
Florida Senate, Member
The Florida Bar, Member
Martin County Bar Association, Member
Palm Beach County Bar Association, Member
Florida House of Representatives, former Member
Florida House Appropriations Committee, former Chairman
Florida Legislative Budget Commission, former Chairman
Safe Florida Foundation, former Chairman
Hobe Sound Chamber of Commerce, former President
American Red Cross, Martin County Chapter, former Board of Directors Member

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Joe  Negron

M.P.A., Harvard University, 2009; Zuckerman Fellowship
J.D., Emory University School of Law, 1986
B.A., Stetson University, 1983
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