Juris Doctor Articles: page 1

Justin Allbright (BSAc ’09, MBA ’13, JD ’13) | August 2020

Allbright (BSAc 2009, MBA 2013, JD 2013) is now the third generation of family ownership and President of Security Alarm Corporation, a 40-year-old systems integration company with two branches and 40+ employees operating in West Florida. Allbright transitioned from corporate banking and structured finance having closed $880,000,000 of senior secured credit facilities in six years, most recently serving as Senior Vice President at a national bank. Connect with him on LinkedIn. 

Joseph Camerlengo Jr. (BSBA ’91, JD ’94) | June 2020

Camerlengo (BSBA 1991, JD 1994) decided to focus and then specialize in representing the victims of tractor trailer, bus and CMV crashes by founding The Truck Accident Law Firm. Using his BSBA background, Camerlengo created the first boutique law firm specializing in tractor trailer crashes in Florida. Camerlengo was the first Florida attorney to achieve Board Certification in Truck Accident Law from the N.B.T.A. His firm lives their motto of “do one thing, and do it better than everyone else.”

Matt Clark (BSBA ’01, JD ’04) | February 2020

Clark (BSBA 2001, JD 2004) is President at Broadway Real Estate Services and StoreRight Self Storage. He recently became the chairman of the Lakeland Chamber of Commerce. Clark is a long time Lakelander who began his professional career as a commercial litigator, with a strong focus on commercial real estate litigation. He began his legal career with one of Atlanta’s largest law firms, Troutman Sanders LLP, before returning to Lakeland and joining Clark, Campbell, Lancaster & Munson, P.A. In 2009,

Traci Pumo (BSAc ’00, MAcc ’00, JD ’03, LL.M. ’04) | October 2019

Pumo (BSAc 2000, MAcc 2000, JD 2003, LLM 2004) was recently promoted to Tax Partner at BDO. She is a member of the firm’s Private Client Services practice. She provides a unique, multidisciplinary approach to ensure clients achieve their family wealth, tax and personal financial planning goals. Her clients include family offices, multinational families, executives and closely-held business entrepreneurs. Pumo advises clients regarding cross-border estate and gift planning, the sale of closely held business interests and wealth transfer planning.  Pumo

R. Scott Costantino (BSBA ’85, JD ’88) | August 2019

Costantino (BSBA 1985, JD 1988) is Managing Shareholder at The Costantino Law Firm, P.A. in Jacksonville, Florida. He was recently sworn in as President of the Florida Chapters of the American Board of Trial Advocates (FLABOTA). Connect with him on LinkedIn.

Gavin MacMillan (BSBA ’03, JD ’06) | July 2019

MacMillan (BSBA 2003, JD 2006) was recognized in the 2019 edition of Florida Super Lawyers, an annual list that recognizes the top lawyers in Florida. This is the second year in a row MacMillan has been named to the Florida Super Lawyers list. He was also named to the Florida Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” list for the second year. MacMillan is an associate at McGlinchey Stafford’s Fort Lauderdale office in the Business Litigation department. On behalf of financial services clients, he

Five Hough graduate programs earn top 5 ranking among publics for second year

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Master’s degree programs across the Hough Graduate School of Business at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business remained in the top five among public institutions for the second consecutive year in the 2019 edition of Eduniversal’s Best Master’s Ranking. Now for the third year, the Master of Science in Management took the No. 1 position among U.S. publics, and the Nathan S. Collier Master of Science in Real Estate program earned its second No. 1

Michael Budwick (BSBA ’88, JD ’91) | June 2019

Budwick (BSBA 1988, JD 1991) is Partner and Co-Chair, Financial Fraud Group, at Meland, Russin & Budwick in Miami. Budwick recently represented a bankruptcy trustee in a case against General Electric, in which he secured $49 million to settle allegations that GE covered up a $2 billion Ponzi scheme. Read more about the case from The Wall Street Journal.

Laurie Richter Spector (BSBA ’99, MS-ISOM ’01, JD ’06, MBA ’10) | June 2019

Spector (BSBA 1999, MS-ISOM 2001, JD 2006, MBA 2010) moved her luxury residential and commercial real estate business to Compass’ Fort Lauderdale office on Las Olas Boulevard. Last year, Spector was the highest producing individual Realtor agent in Broward County with Coldwell Banker, selling approx. $20M in real estate. She is also a member of the Florida 100 (top 100 agents in Florida) and a candidate for Woman of the Year for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Broward.

Douglas Waldorf (BSBA ’82, MBA ’85, JD ’85) | April 2019

Waldorf (BSBA 1982, MBA 1985, JD 1985) has joined the firm Cohen & Grigsby as a Director, and as a member of its Real Estate Group. Waldorf is a Florida Bar Board Certified real estate attorney, whose practice areas include real estate purchase and sale transactions, leasing and related landlord/tenant matters. He also represents institutional and private equity lenders in structuring, documenting and closing commercial and residential financing transactions, including construction financing, asset-based loans, loan syndications and participations, bond financing and