Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.

215 North Eola Drive
Orlando, Florida 32801, United States
Areas of Practice
  • Administrative Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Organizations
  • Class Action
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Communications & Media Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Construction Law
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Family Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
  • Health
  • Immigration Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law & Trade
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Personal Injury
  • Privacy
  • Products Liability
  • Real Estate
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
  • Securities Law
  • Taxation
  • Transportation
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
  • Zoning, Planning & Land Use
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Other U.S. Locations
  • Florida
Number of Attorneys
100+ Attorneys

Baby Boomers: Ride-Sharing and Technology

A hot topic in senior housing over the past few years has been how Baby Boomers are going to affect the senior housing market…more
 /  Health

The Distressed Condominium Relief Act, As The Legislative Dust Settles

The legislative session ended with a photo-finish, last-hours-of-the-session maneuvering, resulting in the passage of HB 841, which among (many) other unrelated matters also removes the “sunset” provision of the Distressed…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Real Estate - Residential

Choosing Guardianship for Seniors – Five Factors for Consideration

A guardianship is a wonderful vehicle to assist seniors and their families in certain difficult situations. Filing a petition for appointment of a guardian over a loved one is a difficult decision that involves discernment and…more
 /  Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

IRS Announces End of FBAR Voluntary Disclosure Program

As I discussed in a prior blog post, if you have more than $10,000 in a foreign bank account, you are obligated to file Form 114 (commonly known as an FBAR). Failure to make this filing can result in significant civil…more
 /  Taxation

Osceola County Passes Increased School Impact Fees for Most Residential Construction

Earlier yesterday, the Osceola County Board of County Commissioners (“the County”), by a 5-0 vote, passed an ordinance increasing school impact fees for most types of residential development in the County…more
 /  Environmental Law, Zoning, Planning & Land Use

Three Proactive Steps Hotel Operators Can Take to Mitigate ADA Financial Risks

While federal lawsuits alleging violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act are not new, recent news coverage of current and ongoing lawsuits underscore that major hotel flags are particularly attractive targets for “ADA…more
 /  Civil Rights, Commercial Law & Contracts

Tax Cut and Jobs Act Limits Benefit of Carried Interest

After many years of being the target of Congress and the IRS, the Tax Cut and Jobs Act finally succeeded in limiting the beneficial tax treatment of carried interests, at least for some taxpayers. This change will be of…more
 /  Taxation

Treatment of IP Licenses in Bankruptcy

As intellectual property becomes a more important part of commerce, the question of how IP licenses are treated in bankruptcy is of more interest to companies negotiating such licenses…more
 /  Bankruptcy, Intellectual Property

Dodd-Frank Whistleblowers Must Report to the SEC

Employees must report suspected securities fraud violations to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to benefit from the anti-retaliation provisions in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act…more
 /  Business Organizations, Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law, Securities Law

Time to Reconsider Your Choice of Entity?

One of the most publicized changes made by last year’s Tax Cut and Jobs Act was a reduction in income tax rates for corporations and individuals. The maximum corporate tax rate has been permanently reduced from 35% to 21%, and…more
 /  Business Organizations, Taxation

More Frequent Paydays Could Mean More Reliable Employees

A Florida fast food franchisee recently experimented with a pilot program which allowed employees to receive one-half of their pay for a shift the next day via a debit card (without any fees or other costs to the employee). …more
 /  Health

Interference With Development Results in Multi Million Dollar Judgment

Developers often pay more to handle projects that face public opposition, but it isn't often that developers get paid by such opposition groups…more
 /  Zoning, Planning & Land Use

Tax Cut and Jobs Act Brings Important Changes to NOL Rules

The Tax Cut and Jobs Act made several important changes to the net operating loss (“NOL”) rules. The following is a brief discussion of these changes. Businesses that generate significant NOLs, such as real estate companies that…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Taxation

Tax Reform Brings New Interest Expense Limitation

The Tax Cut and Jobs Act introduced a new rule limiting a businesses ability to deduct interest expense, which can have a significant impact in the senior living area as facilities often are acquired or built using debt…more
 /  Taxation

Distressed Condominium Act: Mitigating the Legislative Risks

The Distressed Condominium Relief Act (“DCRA”) is currently set to expire on July 1, 2018. More specifically, effective July 1, 2018, acquirers of distressed condominium units will no longer be eligible for the “bulk buyer” or…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Real Estate - Residential
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