Shutts & Bowen LLP is pleased to announce that Tampa partner Meredith Freeman has been appointed as Chair of the Board of Directors of the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay.
A member of the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay Board of Directors since October 2017, Meredith will focus her efforts in her leadership role to support and advance crisis intervention services for people facing serious life challenges or trauma resulting from sexual assault, suicidal thoughts, domestic violence, financial distress or substance abuse, as well as emotional or situational challenges. To enable the Crisis Center to achieve its community mission, she will continue to work in cooperation with Board of Directors as an advocate and champion of the organization, ensuring the establishment and implementation of appropriate policies and procedures, actively participating in resource development and exercising stewardship and appropriate oversight.
“The Crisis Center of Tampa Bay provides critical services to our community, from recent efforts to help residents during the COVID-19 pandemic, to helping those in crisis through the 211 Crisis Hotline,” said Meredith. “I am humbled and honored to be selected by my fellow Board Members to serve as Chair of the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay.”
Established in 1972, the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay, Inc., is a private nonprofit organization that has merged and expanded its services in response to community needs, offering comprehensive services to people in the Tampa Bay community through collaboration and partnerships. To learn more about the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay, click here.
About Meredith A. Freeman
Meredith A. Freeman is a partner in the Tampa office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where she is a member of the Construction Litigation Practice Group. Meredith is Board Certified in Construction Law by the Florida Bar and practices primarily in the areas of construction and business litigation. Meredith has experience in handling a variety of construction related matters, including claims against design professionals, construction defects claims, and delay claims. Meredith is also experienced in drafting and negotiating construction contracts. In her business litigation practice, Meredith is experienced in handling complex civil litigation matters in state and federal courts, including contract disputes, real estate disputes, and other general business litigation matters. She has represented clients in cases spanning a wide range of industries, including insurance, real estate, construction, accounting, and banking.