West Palm Beach partner Patricia Leonard has been appointed to continue serving on The Florida Bar’s Clients’ Security Fund Committee, with a term beginning on July 1, 2020. Patti has served on the committee since 2018.
The scope and function of the Clients’ Security Fund Committee is to review and process claims made by persons who may have suffered a reimbursable loss as a result of misappropriation or embezzlement of money or property placed in the attorney’s trust pursuant to an attorney and client relationship or such other relationship customary to the practice of law.
About Patricia A. Leonard
Patricia A. Leonard is a partner in the West Palm Beach office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where she is a member of the Business Litigation Practice Group. Patti has a diverse business and commercial litigation practice, representing businesses in their contractual disputes, including non-compete and other employment contracts, employment discrimination defense, partnership and corporate disputes, pharmaceutical and nutraceutical litigation matters, food and supplement labeling litigation, and real estate litigation. Patti has also litigated trade secret, unfair competition, defamation and copyright infringement cases.