June 12, 2017 – McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter, LLP (“MDM&C” or “the Firm”) today announced the opening of an office in Tampa, Florida, marking its initial expansion into the Southeast region, and bringing the Firm’s total number of physical locations to 13, in eight states including New Jersey, New York, Colorado, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Delaware.
The Firm also announced that the initial member of its Tampa office is James (“Jamie”) Myers, who has joined MDM&C as a partner, and has extensive experience representing clients in civil, business and commercial litigation, with particular expertise in fidelity & surety, bankruptcy, and construction law. Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Myers had been associated with a Tampa area law firm, and had served as an Assistant State Attorney in Florida.
Mr. Myers is a recognized authority on construction, fidelity & surety and public contract law, and has spoken on those topics throughout the country to a number of industry associations. He is a member of the Surety & Fidelity Claims Institute, the Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section of the American Bar Association, the Florida Transportation and Road Builders Association, and the Suncoast Underground Utility Association.
“Our Tampa office,” according to Managing Partner, Edward B. Deutsch, “will provide Florida’s 3rd most populous city with access to MDM&C’s nearly 275 attorneys, and our deep expertise across a broad range of industries. We believe the economic health of the Tampa Bay region will continue to grow over the coming decade, and by offering legal professionals of Jamie Myers’ caliber, we are positioned to help drive that growth.”
Mr. Myers received his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College in 1988 and his Juris Doctorate from Florida State University in 1995. He is admitted to the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and the United States District Courts for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida.
He is a boating and sailing enthusiast and recently served as Commodore for the Davis Island Yacht Club in Tampa. He is also actively involved with hospice fundraising and has served as president and board member of multiple local non-profit organizations that promote participation in youth sports. Mr. Myers is married and has one child.