September CLE Luncheon ID=6002 (4)


Gigi Rollini and Bridget Smitha

Topic:   Earn your License to Chill: Florida Government Licensure & Discipline

Gigi Rollini is a Shareholder at Stearns Weaver Miller, in Tallahassee, Florida, and leads the firm’s statewide Government & Administrative Law Group. Her practice encompasses administrative and civil litigation and appeals, and all aspects of Florida administrative law, including regulatory compliance, licensure, administrative complaints and disciplinary proceedings, government contracts, procurement and bid protests, rulemaking and rule challenges, state and local taxation, election compliance and litigation, and non-profit and trade association formation, compliance and management
Gigi holds both her J.D. and Master of Public Administration (MPA) from Florida State University, and serves on the Executive Council of The Florida Bar’s Administrative Law Section. She has been named one of Florida's "Top 50 Women Lawyers" by Super Lawyers, has earned Martindale's highest AV-Preeminent Peer Rating in appellate, administrative and civil litigation, and is regularly recognized by Florida Super Lawyers and Florida Trend magazines in administrative and appellate litigation. She also serves on the board of the National Association of Women Lawyers, and is a past president of both the Tallahassee Women Lawyers and the Florida Association for Women Lawyers.

Bridget Smitha focuses her practice on corporate defense and complex commercial litigation appearing in state and federal courts in Florida and across the nation, as well as before the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation. Additionally, Ms. Smitha frequently assists businesses in obtaining or transferring alcohol licenses, and placing quota/liquor licenses in inactive status or subject to lien. In recognition of her achievements, Ms. Smitha has been named a “Top Litigator under 40” by Benchmark Litigation, “Top 40 under 40” of Florida litigation lawyers by the American Society of Legal Advocates, and a Florida Super Lawyers "Rising Star."

Location:   Red Cross - Classroom 1