Tag Archives: Christopher L. DeCort

For the fourth year in a row, team Johnson & Cassidy stifled the competition, emerging victorious in the 2018 Gasparilla Distance Classic Half Marathon Open Team Challenge.  The team challenge has seen a growing number of competitive entries each year, and 2018 was no exception.  Nonetheless, the Johnson & Cassidy runners battled through unseasonably warm […]

We are happy to report that, as of September 12, 2017, our team at Johnson & Cassidy is at full capacity and operating business as usual.  We are mindful of how fortunate we have all been, in our firm and our community, to have avoided the direst of circumstances as Irma lost force traveling north […]

In one of the first cases filed in Florida under the new Federal Defend Trade Secrets Act (“DTSA”), a federal court relied on precedent under Florida’s own Uniform Trade Secrets Act (“FUTSA”) to dismiss a complaint for misappropriation of trade secrets that sought relief under both statutes.[i]  In M.C. Dean, Inc. v. City of Miami […]

Tampa Connection has selected Chris DeCort to join its Board of Directors for a three year term beginning this year.  Chris has been active in Tampa Connection for several years, first as a participant in its 2014 graduating class and subsequently as a member and the Executive Chair of its Alumni Committee.  Tampa Connection is an important community organization […]

Johnson & Cassidy is pleased to announce that Christopher L. DeCort has been named a partner of the Firm.  Chris is a 2010 magna cum laude graduate of the Florida State University College of Law and a 2002 graduate of the University of Florida.  Chris concentrates his practice in the areas of business and complex […]

If there remained a question of whether consenting in writing to be contacted on one’s cell phone constitutes “prior express consent” to receive calls at that number under the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”), it has been conclusively answered by the Eleventh Circuit Court in a recent opinion in Murphy v. DCI Biologicals Orlando, […]