Michael Gay, managing partner of the Orlando office of Foley & Lardner LLP, has been appointed chair of the 14-member Winter Park Economic Development Advisory Board for 2007-2008.
The Winter Park Economic Development Advisory Board is charged with providing periodic recommendations for economic development initiatives to the City Commission. In addition, the Board makes annual recommendations regarding the City’s commercial redevelopment, annexation for economic development and incentives for sustainable development.
Gay is a member of Foley’s General Commercial Litigation and Intellectual Property Litigation Practices, as well as the Entertainment & Media Industry Team. He handles a variety of commercial disputes, including restrictive covenant litigation, patent and trademark litigation, environmental litigation, health care litigation and contract disputes.
Gay graduated from Duke University (J.D., with honors, 1990) and Tulane University (B.S., electrical engineering, 1987). He was admitted to the Texas Bar in 1990 and The Florida Bar in 1992.Foley & Lardner LLP provides the full range of corporate legal counsel. Our attorneys understand today’s most complex business issues, including corporate governance, securities enforcement, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property counseling and litigation, outsourcing and information technology, labor and employment, and tax. The firm offers total solutions in the automotive, emerging technologies, energy, entertainment and media, financial services, food, golf and resort services, insurance, health care, life sciences, nanotechnology, and sports industries.