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Pennington, P.A. Announces New Board of Directors, Shareholders and Partners

Authored by: Pennington PA

Pennington, P.A. announces its newly elected Board of Directors and Officers for 2018: Brandice Dickson, President & CEO; Adrienne Love, Chief Financial Officer; Gerald (Jerry) Bryant, Secretary; William Horgan, Assistant Chief Financial Officer; and Board of Directors J. Breck Brannen, Chad B. Hess, J. Wiley Horton, E. Murray Moore, Brian A. Newman and Stacy E. Yates.

Pennington also announces new Shareholders Ben A. Andrews and Kathryn (Kathy) L. Hood, as well as Andre Sesler and Matthew E. W. (Matt) Bryant being named Partner.  In addition, Associate Attorney Chase Boswell was recently admitted to the Georgia Bar. 

Ben Andrews is board certified as a specialist in civil trial law by the Florida Bar, maintaining that distinction since 2003. He is also admitted to practice in the State of Georgia. He practices in the areas of professional malpractice defense with an emphasis on insurance agents and brokers, construction defect litigation, insurance coverage disputes, product liability, and general insurance defense. He has an AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale-Hubbell’s peer review rating system, which represents the highest level of professional excellence for ethical standards and legal ability.

Kathy Hood’s practice focuses on insurance defense litigation, including medical malpractice, professional malpractice, and product liability.  She also represents health care providers in professional licensing defense, Medicare/Medicaid Audit defense, and HIPAA compliance defense.  Kathy is Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by The Florida Bar, which distinguishes her as a specialist and an expert in her practice area. She has an AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale-Hubbell’s peer review rating system, which represents the highest level of professional excellence for ethical standards and legal ability.  Both Ben and Kathy joined the firm in 2016.

Andre Sesler’s practice focuses on the defense of claims involving premises liability, automobile negligence, property damage, and insurance coverage issues. His practice includes the representation of national auto, homeowners, and commercial property insurance companies. Andre has been with Pennington P.A. since 2015.  Prior to joining the firm, Andre spent several years working in the insurance defense groups of two large firms in their South and Central Florida offices.

Matt Bryant’s practices in a wide variety of areas, including administrative law, intellectual property, insurance defense, and medical malpractice defense.  Matt has been with Pennington P.A. since 2013.  Prior to joining the firm, Matt practiced law in the fields of foreclosure and bankruptcy.

Chase Boswell’s practice focuses on insurance defense litigation, including medical/dental malpractice, products liability, premises liability, auto/trucking litigation, corporate and business matters, and employment litigation.   Chase has been with the firm since 2016.

Pennington, P.A. is a full-service law firm that provides legal and consulting services to a broad range of clients including Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, insurance companies, governmental entities, nonprofits, and individuals.  Headquartered in Tallahassee, the firm also has offices in Tampa and Miami.