Lowndes Welcomes Three New Associates
Lowndes is pleased to announce the addition of three new associates to the firm: Shane Horton, Savannah Stewart and Lauren Thronson.
“We are excited to welcome these talented attorneys to our firm,” said Lowndes CEO and President William T. Dymond, Jr. “Each of them brings unique experiences and credentials that have energized the firm and will enable our continued ability to deliver exceptional service to our clients across a broad section of legal practice areas.”
Horton joins the firm’s Construction and Commercial Litigation Department, concentrating his practice in the areas of construction law, creditors rights and commercial litigation. He also assists with a variety of legal matters related to eminent domain and family law. A former high school teacher, he served as a summer law clerk for both the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida and Lowndes while in law school. Horton earned his J.D., from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, where he served a member of The Florida Moot Court Team and the Journal of Technology Law & Policy.
Stewart joins the firm’s Hospitality and Leisure Group, focusing her practice on assisting a broad array of leisure and hospitality clients, as well as landlords, developers and investment firms, with legal issues related to operations, acquisitions, development, leasing and financing. Before joining Lowndes, Stewart worked as a summer law clerk with the firm and had internships with Regions Bank, a large nonprofit organization, a guardianship attorney and a family law attorney. She earned her J.D. from Samford University's Cumberland School, where she served as a Judge Abraham Caruthers Fellow, as articles editor for the American Journal of Trial Advocacy and as Chief Justice of Cumberland's Honor Court.
Thronson joins the firm’s Commercial Leasing Group, concentrating her practice on assisting clients with commercial real estate transactions in connection with the acquisition, development, financing and leasing of commercial real estate projects across a variety of sectors. During law school, she was a summer clerk for Lowndes and a legal intern for a civil and criminal litigation firm. Before law school, she was a geophysical content writer and a geologic technician. Thronson earned her J.D., cum laude, from the University of Miami School of Law, where she was a member of the University of Miami Law Review and the University of Miami Trial Team.