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Chief Executive Elect Jamie Lawless Named to "25 People to Watch" by Tampa Bay Business Journal



December 12, 2023
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National law firm Husch Blackwell is pleased to announce that Chief Executive Elect Jamie Lawless has been named by the Tampa Business Journal to its “25 People to Watch” list for 2024.

Lawless, who will succeed Chief Executive Paul Eberle on February 1, 2024, was named chief executive elect in July, selected from more than 1,000 applicants, and underwent a rigorous vetting process.

Lawless, Eberle, and Chair Catherine Hanaway spoke with the Tampa Bay Business Journal at the time of Lawless’ announcement to discuss the transition.

Lawless' appointment is part of a 10-plus-year strategy for Husch Blackwell. Today, Husch Blackwell is the nation's 81st-largest law firm by revenue and 46th-largest by head count, with more than 1,000 attorneys nationwide.

At the end of each year, the Tampa Bay Business Journal’s news team discusses who will be key newsmakers in the new year based on active projects, initiatives, and hot-button issues facing the region. Read Lawless’ full profile here.


Jamie M. Lawless

Chief Executive