Click Names to View Our Bios: Jon C. Moyle, Jr. | Vicki Gordon Kaufman | Karen A. Putnal | Robert A. Weiss

Jon C. Moyle, Jr. Professional Summary:

Jon Moyle was born in Tallahassee in 1962, graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Arts degree in history in 1984 and received his Juris Doctor, with honors, from the University of Florida in 1987. He practices in the areas of governmental and legislative relations, administrative law and civil litigation. After attending the University of Florida on a football scholarship, receiving four varsity letters and being recognized as the outstanding student-athlete in the class of 1984, Jon enjoyed a successful litigation practice with a large Miami law firm. He returned to Tallahassee in 1991 and served in the Chiles administration as Legislative Affairs Director. He practiced for fifteen years in Tallahassee with his father and a prominent West Palm Beach law firm (Moyle, Flanigan, Katz, Breton, White & Krasker, P.A.) prior to forming the Moyle Law Firm, P.A. Jon is a member of The Florida Bar, and a graduate of Leadership Tallahassee and Leadership Florida. He is admitted to practice before all state and federal courts in Florida. Jon has received an “AV®” Peer Review Rating™ from Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest such rating awarded. Jon serves on a number of local and state boards. He and his wife, Serena, are active in the Tallahassee community, and have three children.

Practice Areas:
  • Administrative Law
  • Government Relations
Education:
  • University of Florida, J.D., with honors (1987)
  • University of Florida, B.S. (1984)
Professional Associations & Achievements:
  • Leadership Tallahassee Class XII
  • Governor’s Procedure Act Review Commission 1996
  • Leadership Florida, Class XXIV
  • Florida Tax Watch Board Member, 2003-Present
  • Board of Directors, University Athletic Association, Inc. University of Florida, 1994-1995
  • Capital Tiger Bay
  • Friends of Historic Properties & Museums Board
  • Florida Association of Professional Lobbyists
  • Florida Center for Performing Arts and Education, Board
Bar Memberships & Court Admissions:
  • The Florida Bar
  • Northern District Federal Court of Florida
  • Middle District Federal Court of Florida
  • Southern District Federal Court of Florida
jmoyle@moylelaw.com
850.681.3828
Vicki Gordon Kaufman Professional Summary:

Vicki’s practice has focused on the area of administrative law, with particular emphasis on utility law and regulation. She has frequently appeared before the Florida Public Service Commission on complex regulatory matters. She has also appeared before the Division of Administrative Hearings and state and federal courts on issues affecting telecommunications companies, electric utilities, gas utilities, and water and waste water utilities. Vicki has spent years working closely with utility industry stakeholders and regulators. She has developed extensive expertise and institutional knowledge of the regulatory and legal challenges facing utility industries. Vicki and her family have lived and worked in Tallahassee for over 30 years.


Education:
  • Florida State University College of Law, J.D., with High Honors, 1979
  • Florida International University, M.S., 1976
  • University of Miami, B.Ed., 1973
Professional Associations and Achievements:
  • Florida State Law Review
  • Order of the Coif
Bar Memberships and Court Admissions:
  • The Florida Bar
  • Northern District of Florida
  • Middle District of Florida
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
vkaufman@moylelaw.com
850.681.3828


Karen A. Putnal Professional Summary:

Karen has successfully represented healthcare providers in matters involving certificates of need, facility licensure and certification, HIPAA/HITECH compliance, provider reimbursement, physician contracting, professional licensure, administrative litigation and related appellate proceedings. Karen provides outstanding value to clients by achieving client goals while conserving client resources. In addition to healthcare, Karen has professional experience in general litigation and environmental regulation.

Professional and Civic Involvement:
  • The Florida Bar (Member, Administrative Law Section; Health Law Section)
  • Member, Tallahassee Women Lawyers Association
  • Member, American Health Lawyers Association
Publications and Presentations:
  • Article: Florida Supreme Court Affirms Agency Power to Issue Administrative Declaratory Statements, Analysis of Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation, Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering v. Investment Corp. of Palm Beach, 747 So.2d 374 (Fla., 1999), Florida Bar Administrative Law Section Newsletter, Spring 2000
  • Seminar: How to Stop Worrying and Learn to Love HIPAA, Health & Information Technology Industry Seminar, Tallahassee, Florida, August 2001
Education:
  • University of Utah - (B.S., Philosophy, cum laude, 1989)
  • Harvard Law School - (J.D., 1993)
Admitted to Practice
  • Florida, 1994
kputnal@moylelaw.com
850.681.3828
850.545.6686 (mobile)
Robert A. Weiss Professional Summary:

For the past several years, Bob has concentrated his practice in certificate of need cases involving proposals for new acute hospitals. He has successfully represented St. Joseph's Hospital in Tampa in obtaining approval to construct two new hospitals in Hillsborough County, Florida, and Martin Memorial Hospital in obtaining approval to construct a new hospital in St. Lucie County, Florida. Most recently, he represented St. Joseph's Hospital in reversing the Agency for Health Care Administration's preliminary approval of a new hospital proposed by HCA, Inc. in Hillsborough County, Florida. Other representative clients include Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Halifax Hospital Medical Center, Baptist Health South Florida, Morton Plant Hospital, Mease Hospital, and St. Anthony's Hospital. Bob received his B.A. degree from Washington and Lee University, and his J.D. from Florida State University College of Law.


rweiss@moylelaw.com
850.681.3828
850.491.2041 (mobile)
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