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The Florida Bar Foundation
Acknowledges Cy Pres Awards

We are extremely grateful to the following attorneys who have obtained court approval for cy pres awards in their class actions to be directed to The Florida Bar Foundation, knowing that our work will indirectly, but substantially, serve the class and the public interest.

Robert W. Murphy of Murphy Law Firm, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Northwest Federal Credit Union v. Donna E. Franklin

Robert W. Murphy of Murphy Law Firm, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Locicero v. Intrust Bank, N.A. and GreenSky, LLC

E. Clayton Yates of Fee, Yates & Fee, PLLC, Ft. Pierce, FL
Diana Martin and Theodore J. Leopold of Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll, PLLC, Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Sean Estes of Hoyer Law Group, PLLC, Tampa, FL
F. Paul Bland Jr. of Public Justice in Washington, D.C.
Richard A. Fisher of Richard Fisher Law Office, TN
National Cash Advance/Advance America/Cash Advance Centers of Florida, etc. Litigation

Robert W. Murphy of Murphy Law Firm, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Lynn Phillips v. TD Bank, N.A.

Carney Bates & Pulliam PLLC
Golomb & Honik PC
Liberty Refund Anticipation Loan Litigation

Jonathan B. Cohen, Rachel Soffin, John Yanchunis of Morgan & Morgan, Tampa, FL
Swift v. Bank of America

Jeffrey Liggio, Philip M. Burlington, Scott Johni, Erin Whittemore Lohmiller, Kent G. Whittemore, Geoff Stahl
Liggio Law
Burlington & Rockenback, P.A.
The Law Office of Scott Johni, P.A.
The Whittemore Law Group, P.A.
West Palm Beach, Florida
Williams vs. Heritage Operating, L.P.

Valorie S. Chavin, Edward Zebersky, Michael J. Higer
Zebersky Payne LLP
Chavin | Mitchell | Shmuely
Berger Singerman LLP
Universal Property & Casualty Insurance Company litigation

John Yanchunis of Morgan & Morgan, Complex Litigation Group, Tampa, FL
Mendoza v. Bank of America, N.A.

John Yanchunis
James Hoyer Newcomer & Smiljanich
Tampa, Florida

Tod Aronovitz
Aronovitz Jaffe
Miami, Florida

Tom Loffredo
Gray Robinson, P.A.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Cy pres awards are funds from class action cases in which full restitution to all injured parties is either impossible or infeasible, such as when the amount of damage per person is insignificant even though the aggregate damages are large. It can also be employed in probate matters when gifts fail, or in the area of charitable trusts.

Under cy pres, the courts can approve a charitable donation out of unclaimed class action funds, or a direct grant in lieu of damages to an organization that could vindicate class member rights in the future.

For more information about how you can direct a cy pres award to the
The Florida Bar Foundation, please contact Michelle Fonseca at 407-960-7000.