Dec. 11, 2012
-- Pavese Law Firm partner Christina Harris Schwinn has been appointed to the board of directors of the Southwest Florida chapter of the National Association of Business Owners (NAWBO www.nawboswfl.org)
. In addition, Schwinn was named committee chair for the NAWBO Southwest Florida’s public policy committee.
Founded in 1975, NAWBO is a non-profit organization of more than 8,000 members representing women business owners across all industries. NAWBO offers support resources and opportunities to propel women entrepreneurs into economic, social and political spheres of power worldwide.
Schwinn’s primary practice areas are employment law, business transactions, community association law and real estate law. Prior to joining the firm in 2005, she served as General Counsel for two large companies that provided human resource and staffing services: HR Logic, Inc. and The Vincam Group, Inc., which was later acquired by ADP, Inc. As general counsel for both HR Logic, Inc. and The Vincam Group, she was responsible for managing the legal and legislative affairs of both companies. She was also a national vice president for AIG Risk Management, Inc.
She has served in numerous leadership roles in the National Association of Professional Employer Organizations, Mid-Atlantic Association of Professional Employers, Florida Association of Professional Employers, and California Association of Professional Employer Organizations.
Schwinn is available to speak to local businesses and organizations on a variety of employment law topics and can be reached at 239-336-6228 or christinaschwinn@
Pavese Law Firm (http://paveselaw.com/
) is a full-service law firm with offices in Fort Myers, Cape Coral and West Palm Beach. The firm provides a broad range of legal services for individuals, families, small businesses and large corporations. Practice areas include agricultural, banking and finance, bankruptcy, business and taxation, civil litigation, community association, employment, environmental and water, estate planning, probate and trust, family, land use and government, and real estate law. Established in 1949 as a one-person general practice firm, Pavese Law Firm has grown into one of the largest legal practices in Southwest Florida. With a long history of service to Southwest Florida, Pavese Law Firm has played a significant role in the growth of local businesses, communities and major development projects.