GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida Board of Trustees on Friday, June 10, elected Orlando attorney and University of Florida Levin College of Law alum C. David Brown II (JD 78) as vice chairman of the board for a two-year term beginning July 1.
Brown, a Florida native, graduated from the University of Florida in 1973 with a bachelor of science in business administration majoring in accounting. In 1976, after serving in the U.S. Air Force, he attended the Holland Law Center and received his law degree from the University of Florida College of Law in 1978. Brown joined Broad and Cassel in 1980 and has served as managing partner of the Orlando office since 1988. He became chairman of Broad and Cassel, a preeminent statewide law firm, in 2000.
Brown also served on the UF Board of Trustees from February 2004 to January 2008 and was reappointed in April 2010. He is an active member of the Florida Council of 100 serving on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee.
Two other UF Law graduates were appointed by Gov. Rick Scott to the UF Board of Trustees in May – William Michael Heekin (JD 78) and Juliet M. Roulhac (JD 87).
Heekin is the president of Heekin Advisors LLC, a consulting firm in Atlanta, and is a founding board member and first chief operating officer of WebMD.
Roulhac is a senior attorney for Florida & Light Company and serves on The Florida Bar’s Board of Governors.
Brown will be serving his term with Carlos J. Alfonso, a Tampa business leader and UF alum, who was unanimously elected as chairman of the UF Board of Trustees.
This information originally appeared on the UF News website.
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