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Aaron Gorovitz named one of the top fundraisers in U.S.


ADA CEO Kevin Hagan and Lowndes Partner Aaron Gorovitz.

Aaron Gorovitz named one of the top fundraisers in U.S.

Orlando, FL –Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed is pleased to announce that long-time partner Aaron J. Gorovitz has been honored with a national STOP Diabetes-SHARE award by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) for his outstanding contributions in the fight to stop diabetes. This award is unique, and it has not been given to anyone else in the U.S. during the past 12 months.

As the chairman of the local ADA Father of the Year (FOTY) Council and a 2011 FOTY award recipient, Gorovitz has helped grow the FOTY Awards event in Orlando. The FOTY Awards is a fundraising event for the ADA that celebrates family, specifically fatherhood.

In the five years since his involvement, Gorovitz has worked tirelessly to raise money and advance the FOTY Awards event in Orlando. To date, Gorovitz has secured many prominent honorees, and along with his efforts, they have raised well over $500,000, including $26,000 the law firm has contributed. As a result, the FOTY Awards event in Orlando is one of the top three events in the country.  


"Simply put, Aaron's efforts and results are extraordinary," said Jessica Wells, associate director of Development for ADA Central Florida. "His efforts have driven significant dollars raised for the American Diabetes Association."  


For more than 30 years, Gorovitz's legal practice has centered around large and complex commercial, residential and mixed-use real estate projects throughout Central Florida. He is often involved in site selection and due diligence and is lead counsel in the procurement of Developments of Regional Impact (DRIs), comprehensive plan designations, zonings and other governmental approvals and entitlements. He also formulates public/private partnerships on master plans and takes a lead role in the development, financing and leasing of projects. He recently completed a three-year-term on the International Board of Directors for Meritas, a global alliance of 7,124 experienced lawyers in 175 full-service law firms serving 236 markets-all rigorously qualified, independent and collaborative.


In addition to his busy law practice and his work with the American Diabetes Association, Gorovitz is deeply involved in his community. As the former chairman of the Central Florida Partnership (CFP), he traveled to Washington D.C. with other CFP regional leaders to help advance Central Florida's growing industries: hospitality, travel and tourism, research funding, and entrepreneurship. In this role, Gorovitz spent countless hours working side-by-side with community leaders to bring SunRail to Central Florida. Along with forming the CFP's Transportation Task Force, he formed many of the CFP's committees addressing other key regional issues, including capital, homelessness, and water.

Gorovitz has received numerous awards and accolades for his contributions to the community, both in business and for his charitable work. He is always raising his hand in service with quiet strength and unwavering commitment.



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