Scott Hawkins presented at the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Annual Conference for Institutionally Related Foundations in Miami, FL on April 19. Scott addressed the topic of “Separating Fact from Fiction: State Scrutiny of Institutionally Related Foundations.” His expert panel shared strategies on how foundation leaders can demonstrate their value to state officials.
Hosted by CASE, the Annual Conference for Institutionally Related Foundations is designed for foundation executives and other senior staff and provides a forum to learn about the critical and emerging issues affecting institutionally related foundations. Now in it’s 26th year, the conference conducts in-depth general session presentations that set the stage for smaller elective sessions with thought leaders in various industries and disciplines.
Scott Hawkins, Jones Foster’s Vice-Chair, is a nationally recognized corporate and business litigation attorney. He is actively involved in various industry and community organizations, serving as the Chair of the University of Florida Foundation from 2014-2016. Scott represents public and private companies in a variety of industries, including education, technology, medical, environmental, real estate, land use, insurance, and military. Scott focuses his practice in commercial and corporate litigation with an emphasis on intellectual property, trade secret disputes, covenants not to compete, securities, and real estate litigation.