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Adams and Reese Jacksonville attorney Jamie Olinto, an associate on the firm’s Litigation Practice Team, has been named to Jacksonville Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” list of the brightest and most promising professionals in Northeast Florida. Olinto was recognized along with her fellow honorees at the newspaper’s 16th Annual 40 Under 40 Awards, which took place April 26th at Renaissance World Golf Village Resort in St. Augustine, Florida.

“I am truly honored to be named among so many of Jacksonville’s best and brightest young professionals,” Olinto said. “I’m in the company of many great minds from the legal services, financial, health care, human resources, non-profit sectors and others.”

She added: “I am very passionate about my work, and I value the opportunity to provide great service to our clients. I also enjoy the privilege of giving back to our community through a variety of community service and pro bono work.”

Olinto joined the Adams and Reese Litigation Practice Team in 2013 following the firm’s expansion into Jacksonville, Florida. Practicing law since 2010, Olinto focuses her practice in the areas of business litigation, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights. Among others, she represents banks and financial institutions and other creditors in bankruptcy cases; companies in contract disputes, including shareholder disputes; and employers in a variety of issues including employee theft and breach of non-compete, non-disclosure and non-solicitation agreements.

Olinto is also active in the Jacksonville and surrounding community. She serves as the Governance Chair of the Board of Directors of Girls, Inc. of Jacksonville and was a member of the inaugural class of the Girls Inc. Rising Leader Society, a young professionals group supporting Girls Inc. of Jacksonville. Olinto works with the non-profit Jacksonville Area Legal Aid, providing pro bono services to assist low-income individuals in the community.

Olinto earned her J.D. from the University of Florida, Levin College of Law, along with her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the UF Warrington College of Business.

Each year, the Jacksonville Business Journal honors 40 of the city’s up-and-coming leaders under the age of 40. The class represents a group of professionals who have achieved a high level of responsibility in their careers and contributed to the betterment of the region through their community involvement. The 2016 class includes a diverse group of honorees representing many of the city’s top companies, law firms and organizations. See photos from the 2016 40 Under 40 Awards here.