Lazaro Fields.

Lazaro Fields has joined Colson Hicks Eidson in Coral Gables as an associate. Fields focuses his practice on personal injury, commercial and class action litigation.

Paul Ryder and Lindsey Ryder have joined Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman in Fort Lauderdale. Paul Ryder, who joins as a partner, counsels clients on labor relations issues. Lindsey Ryder, who joins as an associate, focuses on conducting investigations for employers of discrimination and harassment complaints filed by their employees.

Derek B. Barba and Tyler A. Acham have joined Goldberg Segalla. Barba, who joins as a partner in Miami, focuses his practice on all matters relating to general liability litigation. Acham, who joins as an associate in West Palm Beach, focuses his practice on representing national and international retailers, hospitality companies, food and beverage companies, restaurants and food service franchises, and other businesses throughout Florida.

Ben Fechter, Nalani Gordon and Christopher Seifter have joined Gunster in West Palm Beach as associates. Fechter’s and Gordon’s practices focus on business litigation. Seifter’s practice focuses on corporate law, technology law, emerging companies and securities law and corporate governance.

Scott D. Kirschbaum has joined Cole, Scott & Kissane in Miami as a partner. Kirschbaum’s practice focuses on medical malpractice, premises liability, hospital industry defense, motor vehicle defense, insurance coverage and legal malpractice.