Sorell Negro has been promoted to counsel at Robinson+Cole. Negro represents clients involved in complex real property, environmental and products liability disputes, and she often focuses on issues involving national and international environmental laws. She is a member of Robinson+Cole’s land use, real estate and development, manufacturing and sustainability groups. She works primarily in the firm’s Miami office.

Craig Distel has joined the West Palm Beach office of McDonald Hopkins, a business advisory and advocacy law firm, as an associate in the litigation department. Distel comes to McDonald Hopkins with experience in commercial litigation and construction law, including representing developers, contractors and subcontractors in construction defect, contract and lien claims. He also has experience analyzing coverage issues associated with third-party and multi-party defect claims.