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Nathan S. Collier Sponsors University of Florida Law Event

Published: Wednesday April 12, 2017

     GAINESVILLE, Fla.— Nathan S. Collier, Founder and Chairman of The Collier Companies and University of Florida alumnus, helped sponsor the Levin College of Law’s Inaugural Celebration of Legacy and Leadership on April 8. This event, themed “Soaring to New Heights,” took place at the University Air Center. This was a celebration of UF Law’s recent seven-point rise in the U.S. News rankings and a recognition of two Heritage of Leadership honorees. Laura A. Rosenbury, Dean and Levin, Mabie & Levin Professor of Law, also took this opportunity to cast the future of UF Law and, along with University of Florida President W. Kent Fuchs, to express appreciation to generous alumni that help provide scholarships to young lawyers in the Levin College of Law.

     Ten team members and guests attended the private event from The Collier Companies. Mr. Collier, Elizabeth Krentzman, and Richard Smith of Quinn Emanuel Trial Lawyers were listed as event sponsors and are all UF Law alumni.

     The University of Florida Levin College of Law has a longstanding tradition of producing national leaders and Florida’s top-ranked law school and among the nation’s best values for legal education. For more information about the University of Florida’s Levin College of Law please visit their website. To permanently honor outstanding and notable alumni of the University of Florida Levin College of Law and their contributions to the state and University, the Law Center Association Board of Trustees established the Heritage of Leadership Recognition Society. More information about this prestigious society can be found on the UF Law website at

     The Collier Companies, based in Gainesville, Florida, owns and manages 11,624 apartment units in the states of Florida, Georgia, and Oklahoma. For more information about The Collier Companies, please visit

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