Williams Parker Adds Quartet of New Attorneys

Business

Williams Parker, Sarasota’s oldest and largest law firm, is pleased to announce the addition of four new attorneys: senior counsel Christopher M. Nigro, and associates Claudia Gesiotto, Kristen D. Worrell, and Marisa S. Agganis. Christopher Nigro is a commercial litigation attorney with more than 16 years of experience assisting clients with dispute resolution, including commercial litigation. Prior to joining the firm, Chris practiced civil litigation at a local law firm and, prior to that, was an Assistant State Attorney for the 12th Judicial Circuit. Chris has tried over 40 jury trials to verdict. He earned his J. D. from Syracuse University College of Law, and his B.A. with honors from the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York. Claudia Gesiotto practices in the areas of corporate, healthcare, and intellectual property. Most recently, Claudia was a commercial litigation associate with an Am Law 200 law firm in Orlando, Florida. Claudia earned her J.D. magna cum laude at The Florida State University College of Law. Prior to law school, she was a Bright Future Scholar at the University of Central Florida, receiving a B.A. in Journalism and Creative Writing. Kristen Worrell is an attorney practicing in the areas of residential and commercial real estate. Prior to joining Williams Parker, Kristen was a civil litigation attorney at a local law firm. She earned her J.D. cum laude, from Stetson University College of Law in 2022. Before law school, Kristen earned a B.S. in Marketing, magna cum laude, from the University of South Florida in 2016. Marisa Agganis is a labor & employment and litigation attorney. Marisa received her J.D., cum laude, from Suffolk University Law School, where she was a Teaching Assistant for the program’s Property I course.  At Suffolk University, Marisa was a member of the Moot Court Honor Board and the Journal of Trial and Appellate Advocacy. Marisa was elected Chief Competition Director of the Moot Court Honor Board. She earned her B.A. in English, cum laude, from Mercer University, where she was a member of the Division I Women’s Lacrosse team. Williams Parker President, Michael J. Wilson, commented, “For nearly 100 years, Williams Parker has been helping its clients implement their visions for their businesses and their families. We are proud of the central roles played by our attorneys and staff forging some of the area’s most enduring and iconic institutions and projects. As our region continues to experience incredible growth, we too are expanding our capabilities to serve our clients with the addition of these fine individuals and lawyers.”

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