Press Release
July 9, 2010

More Than 25 Holland & Knight Tampa and Lakeland Attorneys Named ‘Super lawyers’ and ‘Rising Stars’ for 2010

Three Tampa Attorneys Named in 'Top 10' and 'Top 100' Super Lawyers in Florida

TAMPA – July 9, 2010 – Holland & Knight is pleased to announce that more than 25 attorneys in the firm's Tampa and Lakeland offices have been named ‘Super Lawyers’ for 2010 by Super Lawyers magazine. Three attorneys were named ‘Rising Stars’ for 2010 by Super Lawyers magazine, and three Tampa attorneys were ranked in Super Lawyers' 'Top 10' and 'Top 100.'

Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The magazine names exceptional attorneys annually in all 50 states and Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers uses a rigorous selection process that begins with peer nomination. Once an attorney has been nominated they are then evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement through a third party researcher.
'The Top 10' and 'The Top 100' lists those attorneys selected as 'Super Lawyers' who received the highest points in the 2010 Florida Super Lawyers nomination, research and blue ribbon review process.

Top 10
Joseph Varner, III – Tampa

Top 100
Bradford Kimbro – Tampa
Edward Koren – Tampa
Joseph Varner, III – Tampa

Tampa Super Lawyers
Rodney Anderson – Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Chester Bacheller – Securities & Corporate Finance
Bernard Barton, Jr. - Tax
Stacy Blank - Appellate
Michael Chapman – Business Litigation
William deMeza, Jr. – Employment & Labor
William Dufoe – Business Litigation
Richard Eckhard – Real Estate
W. Keith Fendrick – Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Leonard Gilbert - Banking
Robert Grammig – Securities & Corporate Finance
Richard Hadlow – Business/Corporate
John Arthur Jones – Estate Planning & Probate
Bradford Kimbro – Business Litigation
Robert Kline – Estate Planning & Probate
Edward Koren – Estate Planning & Probate
William Lane, Jr. – Estate Planning & Probate
Jack Levine - Tax
James Shimberg, Jr. – Land Use/Zoning
Joseph Varner, III – Business Litigation
Charles Wachter – Class Action/Mass Torts
Robert Warram – Real Estate
Douglas Wright – Business/Corporate

Tampa Rising Stars
Paul McDermott – Business Litigation
Michael Mills, Jr. – Securities & Corporate Finance

Lakeland Super Lawyers
Edward Vogel, III – Bonds/Government Finance

Lakeland Rising Stars
Michael Wiener – Bonds/Government Finance

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