Press Release
May 29, 2012

114 Florida Attorneys Named 'Super Lawyers' and 'Rising Stars' for 2012

Holland & Knight Press Release

Super Lawyers recognizes Holland & Knight attorneys and selects several for statewide 'Top 100' and 'Top 50 Women' lists.

MIAMI - May 28, 2012 - This year, Super Lawyers magazine has named 96 attorneys in the firm's Florida offices ‘Super Lawyers’ and 18 'Rising Stars' for 2012. Additionally, several Holland & Knight attorneys were ranked by the magazine within its lists of the 'Top 100' and the 'Top 50 Women.'

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 attorneys are nominated they are evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement through a third-party researcher.

The 'Top 100' and the 'Top 50 Women' lists are comprised of attorneys selected as 'Super Lawyers' who received the highest points in the 2011 Florida Super Lawyers nomination, research and blue ribbon review process.

The 'Super Lawyers' and 'Rising Stars' lists appear in Florida Super Lawyers magazine which is mailed to attorneys in Florida and the ABA-accredited law school libraries. The Florida Super Lawyers supplement will appear in The Wall Street Journal (Florida distribution) on June 14, 2012. 'Super Lawyers' and 'Rising Stars' also appear on
The following attorneys have been named ‘Super Lawyers’ and ‘Rising Stars’ for 2012 in their respective locations and practice areas:
Fort Lauderdale 
Super Lawyers 
Laurie L. Green – Securities & Corporate Finance
Jonathan Marcus – Real Estate
Erica R. Royal – Employment & Labor

Super Lawyers

Daniel K. Bean – General Litigation
Lawrence J. Hamilton II – Business Litigation
Dominic C. MacKenzie – Professional Liability: Defense
Paul R. Regensdorf – Civil Litigation Defense
George (Buddy) Schulz, Jr. – General Litigation
Richard L. Stockton – Estate Planning & Probate

Rising Star
Beau A. Baker – Business Litigation
Super Lawyer
Edward W. Vogel, III – Bonds/Government Finance
Super Lawyers
Gregory A. Baldwin – Business Litigation
Brett A. Barfield – Business Litigation
Rodney H. Bell – Mergers & Acquisitions
Christopher N. Bellows – Appellate
Sanford L. Bohrer – Business Litigation
Christopher N. Boyett – Estate Planning & Probate
Kelly-Ann G. Cartwright – Employment & Labor
Jose A. Casal – Business Litigation
J. Raul Cosio – Business Litigation
Maria T. Currier – Health Care
Edward Diaz – Employment & Labor
Joseph G. Goldstein – Land Use/Zoning
Bradley S. Gould – Eminent Domain
Jorge Hernandez-Toraño – Entertainment & Sports
Mitchell E. Herr – Securities Litigation
John M. Hogan – Criminal Defense: White Collar
Marilyn J. Holifield – Employment Litigation: Defense
Adolfo E. Jimenez – International
Judith G. Korchin – Business Litigation  (Top 50 Women)(Top 100)
Tiffani Lee – Business Litigation
Louise McAlpin – Securities Litigation
Thomas F. Morante – International
Tracy A. Nichols – Securities Litigation  (Top 50 Women)
Jose E. Sirven – Banking
Steven Sonberg – Business/Corporate
Rodolfo Sorondo, Jr. – Appellate
Lee P. Teichner – Personal Injury Defense: Products
Andrew H. Weinstein – Tax
Rising Stars
Danielle C. Price – Securities & Corporate Finance
Stephen P. Warren – Securities Litigation
Super Lawyers

Glenn A. Adams – Tax
Stephen T. Ball – Employment & Labor
Christopher C. Brockman – Real Estate
Louis T.M. Conti – Mergers & Acquisitions
Suzanne E. Gilbert – General Litigation (Top 50 Women)
Scott J. Johnson – Eminent Domain
David A. Jones – Business Litigation
Chris N. Kolos – Personal Injury Defense: Products
Scott R. MacLeod – Securities & Corporate Finance
Tom McAleavey – Securities & Corporate Finance
Howell W. Melton, Jr. – Business Litigation
A. Guy Neff, Jr. – Real Estate
Kenneth R. Richie – Construction Litigation
James E.L. Seay – Real Estate
Roger W. Sims – Environmental
Stephen W. Snively – Real Estate
Ben W. Subin – Construction Litigation
Albert F. Tellechea – Business Litigation
Christopher J. Weiss – Construction Litigation (Top 100)
William B. Wilson – Business Litigation
Samuel J. Zusmann, Jr. – Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights

Rising Stars

Alvin F. Benton, Jr. – Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Michael R. Candes – Construction Litigation
Min K. Cho – Business Litigation
James Ramsey – Construction Litigation
Carrie J. Eisnaugle – Business/Corporate
Luis J. Gonzalez – Business Litigation
Victoria H. Mitchell – Business Litigation
Gennifer B. Powell – Business Litigation
J. Keith Ramsey – Construction Litigation
Robert L. Rogers, III – Business/Corporate


Super Lawyers

Martha W. Barnett – Government Relations
Lawrence N. Curtin – Environmental
Frederick R. Dudley – Government Relations
James M. Ervin, Jr. – Tax
Stephen A. Grimes – Appellate
Jerome W. Hoffman – Antitrust Litigation
Morris H. Miller – Mergers & Acquisitions
Shannon Hartsfield – Health Care
Lawrence E. Sellers, Jr. – Environmental
Karen D. Walker – Government Contracts

Rising Star

Gigi Rollini – Appellate Law


Super Lawyers

Rodney Anderson – Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Chester E. Bacheller – Securities & Corporate Finance
Bernard A. Barton, Jr. – Tax
Stacy D. Blank – Appellate
Noel Robert Boeke – Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Michael L. Chapman – Business Litigation
William B. deMeza, Jr. – Employment & Labor
William S. Dufoe – Business Litigation
Richard D. Eckhard – Real Estate
W. Keith Fendrick – Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Leonard H. Gilbert – Banking
Robert J. Grammig – Securities & Corporate Finance
Richard B. Hadlow – Business/Corporate
John Arthur Jones – Estate Planning & Probate
Bradford D. Kimbro – Business Litigation  (Top 100)
Robert J. Kline – Estate Planning & Probate
Edward F. Koren – Estate Planning & Probate 
William R. Lane, Jr. – Estate Planning & Probate
Jack A. Levine – Tax
Joseph A. Varner III – Business Litigation  (Top 100)
Charles Wachter – Class Action/Mass Torts
Robert Allan Warram – Real Estate
Douglas A. Wright – Business/Corporate

Rising Stars

Brandon P. Faulkner – Business Litigation
Paul A. McDermott – Business Litigation
Michael M. Mills, Jr. – Securities & Corporate Finance
David B. Singer – Land Use/Zoning
Natalie P. Thomas – Construction Litigation

West Palm Beach

Super Lawyers

Larry Klein – Appellate
William N. Shepherd – Criminal Defense: White Collar

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