MIAMI – June 26, 2013 – Holland & Knight is pleased to announce that 36 of the firm's attorneys have been named to Florida Trend magazine's 2013 Legal Elite list. The Florida Legal Elite are the top lawyers practicing in Florida, according to the results of the magazine's statewide attorney surveys, and represent fewer than 2 percent of Florida Bar members actively practicing in Florida.
This year, eight Holland & Knight attorneys were included in Florida Trend's Legal Elite Hall of Fame, which was created to honor those who have been Legal Elite winners for several years. A diverse panel of lawyers was consulted to evaluate the Legal Elite and make the final selection of Hall of Fame honorees. Holland & Knight has more members of the Hall of Fame than any other law firm.
Additionally, Florida Bar members are asked to recommend three best "up and coming" attorneys who exhibit leadership in the law and in their local communities. An attorney must have practiced law for less than 10 years or be less than 40 years of age to be eligible.
The following Holland & Knight attorneys were recognized as 2013 Florida Elite, Hall of Fame honorees and 'Up and Comers.'
Dustin M. Robinson – Commercial Litigation
George E. "Buddy" Schulz, Jr. – Civil Trial – Hall of Fame
Lawrence J. Hamilton – Commercial Litigation
Christopher W. Boyett – Wills, Trusts & Estates – Hall of Fame
Maria T. Currier – Health
Judith M. Korchin – Commercial Litigation – Hall of Fame
Tiffani G. Lee – Commercial Litigation
Lee Philip Teichner – Civil Trial
Stephen T. Ball – Labor & Employment
Christopher C. Brockman – Real Estate
Min K. Cho – Up & Comer
Suzanne E. Gilbert – Commercial Litigation
Victoria H. Newman – Up & Comer
Kathryn W. Oberto – Real Estate
James E.L. Seay – Real Estate
Roger W. Sims – Environmental & Land Use – Hall of Fame
Albert F. Tellechea – Civil Trial
William B. Wilson – Commercial Litigation
Joshua D. Aubuchon – Up & Comer
Martha W. Barnett – Government & Administrative – Hall of Fame
Elizabeth L. Bevington – Commercial Litigation
Sarah S. Butters – Wills, Trusts & Estates
Jerome W. Hoffman – Commercial Litigation – Hall of Fame
Lawrence E. Sellers – Environmental & Land Use – Hall of Fame
Karen D. Walker – Government & Administrative
Stacy D. Blank – Appellate Practice
Richard D. Eckhard – Real Estate
W. Keith Fendrick – Bankruptcy & Workout
Leonard H. Gilbert – Bankruptcy & Workout
Robert J. Grammig – Business Law
Richard B. Hadlow – Business Law
Bradford D. Kimbro – Commercial Litigation
Robert W. Lang – Wills, Trusts & Estates
Joseph H. Varner, III – Commercial Litigation – Hall of Fame
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Jason D. Lazarus – Commercial Litigation
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