Press Release
June 10, 2014

132 Florida Attorneys Named "Super Lawyers" and "Rising Stars" for 2014

MIAMI (June 10, 2014) - Super Lawyers magazine has named 105 attorneys in Holland & Knight's Florida offices "Super Lawyers" and 27 "Rising Stars" for 2014. Additionally, several of the firm's attorneys were ranked by the magazine within its lists of the "Top10," "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 10," "Top 100" and the "Top 50 Women" lists are comprised of attorneys selected as "Super Lawyers" who received the highest points during Florida Super Lawyers' nomination, research and blue ribbon review process.

The following attorneys have been named "Super Lawyers" and "Rising Stars" for 2014 in their respective locations and practice areas:

Fort Lauderdale

Super Lawyers
Laurie L. Green – Securities & Corporate Finance
Marie Lefere – Health Care
Thomas F. Morante – International
Erica R. Royal – Employment & Labor

Rising Stars
Joshua R. Levenson - Business Litigation
Allison E. McCarthy - Real Estate


Super Lawyers
Daniel K. Bean – General Litigation
George D. Gabel, Jr – First Amendment/Media; Transportation/Maritime
Lawrence J. Hamilton II – Business Litigation
Dominic C. MacKenzie – Professional Liability: Defense
Paul R. Regensdorf – Civil Litigation: Defense
Terrence J. Russell – Business Litigation
George (Buddy) Schulz, Jr. – General Litigation
Richard L. Stockton – Estate Planning & Probate

Rising Stars
Beau A. Baker – Business Litigation
Ricardo A. Bedoya – Business Litigation
Joshua H. Roberts – Business Litigation
Edward S. Sarnowski – Business/Corporate
Andrew J. Steif – Business Litigation
Lindsay Dennis Swiger – Employment & Labor


Super Lawyers
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
Jesus E. Cuza – Business Litigation
Edward Diaz – Employment & Labor
Joseph G. Goldstein – Land Use/Zoning
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)
Lyndall M. Lambert – Aviation & Aerospace/Personal Injury Defense: Products
Tiffani G. Lee – Business Litigation
Juan J. Mayol, Jr. – Land Use/Zoning
Louise McAlpin – Securities Litigation
Tracy A. Nichols – Securities Litigation
Kevin E. Packman – Tax; Estate and Trust Planning
Jose E. Sirven – Banking
Rodolfo Sorondo, Jr. – Appellate
Lee P. Teichner – Personal Injury Defense: Products
Stephen P. Warren – Securities Litigation
Andrew H. Weinstein – Tax

Rising Stars
Brian A. Briz – Business Litigation
Gabriel Caballero – Banking
Vivian C. de las Cuevas – Real Estate/Banking
Andres A. Fernandez – Banking
Christine Fuqua Gay – Employment & Labor
Michael E. Hantman – Business Litigation
Anna Marie Hernandez – Business Litigation
Danielle C. Price – M&A/Securities & Corporate Finance
Eric Ray – General Litigation
Monica Vila – Appellate


Super Lawyers
Glenn A. Adams – Tax
Stephen T. Ball – Employment & Labor
Christopher C. Brockman – Real Estate
Ted R. Brown – Land Use/Zoning
Michael R. Candes – Construction Litigation
Min K. Cho – Business Litigation
Suzanne E. Gilbert – General Litigation (Top 50 Women)(Top 100)
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
Brian A. McDowell – Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Howell W. Melton, Jr. – Business Litigation
Judith M. Mercier – First Amendment/Media; Business Litigation
A. Guy Neff, Jr. – Real Estate
Kenneth R. Richie – Construction Litigation
Robert L. Rogers, III – Business/Corporate
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
William B. Wilson – Business Litigation (Top 100)
Samuel J. Zusmann, Jr. – Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights

Rising Stars
Edward Fitzgerald – Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Luis J. Gonzalez – Business Litigation
J. Keith Ramsey – Construction Litigation
Amy R. Rigdon – Securities & Corporate Finance; M&A
Allison E. Turnbull – Land Use/Zoning


Super Lawyers
Martha W. Barnett – Government Relations
Lawrence N. Curtin – Environmental
Mark K. Delegal – Government Relations
James M. Ervin, Jr. – Tax
Stephen H. Grimes – Appellate
Jerome W. Hoffman – Antitrust Litigation
Shannon Hartsfield – Health Care
Lawrence E. Sellers, Jr. – Environmental
Karen D. Walker – Government Contracts

Rising Star
Kevin Cox – Business Litigation


Super Lawyers
Rodney Anderson – Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Chester E. Bacheller – Securities & Corporate Finance
Bernard A. Barton, Jr. – Tax
Stacy D. Blank – Appellate
Noel R. Boeke – Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Michael L. Chapman – Business Litigation
Louis T.M. Conti – Mergers & Acquisitions
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
Shane A. Hart – Estate Planning & Probate
Bradford D. Kimbro – Business Litigation (Top 100)
Edward F. Koren – Estate Planning & Probate
Latour "LT" Lafferty – Criminal Defense: White Collar
William R. Lane, Jr. – Estate Planning & Probate
Jack A. Levine – Tax
Paul A. McDermott – Business Litigation
Joseph A. Varner III – Business Litigation (Top 10)
Charles Wachter – Class Action/Mass Torts
Douglas A. Wright – Business/Corporate

Rising Stars
Donald R. Bly – Real Estate
Patrick M. Chidnese – Business Litigation
Brandon P. Faulkner – Business Litigation
Michael M. Mills, Jr. – Securities & Corporate Finance

West Palm Beach

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

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