Press Release
June 11, 2015

127 Holland & Knight Florida Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers

MIAMI (June 11, 2015) - Super Lawyers has named 100 attorneys in Holland & Knight's Florida offices "Super Lawyers" and 27 "Rising Stars" for 2015. Additionally, several of the firm's attorneys were ranked among the "Top 10," "Top 50," "Top 100" and the "Top 50 Women."

Super Lawyers is a rating service that annually identifies outstanding lawyers in all 50 states and Washington, D.C., from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

The "Top 10," "Top 50," "Top 100" and the "Top 50 Women" lists are comprised of attorneys who received the highest points during Florida Super Lawyers' nomination, research and blue-ribbon review process. 

The following lawyers were named in their respective practice area this year:

Fort Lauderdale 

Super Lawyers  
Laurie L. Green (Securities & Corporate Finance)
Thomas F. Morante (International)
Debbie Orshefsky (Land Use/Zoning)
Erika R. Royal (Employment & Labor)
William B. Sherman (Tax)

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)
Jason E. Havens (Estate Planning & Probate)
Dominic C. MacKenzie (Professional Liability: 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)
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
Brett A. Barfield (Business Litigation)
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)
Maria T. Currier (Health Care)
Jesus E. Cuza (Business Litigation) *Top 100 in Florida* *Top 100 in Miami*
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 in Florida*
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)
Fabian A. Pal (International)
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)
Monica V. Castro (Appellate)
Vivian de las Cuevas-Diaz (Real Estate/Banking)
Cory W. Eichhorn (Business Litigation)
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)


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 in Florida* *Top 100 in Florida*
Scott J. Johnson (Eminent Domain)
David A. Jones (Business Litigation)
Chris N. Kolos (Personal Injury Defense: Products)
Tom McAleavey (Securities & Corporate Finance)
Brian A. McDowell (Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Right)
Howell W. Melton, Jr. (Business Litigation)
Judith M. Mercier (First Amendment/Media; Business Litigation)
A. Guy Neff, Jr. (Real Estate)
Robert L. Rogers, III (Business 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)
William B. Wilson (Business Litigation)
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)
Allison E. Turnbull (Land Use/Zoning)


Super Lawyers
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 (Mergers & Acquisitions)
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 in Florida* *Top 50 in Tampa*
Edward F. Koren (Estate Planning & Probate)
Latour "LT" Lafferty (Criminal Defense: White Collar) *Top 50 in Tampa*
William R. Lane, Jr. (Estate Planning & Probate)
Jack A. Levine (Tax)
Paul A. McDermott (Business Litigation)
Natalie P. Thomas (Construction Litigation)
Joseph A. Varner III (Business Litigation) *Top 10 in Florida* *Top 100 in Florida* *Top 50 in Tampa*
Charles Wachter (Class Action/Mass Torts)
Douglas A. Wright (Business/Corporate)

Rising Stars
Patrick M. Chidnese (Business Litigation)
Brandon P. Faulkner (Business Litigation)
Dominic Kouffman (Business Litigation)
Michael M. Mills, Jr. (Securities & Corporate Finance)
Anthony Palermo (Business Litigation)

West Palm Beach

Super Lawyers
William N. Shepherd (Criminal Defense: White Collar)

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