Press Release
June 23, 2016

126 Holland & Knight Florida Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers

MIAMI (June 23, 2016) - Super Lawyers has named 101 attorneys in Holland & Knight's Florida offices "Super Lawyers" and 25 "Rising Stars" for 2016. Additionally, several of the firm's attorneys were ranked among the "Top10," "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 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
Thomas F. Morante (International)
Debbie M. Orshefsky (Land Use/Zoning)
Erika R. Royal (Employee Litigation: Defense)
William B. Sherman (Tax)

Rising Stars
Joshua R. Levenson (Business Litigation)


Super Lawyers
Daniel K. Bean (General Litigation)
George D. Gabel, Jr (Media/Advertising)
Lawrence J. Hamilton II (Business Litigation)
Jason E. Havens (Estate Planning & Probate)
Jerome W. Hoffman (Antitrust Litigation)
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
Joshua H. Roberts (Business Litigation)
Edward S. Sarnowski (Business/Corporate)
Andrew J. Steif (Business Litigation)
Lindsay Dennis Swiger (Employment & Labor)


Super Lawyers
Brett A. Barfield (Business Litigation)
David A. Barkus (Mergers & Acquisitions)
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)
Maria T. Currier (Healthcare)
Jesus E. Cuza (Business Litigation) *Top 100*
Frances G. De La Guardia (Appellate)
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)
Lyndall M. Lambert (Aviation & Aerospace)
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)
Fabian A. Pal (International)
Ira N. Rosner (Securities & Corporate Finance)
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 de las Cuevas-Diaz (Banking)
Cory W. Eichhorn (Business Litigation)
Christine Fuqua Gay (Employment & Labor)
Anna Marie Hernandez (Business Litigation)
Elena Otero (Real Estate)
Danielle C. Price (Securities & Corporate Finance)
Eric Ray (General Litigation)
Brian W. Toth (Business Litigation)
Monica Vila Castro (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 (Business Litigation) *Top 50 Women**Top 100*
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)
Judith M. Mercier (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 (Employment & Labor)
J. Keith Ramsey (Construction Litigation)


Super Lawyers
Sarah S. Butters (Estate & Trust Litigation)
Lawrence N. Curtin (Environmental)
Mark K. Delegal (Government Relations)
James M. Ervin, Jr. (Tax)
Shannon Hartsfield (Healthcare)
Lawrence E. Sellers, Jr. (Environmental) *Top 100*
Karen D. Walker (Government Contracts)

Rising Star
Joshua Aubuchon (Government Relations)
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 (ADR)
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)
Natalie P. Thomas (Construction Litigation)
Joseph A. Varner III (Business Litigation) *Top 10**Top 100*
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)
Anthony Palermo (Business Litigation)

West Palm Beach

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

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