Press Release
June 18, 2018

108 Holland & Knight Florida Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers

Holland & Knight

MIAMI (June 18, 2018) - Super Lawyers has named 86 attorneys in Holland & Knight's Florida offices "Super Lawyers" and 22 "Rising Stars" for 2018. Additionally, several of the firm's attorneys were ranked among the "Top 10," "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
Lawrence J. Hamilton II (Business Litigation)
Jason E. Havens (Estate Planning & Probate)
Frederick J. Lotterhos (Business Litigation)
Jerome W. Hoffman (Antitrust Litigation)
George (Buddy) Schulz, Jr. (General Litigation)
Richard L. Stockton (Estate Planning & Probate)

Rising Stars
Carter R. Burgess (Consumer Law)
Edward S. Sarnowski (Business/Corporate)


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)
Frances G. De La Guardia (Appellate)
Edward Diaz (Employment & Labor)
Mitchell E. Herr (Securities Litigation)
John M. Hogan (Criminal Defense: White Collar)
Marilyn J. Holifield (Employment Litigation: Defense)
Adolfo E. Jimenez (International)
Tiffani G. Lee (Business Litigation)
Joseph Mamounas (International)
Juan J. Mayol, Jr. (Land Use/Zoning)
George Mencio, Jr. (International)
Tracy A. Nichols (Securities Litigation)
Kevin E. Packman (Tax)
Scott Ponce (Class Action & Mass Torts)
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)
Kyle T. Hershey (Business/Corporate)
Manuel Miranda (Securities Litigation)
Elena Otero (Real Estate)
Brian W. Toth (Business Litigation)


Super Lawyers
Glenn A. Adams (Tax)
Stephen T. Ball (Employment & Labor)
Christopher C. Brockman (Real Estate)
Michael R. Candes (Construction Litigation)
David E. Cannella (Business Litigation)
Suzanne E. Gilbert (Business Litigation) *Top 50 Women*
Scott J. Johnson (Eminent Domain)
Chris N. Kolos (Personal Injury Defense: Products)
Tom McAleavey (Securities & Corporate Finance)
Brian A. McDowell (Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Right)
Judith M. Mercier (Business Litigation)
Jaime Billotte Moses (Appellate) *Top 100* *Top 50 Women*
J. Keith Ramsey (Construction Litigation)
James E.L. Seay (Real Estate)
Roger W. Sims (Environmental)
Ben W. Subin (Construction Litigation)
William B. Wilson (Business Litigation)

Rising Stars
Edward Fitzgerald (Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights)
Luis J. Gonzalez (Employment & Labor)
Lauren L. Millcarek (Business Litigation)
Robin M. Nauman (Business Litigation)
Austin Thacker (Construction Litigation)


Super Lawyers
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 Stars
Joshua Aubuchon (Government Relations)
Tiffany Roddenberry (Appellate)


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)
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* *Top 100*
Charles Wachter (Class Action/Mass Torts)
Douglas A. Wright (Business/Corporate)

Rising Stars
Patrick M. Chidnese (Business Litigation)
Patrick Duffey (Estate Planning & Probate)
Brandon P. Faulkner (Business Litigation)
Dominic Kouffman (Business Litigation)
David Lisko (General Litigation)
Kristin L. Padgett (Securities & Corporate Finance)
Anthony Palermo (Business Litigation)

West Palm Beach

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

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