Press Release
June 13, 2019

100 Holland & Knight Florida Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers

MIAMI (June 13, 2019) - Super Lawyers has named 80 attorneys in Holland & Knight's Florida offices "Super Lawyers" and 20 "Rising Stars" for 2019. 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

  • Debbie M. Orshefsky (Land Use/Zoning)
  • Erika R. Royal (Employee Litigation: Defense)
  • William B. Sherman (Tax)
  • Jacksonville
    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

  • Bradley W. Crocker (Business Litigation)
  • Edward S. Sarnowski (Business/Corporate)
  • Miami
    Super Lawyers

  • Brett A. Barfield (Business Litigation)
  • David A. Barkus (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; Miami Top 100
  • Frances G. De La Guardia (Appellate)
  • Edward Diaz (Employment & Labor)
  • Marilyn J. Holifield (Employment Litigation: Defense)
  • Adolfo E. Jimenez (International)
  • Steven D. Lear (Business/Corporate)
  • 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

  • Shawn Amuial (Real Estate)
  • Jose Avila (Business/Corporate)
  • Matthew Grosack (Business Litigation)
  • Kyle T. Hershey (Business/Corporate)
  • Manuel Miranda (Securities Litigation)
  • Cristina Papanikos (Estate & Trust Litigation)
  • Orlando
    Super Lawyers

  • Glenn A. Adams (Tax)
  • Stephen T. Ball (Employment & Labor)  *Orlando Top 50
  • Christopher C. Brockman (Real Estate)  *Orlando Top 50
  • Michael R. Candes (Construction Litigation)
  • David E. Cannella (Business Litigation)
  • Suzanne E. Gilbert (Business Litigation)  *Top 50 Women; Orlando Top 50
  • 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 50 Women; Orlando Top 50
  • J. Keith Ramsey (Construction Litigation)
  • James E.L. Seay (Real Estate)
  • Roger W. Sims (Environmental)
  • Ben W. Subin (Construction Litigation)  *Orlando Top 50
  • Rising Stars

  • Benjamin Robinson (Construction Litigation)
  • Austin Thacker (Construction Litigation)
  • Tallahassee
    Super Lawyers

  • Lawrence N. Curtin (Environmental)
  • Mark K. Delegal (Government Relations)
  • James M. Ervin, Jr. (Tax)
  • Shannon Hartsfield (Healthcare)
  • George N. Meros, Jr. (Civil Litigation: Defense)
  • Lawrence E. Sellers, Jr. (Environmental)
  • Karen D. Walker (Government Contracts)
  • Rising Stars

  • Joshua Aubuchon (Government Relations)
  • Tiffany Roddenberry (Appellate)
  • Tara Price (Business Litigation)
  • Tampa
    Super Lawyers

  • Bernard A. Barton, Jr. (Tax)
  • Stacy D. Blank (Appellate)
  • Noel R. Boeke (Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights)
  • 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; Tampa Top 50
  • Edward F. Koren (Estate Planning & Probate)
  • Latour "LT" Lafferty (Criminal Defense: White Collar)
  • William R. Lane, Jr. (Estate Planning & Probate)
  • Paul A. McDermott (Business Litigation)
  • Joseph A. Varner III (Business Litigation) *Top 10 (Ranked #2); Top 100; Tampa Top 50
  • Charles Wachter (Class Action/Mass Torts)
  • Douglas A. Wright (Business/Corporate)
  • Rising Stars

  • Patrick M. Chidnese (Business Litigation)
  • Patrick Duffey (Estate Planning & Probate)
  • 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)
  • David Spector (General Litigation)
  • Rising Stars

  • Andrew Loewenstein (Business Litigation)
  • Caitlin F. Saladrigas (Healthcare)
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