Press Release
June 24, 2022

Eighty-Three Holland & Knight Florida Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers

MIAMI (June 24, 2022)Super Lawyers has named 55 attorneys in Holland & Knight's Florida offices "Super Lawyers" and 28 "Rising Stars" for 2022. Additionally, several of the firm's attorneys were ranked among the "Top 100," "Top 50" 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 100," "Top 50" 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 areas this year:

Fort Lauderdale

Super Lawyers
Brian H. Koch (Business Litigation)

Rising Stars
Julie Blackmore (Mergers & Acquisitions)
Joshua R. Levenson (Estate & Trust Litigation)
Benjamin Taormina (Business Litigation)


Super Lawyers
Lawrence J. Hamilton II (Business Litigation)
Jason E. Havens (Estate Planning & Probate)
Jerome W. Hoffman (Antitrust Litigation)
Richard L. Stockton (Estate Planning & Probate)

Rising Stars
Eliona Jankulla (Business/Corporate)
Daniel Mahfood (Appellate)
Laura Renstrom (Civil Litigation: Defense)
Edward S. Sarnowski (Business/Corporate)
Stacy Thomas (Securities & Corporate Finance)


Super Lawyers
Christopher N. Bellows (Appellate)
Christopher N. Boyett (Estate Planning & Probate)
Brian A. Briz (International)
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)
Marilyn J. Holifield (Employment Litigation: Defense)
Adolfo E. Jimenez (International)
Tiffani G. Lee (Business Litigation)
Tracy A. Nichols (Securities Litigation)
Kevin E. Packman (Tax)
Cristina Papanikos (Estate & Trust Litigation)
Scott Ponce (Class Action & Mass Torts)
Jose E. Sirven (Banking)
Daniel I. Small (Criminal Defense: White Collar)
Rodolfo Sorondo, Jr. (Appellate)
Lee P. Teichner (Personal Injury Defense: Products)

Rising Stars
Shawn Amuial (Real Estate)
Alejandro J. Arias (Land Use & Zoning)
Daniel P. Hanlon (Government Contracts)
Kyle T. Hershey (Business/Corporate)
Shaina Kamen (Estate & Probate)
Lauren A. Klein (Tax)
Manuel Miranda (Securities Litigation)
Amanda Naldjieff (Land Use & Zoning)
Brandon T. White (Consumer Law)


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) *Orlando Top 50*
Chris N. Kolos (Personal Injury Defense: Products) *Orlando Top 50*
Judith M. Mercier (Business Litigation)
Jaime Billotte Moses (Appellate) *Top 50 Women* *Orlando Top 50*
J. Keith Ramsey (Construction Litigation)
Ben W. Subin (Construction Litigation) *Orlando Top 50*

Rising Stars
Daniel J. Kavanaugh (Civil Litigation: Defense)
Austin Thacker (Construction Litigation)


Super Lawyers
Shannon Hartsfield (Healthcare)
Lawrence E. Sellers, Jr. (Environmental)
Karen D. Walker (Government Contracts)

Rising Stars
Tiffany Roddenberry (Appellate)


Super Lawyers
Jason H. Baruch (Business Litigation)
Stacy D. Blank (Appellate)
Noel R. Boeke (Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights)
Louis T.M. Conti (Mergers & Acquisitions)
Richard D. Eckhard (Real Estate)
Brandon Faulkner (Business Litigation)
W. Keith Fendrick (Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights)
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)
William R. Lane, Jr. (Estate Planning & Probate)
Paul A. McDermott (Business Litigation)
Joseph A. Varner III (Business Litigation) *Top 100* *Tampa Top 50*

Rising Stars
Patrick Duffey (Estate Planning & Probate)
David Lisko (General Litigation)
Alexander Olama (Tax)
Anthony Palermo (Business Litigation)
Kendall Wilson (Mergers & Acquisitions)

West Palm Beach

Super Lawyers
Sandra L. Heller (Insurance Coverage)
William N. Shepherd (Criminal Defense: White Collar)

Rising Stars

Kayla Pragid (Healthcare)
Caitlin F. Saladrigas (Healthcare)
Seth J. Welner (Business Litigation)

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