Press Release
June 28, 2023

Seventy-Six Holland & Knight Florida Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers

MIAMI (June 28, 2023) - Super Lawyers has named 48 attorneys in Holland & Knight's Florida offices "Super Lawyers" and 28 "Rising Stars" for 2023. 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 area this year:

Fort Lauderdale

Super Lawyers
Brian H. Koch (Business Litigation)

Rising Stars
Julie Blackmore (Mergers & Acquisitions)


Super Lawyers
Jason E. Havens (Estate Planning & Probate)
Jerome W. Hoffman (Antitrust Litigation)

Rising Stars
Michael Gropper (Litigation)
Eliona Jankulla (Business/Corporate)
Daniel Mahfood (Appellate)
Laura Renstrom (Civil Litigation: Defense)
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)
Enrique Conde (Business/Corporate)
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)
Lee P. Teichner (Personal Injury Defense: Products)

Rising Stars
Shawn Amuial (Real Estate)
Alejandro J. Arias (Land Use & Zoning)
Evan Friedland (Business/Corporate)
Logan Gans (Private Wealth Services)
Daniel P. Hanlon (Government Contracts)
Shaina Kamen (Estate & Probate)
Manuel Miranda (Securities Litigation)
Amanda Naldjieff (Land Use & Zoning)
Brandon T. White (Consumer Law)


Super Lawyers
Glenn A. Adams (Tax)
Christopher C. Brockman (Real Estate)
David E. Cannella (Business Litigation)
Suzanne E. Gilbert (Business Litigation)
Chris N. Kolos (Personal Injury Defense: Products)
Judith M. Mercier (Business Litigation)
Jamie Billotte Moses (Appellate) *Top 100* *Top 50 Women* *Orlando Top 50*
Ben W. Subin (Construction Litigation) *Orlando Top 50*

Rising Stars
Kyla Baker (Real Estate)
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)
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)
Anthony Palermo (General Litigation)
Joseph A. Varner III (Business Litigation) *Top 100* *Tampa Top 50*

Rising Stars
Patrick Duffey (Estate Planning & Probate)
Brian Goldenberg (General Litigation)
Anne Kelley (General Litigation)
Jessica Kramer (Class Action & Mass Torts)
David Lisko (General Litigation)
Alexander Olama (Tax)
Nicole Ballante Rankin (General Litigation)
Kendall Wilson (Mergers & Acquisitions)

West Palm Beach

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

Rising Stars
Kayla Pragid (Healthcare)

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