Press Release
June 24, 2024

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

MIAMI (June 24, 2024) - Super Lawyers has named 44 attorneys in Holland & Knight's Florida offices "Super Lawyers" and 29 "Rising Stars" for 2024. Additionally, several of the firm's attorneys were ranked among the "Top 100", "Top 50” and the “Top 10.”

Published annually by Thomson Reuters, 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 10” 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)

Rising Stars
Michael Decembrino (Business Litigation)
Daniel Mahfood (Appellate)
Stacy Thomas (Securities & Corporate Finance)


Super Lawyers
Cary Aronovitz (Business Litigation: Products Liability)
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)
Edward Diaz (Employment & Labor)
Danielle Garno (Business/Corporate, General Litigation)
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)
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)
Vanessa Lopez (Business Litigation)
Manuel Miranda (Securities Litigation)
Amanda Naldjieff (Land Use & Zoning)
Alessandria San Roman (Land Use & Zoning)
Benjamin Tyler (Business Litigation)
Brandon T. White (Consumer Law)


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

Rising Stars
Garrison Cohen (Business Litigation)
Daniel J. Kavanaugh (Civil Litigation: Defense)
Tom Stephenson (Healthcare)


Super Lawyers
Kevin Cox (Business Litigation)
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)
Brandon Faulkner (Business Litigation)
W. Keith Fendrick (Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights)
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)
Paul A. McDermott (Business Litigation)
Joseph A. Varner III (Business Litigation) *Top 10* *Top 100* *Tampa Top 50*

Rising Stars
Daniel Lee Buchholz (Business Litigation)
Anne Kelley Colbert (Business Litigation
Patrick Duffey (Estate Planning & Probate)
Brian Goldenberg (General Litigation)
Jessica Kramer (General Litigation)
David Lisko (General Litigation)
Alexander Olama (Tax)
Paul Punzone (Business Litigation)
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 (Business Litigation, Healthcare)

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