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Legal Elite Hall of Fame

The Legal Elite Hall of Fame comprises a distinguished group of attorneys who have consistently earned high rankings from their peers in the annual Legal Elite voting.

| 6/21/2017

This year we induct nine new members.  The 2017 inductees are: Thomas Edward Bishop, Gardner Fabian Davis, Mayanne Downs, Courtney Kneece Grimm, Mark Elliott Holcomb, William Frederic Jung, Bradford D. Kimbro, Edward M. Mullins and Phyllis J. Towzey.

Ackerman, David P. • Ackerman Link & Sartory • West Palm Beach • Commercial Litigation

Adams, Joseph E. • Becker & Poliakoff • Fort Myers • Real Estate

Allen, A. Graham • Rogers Towers • Jacksonville • Commercial Litigation

Aronovitz, Tod • Aronovitz Law • Miami • Civil Trial

Baena, Scott L. • Bilzin Sumberg • Miami • Bankruptcy & Workout

Barksdale, Oliver David • Bedell Firm • Jacksonville • Criminal Law

Bates, David George • Gunster • West Palm Beach • Business Law

Battista, Paul Joseph • Genovese Joblove & Battista • Miami • Bankruptcy & Workout

Becker, Alan Steven • Becker & Poliakoff • Fort Lauderdale • Government & Administrative

Bishop, Thomas Edward • Tanner Bishop • Jacksonville • Commercial Litigation

Black, Roy • Black Srebnick Kornspan & Stumpf • Miami • Criminal Law

Blackwell, Bruce Beuford • Florida Bar Foundation • Maitland • Government & Non-Profit

Blain, Russell Merrin • Stichter Riedel Blain & Postler • Tampa • Bankruptcy & Workout

Blonsky, Daniel Frederick • Coffey Burlington • Miami • Commercial Litigation

Bloodworth, Darryl Milan • Dean Mead • Orlando • Commercial Litigation

Bloom, Mark David • Greenberg Traurig • Miami • Bankruptcy & Workout

Bokor, Bruce Howard • Johnson Pope Bokor Ruppel & Burns • Clearwater • Wills, Trusts & Estates

Boulris, Amy Brigham • Gunster • Miami • Eminent Domain

Boyett, Christopher William • Holland & Knight • Miami • Wills, Trusts & Estates

Brannock, Steven L. • Brannock & Humphries • Tampa • Appellate Practice

Brown II, C. David • Broad and Cassel • Orlando • Real Estate

Bruton Jr., Ed Burt • Greenberg Traurig • Miami • Real Estate

Buesing, Karen Meyer • Akerman • Tampa • Labor & Employment

Burke, David P. • Carlton Fields • Tampa • Tax

Burlington, Robert Kent • Coffey Burlington • Miami • Commercial Litigation

Busey, Stephen Donald • Smith Hulsey & Busey • Jacksonville • Bankruptcy & Workout

Cheffy, Edward K. • Cheffy Passidomo • Naples • Commercial Litigation

Clarke Jr., Robert Neil • Ausley McMullen • Tallahassee • Commercial Litigation

Coffey, Joni Armstrong • Broward County Attorney • Fort Lauderdale • Government & Non-Profit

Comiter, Richard Bruce • Comiter Singer Baseman & Braun • Palm Beach Gardens • Tax

Conners, Patricia Ann • Florida Department of Legal Affairs • Tallahassee • Government & Non-Profit

Coxe III, Henry Matson • Bedell Firm • Jacksonville • Criminal Law

Critchlow, Richard Harvey • Kenny Nachwalter • Miami • Commercial Litigation

Davis, Gardner Fabian • Foley & Lardner • Jacksonville • Business Law

Decker, Robert C. • Trenam Law • St. Petersburg • Real Estate

Dellecker, Robert Henry • Dellecker Wilson King McKenna Ruffier & Sos • Orlando • Civil Trial

Detzel, Lauren Young • Dean Mead • Orlando • Wills, Trusts & Estates

DeVault III, John Andrew • Bedell Firm • Jacksonville • Commercial Litigation

Diamond, Sandra Fascell • Williamson Diamond & Caton • St. Petersburg • Wills, Trusts & Estates

Divers, Brett Devereux • Mills Paskert Divers • Tampa • Construction

Doppelt, Ava K. • Allen Dyer Doppelt & Gilchrist • Orlando • Intellectual Property

Downs, Mayanne • GrayRobinson • Orlando • Civil Trial

Driver Jr., Gary Ray • Driver McAfee Peek & Hawthorne • Jacksonville • Business Law

Dunbar, Peter M. • Dean Mead • Tallahassee • Government & Administrative

Elligett Jr., Raymond Thomas • Buell & Elligett • Tampa • Appellate Practice

Emerich, Guy Storms • Farr Farr Emerich Hackett Carr & Holmes • Punta Gorda • Wills, Trusts & Estates

Emmanuel, John David • Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney • Tampa • Bankruptcy & Workout

Felcoski, Brian John • Goldman Felcoski & Stone • Coral Gables • Wills, Trusts & Estates

Fitzgerald, Miranda Franks • Lowndes Drosdick Doster Kantor & Reed • Orlando • Environmental & Land Use

Gallagher, Betsy Ellwanger • Kubicki Draper • Tampa • Appellate Practice

Gaylord, S. Cary • Gaylord Merlin Ludovici & Diaz • Tampa • Eminent Domain

Giddings, Katherine Eastmoore • Akerman • Tallahassee • Appellate Practice

Gilbert, Suzanne Elaine • Holland & Knight • Orlando • Banking & Financial

Giordano, John Nicholas • Bush Ross • Tampa • Business Law

Glazer, Michael Joseph • Ausley McMullen • Tallahassee • Government & Administrative

Glenn Jr., Robert Baltzell • Bradley • Tampa • Bankruptcy & Workout

Goldman, Robert W. • Goldman Felcoski & Stone • Naples • Wills, Trusts & Estates

Gonzalez, Ervin Amado • Colson Hicks Eidson • Coral Gables • Civil Trial

Gonzalez, Thomas Martin • Thompson Sizemore Gonzalez & Hearing • Tampa • Labor & Employment

Greer, Alan Graham • Richman Greer • Miami • Commercial Litigation

Grimm, Courtney Kneece • Clay County Attorney • Green Cove Springs • Government & Non-Profit

Grossman, Stuart Z. • Grossman Roth Yaffa Cohen • Coral Gables • Civil Trial

Guso, Jordi • Berger Singerman • Miami • Bankruptcy & Workout

Haggard, Michael Andrew • The Haggard Law Firm • Coral Gables • Civil Trial

Hanley, Mark A. • Bradley • Tampa • Labor & Employment

Hart, Kenneth R. • Ausley McMullen • Tallahassee • Civil Trial

Hearing, Gregory Alan • Thompson Sizemore Gonzalez & Hearing • Tampa • Labor & Employment

Hearn, Steven Lee • Steven L. Hearn, P.A. • Tampa • Wills, Trusts & Estates

Henderson III, Thomas Nathan • Hill Ward Henderson • Tampa • Real Estate

Hill III, Benjamin H. • Hill Ward Henderson • Tampa • Commercial Litigation

Hoffman, Jerome Wayne • Holland & Knight • Jacksonville • Antitrust & Trade Regulation

Hogan, Wayne • Terrell Hogan • Jacksonville • Civil Trial

Holcomb, Mark Elliott • Dean Mead • Tallahassee • Tax

Humphries, Celene Harrell • Brannock & Humphries • Tampa • Appellate Practice

Johnson, Kelly Overstreet • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz • Tallahassee • Commercial Litigation

Josefsberg, Robert C. • Podhurst Orseck • Miami • Commercial Litigation

Jung, William Frederic • Jung & Sisco • Tampa • Criminal Law

Kelley, Rohan • The Kelley Law Firm • Fort Lauderdale • Wills, Trusts & Estates

Kimbro, Bradford D. • Holland & Knight • Tampa • Commercial Litigation

King, David B. • King Blackwell Zehnder & Wermuth • Orlando • Civil Trial

Knight, David Thomas • Hill Ward Henderson • Tampa • Commercial Litigation

Knopik, Christopher Scott • Laser Spine Institute • Tampa • Health

Kornspan, Susan Fleischner • Kornspan Law • Boca Raton • Commercial Litigation

Kozyak, John Wesley • Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton • Miami • Bankruptcy & Workout

Kreusler-Walsh, Jane • Law Office of Kreusler-Walsh, Compiani & Vargas, P.A. • West Palm Beach • Appellate Practice

Lamb, Bruce Douglas • Gunster • Tampa • Health

Law, Rhea F. • Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney • Tampa • Environmental & Land Use

Lebow, Patricia • Broad and Cassel • West Palm Beach • Wills, Trusts & Estates

Lesser, Gary Shepard • Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith • West Palm Beach • Civil Trial

Lesser, Steven Bruce • Becker & Poliakoff • Fort Lauderdale • Construction

Licko, Carol Ann • Hogan Lovells US • Miami • Commercial Litigation

Lile, Laird A. • Laird A. Lile, PLLC • Naples • Wills, Trusts & Estates

Linnan, Nancy G. • Carlton Fields • Tallahassee • Environmental & Land Use

Little III, John Wesley • Gunster • West Palm Beach • Eminent Domain

Lopez-Castro, Corali • Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton • Miami • Bankruptcy & Workout

Markman, Stuart Craig • Kynes Markman & Felman • Tampa • Appellate Practice

Markowitz, Jerry Maurice • Markowitz Ringel Trusty & Hartog • Miami • Bankruptcy & Workout

Mason, Miriam E. • Allen Dell • Tampa • Marital & Family

Masterson, Thomas D. • Masterson Hoag & Smith • St. Petersburg • Civil Trial

McCrea Jr., Richard C. • Greenberg Traurig • Tampa • Labor & Employment

Moscowitz, Jane Wollner • Moscowitz & Moscowitz • Miami • Criminal Law

Mrachek, Lorin Louis • Mrachek Fitzgerald Rose Konopka Thomas Weiss • West Palm Beach • Commercial Litigation

Mullins, Edward M. • Reed Smith • Miami • International

Nash, Charles Ian • Nash & Kromash • Melbourne • Wills, Trusts & Estates

Olin, Michael Scott • Michael S. Olin, P.A. • Miami • Civil Trial

Perwin, Joel Stephen • Joel S. Perwin, P.A. • Miami • Appellate Practice

Podhurst, Aaron Samuel • Podhurst Orseck • Miami • Civil Trial

Powell, David L. • Hopping Green & Sams • Tallahassee • Environmental & Land Use

Redmond, Patricia Ann • Stearns Weaver Miller • Miami • Bankruptcy & Workout

Richard, Barry Scott • Greenberg Traurig • Tallahassee • Civil Trial

Richman, Gerald Frederick • Richman Greer • West Palm Beach • Commercial Litigation

Riedel, Harley Edward • Stichter Riedel Blain & Postler • Tampa • Bankruptcy & Workout

Sale, Jon A. • Broad and Cassel • Miami • Criminal Law

Salzman, Gary Scott • GrayRobinson • Orlando • Commercial Litigation

Sasso, Gary L. • Carlton Fields • Tampa • Appellate Practice

Saul, Gary A. • Greenberg Traurig • Miami • Real Estate

Scherker, Elliot H. • Greenberg Traurig • Miami • Appellate Practice

Schulz Jr., George E. • Holland & Knight • Jacksonville • Civil Trial

Schwartz, Jill S. • Jill S. Schwartz & Associates • Winter Park • Labor & Employment

Schwiep, Paul Joseph • Coffey Burlington • Miami • Commercial Litigation

Sellers Jr., Lawrence Edward • Holland & Knight • Tallahassee • Government & Administrative

Serota, Joseph H. • Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman • Coral Gables • Commercial Litigation

Shelley, Linda Loomis • Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney • Tallahassee • Environmental & Land Use

Sims, Roger William • Holland & Knight • Orlando • Environmental & Land Use

Sivyer, Neal Allen • Sivyer Barlow & Watson • Tampa • Construction

Steinberg, Marty • Hogan Lovells US • Miami • Commercial Litigation

Stone, Bruce Michael • Goldman Felcoski & Stone • Coral Gables • Wills, Trusts & Estates

Stubbs, Sidney A. • Jones Foster Johnston & Stubbs • West Palm Beach • Commercial Litigation

Swaine, J. Michael • Swaine & Harris • Sebring • Wills, Trusts & Estates

Tanner, Michael Grant • Tanner Bishop • Jacksonville • Commercial Litigation

Tate, Jeanne Trudeau • Jeanne T. Tate, P.A. • Tampa • Adoption

Thomas, Gregg Darrow • Thomas & LoCicero • Tampa • Commercial Litigation

Throckmorton IV, Charles W. • Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton • Miami • Bankruptcy & Workout

Towzey, Phyllis J. • Phyllis J. Towzey, P.A. • St. Petersburg • Labor & Employment

Tropin, Harley Shepard • Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton • Miami • Commercial Litigation

Varner III, Joseph H. • Holland & Knight • Tampa • Civil Trial

Walbolt, Sylvia H. • Carlton Fields • Tampa • Appellate Practice

Warren, Jeffrey Wayne • Bush Ross • Tampa • Bankruptcy & Workout

Weber, Vicki L. • Hopping Green & Sams • Tallahassee • Tax

Weinstein, David Barnett • Greenberg Traurig • Tampa • Environmental & Land Use

Wells, David M. • Gunster • Jacksonville • Commercial Litigation

Wilson, William B. • Holland & Knight • Orlando • Commercial Litigation

Yadley, Gregory C. • Shumaker Loop & Kendrick • Tampa • Business Law

Yates Jr., Leighton D. • Holland & Knight • Orlando • Business Law

Yerrid, C. Steven • The Yerrid Law Firm • Tampa • Civil Trial

Young, Gwynne Alice • Carlton Fields • Tampa • Commercial Litigation

Zack, Stephen Neal • Boies Schiller Flexner • Miami • Commercial Litigation

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