Super Lawyers Recognizes Foley Florida Attorneys

24 May 2012 Media Contact: Jill Chanen News

Foley announced today that 22 attorneys from the firm’s Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando and Tampa offices have been named Super Lawyers in the June 2012 issue of Florida Super Lawyers magazine. In addition, five attorneys from the Orlando and Tampa offices have been named Florida Rising Stars.

Attorneys named to the list of Florida Super Lawyers represent the top legal practitioners in the state who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Rising Stars include the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state who are 40 years old or younger, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less.

The Foley attorneys named Florida Super Lawyers, segmented by office location and listed along with their primary practices, as classified by Super Lawyers, are:


  • Adam G. Adams, III, Construction Litigation
  • Robert S. Bernstein, Tax
  • David C. Cook, Real Estate
  • Gardner F. Davis, Business/Corporate
  • Kevin E. Hyde, Employment & Labor
  • John A. Tucker, IV, Business Litigation


  • Roy J. Barquet, Immigration
  • Thomas F. Munro, II, Construction Litigation
  • Darin I. Zenov, Tax


  • Daniel Bachrach, Real Estate
  • Edmund T. Baxa, Jr., Construction Litigation
  • Kevin D. Fowler, Construction Litigation
  • Michael Gay, Business Litigation
  • John R. Hamilton, Appellate
  • John S. Lord, Jr., Employment & Labor
  • R. Duke Woodson, Land Use/Zoning


  • Michael D. Annis, Tax
  • Thomas M. Little, Real Estate
  • Fred S. Ridley, Real Estate
  • Stephen J. Szabo, III, Real Estate
  • Martin A. Traber, Securities & Corporate Finance
  • Mark J. Wolfson, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor

The Foley attorneys named Florida Rising Stars, segmented by office location and listed along with their primary practices, as classified by Super Lawyers, are:


  • Christi R. Adams, Banking
  • Michael A. Okaty, Business/Corporate


  • Kami E. Corbett, Land Use/Zoning
  • Michael P. Matthews, Securities Litigation
  • Lauren L. Valiente, Business Litigation

To compile its annual list, the research team at Super Lawyers, which is part of the Thomson Reuters Legal division, undertakes a rigorous multi-phase selection process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent evaluation of candidates by the attorney-led research staff and a peer review of candidates by practice area.


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