Eleven Foley Attorneys Named to Florida “Legal Elite” Ranking

22 June 2017 Media Contact: Jill Chanen News

Foley announced today that 11 attorneys have been named to the 2017 Florida Trend “Legal Elite” list.

Among this year’s recognized Foley attorneys is Jacksonville-based partner Gardner Davis, who was one of nine attorneys inducted into the “Legal Elite” Hall of Fame. He earned this honor by consistently receiving standout rankings from his peers during the voting process.

The full list of recognized Foley attorneys, their offices and primary practices are as follows:

  • Ed Baxa, Orlando, Construction
  • Gardner Davis, Jacksonville, Business Law – Hall of Fame honoree
  • Thomas (T.J.) Ferrante, Tampa, Health Care – Up & Comer
  • Robert Hosay, Tallahassee, Government & Public Policy
  • Nate Lacktman, Tampa, Health Care – Up & Comer
  • Thomas Little, Tampa, Real Estate
  • Emily O'Leary, Jacksonville, Commercial Litigation – Up & Comer
  • Roy Barquet, Miami, Immigration, Nationality & Consular Law
  • Christina Kennedy, Orlando, Commercial Litigation – Up & Comer
  • Christi Lawson, Orlando, Financial Institutions
  • Emily Magee, Jacksonville, Business Law

The 2017 Florida Trend “Legal Elite” ranking is comprised of 1,080 attorneys from across Florida who were selected by nominations and a thorough review process. The recognized attorneys represent fewer than 1.5 percent of the active Florida Bar members who practice in the state. Florida Trend magazine, which has released this ranking for the past consecutive 14 years, reports on the people and issues that have defined Florida and shaped its future. The publication covers regional and statewide stories involving leading business and political decision-makers.

For more information about the Florida Trend “Legal Elite” ranking, click here.