Foley Attorneys Named 2017 Florida Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

10 June 2017 Media Contact: Jill Chanen News

Foley & Lardner LLP announced that 18 attorneys have been named 2017 Florida Super Lawyers. In addition, nine attorneys have been named 2017 Florida Rising StarsSuper Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. 

The Jacksonville attorneys named 2017 Florida Super Lawyers and their primary practices are:

  • David Cook, Real Estate
  • Gardner Davis, Business/Corporate
  • Kevin Hyde, Employment & Labor
  • John Tucker, Business Litigation

The Miami attorneys named 2017 Florida Super Lawyers and their primary practices are:

  • Mark Neuberger, Employment & Labor
  • Mary Leslie Smith, Business/Corporate

The Orlando attorneys named 2017 Florida Super Lawyers and their primary practices are:

  • Kimberly Ashby, Construction Litigation
  • Edmund Baxa, Construction Litigation
  • Kevin Fowler, Construction Litigation
  • Michael Gay, Business Litigation
  • John (Jack) Lord, Employment & Labor

The Tampa attorneys named 2017 Florida Super Lawyers and their primary practices are:

  • Thomas Little, Real Estate
  • Michael Matthews, Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • Fred Ridley, Real Estate
  • Debra Smietanski, Estate & Probate
  • Stephen Szabo, Real Estate
  • Steven Vazquez, Securities & Corporate Finance
  • Mark Wolfson, Bankruptcy: Business

The Jacksonville attorneys named 2017 Florida Rising Stars and their primary practices are:

  • Emily O’Leary, Business Litigation
  • W. Christopher Rabil, Real Estate
  • John Wolfel, Securities & Corporate Finance

The Miami attorneys named 2017 Florida Rising Stars and their primary practices are:

  • Angelica Boutwell, Business Litigation

The Tampa attorneys named 2017 Florida Rising Stars and their primary practices are:

  • Jamil Daoud, Estate & Probate
  • T.J. Ferrante, Health Care
  • Rachael Greenstein, Real Estate
  • Nathaniel Lacktman, Health Care
  • Lauren Valiente, Business Litigation

The Super Lawyers list is issued by Thomson Reuters. A description of the selection methodology can be found here.

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