Foley Attorneys Named to Florida Trend’s 2022 Legal Elite

01 July 2022 Florida Trend News

Foley & Lardner LLP is proud to announce that 11 of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2022 edition of Florida Trend’s Legal Elite. The exclusive list represents the top 1.3% of attorneys practicing in Florida, as selected by their peers.

Partners Ed Baxa and Gardner Davis once again received special honors as members of the Legal Elite Hall of Fame, a distinguished group of attorneys who have consistently earned high rankings from their peers in the annual Legal Elite voting.

In addition, Partner Thomas (T.J.) Ferrante, Senior Counsels Katlin Cravatta and Maureen Stewart, and Associate Mallory Neumann were named Legal Elite Up & Comers for the first time, which recognizes attorneys under the age of 40 who have exhibited leadership in the law and their community.

Florida Trend invites all in-state members of the Florida Bar to name attorneys whom they highly regard or would recommend to others. Voters were also asked to name three “up and coming” attorneys and outstanding attorneys working in the government and non-profit sectors.

The following Foley attorneys were celebrated in the 2022 edition of Florida Trend’s Legal Elite:


  • Gardner Davis, Business Law, Hall of Fame
  • Danielle Whitley, Banking & Finance
  • John Wolfel, Business Law


  • Kimberly Ashby, Construction Law
  • Edmund Baxa Jr., Construction Law, Hall of Fame
  • Katlin Cravatta, Up & Comer


  • Mallory Neumann, Up & Comer


  • Jamil Daoud, Wills, Trusts & Estates
  • Thomas (T.J.) Ferrante, Up & Comer
  • Nathaniel Lacktman, Health
  • Maureen Stewart, Up & Comer