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The following law firms have attorneys that were named to the 2013 edition of Florida Super Lawyers.

Adams and Reese, Tampa and St. Petersburg: David Bernstein, real estate; Jim Dickson construction/surety, construction litigation, environmental; Lynn Welter Sherman, bankruptcy and creditor/debtor rights; and Laura Whitmore, civil litigation defense. Florida Rising Stars include: Tiffany DiIorio, bankruptcy and creditor/debtor rights, business litigation; and Quinn Henderson, business litigation, construction litigation.

Brady & Quarles, Tampa, David A. Beyer, franchise/dealership; Kelli A. Edson, business litigation; William F. Hamilton, business litigation; Robert "Bob" James Kline, estate planning and probate; and Philip V. Martino, bankruptcy and creditor/debtor rights. Rising Stars are: Cheryl S. Lucente, franchise/dealership; and Rena J. Upshaw-Frazier, real estate.

Broad and Cassel, Tampa, Kelly B. Holbrook is of counsel and practices in the areas of employment and labor law.

Carlton Fields, St. Petersburg office Super Lawyers are: David R. Punzak and Lee H. Rightmyer. Tampa Super Lawyers: D. Matthew Allen, Cathleen G. Bell Bremmer, Mark A. Brown (Top 100 for the State of Florida and Top 50 for the Tampa Bay area), David P. Burke (Top 50 for the Tampa Bay area), Robert L. Ciotti, Matthew J. Conigliaro, Chris S. Coutroulis, Richard A. Denmon, Penelope A. Dixon, Nathaniel L. Doliner, Steven C. Dupre, Robert S. Freedman, Jaret J. Fuente, Edward W. Gerecke, Lannie D. Hough Jr., Derek J. Kantaskas, Cristin C. Keane, James J. Kennedy III, Ruth Barnes Kinsolving, Donald R. Kirk (Top 100 for the State of Florida and Top 50 for the Tampa Bay area) John J. Lamoureux, Joseph H. Lang Jr., David Hywel Leonard, Edgel C. Lester, Richard C. Linquanti, John P. McAdams, Mac R. McCoy, Douglas C. McDonald, Kathleen S. McLeroy, George J. Meyer, Kevin J. Napper, Michael F. Nuechterlein, Edward J. Page (Top 100 for the State of Florida and Top 50 for the Tampa Bay area), Luis Prats (Top 100 for the State of Florida and Top 50 for the Tampa Bay area), Jason Quintero, Hardy L. Roberts III, Thomas J. Roehn, Samuel J. Salario, Amanda Arnold Sansone, president and CEO Gary L. Sasso (Top 100 for the State of Florida and Top 10 for the Tampa Bay area), Roger D. Schwenke, Christopher Smart, Paul J. Ullom, Sylvia H. Walbolt (Top 50 Female Lawyers) James R. Wiley, Wm. Cary Wright, and Gwynne A. Young. Tampa Rising Stars: Lori Y. Baggett, Erin Banks, Dana R. Blunt, Lauren E. Catoe, Matthew R. Cogburn, Fentrice D. Driskell, Joanna Garcia, Jon T. Gatto, Nicole C. Kibert, Michael V. Leeman, Kevin P. McCoy, Scott P. Pence, Rebecca N. Shwayri, Mark A. Smith, Marty J. Solomon and David J. Walz.

Constangy, Brooks and Smith, Tampa, Michael D. Malfitano, partner and office head; John W. Campbell, partner; and Cherie L. Silberman, associate, has been named a Florida Rising Star.

Fisher and Phillips, Tampa, Steven Berstein, Theresa Gallion and Christine Howard are all partners. Alva Cross, of counsel, was named a Rising Star.

Foley and Lardner LLP, Tampa, Michael D. Annis, taxation and estates and trusts practices taxation and estates and trusts practice; Thomas M. Little, real estate practice and hospitality, resort and golf industry team; Fred S. Ridley, real estate practice and hospitality, resort and golf industry; food and beverage and sports industry teams; Stephen J. Szabo III, real estate practice and hospitality, resort and golf industry and health care industry teams; Martin A. Traber, transactional and securities and private equity and venture capital practices and emerging technologies industry team; Mark J. Wolfson, bankruptcy and business reorganizations practice. Attorneys named as Rising Stars are: Nathaniel M. Lacktman, health care industry team, and Lauren L. Valiente, government enforcement, compliance and white-collar defense, business litigation and dispute resolution, and Latin America practices, government enforcement, compliance and white-collar defense, business litigation and dispute resolution and Latin American practices.

Fowler White Boggs, Tampa, Cathy J. Beveridge, employment law; E. Jackson Boggs, estate planning and probate; Heather B. Brock, employment law; Amelia M. Campbell, estate planning and probate; John D. Emmanuel, bankruptcy; Darren D. Farfante, bankruptcy; William J. Flynn III, immigration, G. "Calvin" Hayes, class action/mass torts; Mitchell I. Horowitz, tax; Richard A. Jacobson, international; Latour "LT" Lafferty, white-collar law; Rhea F. Law, land use/zoning; Conrad J. Lazo, construction litigation; Carl R. Nelson, maritime; Ronald H. Noble, environmental; Richard G. Salazar, intellectual property litigation; Hala A. Sandridge, appellate; Ted R. Tamargo, real estate; and Edward M. Waller Jr., class action/mass torts.

People in the news 07/13/13 [Last modified: Friday, July 12, 2013 4:00pm]
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