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3/14/13 02:29PM

Hala A. Sandridge Named Statewide Leader of the Commercial Litigation Practice Group

Hala A. Sandridge Named Statewide Leader of the Commercial Litigation Practice Group

Tampa, FL – Hala A. Sandridge has been named statewide Practice Group Leader of Fowler White Boggs’ Commercial Litigation Practice Group.  Sandridge practices in all facets of commercial appeals and has directly handled hundreds of appeals in both state and federal appeals courts.  She also serves as Office Managing Shareholder of the Tampa office.

“Hala is a veteran attorney with our firm having been with Fowler White for almost 30 years.  She mentors our young lawyers and is committed to seeing them succeed,” said Rhea Law, CEO and Chair of Fowler’s Board of Directors.

Sandridge is Board Certified in Appellate Practice by The Florida Bar and is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.  She has been listed in Chambers USA as a leading Appellate lawyer in Florida, named a Florida Legal Elite by Florida Trend and listed in The Best Lawyers in America by Best Lawyers.  She was also listed as one of the Top 50 Female Lawyers in 2007-2012 and named as one of the Top 100 Florida Lawyers in 2011-2012 by Florida Super Lawyers Magazine.  She recently served on the Executive Council of the Appellate Practice Section of The Florida Bar for a six-year term, is a member of the American Bar Association, Hillsborough County Bar Association, Hillsborough Association for Women Lawyers, and serves on the Board of Trustees for The Florida Bar Foundation and for Berkeley Preparatory School in Tampa.  She earned her JD with honors from Florida State University College of Law.

About half of Fowler White Boggs’ 130 attorneys are commercial litigators across the state, including such notables as Terrence Russell and Jesse Diner in the Firm’s Ft. Lauderdale Office, both former Florida Bar Presidents; Joseph Coleman, the Firm’s President and Office Managing Shareholder of the Ft. Myers Office; Thomas Dearing, a member of the Board of Directors who founded the Jacksonville Office along with John Marino and EK Cottrell; and Donald Cox, Edward Waller and Carl Nelson in Tampa.

Providing comprehensive legal services to our clients for 70 years, Fowler White Boggs is one of Florida’s most respected law firms.  Our firm is internationally connected with a Florida focus with 130 attorneys in five offices located in Tampa, Fort Myers, Tallahassee, Jacksonville and Fort Lauderdale.