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06.27.2018   |   Firm News

25 Burr Attorneys Named 2018 Florida Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Orlando, Fla., June 18, 2018 – Burr & Forman announces that 15 of its Florida attorneys have been selected for inclusion among Super Lawyers for 2018. In addition, 10 attorneys were recognized as “Rising Stars,” up-and-comers under the age of 40. Only five percent of the lawyers in the state are named by Super Lawyers, and no more than two-and-a-half percent of the lawyers in the state are Rising Stars. The 25 attorneys are included in Florida Super Lawyers magazine in June.

The Burr & Forman attorneys named among Florida Super Lawyers for the 2018 list are:

Fort Lauderdale
John R. Chiles – Consumer Law

Jacksonville
Greg Lunny – Business Litigation
Adrian Rust – Banking
Ellsworth Summers, Jr. – Bankruptcy: Business
Scott Thomas – Business Litigation
Troy Smith – Construction Litigation

Orlando
Denise D. Dell-Powell – Bankruptcy: Business
Eric S. Golden – Bankruptcy: Business
Howard S. Marks – General Litigation
Ty G. Roofner – Business/Corporate
Peter C. Vilmos – Construction Litigation

Tampa
Harvey S. Kauget – Intellectual Property
John A. Schifino – Business Litigation
William J. Schifino, Jr. – Securities Litigation
Robert V. Williams – Business Litigation

The Burr & Forman attorneys named as Rising Stars are:

Jacksonville
Robert A. Neilson – Creditor Debtor Rights
Samantha Alves Orender – Business Litigation

Orlando
Jonathan Sykes – Bankruptcy: Business
Christopher R. Thompson – Bankruptcy: Business
Mary-Beth T. Valley – Real Estate: Business

Tampa
Amy Baruch – Business Litigation
Justin Bennett – Business Litigation
Adam J. Knight – Real Estate: Business
Jacqueline A. Simms-Petredis – Banking
Laura Westerman Tanner – Banking

About Super Lawyers
The selections for Super Lawyers are made by Law & Politics, a division of Key Professional Media, Inc. of Minneapolis, Minn. Each year, Law & Politics undertakes a rigorous multi-phase selection process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent evaluation of candidates by Law & Politics’ attorney-led research staff, a peer review of candidates by practice area, and a good-standing and disciplinary check. Super Lawyers was first published in 1991, and the complete 2018 list can be found online at www.superlawyers.com.

About Burr & Forman LLP
Burr & Forman’s experienced legal team serves clients with local, national, and international legal needs. With particular industry strengths in the financial institutions, health care and manufacturing sectors, the firm’s attorneys draw from a diverse range of backgrounds and experience to serve as trusted business advisors and legal counsel to help clients achieve their goals. Burr & Forman is a Southeast, regional firm with 300 attorneys and 12 offices in Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina and Tennessee. For more information, visit the firm’s website at www.burr.com.

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