21 Burr & Forman Attorneys Selected as 2014 Florida Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

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Orlando, Fla. - Burr & Forman LLP is pleased to announce that 12 of its Florida attorneys have been selected for inclusion among Super Lawyers for 2014. In addition, eight 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 21 attorneys are included in Florida Super Lawyers magazine in June.

The Burr & Forman attorneys recognized and their respective practice areas are:

Fort Lauderdale Office
Super Lawyers:
John R. Chiles, Consumer Law

Rising Stars
Brendan A. Sweeney, Consumer Law

Orlando Office
Super Lawyers:
Denise D. Dell-Powell, Bankruptcy: Business
Eric S. Golden, Bankruptcy: Business
Howard S. Marks, General Litigation
Morey Raiskin, Employment & Labor
Peter C. Vilmos, Construction Litigation

Rising Stars:
Gennifer L. Bridges, Business Litigation
Michael A. Nardella, Bankruptcy: Business
Christine Irwin Parrish, Business Litigation
Ty G. Roofner, Business/Corporate

Tampa Office
Super Lawyers:
Harvey S. Kauget, Intellectual Property
John D. Russell, Insurance Coverage
William J. Schifino, Jr., Securities Litigation
Robert M. Stoler, Personal Injury General: Defense
Robert V. Williams, Business Litigation

Rising Star:
Daniel P. Dietrich, Business Litigation
Alexandra N. Haddad, Business Litigation
Jacqueline Simms-Petredis, Banking

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 2014 list can be found online at www.superlawyers.com.


About Burr & Forman LLP
For over a century, Burr & Forman LLP's experienced legal team has served clients with local, national, and international interests in numerous industry and practice areas, ranging from commercial litigation and class actions to corporate transactions, including bankruptcy and restructurings. A Southeast regional firm with nearly 300 attorneys and nine offices in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, and Tennessee, Burr & Forman attorneys draw from a diverse range of resources to help clients achieve their goals and address their complex legal needs. For more information, visit the firm's website at www.burr.com.

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