Five Burr & Forman Attorneys Named "Legal Elite" by Florida Trend

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Burr & Forman LLP is pleased to announce that four of its attorneys have been recognized by Florida Trend magazine on its 2014 "Legal Elite" list. Included on this year's list are Orlando-based attorneys James R. Pratt, Morey Raiskin and Vivien Monaco, as well as Tampa attorney Harvey Kauget. Brendan A. Sweeney, an attorney in the firm's Fort Lauderdale office, was selected as an "Up and Comer." The full list is published in the July issue of Florida Trend and is available at http://www.floridatrend.com/legal-elite.

Pratt, managing partner of Burr & Forman's Orlando office, is recognized as a "Legal Elite" in the area of Corporate law. His practice focuses on commercial finance and banking, condominium law, environmental and land use law, as well as mortgage and real estate law.

Raiskin is recognized as "Legal Elite" for a second consecutive year in the area of Labor & Employment law. His experience in labor and employment law spans more than 30 years, advising employers on a number of matters such as: personnel issues, including personnel policy and guideline development, noncompete agreements, union-related activities, litigation, and wage, and hour and discrimination claims.

In addition, Monaco in Orlando is recognized in the area of Environmental and Land Use. Her practice focuses on serving public and private real estate clients in areas related to environmental, land use, zoning and growth management law.

Harvey, a Partner in Tampa is recognized in the area of Intellectual Property Rights, representing clients in patent and trade secret litigation, IP risk management, and portfolio licensing.

Sweeney is recognized as an "Up-and-Comer" in the area of Financial Services Litigation. At Burr & Forman, he represents public and private clients in commercial litigation matters, involving all aspects of construction, real estate, business and green development law.

 

Attorneys listed among the "Legal Elite" are chosen by their colleagues from across the state of Florida as attorneys who exemplify a standard of excellence in the profession and show dedication to the practice of law.

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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