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78 Carlton Fields Attorneys Named “Best Lawyers in America”

August 15, 2017

Tampa, Fla. – Carlton Fields is pleased to announce that 78 of its attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers of America® 2018.

The following attorneys were named in their respective practice areas. The notations of (5), (10), (20), (25) and (30) indicate that the individual has been included on the list for at least that many years and the (year) indicates the first year the attorney was listed on the Best Lawyers lists.

An (*) indicates attorneys who are listed for the first time in Best Lawyers.

Atlanta

Walter H. Bush – Product Liability Litigation – Defendants (2016)
David M. Leonard – Litigation – Insurance (2017)
Gregory Null – Real Estate Law (*)
Daniel R. Weede – Real Estate Law (2013) (5)

Hartford

Frank A. Appicelli – Real Estate Law – (2006) (10)
R. Jeffrey Smith – Banking and Finance Law, Equipment Finance Law, Real Estate Law, Securitization and Structured Finance Law (2008) (10)

Los Angeles

Mark A. Neubauer – Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Intellectual Property, Litigation – Labor and Employment (2006) (10)

Miami

Enrique D. Arana – Commercial Litigation (2015)
Bruce J. Berman – Commercial Litigation (2013) (5)
Steven J. Brodie – Insurance Law (2007) (10)
Gregory M. Cesarano -- Product Liability Litigation – Defendants (2011) (5)
Jeffrey Michael Cohen – Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law (2005) (10)
Merrick L. Gross – Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Real Estate (2010) (5)
Bruce Charles King – Litigation – Construction (2005) (10)
Andrew J. Markus – Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law (2016)
Neal McAliley – Commercial Litigation, Environmental Law, Litigation -- Environmental (2008) (10)
Thomas J. Meeks – Appellate Practice, Arbitration, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Intellectual Property, Litigation – Real Estate, Litigation – Trust and Estates, Securities/ Capital Markets Law (2003) (15)
Paul L. Nettleton – Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation, Litigation -- Environmental (2005) (10)
Dennis J. Olle – Commercial Litigation (2008) (10)
Edith G. Osman – Family Law (2012) (5)
Richard J. Ovelmen – Litigation -- First Amendment, Media Law (1991) (25)
Michael S. Pasano – Criminal Defense: White-Collar (2003) (15)
Benjamine Reid – Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Environmental, Mass Tort Litigation/ Class Actions – Defendants, Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation -- Defendants (2005) (10)

New York

Ethan Horwitz – Litigation – Intellectual Property, Litigation – Patent, Trademark Law (2005) (10)

Orlando

Charles J. Cacciabeve – Construction Law, Litigation – Construction (2006) (10)
David E. Cannella –  Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Product Liability Litigation -- Defendants (2010) (5)
Daniel C. Johnson – Commercial Litigation (2008) (10)
Charlotte L. Warren – Construction Law (2017)

Tallahassee

Martha H. Chumbler – Government Relations Practice, Litigation – Environmental, Litigation – Land Use and Zoning (2006) (10)
W. Douglas Hall – Commercial Litigation, Environmental Law, Litigation – Land Use and Zoning (2006) (10)
Nancy G. Linnan – Environmental Law, Government Relations Practice, Land Use and Zoning Law, Litigation – Land Use and Zoning, Real Estate Law (2005) (10)
Robert W. Pass – Commercial Litigation, Energy Law, (2005) (10)

Tampa

H. Ray Allen II -- Land Use and Zoning Law (2016)
Cathleen Bell Bremmer – Employment Law – Management (2016)
David P. Burke – Litigation and Controversy – Tax, Tax Law (2005) (10)
Matthew J. Conigliaro – Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation (2012) (5)
Chris S. Coutroulis – Antitrust Law, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation (2005) (10)
Richard A. Denmon – Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law, Securities Regulation (2010) (5)
Nathaniel L. Doliner – Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Law, International Mergers & Acquisitions, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law (10)
Steven C. Dupré – Commercial Litigation (2005) (10)
Linda L. Fleming – Health Care Law (2013) (5)
Robert S. Freedman – Real Estate Law (2008) (10)
Edward W. Gerecke – Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Mass Tort Litigation/ Class Actions – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation -- Defendants (2005) (10)
Joel B. Giles – Litigation – Real Estate, Real Estate Law (2008) (10)
William G. Giltinan – Patent Law (2013) (5)
Shannon B. Gray – Real Estate Law (2013) (5)
Cristin Conley Keane – Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Non-Profit/Charities Law, Tax Law (2015)
Lawrence Kemm – Tax Law (2015) 
James J. Kennedy III – Health Care Law (2003) (15)
Donald R. Kirk – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Commercial Litigation (2010) (5) 
John J. Lamoureux – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization, Construction Law, Litigation -- Bankruptcy (2006) (10)
Joseph H. Lang Jr. – Appellate Practice (2016)
Hywel Leonard –Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization, Litigation – Bankruptcy (2006) (10)
Edgel C. Lester Jr. – Real Estate Law (2005) (10)
Richard C. Linquanti – Real Estate Law (2005) (20)
Laurel E. Lockett – Energy Law, Environmental Law, Natural Resources Law, Real Estate Law (2005) (10)
C. Douglas McDonald Jr. – Copyright Law, Litigation – Intellectual Property, Litigation – Patent, Patent Law, Trademark Law (2006) (10)
George J. Meyer – Construction Law (2006) (10)
Edward J. Page – Criminal Defense: General Practice, Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Qui Tam Law (2007) (10)
Luis Prats – Construction Law (2006) (10)
Jason J. Quintero – Construction Law (2016)
Lee H. Rightmyer – Commercial Litigation (2009) (10) 
Thomas J. Roehn – Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Real Estate (2007) (10)
Gary L. Sasso – Appellate Practice, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants, Legal Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs, Mass Tort Litigation/ Class Actions -- Defendants (2005) (10) 
Donald R. Schmidt – Antitrust Law, Commercial Litigation (2015)
Roger D. Schwenke – Environmental Law, Real Estate Law, Water Law (1989) (30)
Sylvia H. Walbolt – Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Antitrust, Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy) (1987) (30)
James Michael Walls – Energy Law (2008) (10)
James R. Wiley – Employment Law – Management, Labor Law -- Management (2008) (10)
Wm. Cary Wright – Construction Law, Litigation -- Construction (2008) (10)
Gwynne A. Young – Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Real Estate, Litigation – Trusts and Estates (2008) (10) 

West Palm Beach

Sarah Cortvriend – Commercial Litigation (*)
Robert N. Gilbert – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/ Insolvency and Reorganization Law (2005) (10)
Thomas A. Hanson – Litigation – Real Estate, Real Estate Law (2005) (10)
John R. Hart – Commercial Litigation (2016)
Joseph Ianno Jr. – Commercial Litigation, Litigation -- Construction (2009) (10)
Stacey K. Sutton – Commercial Litigation (2013) (5)
Thomas E. Warner – Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation (2007) (10)

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