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86 Carlton Fields Attorneys Named 2020 “Best Lawyers in America”

Litigation and Trials   |   Mass Tort and Product Liability   |   Real Estate   |   Labor & Employment   |   Banking, Commercial, and Consumer Finance   |   Business Transactions   |   Appellate & Trial Support   |   White Collar Crime & Government Investigations   |   Intellectual Property   |   Construction   |   Government Law & Consulting   |   Health Care   |   August 15, 2019
Carlton Fields is pleased to announce that 86 of its attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020.
 
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 list.
 
An (*) indicates attorneys who are listed for the first time in Best Lawyers.
 
Atlanta:
Walter H. Bush – Product Liability Litigation - Defendants (2016) (5)
David M. Leonard – Litigation – Insurance (2017)
W. Gregory Null – Real Estate Law (2018)
Marci P. Schmerler – Real Estate Law (*)
Daniel R. Weede – Real Estate Law (2013) (5)
 
Hartford:
Frank A. Appicelli – Real Estate Law (2006) (15)
James M. Sconzo – Employment Law - Management (2019)
Robert R. Simpson – Commercial Litigation, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants (2013) (5)
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) (15)
 
Miami
Enrique D. Arana – Commercial Litigation (2015) (5)
Bruce J. Berman – Commercial Litigation (2013) (5)
Steven J. Brodie – Insurance Law (2007) (10)
Jeffrey Michael Cohen – Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law (2005) (15)
Amy E. Furness – Product Liability Litigation - Defendants (*)
David L. Gay – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation – Bankruptcy (2017)
Merrick L. Gross – Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Real Estate (2010) (10)
Bruce Charles King – Litigation - Construction (2005) (15)
Andrew J. Markus – Corporate Law, International Mergers & Acquisitions, Mergers and Acquisitions Law (2016) (5)
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 - Trusts and Estates, Securities/Capital Markets Law (2003) (15)
Paul L. Nettleton – Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Environmental (2005) (15)
Dennis J. Olle – Commercial Litigation, International Mergers & Acquisitions (2008) (10)
Edith G. Osman – Family Law (2012) (5)
Richard J. Ovelmen – Appellate Practice, First Amendment Law, Litigation - First Amendment, Media Law (1991) (30)
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) (15)
Michael Jay Rune II  Construction Law (2018)
Lee Stapleton – Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense: White-Collar (2013) (5)
 
New Jersey
Robert Novack – Commercial Litigation (2003) (15)
 
New York
Ethan Horwitz – Litigation - Intellectual Property, Litigation - Patent, Trademark Law (2005) (15)
Clark W. Lackert – Litigation – Intellectual Property, Trademark Law (2007) (10)
 
Orlando
Charles J. Cacciabeve – Construction Law, Litigation - Construction (2006) (15)
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) (15)
Christine R. Davis – Appellate Practice (*)
W. Douglas Hall – Commercial Litigation, Environmental Law, Litigation - Land Use and Zoning (2006) (15)
Nancy G. Linnan – Environmental Law, Government Relations Practice, Land Use and Zoning Law, Litigation - Land Use and Zoning, Real Estate Law (2005) (15)
Robert W. Pass – Commercial Litigation, Energy Law (2005) (15)
 
Tampa
H. Ray Allen II – Land Use and Zoning Law (2016) (5)
Lori Baggett – Construction Law (*)
Cathleen Bell Bremmer – Employment Law - Management (2016) (5)
David P. Burke – Litigation and Controversy - Tax, Tax Law (2005) (15)
John E. Clabby – Commercial Litigation (*)
Matthew J. Conigliaro – Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation (2012) (5)
Chris S. Coutroulis – Antitrust Law, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation (2005) (15)
Richard A. Denmon – Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securities / Capital Markets Law, Securities Regulation (2010) (10)
Nathaniel L. Doliner – Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Law, International Mergers & Acquisitions, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securities / Capital Markets Law (2005) (15)
Steven C. Dupré – Commercial Litigation (2005) (15)
Linda L. Fleming – Health Care Law (2013) (5)
Robert S. Freedman – Real Estate Law (2008) (10)
Jaret Fuente – Product Liability Litigation – Defendants (*)
Edward W. Gerecke – Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants, Product Liability Litigation - Defendants (2005) (15)
Joel B. Giles – Litigation - Real Estate, Real Estate Law (2008) (10)
William Giltinan – Patent Law (2013) (5)
Shannon B. Gray – Real Estate Law (2013) (5)
Cristin Conley Keane – Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Nonprofit / Charities Law, Tax Law (2015) (5)
James J. Kennedy III – Health Care Law (2003) (15)
Donald R. Kirk – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Commercial Litigation (2010) (10)
John J. Lamoureux – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Construction Law, Litigation - Bankruptcy (2006) (15)
Joseph H. Lang Jr. – Appellate Practice (2016) (5)
Hywel Leonard – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation - Bankruptcy (2006) (10)
Edgel C. Lester Jr. – Real Estate Law (2005) (15)
Richard C. Linquanti – Real Estate Law (1995) (25)
Laurel E. Lockett – Energy Law, Environmental Law, Natural Resources Law, Real Estate Law (2005) (15)
Kathleen S. McLeroy – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Commercial Litigation (2019)
George J. Meyer – Construction Law, Real Estate Law (2006) (15)
Edward J. Page – Criminal Defense: General Practice, Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Qui Tam Law (2007) (10)
Luis Prats – Construction Law (2006) (15)
Jason J. Quintero – Construction Law (2016) (5)
Lee H. Rightmyer – Commercial Litigation (2009) (10)
Thomas J. Roehn – Bet-the-Company Litigation, 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) (15)
Donald R. Schmidt – Antitrust Law, Commercial Litigation (2015) (5)
Christopher W. Smart – Real Estate Law (*)
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 (2009) (10)

Washington, D.C.
Joseph A. McManus Jr. – Construction Law, Litigation- Construction (2003) (15)

West Palm Beach
Sarah Cortvriend – Commercial Litigation (2018)
Robert N. Gilbert – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law (2005) (15)
John R. Hart – Commercial Litigation (2016)
Stacey K. Sutton – Commercial Litigation (2013) (5)

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