Carlton Fields Ranks Among Best in 2016 Chambers USA Guide

06.16.2016

Tampa, Fla. – Carlton Fields is pleased to announce that 12 of the firm’s practices and 35 attorneys earned top rankings nationally, and in California, Connecticut, Florida and Georgia in the 2016 Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Business Lawyers.

The Chambers USA Guide ranks law firm practices and attorneys based on merit only. Chambers researchers spend a year conducting in-depth interviews with key in-house counsel, firm clients, and leading private practice attorneys in each U.S. state. The directory also contains editorials of each ranked practice area and attorneys, quotes from clients and peers, and current clients.

The following Carlton Fields practice groups ranked No. 1:

• Construction – 14th consecutive year
• Insurance – 12th consecutive year
• White Collar Crime & Government Investigations – 9th consecutive year

The following firm practice groups ranked in top bands in the state of Florida:

• Antitrust
• Bankruptcy/Restructuring
• Corporate/M&A and Private Equity
• Environmental
• Health Care
• Litigation: General Commercial
• Real Estate
• Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use
• Tax

In addition, the following 35 attorneys ranked as leading lawyers in the Guide:

Atlanta
• Charles T. Sharbaugh – Real Estate

Hartford
• Frank A. Appicelli – Real Estate
• R. Jeffrey Smith – Real Estate

Los Angeles
• Barry Leigh Weissman – Insurance: Reinsurance

Miami
• Bruce J. Berman – Litigation: General Commercial
• Stephen J. Bronis – Litigation: White Collar Crime & Government Investigations (Senior Statesman)
• Bruce Charles King – Construction
• Thomas J. Meeks – Litigation: General Commercial
• Michael S. Pasano – Litigation: White Collar Crime & Government Investigations (Star Individual)
• Benjamin Reid – Litigation: General Commercial
• Patricia H. Thompson – Construction

Orlando
• Charles J. Cacciabeve – Construction

Tallahassee
• Daniel C. Brown – Insurance
• Kelly A. Cruz-Brown – Insurance
• Nancy G. Linnan – Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use

Tampa
• David P. Burke – Tax, Tax: State & Local
• Matthew J. Conigliaro – Litigation: Appellate
• Cristin Conley Keane – Tax
• Chris S. Coutroulis – Antitrust
• Nathaniel L. Doliner - Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
• Robert S. Freedman – Real Estate
• James J. Kennedy, III – Healthcare
• Donald R. Kirk – Bankruptcy/Restructuring
• Edgel C. Lester, Jr. – Real Estate
• Laurel Lockett – Environment
• George J. Meyer – Construction
• Luis Prats – Construction
• Gary L. Sasso (President and CEO) – Appellate
• Donald R. Schmidt – Health Care
• Adam P. Schwartz – Litigation: White Collar Crime & Government Investigations
• Roger D. Schwenke – Environment (Senior Statesman)
• Sylvia H. Walbolt – Litigation: Appellate
• Wm. Cary Wright – Construction

West Palm Beach
• Robert N. Gilbert – Bankruptcy/Restructuring
• Joseph Ianno, Jr. – Litigation: General Commercial