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Carlton Fields Ranked Top Firm and Attorneys Named Legal Leaders in Florida Trend Magazine’s 2017 "Legal Elite"

Florida Trend magazine ranked Carlton Fields a top firm with the most attorneys listed to the "Legal Elite" list (18) and a top five firm with the most women honorees. Five firm attorneys were listed on the Florida Trend Legal Elite Hall of Fame list, which is now in its ninth year.

Additionally, one Carlton Fields attorney earned the respect and votes of his peers in Florida Legal Elite's "Up and Comers" - a section listing the top Florida attorneys who have practiced law for less than 10 years or are younger than 40 years of age.

This year's list of 1,080 attorneys represent fewer than 1.5 percent of the active Florida Bar members who practice in Florida. The list includes lawyers from 513 law firms practicing in 62 Florida cities. The Legal Elite recognizes prestigious attorneys chosen by their peers and who practice in Florida, according to the results of the magazine's statewide attorney surveys.

The following Carlton Fields attorneys are listed as 2017 Florida Legal Elite honorees, Hall of Fame inductees, and Up & Comers:

Gregory Boulos - Civil Trial - Up & Comer

David E. Cannella - Commercial Litigation
Johanna W. Clark - Insurance

Nancy G. Linnan - Environmental and Land Use - Hall of Fame

Lori Y. Baggett - Construction
David P. Burke - Tax - Hall of Fame 
Matthew J. Conigliaro - Appellate Practice 
Robert S. Freedman - Real Estate 
Jaret J. Fuente - Commercial Litigation 
Donald R. Kirk - Bankruptcy & Workout 
Ellen K. Lyons - Business Law 
Julia C. Mandell - Environmental and Land Use
Gary L. Sasso - Appellate Practice - Hall of Fame 
Adam P. Schwartz - Criminal Law 
Christopher W. Smart - Business Law< 
Sylvia H. Walbolt - Appellate Practice - Hall of Fame 
Gwynne A. Young - Commercial Litigation - Hall of Fame

William P. Sklar - Real Estate


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