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Carlton Fields Ranks Among Best in Chambers USA 2020 Guide

Carlton Fields is pleased to announce that 11 of the firm’s practices and 25 of its attorneys earned top rankings in Chambers USA 2020.

Chambers conducts independent research to rank law firms and attorneys based on factors including client service, commercial vision and business understanding, diligence, value for money, depth of team, legal ability, and professional conduct.

The following Carlton Fields practices ranked No. 1:

  • Construction – 18th consecutive year
  • Litigation: Appellate

The following firm practice ranked in top bands in Connecticut:

  • Real Estate

The following firm practices ranked in top bands in Florida:

  • Construction
  • Environment
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Litigation: Appellate
  • Litigation: General Commercial
  • Litigation: White-Collar Crime and Government Investigations
  • Tax

The following firm practices ranked in top bands in North & Central Florida:

  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Corporate/M&A and Private Equity
  • Real Estate

In addition, the following 25 attorneys ranked as leading lawyers:

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

Los Angeles

  • Barry Leigh Weissman – Insurance: Reinsurance


  • Bruce C. King – Construction
  • Neal McAliley – Environment
  • Thomas J. Meeks – Litigation: General Commercial
  • Michael S. Pasano – Litigation: White-Collar Crime and Government Investigations
  • Benjamine Reid – Litigation: General Commercial


  • Charles J. Cacciabeve – Construction


  • Nancy G. Linnan – Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use 


  • David P. Burke – Tax, Tax: State and Local
  • Matthew J. Conigliaro – Litigation: Appellate
  • Chris S. Coutroulis – Antitrust
  • Nathaniel L. Doliner – Corporate/M&A and Private Equity
  • Robert S. Freedman – Real Estate
  • Cristin Conley Keane – Tax
  • James J. Kennedy III – Health Care
  • Donald R. Kirk – Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Laurel E. Lockett - Environment
  • George J. Meyer – Construction
  • Luis Prats – Construction
  • Adam P. Schwartz – Litigation: White-Collar Crime and Government Investigations
  • Sylvia H. Walbolt – Litigation: Appellate
  • Wm. Cary Wright – Construction

West Palm Beach

  • William P. Sklar – Real Estate


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