Previously published on www.fowlerwhite.com. Fowler White Boggs merged with Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney on March 14, 2014.

Tampa, FL – Fowler White Boggs is pleased to announce that approximately 40 of the firm's attorneys were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2014 (Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC).

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.  Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which almost 50,000 leading attorneys cast nearly five million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. CorporateCounsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”

The following attorneys were selected in their respective practice areas:

Tampa, FL

  • Cathy J. Beveridge – Employment Law – Management; Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Heather B. Brock – Employment Law - Management; Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • John D. Emmanuel – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights /Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Darren D. Farfante – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights /Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Commercial Litigation
  • William J. Flynn III – Immigration Law
  • G. Calvin Hayes – Commercial Litigation
  • Mitchell I. Horowitz – Litigation & Controversy – Tax; Tax Law
  • Richard A. Jacobson – International Trade and Finance Law
  • Rhea F. Law – Administrative / Regulatory Law; Environmental Law; Government Relations Practice; Land Use & Zoning Law; Municipal Law; Real Estate Law
  • Conrad J. Lazo – Construction Law; Litigation - Construction
  • Carl R. Nelson – Admiralty & Maritime Law; Commercial Litigation
  • Ronald H. Noble – Environmental Law
  • Paul R. Pizzo – Commercial Litigation; Litigation - Trusts & Estates
  • Richard G. Salazar – Copyright Law; Litigation - Intellectual Property; Litigation - Labor & Employment; Litigation – Patent; Trademark Law
  • Hala A. Sandridge – Appellate Practice
  • Jeffrey C. Shannon – Real Estate Law
  • Ted R. Tamargo – Real Estate Law
  • Edward M. Waller, Jr. – Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Andrea E. Zelman – Land Use & Zoning Law; Litigation - Land Use & Zoning

Fort Myers, FL

  • Garey F. Butler – Real Estate Law
  • Carl Joseph Coleman – Commercial Litigation; Litigation - Real Estate

Tallahassee, FL

  • Linda Loomis Shelley – Administrative / Regulatory Law; Environmental Law; Government Relations Practice; Land Use & Zoning Law; Litigation – Environmental; Litigation - Land Use & Zoning
  • John McKager Stipanovich – Administrative / Regulatory Law; Government Relations Practice
  • Jacob D. Varn – Environmental Law; Transportation Law; Water Law

Jacksonville, FL

  • Thomas C. Dearing – Commercial Litigation; Insurance Law
  • Eric J. Holshouser – Employment Law – Management; Labor Law – Management; Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Robert G. Riegel, Jr. – Employment Law – Management; Litigation - Labor & Employment

Fort Lauderdale, FL

  • Jesse H. Diner – Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Litigation - Banking & Finance Litigation – Construction; Litigation - Real Estate; Litigation - Trusts & Estates
  • David B. Mankuta – Construction Law; Litigation - Construction
  • Lawrence M. Ploucha – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law; Tax Law
  • Terrence J. Russell – Commercial Litigation; Health Care Law
  • Adele I. Stone – Real Estate Law

Providing comprehensive legal services to our clients for 70 years, Fowler White Boggs is internationally connected with a Florida focus with more than 100 attorneys in five offices located in Tampa, Fort Myers, Tallahassee, Jacksonville and Fort Lauderdale.