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Tampa / Fort Lauderdale / Fort Myers / Jacksonville / Tallahassee, Fla. – June 24, 2015 – Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney is pleased to announce that more than 35 of the firm’s attorneys were selected for inclusion in the 2015 Florida Super Lawyers lists. Of the 39 selected, nine of which were noted as Florida Rising Stars.

Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to be included in the Super Lawyers list, and no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team to be included in the Rising Stars list.

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a service that rates outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.

The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazines and in leading city and regional magazines and newspapers across the country.

2015 Tampa Super Lawyers & Rising Star lists include:

  • Cathy J. Beveridge
  • Heather B. Brock
  • Blake J. Delaney – Rising Star
  • Meredith S. Delcamp – Rising Star
  • John D. Emmanuel
  • Darren D. Farfante
  • William J. Flynn
  • Calvin G. Hayes
  • Mitchell I. Horowitz
  • Thomas J. Hunt – Rising Star
  • Richard A. Jacobson
  • Rhea F. Law
  • Conrad J. Lazo
  • Carl R. Nelson
  • Ronald H. Noble
  • Scott A. Richards – Rising Star
  • Richard G. Salazar
  • Hala A. Sandridge
  • Ted R. Tamargo
  • Scott A. Underwood
  • Edward M. Waller, Jr.

2015 Fort Lauderdale Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists include:

  • Robert A. Butterworth
  • Howard Allen Cohen
  • Jesse D. Diner
  • Jose Rafael Florez – Rising Star
  • Kimberly A. Gessner – Rising Star
  • Kelly H. Kolb
  • David B. Mankuta
  • Adele I. Stone
  • S. Carey Villeneuve – Rising Star

2015 Fort Myers Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists include:

  • Carl Joseph Coleman
  • William M. Dillon – Rising Star

2015 Jacksonville Super Lawyers list includes:

  • Thomas C. Dearing
  • Eric J. Holshouser
  • Robert G. Riegel, Jr.

2015 Tallahassee Super Lawyers list includes:

  • Linda L. Shelley

About the Firm

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC ( brings true partnership to our clients. We understand the service and partnership attributes our clients most value and have formalized a model for consistently achieving them. The firm has more than 530 attorneys and government relations professionals practicing throughout the United States, with offices in 19 cities in California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Washington, D.C.

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