Tampa, FL, May 26, 2010 — Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC is proud to announce that two of the firm's attorneys have been honored by their peers and selected to the Florida Rising Stars list. More than 44,000 attorneys across the state were asked to nominate lawyers, and only the top 5 percent of Florida lawyers received this distinction.

Those honored from Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney were Blake J. Delaney and Jon T. Gatto both in Health Care.

The criteria reviewed for the award included: noteworthy verdicts or settlements; creativity or innovation within the legal process; number of cases tried or transactions handled; years in practice; position within firm; professional activities; writings and lectures; community involvement and volunteer work; professional degrees or training; and academic background, including honors and clerkships. 

The results of the survey will be published by Law & Politics Media, Inc. in its May publication of Florida Super Lawyers magazine.