Banker Lopez Gassler is pleased to announce that twenty of our lawyers have been named 2018 Florida Super Lawyers and twelve have been named 2018 Florida Rising Stars. Super Lawyers and Rising Stars are chosen after an evaluation on twelve indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement including verdicts, settlements, transactions, representative clients, experience, honors and awards, special licenses and certifications, position within law firm, bar or other professional activity, pro bono and community service, scholarly lectures and writings, education and employment background and other outstanding achievements.
The Florida Super Lawyers includes Bruce Aebel, Keith Appleby, Robert Banker, L. Robert Bourgeois, Richard Bowers, Frank Gassler, Mark Greene, Roland Hermida, Adam Kantor, John Krentzman Joseph Lopez, John O’Flanagan, David Pope, Bradley Powers, Richard Sebek, Luis Viera, Allen von Spiegelfeld in Tampa; Charles Hall and Jeffrey Winkler in St. Petersburg; Cecil Davis in Tallahassee. These attorneys practice in the areas of Health Care Law, Personal Injury Litigation, Workers’ Compensation, Products Liability Litigation, Insurance Law, Insurance Coverage, Construction Law, Appellate Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Aviation, Medical Malpractice Law, Professional Malpractice Law, Legal Malpractice Law, Maritime Law, Elder Law and Transportation Law. This marks the tenth year for Joseph Lopez to receive this award.
The Florida Rising Stars include Garrett Brown, Matthew Easterwood, William Gower, Jeffery James, Petra Justice, Sarah Lahlou-Amine, Alexander Longo, Michael Massari and Trevor Rhodes in Tampa; DeeAnn McLemore in St. Petersburg; Jesse Gubernat in Fort Myers; and Aaron Draizin in Fort Lauderdale.
Congratulations to this year’s recipients!