Banker Lopez Gassler is pleased to announce that eighteen of our lawyers have been named 2012 Florida Super Lawyers and eleven have been named 2012 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 Robert Banker, Donald Bennett, Bobby Bourgeois, Richard Bowers, Frank Gassler, Mark Greene, John Krentzman, Joseph Lopez, Bradley Powers, Richard Sebek, Allen von Spiegelfeld in Tampa; David Bresler, Charles Hall, Mark Hungate and Jeffrey Winkler in St. Petersburg; James Biggart and Cecil Davis in Tallahassee; and David Schwartz in Orlando. These attorneys practice in the areas of Health Care Law, Personal Injury Litigation, Workers’ Compensation, Products Liability Litigation, Insurance Law, Construction Law, Appellate Law, Medical Malpractice Law, Professional Malpractice Law, Legal Malpractice Law, Maritime Law, Elder Law and Transportation Law.
The Florida Rising Stars include Terry Ford, Roland Hermida, Jeffery James, Petra Justice, Michael Massari, Trevor Rhodes and Brandon Scheele in Tampa; Jason Moyer in St. Petersburg; William Horgan and Les McFatter in Tallahassee; and Nisha Waranch in Orlando. This will be the first year that Petra Justice, Michael Massari, Trevor Rhodes and Nisha Waranch are receiving this award.
Congratulations to this year’s recipients!