Banker Lopez Gassler is pleased to announce that twenty two of our lawyers have been named 2016 Florida Super Lawyers and ten have been named 2016 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, Thomas Bopp, L. Robert Bourgeois, Richard Bowers, Frank Gassler, Mark Greene, Roland Hermida, Adam Kantor, Sarah Lahlou-Amine, Joseph Lopez, John O’Flanagan, David Pope, Bradley Powers, Richard Sebek, Allen von Spiegelfeld in Tampa; David Bresler, Charles Hall, Dale Parker 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 Jeffrey Winkler and Allen von Spiegelfeld to receive this award.
The Florida Rising Stars include Matthew Easterwood, Terry Ford, Christopher Hollman, Jeffery James, Petra Justice, Michael Massari, Kendall Obreza, and Trevor Rhodes in Tampa; Jesse Gubernat in Fort Myers; and Nisha Waranch in Orlando.
Congratulations to this year’s recipients!