Florida Super Lawyers Ranks 102 Carlton Fields Attorneys as 2012 “Super Lawyers” and “Rising Stars”

Nine Rank in the Top 50 and 100 in Florida

Tampa, Fla. – Carlton Fields is pleased to announce that 102 of the firm's attorneys were selected for inclusion in Florida Super Lawyers 2012. Seventy-six attorneys were named to the Florida Super Lawyers list and 26 attorneys were named Florida Super Lawyers Rising Stars

Florida Super Lawyers also identified Florida’s Top 100 lawyers, Top 50 Female lawyers, and Top 100 Miami area lawyers. Nine Carlton Fields’ attorneys were named to these lists:

Top 100

Tampa: Matthew J. Conigliaro, Mark A. Brown, Robert S. Freedman, Luis Prats, and President and CEO Gary Sasso

Top 50 Female

Miami: Patricia H. Thompson
Tampa: Sylvia H. Walbolt

Top 100 Miami Area

Benjamine Reid, Jack R. Reiter, and Patricia H. Thompson

The Carlton Fields attorneys selected for the 2012 issue of Florida Super Lawyers and Florida Super Lawyers Rising Stars include:

Super Lawyers: Bruce J. Berman, Steven J. Brodie, Stephen J. Bronis, Gregory M. Cesarano, Jeffrey A. Cohen, Jeffrey Michael Cohen, David S. Drobner, Merrick L. (“Rick”) Gross, Bruce Charles King, Wendy F. Lumish, Marsha G. Madorsky, Andrew J. Markus, Thomas J. Meeks, Paul L. Nettleton, Edith G. Osman, Michael S. Pasano, Benjamine Reid, Jack R. Reiter, Charles M. Rosenberg, Alan Rosenthal, Jay A. Steinman and Patricia H. Thompson.

Rising Stars: Alina Alonso Rodriguez and Cristina Alonso.

Super Lawyers: Charles J. Cacciabeve, David E. Cannella, Daniel L. DeCubellis and Daniel C. Johnson.

Rising Star: Johanna W. Clark and Jason A. Perkins.

St. Petersburg
Super Lawyers: Matthew J. Conigliaro, Steven C. Dupre, Richard C. Linquanti, David R. Punzak and Lee H. Rightmyer.


Super Lawyers: Nancy G. Linnan, Robert W. Pass and Peter D. Webster.

Rising Star: Christine Davis Graves

Super Lawyers: D. Matthew Allen, Cathleen G. Bell Bremmer, Mark A. Brown, David P. Burke, Robert L. Ciotti, Chris S. Coutroulis, Richard A. Denmon, Nathaniel L. Doliner, Robert S. Freedman, Jaret J. Fuente, Edward W. Gerecke, James J. Kennedy, III, Ruth Barnes Kinsolving, John J. Lamoureux, Joseph H. Lang, Jr., David Hywel Leonard, Edgel C. Lester, John P. McAdams, C. Douglas McDonald, Kathleen S. McLeroy, George J. Meyer, Kevin J. Napper, Michael F. Nuechterlein, Edward J. Page, Luis Prats, Hardy L. Roberts, Thomas J. Roehn, Samuel J. Salario, President and CEO Gary L. Sasso, Donald R. Schmidt, Roger D. Schwenke, Paul J. Ullom, Sylvia H. Walbolt, James R. Wiley, Wm. Cary Wright and Gwynne A. Young.

Rising Stars: Lori Y. Baggett, Erin Banks, Dana R. Blunt, Kathryn H. Christian, Matthew R. Cogburn, Fentrice D. Driskell, Joanna Garcia, Jon T. Gatto, Derek J. Kantaskas, Cristin C. Keane, Nicole C. Kibert, Kevin P. McCoy, Mac Richard McCoy, Christopher M. Sacco, Amanda Arnold Sansone, Rebecca N. Shwayri, Christopher W. Smart, Mark A. Smith and Marty J. Solomon.

West Palm Beach
Super Lawyers: James B. Baldinger, Alexander D. del Russo, Robert N. Gilbert, Lynda J. Harris, Joseph Ianno, Jr. and Thomas E. Warner.

Rising Stars: Sarah Cortvriend and Dean A. Morande.

Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The magazine names exceptional attorneys annually in all 50 states and Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers uses a rigorous selection process that begins with peer nomination. Once an attorney has been nominated they are then evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement through a third-party researcher.