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71 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Named 2019 Florida Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

MIAMI – May 30, 2019 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A. announced that 71 of its attorneys representing a cross-section of six of its Florida offices have been named by Florida Super Lawyers among the top attorneys in the state for 2019. This list includes 51 attorneys recognized as Super Lawyers, 20 as Rising Stars, and 35 noted for appearing on the list for at least 10 years.

According to the publication’s website, Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a patented multiphase selection process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with third-party research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis.

The following attorneys appeared as Florida Super Lawyers and Rising Stars in the specified offices and areas of practice:

Fort Lauderdale

Recognized as “Super Lawyers”:
Donn A. Beloff, Mergers & Acquisitions (10+ years)
William R. Clayton, Business Litigation (10+ years)
Richard J. Fidei, Government Relations
Jonathan S. Gelman, Real Estate
James R. George, Estate & Trust Litigation (10+ years)
Glenn E. Goldstein, Business Litigation (10+ years)
Scott M. Grossman, Bankruptcy: Business
Fred E. Karlinsky, Government Relations (10+ years)
Brian H. Koch, Business Litigation (New)
Joel D. Maser, Tax (10+ years)
Paul B. McCawley, Estate & Probate (10+ years)
Paul B. Ranis, Employment & Labor
Michele L. Stocker, Business Litigation
Jon L. Swergold, Business Litigation

Recognized as “Rising Stars”:
Jared S. Baumwell, Estate & Probate (New)
Grant J. Levine, Securities & Corporate Finance
Zachary M. Schlichter, Mergers & Acquisitions
Reggie Zachariah, Mergers & Acquisitions


Recognized as “Super Lawyers”:
Cesar L. Alvarez, Securities & Corporate Finance (10+ years)
Kerri L. Barsh, Environmental (10+ years)
Norman J. Benford, Estate & Probate (10+ years)
Mark D. Bloom, Bankruptcy: Business (10+ years)
Burt Bruton, Real Estate (10+ years)
Enrique A. Conde, Mergers & Acquisitions
David A. Coulson, Business Litigation (10+ years)
Jaret L. Davis, Technology Transactions
Albert A. del Castillo, Government Finance (10+ years)
Alan T. Dimond, Business Litigation (10+ years)
Lucia A. Dougherty, Land Use/Zoning (10+ years)
Robert S. Fine, Land Use/Zoning
Joseph Z. Fleming, Employment & Labor (10+ years)
Richard J. Giusto, Real Estate (10+ years)
John B. Hutton III, Bankruptcy: Business (10+ years)
Nancy B. Lash, Real Estate (10+ years)
Julissa Rodriguez, Appellate
Ronald M. Rosengarten, Employment & Labor (10+ years)
Gary A. Saul, Real Estate (10+ years)
Elliot H. Scherker, Appellate (10+ years)
Ozzie A. Schindler, Tax (10+ years)
Diana S.C. Zeydel, Estate & Probate (10+ years)

Recognized as “Rising Stars”:
Evelyn Cobos, Civil Litigation: Defense
John R. Dodd, Bankruptcy: Business
Jared R. Kessler, Business Litigation
Andrew C. Sharpe, Real Estate (New)
Graham M. Smith, Real Estate (New)
Eva M. Spahn, International (New)
Jay A. Yagoda, Appellate


Recognized as “Super Lawyers”:
Warren S. Bloom, Government Finance (10+ years)
Orlando L. Evora, Real Estate
Gregory W. Herbert, IP Litigation
Julie P. Kendig-Schrader, Environmental (10+ years)
I. William Spivey II, Business Litigation (10+ years)
Jéan E. Wilson, Government Finance (10+ years)

Recognized as a “Rising Stars”:
Courtney M. Keller, Business Litigation (New)


Recognized as “Super Lawyers”:
Barry Richard, Business Litigation (10+ years)

Recognized as a “Rising Stars”:
Michael H. Moody, Business Litigation


Recognized as “Super Lawyers”:
Gregory W. Kehoe, Criminal Defense: White Collar (10+ years)
Richard C. McCrea Jr., Employment Litigation: Defense (10+ years)
David B. Weinstein, Environmental Litigation (10+ years)

Recognized as a “Rising Stars”:
Danielle M. Diaz, Business Litigation
Katie Molloy, Employment Litigation: Defense
Joseph H. Picone, Business Litigation (New)

West Palm Beach

Recognized as “Super Lawyers”:
Bridget A. Berry, Business Litigation
Mark F. Bideau, Business Litigation (10+ years)
C. Wade Bowden, Business Litigation
Joseph C. Coates III, Securities Litigation
Bradford D. Kaufman, Securities Litigation (10+ years)

Recognized as a “Rising Stars”:
Charles J. Abrams, Real Estate
Andrea Shwayri Ferraro, Business Litigation
Robert R. Kane III, Business Litigation
Lauren R. Whetstone, Business Litigation

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 39 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.