45 Broad and Cassel Attorneys Named 2017 Best Lawyers® in America, Four Selected as Lawyers of the Year

Broad and Cassel is pleased to announce that 45 of the firm’s attorneys have been included in The Best Lawyers in America® 2017. Additionally, four attorneys were named a “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective specialty areas.

Only one attorney in each practice area in each region is named a “Lawyer of the Year,” and Broad and Cassel attorneys took home the “Lawyer of the Year” designation in four practice areas for three metro areas in the state.

Broad and Cassel attorneys named a “Lawyer of the Year” include:

  • Managing Partner Mark Raymond for Litigation – Mergers and Acquisitions in Miami
  • Partner Beverly Pohl for Appellate Practice in Fort Lauderdale
  • Partner Clifford Hertz for Land Use and Zoning Law in West Palm Beach
  • Of Counsel Anne Novick Branan for Health Care Law in Fort Lauderdale

The following Broad and Cassel attorneys were selected for recognition among The Best Lawyers in America 2017:

  • C. David Brown, II, Chairman, Government Relations Practice, Land Use and Zoning Law, and Real Estate Law*
  • Jeffrey A. Deutch, Managing Partner, Real Estate Law*
  • Gabriel L. Imperato, Managing Partner, Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Health Care Law and Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants**
  • Patricia Lebow, Managing Partner, Commercial Litigation*
  • Mark F. Raymond, Managing Partner, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Banking and Finance, Litigation – Mergers and Acquisitions, Litigation – Real Estate, Litigation – Securities, and Public Finance Law*
  • M. Stephen Turner, Managing Partner, Commercial Litigation*
  • Robert Alfert, Jr., Partner, Construction Law, Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law, and Litigation – Construction*
  • Sara W. Bernard, Partner, Real Estate Law
  • Michael Bittman, Partner, Health Care Law*
  • Steven Ellison, Partner, Litigation – Real Estate
  • Peter R. Goldman, Partner, Commercial Litigation
  • Clifford I. Hertz, Partner, Land Use and Zoning Law, and Real Estate Law
  • Arvin J. Jaffe, Partner, Banking and Finance Law
  • Carlos E. Loumiet, Partner, Banking and Finance Law*
  • Richard B. MacFarland, Partner, Real Estate Law*
  • George Mahfood, Partner, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Plaintiffs
  • Douglas L. Mannheimer, Partner, Government Relations Practice and Health Care Law
  • Daniel S. Newman, Partner, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Securities, and Securities Regulation
  • Lester J. Perling, Partner, Health Care Law*
  • Beverly A. Pohl, Partner, Appellate Practice*
  • Douglas Rillstone, Partner, Environmental Law, Land Use and Zoning Law, and Litigation – Environmental*
  • Carl V. Romano, Partner, Real Estate Law
  • Carl Rosen, Partner, Tax Law, and Trusts and Estates
  • Stephanie Russo, Partner, Health Care Law
  • Mike Segal, Partner, Health Care Law*
  • James E. Slater, Partner, Real Estate Law*
  • Jeremy Springhart, Partner, Construction Law and Litigation – Construction
  • Douglas E. Starcher, Partner, Public Finance Law and Securities/Capital Markets Law
  • Charles Stratton, Partner, Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law*
  • George W. Tate III, Partner, Construction Law
  • Jo O. Thacker, Partner, Real Estate Law
  • James J. Wheeler, Partner, Real Estate Law
  • Michael K. Wilson, Partner, Commercial Litigation, Construction Law and Litigation – Construction*
  • Patricia Baloyra, Of Counsel, Land Use and Zoning Law
  • C. Ken Bishop, Of Counsel, Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law*
  • Anne Novick Branan, Of Counsel, Health Care Law
  • Paul R. DeMuro, Of Counsel, Health Care Law**
  • Jacqueline S. Miller, Of Counsel, Construction Law, Land Use and Zoning Law and Real Estate Law
  • Mark R. Osherow, Of Counsel, Commercial Litigation
  • A. Wayne Rich, Of Counsel, Land Use and Zoning Law
  • A. Jeffry Robinson, Of Counsel, Corporate Law
  • Emery H. Rosenbluth, Jr., Of Counsel, Bet-the-Company Litigation and Commercial Litigation
  • Jon A. Sale, Of Counsel, Criminal Defense: General Practice and Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Stephen Siegel, Of Counsel, Health Care Law
  • Jayne C. Weintraub, Of Counsel, Criminal Defense: White-Collar

* Denotes 10th year on the list
** Denotes 20th year on the list

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. For the 2017 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 7.3 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in almost 55,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”

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