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Best Lawyers Recognizes 44 Lowndes Attorneys in 2021, Two Named Lawyer of the Year

August 20, 2020

Orlando, FL – Lowndes is pleased to announce that Best Lawyers named 41 attorneys to its list of The Best Lawyers in America® 2021. Twenty-three firm attorneys were recognized in multiple practice categories, including 10 who were honored in three or more practice areas. Three attorneys were named “Ones to Watch,” which recognizes extraordinary lawyers who have been in private practice for less than 10 years in the United States.

Additionally, two Lowndes attorneys were awarded “Lawyer of the Year,” an honor received by only one attorney for each specialty and location:

  • Joseph A. Lane, Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Norma Stanley, Elder Law

Recognition by Best Lawyers® is based entirely on peer review in the legal industry. Their methodology is designed to capture, as accurately as possible, the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area. Best Lawyers® employs a sophisticated, conscientious, rational, and transparent survey process designed to elicit meaningful and substantive evaluations of the quality of legal services. Recognized attorneys have earned the respect of their peers within their specialized practice areas.

Lowndes attorneys recognized as Best Lawyers in America® 2021 include:

William A. Beckett, (2009), [11 years]
Real Estate Law

Jacqueline Bozzuto, (2008), [12 years]
Leisure and Hospitality Law; Real Estate Law

Dale A. Burket, (2013), [7 years]
Real Estate Law

Casey M. Cavanaugh, (2010), [10 years]
Banking and Finance Law; Real Estate Law

Richard S. Dellinger, (2013), [7 years]
Commercial Litigation; Litigation - Real Estate

Alexander B. Dobrev, (2013), [7 years]
Real Estate Law

William E. Doster, (1991), [29 years]
Real Estate Law

William T. Dymond, Jr., (2006), [14 years]
Leisure and Hospitality Law; Real Estate Law

Richard J. Fildes, (1999), [21 years]
Leisure and Hospitality Law; Real Estate Law

Miranda F. Fitzgerald, (1995), [25 years]
Administrative / Regulatory Law; Environmental Law; Government Relations Practice; Land Use and Zoning Law; Litigation - Land Use and Zoning; Real Estate Law

Thomas E. “Eddie” Francis, (2005), [15 years]
Land Use and Zoning Law; Real Estate Law

Julia L. Frey, (2005), [15 years]
Trusts and Estates

Michael R. Gibbons, (2008), [12 years]
Construction Law; Litigation - Construction

Jon M. Gibbs, (2016), [4 years]
Copyright Law; Litigation - Intellectual Property; Trademark Law

Aaron J. Gorovitz, (2005), [15 years]
Land Use and Zoning Law; Litigation - Real Estate; Real Estate Law

James F. Heekin, Jr., (2007), [13 years]
Health Care Law

James J. Hoctor, (2006), [14 years]
Corporate Governance Law; Corporate Law; Tax Law

Gary M. Kaleita, (2018), [2 years]
Real Estate Law

Hal H. Kantor, (1995), [25 years]
Administrative / Regulatory Law; Environmental Law; Government Relations Practice; Land Use and Zoning Law; Real Estate Law

James G. Kattelmann, (2018), [2 years]
Real Estate Law

Joseph A. Lane, (2005), [15 years]
Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation

Peter L. Lopez, (2008), [12 years]
Real Estate Law

John F. Lowndes, (1983), [37 years]
Real Estate Law

Timothy J. Manor, (2007), [13 years]
Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Corporate Law

Joaquin E. Martinez, (2017), [3 years]
Real Estate Law

Daniel F. McIntosh, (2010), [10 years]
Real Estate Law

Gregory McNeill, (2010), [10 years]
Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Litigation - Labor and Employment

Timothy R. Miedona, (2015), [5 years]
Real Estate Law

Nicholas A. Pope, (2005), [15 years]
Environmental Law; Land Use and Zoning Law; Real Estate Law

Shawn G. Rader, (2008), [12 years]
Appellate Practice; Litigation - Real Estate

Morey Raiskin, (2011), [9 years]
Employment Law – Management; Labor Law – Management; Litigation - Labor and Employment

Jason S. Rimes, (2018), [2 years]
Corporate Law

John D. Ruffier, (2016), [4 years]
Banking and Finance Law; Real Estate Law

Michael A. Ryan, (2005), [15 years]
Banking and Finance Law; Real Estate Law

Ryan P. Scordato, (2018), [2 years]
Construction Law

Norma Stanley, (2009), [11 years]
Elder Law; Trusts and Estates

James S. Toscano, (2013), [7 years]
Commercial Litigation; Litigation - Intellectual Property

James E. Walson, (2018), [2 years]
Real Estate Law

Amanda F. Wilson, (2014), [6 years]
Tax Law

Rebecca "Becky" Wilson, (2013), [7 years]
Land Use and Zoning Law

Terry C. Young, (2003), [17 years]
Commercial Litigation; Litigation - Intellectual Property

Lowndes attorneys recognized as Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch 2021 include:

Hanna Edeback
Real Estate Law

Ahmad S. El-Gendi         
Intellectual Property Law

Tara Tedrow     
Land Use and Zoning Law


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