ORLANDO, Fla. (June 23, 2017) — Statewide law firm Broad and Cassel LLP today announced nine firm attorneys have been recognized by their peers for their legal expertise in Florida Trend Magazine’s Florida Legal Elite 2017 published in July.
The following Broad and Cassel attorneys were honored as Florida Legal Elite 2017:
- Daniel S. Newman, Partner
- George G. Mahfood, Partner
- Jon Sale, Of Counsel (Hall of Fame)
- Jayne Weintraub, Of Counsel
West Palm Beach
Additionally, West Palm Beach Associate Matthew D. Kissner was honored as an Up and Comer, attorneys under 40 years old representing the future of the legal profession in the state.
Less than 1.5 percent of active Florida Bar members who practice in Florida were chosen for the Florida Legal Elite 2017 listing. Many of Broad and Cassel’s attorneys have been honored as Florida Legal Elite in the past and have been recognized countless times for their legal prowess and knowledge in their field. Firm Chairman C. David Brown, II and West Palm Beach Managing Partner Patricia Lebow were inducted last year into the Legal Elite Hall of Fame, which comprises a group of attorneys who have been consistently ranked in the top tier in Legal Elite voting over the years.
In-state members of The Florida Bar nominated Florida Legal Elite 2017 honorees. Members were surveyed to name lawyers whom they hold in the highest regard. A panel of past Legal Elite lawyers representing different practice areas and cities across the state also reviewed the selection process and the list of finalists.