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Florida Trend Names Eight Rumberger Attorneys to Legal Elite 2012

Florida Trend Names Eight Rumberger Attorneys to Legal Elite 2012

FLORIDA –Eight RumbergerKirk lawyers have earned recognition in Florida Trend’s Legal Elite 2012. The designation recognizes the state’s top attorneys as selected by their peers.

Robert L. Blank for Civil Trial

Joshua D. Lerner for Commercial Litigation
Manu Davidson for Civil Trial

Daniel J. Gerber for Civil Trial
Suzanne Barto Hill for Commercial Litigation
W.L. “Bud” Kirk for Commercial Litigation
Lauren Carmody as an Up and Comer

Leonard J. Dietzen, III for Labor & Employment

The seventh annual edition of Florida Trend’s Legal Elite is a prestigious roster recognizing 1.9% of the approximately 61,500 active Florida Bar members who practice in Florida. Beginning in October 2008, all in-state members of the Florida Bar were invited to name attorneys whom they hold in the highest regard.  

More than 18,000 votes were processed, checked and tabulated by Outsource American and Suncoast Opinion Surveys. A panel comprised of 2009 Legal Elite lawyers from around the state then reviewed the selection process and the list of finalists.


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