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2016 Best Lawyers Cites 40 Hill Ward Henderson Attorneys & Names Five "Lawyer of the Year"

Aug 17, 2015
One of the oldest and most prestigious organizations to rank attorneys in the U.S., Best Lawyers in America, has named 40 attorneys from Tampa Bay law firm Hill Ward Henderson to its 2016 Best Lawyers in America designation. This is nearly 68% of the firm’s 59 Shareholders. Among these, five attorneys were named “Lawyer of the Year” for Tampa in their respective practice areas: Alton C. Ward, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Lawyer of the Year, David S. Felman, Mergers and Acquisitions Lawyer of the Year, Linda D. Hartley, Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the Year, Robert A. Shimberg¸ Administrative / Regulatory Lawyer of the Year, and Timothy A. Hunt, Litigation – Construction Lawyer of the Year.  

Hill Ward Henderson’s attorneys being named to the 2016 Best Lawyers in America designation include: 
Marie Attaway Borland – Appellate Law
Gregory P. Brown – Commercial Litigation 
Charles W. Callahan, III – Trusts & Estates 
Amelia M. Campbell – Trusts & Estates 
John C. Connery, Jr. – Corporate Law
Landis V. Curry, III – Commercial Litigation
Rachel M. Feinman – Corporate Law
David S. Felman – Banking and Finance Law; Corporate Law; Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law; Venture Capital Law
Timothy C. Ford – Construction Law
S. Katherine Frazier – Corporate Law; Real Estate Law
Troy A. Fuhrman – Commercial Litigation; Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants; Product 
Liability Litigation – Defendants 
Robert B. Gough, III – Commercial Litigation; Corporate Law; Real Estate Law
John B. Grandoff, III – Land Use and Zoning Law
Gina K. Grimes – Land Use and Zoning Law; Real Estate Law
William C. Guerrant, Jr. – Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Intellectual Property
Bret T. Hamlin – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
R. Reid Haney – Corporate Law
Linda D. Hartley – Litigation – Trust & Estates; Trusts & Estates
Thomas N. Henderson, III – Real Estate Law
Benjamin H. Hill, III – Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Insurance Law; Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants; Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants
K. Tyler Hill – Real Estate Law
S. Gordon Hill – Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Labor and Employment
John L. Holcomb – Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Timothy A. Hunt – Construction Law; Litigation – Construction
C. Howard Hunter – Health Care Law; Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants 
Jonathan P. Jennewein – Real Estate Law
Robert E. V. Kelley, Jr. – Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law; Litigation – Real Estate; Litigation and Controversy – Tax
David T. Knight – Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Construction
Morris C. Massey – Land Use and Zoning Law; Real Estate Law
Scott A. McLaren – Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Real Estate
Brett J. Preston – Insurance Law; Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants
R. James Robbins, Jr. – Administrative / Regulatory Law; Corporate Law; Real Estate Law
Robert A. Shimberg – Administrative / Regulatory Law
W. Lawrence Smith – Real Estate Law
Brian C. Sparks – Litigation – Trusts & Estates; Litigation and Controversy – Tax; Tax Law; Trusts & Estates
Lara J. Tibbals – Commercial Litigation
R. Dennis Tweed – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Kirsten L. Vignec – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Dennis P. Waggoner – Commercial Litigation
Alton C. Ward – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law