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67 Hill Ward Henderson Attorneys Cited in The Best Lawyers in America 2021 Publication

Aug 20, 2020

67 Hill Ward Henderson attorneys have been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2021 publication, one of the oldest and most prestigious organizations to rank attorney in the United States. Of our 67 attorneys recognized, 49 were designated Best Lawyers in America for their respective areas of practice. In addition, 18 attorneys received inaugural Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch designation, recognizing attorneys who have been practicing for less than 10 years. Among our ranked attorneys, four were named “Lawyer of the Year” for Tampa in their respective practice areas: Bret T. Hamlin, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Lawyer of the Year; Brett J. Preston, Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants Lawyer of the Year; Robert A. Shimberg, Administrative/Regulatory Lawyer of the Year; and S. Katherine Frazier, Real Estate Lawyer of the Year.

Hill Ward Henderson attorneys recognized with The Best Lawyers in America© 2021 designation include:

E.D. Armstrong, III - Real Estate Law, Land Use and Zoning Law

Anderson L. Baldy, III - Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, and Real Estate Law

Marie Attaway Borland - Appellate Practice

Gregory P. Brown - Commercial Litigation, Construction Law

J. Rocco Cafaro - Commercial Litigation, Construction Law

Charles W. Callahan, III - Trusts and Estates

Amelia M. Campbell - Trusts and Estates

Katherine E. Cole – Real Estate Law

John C. Connery, Jr. - Corporate Law

Mark J. Criser – Commercial Litigation

B. Ben Dachepalli - Litigation - Construction

Scott W. Dibbs - Real Estate 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, Litigation - Construction

S. Katherine Frazier - Real Estate Law, Corporate Law

Troy A. Fuhrman – Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants, Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Commercial Litigation

Robert M. Fulton - Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Robert B. Gough, III - Real Estate Law, Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law

John B. Grandoff, III - Land Use and Zoning Law

Eric J. Hall - Corporate Law

Bret T. Hamlin
- Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

R. Reid Haney - Corporate Law

Linda D. Hartley - Trusts and Estates, Litigation - Trusts and Estates

Thomas N. Henderson, III - Real Estate Law

Benjamin H. Hill, III - Insurance Law, Commercial Litigation, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Litigation - Construction, Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants, Product Liability Litigation - Defendants, Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants

Benjamin H. Hill, IV - Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

K. Tyler Hill
- Real Estate Law

S. Gordon Hill - Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Labor and Employment, Employment Law - Management

John L. Holcomb - Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants, Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants

Timothy A. Hunt - Construction Law, Litigation - Construction

C. Howard Hunter - Health Care Law, Litigation – Health Care, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants, Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants

Jonathan P. Jennewein - Real Estate Law

William J. Judge, Jr. - Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Robert E.V. Kelley, Jr. - Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law, Litigation - Real Estate, Litigation and Controversy - Tax

David L. Luikart, III - Commercial Litigation

Scott A. McLaren - Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Real Estate

Patrick M. Mosley – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Brett J. Preston – Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law, Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants

Erik P. Raines - Construction Law

Jerilyn H. Reed – Real Estate Law

R. James Robbins, Jr. - Real Estate Law, Corporate Law, Administrative / Regulatory Law

Ethen R. Shapiro – Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants

Robert A. Shimberg - Administrative / Regulatory Law

W. Lawrence Smith – Real Estate Law

Kevin H. Sutton – Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Lara J. Tibbals - Commercial Litigation

Kirsten L. Vignec - Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Dennis P. Waggoner - Commercial Litigation, Bet-the-Company Litigation

Mark M. Wall - Commercial Litigation

Alton C. Ward - Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

P. Prestin Weidner – Tax Law

Hill Ward Henderson attorneys recognized in the inaugural edition of the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch include:

Jill K. Bell – Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law, Real Estate Law

Carolina Y. Blanco – Commercial Litigation, Professional Malpractice Law

Chad E. Burgess - Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Kristina A. Gandre – Commercial Litigation

Andrew E. Holway – Construction Law, Insurance Law

G. Matthew Lastinger – Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Venture Capital Law

Ryan J. Leuthauser – Commercial Litigation

Kendra McCan Lyman – Commercial Litigation, Construction Law

Fred C. Marshall – Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Real Estate

Ryan J. McConnell – Real Estate Law

Jason L. Molder – Construction Law

Emily W. Morrell – Construction Law

Anisha P. Patel – Commercial Litigation

Tori C. Simmons – Commercial Litigation

Justin J. Wallace – Tax Law, Venture Capital Law

Nicole D. Walsh – Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Suzanne E. Ward – Tax Law, Trusts and Estates

Emily B. Weeks – Trusts and Estates