2018 Honorees

Attorney of the Year

Jaret Davis, Greenberg Traurig
Peter Prieto, Podhurst Orseck
Walter Andrews, Hunton Andrews Kurth

Lifetime Achievement

Melvia Green, Third District Court of Appeal
Paul Hancock, K&L Gates
Andrew Smulian, Akerman

Distinguished Leaders

Suzanne Amaducci-Adams, Bilzin Sumberg
Bowman Brown, Shutts & Bowen
Charles Caulkins, Fisher Phillips
Judge Peter Fay, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Gerald Greenspoon, Greenspoon Marder
Patricia Hernandez, Avila Rodriguez Hernandez Mena & Ferri
John Hogan, Holland & Knight
Alan Kluger, Kluger Kaplan
Leslie Kroeger, Cohen Milstein
Richard Lorenzo, Hogan Lovells
Brian Miller, Akerman
Thomas Panza, Panza, Maurer & Maynard
Cristina Perez Soto, Jones Day
James Sammataro, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan
Charles Tatelbaum, Tripp Scott

Legal Departments

Legal Department of the Year: University of Miami
Outside Counsel Management: Ilumno
Corporate Compliance: Memorial Healthcare System
Diversity and Quality of Life: Miami Gardens City Attorney’s Office
Pro Bono and Community Service: Citicorp Latin America and Mexico

Litigation Departments, Midsize Firms

Litigation Department of the Year: Berger Singerman
Products Liability: Weinberg Wheeler Hudgins Gunn & Dial
Real Estate & Other Litigation: Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson

Litigation Departments, Small Firms

Litigation Department: Levine Kellogg Lehman Schneider + Grossman
Labor and Employment: Bryant Miller Olive
Real Estate & Other Litigation: Assouline & Berlowe

Real Estate Transactions

Bilzin Sumberg
Broad and Cassel

Innovative Practice Groups

Greenspoon Marder
Silver Miller

On the Rise

Lara Bach, Weil, Gotshal & Manges
Shahrzad Emami, Legal Services of Greater Miami
Pedro Gassant, Holland & Knight
John Cody German, Cole, Scott & Kissane
Andrew Gordon, Hinshaw & Culbertson
Eddie Holiday, Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office
Andrew Ittleman, Fuerst Ittleman
Jason Joffe, Squire Patton Boggs
Wilnar Julmiste, AndersonGlenn
Matthew Kissner, Broad and Cassel
Adriana Kostencki, Berger Singerman
W Mason, Fox Rothschild
Melissa McDavitt, Conroy Simberg
Victor Petrescu, Levine Kellogg Lehman Schneider + Grossman
Michael Pineiro, Marcus Neiman & Rashbaum
Karen Poy, K&L Gates
Shani Rivaux, Pillsbury
Ryan Roman, Akerman
Marina Ross, Greenberg Traurig
Erica Rutner, Lash & Goldberg
Fausto Sanchez, Diaz Reus
Jeffrey Wank, Kelley Kronenberg
Jamie Wasserman, Shutts & Bowen
Matthew Weinshall, Podhurst Orseck
Lauren Whetstone, Greenberg Traurig