Honorees

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Attorney of the Year Finalists

Carlos Martinez, Miami-Dade Public Defender’s Office
Sigrid McCawley, Boies Schiller Flexner
John Yanchunis, Morgan & Morgan

Lifetime Achievement

Benjamine Reid, Carlton Fields
Barry Richard, Greenberg Traurig
Roberta Stanley, Brinkley Morgan

Distinguished Leaders

Mitchell Berger, Berger Singerman
Barry Davidson, Hunton Andrews Kurth
Pedro Freyre, Akerman
Martin Goldberg, Lash Goldberg
Stuart Grossman, Grossman Roth Yaffa Cohen
JoLinda Herring, Bryant Miller Olive
Yosbel Ibarra, Greenberg Traurig
Bob Kelley, Kelley|Uustal
Jay Kim, Kim Vaughan Lerner
Leslie Kroeger, Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll
Mark Neuberger, Foley & Lardner
Robert Parks, The Law Offices of Robert L. Parks
Joseph Serota, Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman
Stuart Singer, Boies Schiller Flexner
Marty Steinberg, Hogan Lovells
Sidney Stubbs, Jones Foster
John Sumberg, Bilzin Sumberg
Jeffrey Tew, Rennert Vogel Mandler & Rodriguez

Best Mentors

Beth Alcalde, Akerman
Christopher Bellows, Holland & Knight
Jezabel Lima, Levine Kellogg Lehman Schneider + Grossman
Lori Hartglass, Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr
Yolanda Cash Jackson, Becker & Poliakoff

Innovators

Avery Chapman, Equine Law Group
Josias Dewey, Holland & Knight
Michele DeStefano, LawWithoutWalls

Social Impact

Mike Bedke, DLA Piper
Stanley Price, Bilzin Sumberg

Real Estate Transactions

Greenberg Traurig
Nelson Mullins Broad and Cassel
Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr

In-house Legal Department

Department of the Year – Amex, Michelle Visiedo
Corporate Compliance – Corporate Creations, Frank Rodriguez
Diversity – Sony Pictures Television Latin America, Sira Veciana-Muino
Community Service – Broward College, Lacey Hofmeyer
Solo – PAMM, Terry Vento

In-House Legal Department, On the Rise

Mi9 Retail, Karina DuQuesne
13th Floor Investments, Dan Daley

Litigation Departments Departments of the Year

Bilzin Sumberg
Podhurst Orseck

Intellectual Property

Agentis

Products Liability/Mass Torts

Schlesinger Law Offices

Labor and Employment

Bryant Miller Olive

Real Estate or Other

Kluger Kaplan

On the Rise

Todd Baker, Steinger Greene & Feiner
Steven Blickensderfer, Carlton Fields
Erin Bohannon, Kluger Kaplan
Kristen Corpion, CORPLaw
Andrea DeField, Hunton Andrews Kurth
Isabel Diaz, Holland & Knight
Blake Dolman, Krupnick Campbell
Kristin Drecktrah Paz, Shutts & Bowen
Patricia M. Flanagan, Fox Rothschild
Alicia Holden, Wargo French
Alen Hsu, Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman
Adam Kemper, Greenspoon Marder
Erin Kolmansberger, Nelson Mullins
Javier Lopez, Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton
Lori Lustrin, Bilzin Sumberg
Michal Meiler, Ver Ploeg & Marino
Veronica Meza, GrayRobinson
Rachel Nanes, DLA Piper
Bryan Paschal, Rivero Mestre
Pravin Patel, Weil Gotshal & Manges
Lara Rios, Holland & Knight
Kyle Teal, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney
Jonathan Weiss, Squire Patton Boggs
Julia Wyda, Brinkley Morgan
Reggie Zachariah, Greenberg Traurig