AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell
Martindale-Hubbell has awarded more than 50 Fowler White Boggs attorneys with its AV distinction, its highest rating, through its Peer Review Rating process that evaluates lawyers and law firms for ethical standards and professional ability.
The Best Lawyers in America®
Fifty-six attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013 (Copyright 2012 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC).
Fowler White Boggs has been recognized by Chambers USA (2013 edition) among the state’s leading law firms in seven practice areas: Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Healthcare, Immigration, Insurance, Labor & Employment, Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use and Tax. In addition, 21 Fowler White Boggs attorneys have been recognized among the state’s leading practitioners in the 2013 edition Chambers USA – America’s Leading Business Lawyers.
Florida Legal Elite
Thirteen attorneys were named to Florida Trend magazine's 2013 Legal Elite list. The Florida Legal Elite represents 1.8% of the over 64,000 active Florida Bar lawyers practicing in Florida, according to the results of the magazine's statewide attorney surveys. E. Jackson Boggs, Rhea F. Law and Linda Loomis Shelley were named to the Legal Elite Hall of Fame category. This category was created for attorneys who have been listed as Florida Legal Elite as least five or more times.
Florida Top Ranked Law Firms
For the past 10 consecutive years, Fowler White Boggs has been selected as a top ranked law firm by Florida Trend Magazine based on total number of lawyer.
Florida Super Lawyers
31 of the firm’s attorneys were selected for Florida Super Lawyers 2013 and 16 of the firm’s attorneys were selected for Florida Rising Stars. Cathy J. Beveridge, Hala A. Sandridge and Linda Loomis Shelly were listed among the Top 50 Female Florida Super Lawyers. John D. Emmanuel, Hala A. Sandridge and Ed Waller were listed among the Top 100 Florida Super Lawyers and Top 50 Tampa Bay Super Lawyers.
Go-To Law Firm
Fowler White Boggs has been named a 2013 “Go-To” Law Firm, and will be featured in the 10th Annual guide, "In-House Law Departments at the Top 500 Companies," produced by ALM, the publishers of Corporate Counsel magazine. The firm was specifically recognized by in-house counsel at Fortune 500 companies for its litigation work by several long-standing clients.
U.S. News - Best Lawyers®
Fowler White Boggs was recognized at a national level in eight practice areas, including: Land Use and Zoning Law (Tier 2), Litigation – Banking & Finance (Tier 2), Litigation - Construction (Tier 2), Commercial Litigation (Tier 3), Construction Law (Tier 3), Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law (Tier 3), Litigation – Real Estate (Tier 3), and Real Estate Law (Tier 3). The firm also achieved first tier honors in 28 practices ranked by metropolitan areas across Fort Myers, Jacksonville, Miami, Tallahassee and Tampa. To see the full list of cities and practice areas, click here.
The Legal 500
Fowler White Boggs was listed as a leading firm for the sixth consecutive year in the 2012 Edition of The Legal 500 for Mergers, Acquisitions and Buyouts – M&A: middle market (sub-$500m); Real Estate and Construction – Land use /Zoning; and Tax – Domestic Tax: East Coast. The Legal 500 series is the world's largest legal referral guide. It provides independent, unbiased commentary on the leading law firms and lawyers in the United States and in the rest of the world. The Legal 500 United States recognizes that law firms across the globe look to U.S. firms as role models on how best to provide quality legal services to the commercial sector.
Who's Who Legal
Three attorneys were named to the 2012 Who’s Who in Corporate Immigration and Management Labour & Employment. William J. Flynn, III, and Jennifer G. Roeper were named in the Corporate Immigration category and Cathy J. Beveridge was named in the Management Labour & Employment category. Who's Who Legal, first published in 1996, seeks to identify the foremost legal practitioners in multiple areas of business law. In total, they recognize over 10,000 of the world's leading private practice lawyers from over 100 national jurisdictions.
Fowler White Boggs Receives Award for Women Empowerment
The Women in Law Empowerment Forum (WILEF) has recognized Fowler White Boggs with its 2012 Gold Standard Certification for integrating women into the highest levels of firm leadership. This is the second year in a row Fowler White Boggs has been awarded this certification. The Gold Standard Certification emphasizes the leadership roles achieved by women partners, rather than the overall number or percentage of women in the partnership. Law firms with 100 or more practicing lawyers in the United States were eligible if they successfully demonstrated that women represent a meaningful percentage of their equity partners, of their highest leadership positions, of their governance and compensation committees, and of their most highly compensated partners.
Fowler White Boggs recognized as a 2013 Platinum Level Fit-Friendly Company by the American Heart Association
Fowler White Boggs has been recognized as a 2013 Platinum Level Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association. Fowler White Boggs was the first Tampa Bay area company, and one of a handful nationwide, to earn the platinum level designation - the highest honor from the American Heart Association. The Fit-Friendly Worksites program is a catalyst for positive change in the American workforce, by helping worksites make their employees' health and wellness a priority. To achieve the platinum level status, employers must implement at least nine criteria outlined by the American Heart Association in the areas of physical activity, nutrition and wellness culture, as well as demonstrate measurable outcomes.
Fowler White Boggs Attorneys Recognized In South Florida Legal Guide's 2013 Edition
Ten attorneys were listed among “Top Lawyers” by practice area in the South Florida Legal Guide’s 2013 edition. Additionally, the firm was recognized in the Top Law Firm category as one of the top law firms in South Florida.