Press Release

Date: 11/2/2016

Broad and Cassel Named 2017 Best Law Firm by U.S. News – Best Lawyers®

ORLANDO, Fla. (Nov. 1, 2016) — Statewide law firm Broad and Cassel today announced it has been named among the 2017 “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News – Best Lawyers®. The annual rankings recognize the top law firms in the country for professional excellence.

Ranked firms are presented in tiers and listed on a national and/or metropolitan scale. Broad and Cassel received rankings for six practice areas nationally and first-tier rankings for 12 practice areas in four of its offices across the state in the metropolitan rankings.

First-Tier National Rankings

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Health Care Law
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation - Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Litigation – Securities
  • Real Estate Law


First-Tier Metropolitan Rankings

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation - Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Litigation – Securities
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Real Estate Law

In August, the firm announced 45 of the firm’s attorneys have been included in The Best Lawyers in America® 2017 list. Most notably, four attorneys were named a “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective specialty areas, including Managing Partner Mark Raymond, Partner Beverly Pohl, Partner Clifford Hertz and Of Counsel Anne Novick Branan. Only one attorney in each practice area in each region is named a “Lawyer of the Year.”

The U.S.News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To view the list in its entirety, visit http://bestlawfirms.usnews.com.