Press Release

Date: 5/27/2016

23 Broad and Cassel Attorneys Named to Chambers USA 2016

ORLANDO, Fla. (May 27, 2016) — Florida-based law firm Broad and Cassel has once again received recognition by prominent legal guide Chambers USA: A Guide to America’s Leading Business Lawyers, the only legal directory to rank law firms and individual attorneys. In total, the 2016 edition highlights 22 Broad and Cassel attorneys as leaders in their respective fields, while the firm is listed as among the best in seven statewide practice areas.

The firm’s nationally recognized Health Law Practice Group once again received top honors within Florida – ranking seven individual attorneys in addition to the group’s collective Band One ranking, the highest ranking awarded by Chambers USA. The group’s leading attorneys, Gabriel L. Imperato and Mike Segal, also received national recognition in their respective areas of practice, ranking among the best in the country.

Additionally, the firm received recognition for its work in the following practice areas: Banking & Finance, Construction, Environment, Litigation: General Commercial, Real Estate and Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use.

Among the firm’s leading attorneys are longtime Chambers honorees: Firm Chairman C. David Brown, II, who also is noted as an Eminent Practitioner; Fort Lauderdale Managing Partner Gabriel L. Imperato; West Palm Beach Managing Partner Patricia Lebow; and Miami Managing Partner Mark F. Raymond.

Miami Partner Carlos Loumiet also was ranked in Chambers Global 2016 for Latin America-wide, Banking & Finance.

The following Broad and Cassel attorneys have been recognized as “Leaders in their Field” in Chambers USA 2016:

Boca Raton 

  • Jeffrey Deutch, Real Estate (Florida)
  • Arvin Jaffe, Banking & Finance: Transactional (Florida)

Fort Lauderdale

  • Beverly Pohl, Litigation: Appellate (Florida)
  • Gabriel L. Imperato, Healthcare (Florida); Healthcare: Regulatory & Litigation (Nationwide) 
  • Lester Perling, Healthcare (Florida)


  • Carlos Loumiet, Banking & Finance: Transactional; Latin American Investment (Florida)
  • Mark F. Raymond, Litigation: General Commercial (Florida)
  • Stephanie Russo, Healthcare (Florida)
  • Jon Sale, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations (Florida)
  • Mike Segal, Healthcare (Florida); Healthcare: Transactional (Nationwide)
  • Stephen Siegel, Healthcare (Florida)


  • Robert Alfert, Jr., Construction (Florida)
  • Michael Bittman, Healthcare (Florida)
  • C. David Brown, II, Real Estate (Florida) 
  • James Slater, Real Estate (Florida)
  • Joseph Stanton, Banking & Finance: Public Finance (Florida)
  • Douglas Starcher, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity (Florida) 
  • George “Trey” Tate, III, Construction (Florida)* 
  • Michael K. Wilson, Construction (Florida)


  • Douglas Rillstone, Environment (Florida) 
  • Douglas L. Mannheimer, Healthcare (Florida)

West Palm Beach

  • Clifford Hertz, Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use (Florida)
  • Patricia Lebow, Litigation: General Commercial (Florida)

*Denotes Up and Coming

The Chambers USA: A Guide to America’s Leading Business Lawyers, is an independent, objective, research-based legal directory. Attorneys and law firms are selected for inclusion by strong recommendations from the market and according to reputation.