Press Release

Date: 6/3/2016

South Florida Broad and Cassel Managing Partners Named Power Leaders

SOUTH FLORIDA (June 3, 2016) — Statewide law firm Broad and Cassel today announced that its four South Florida managing partners have been named to the 2016 Power Leaders in Law & Accounting list by the South Florida Business Journal.

The annual list honors the top decision makers and key players in South Florida and the impact they have had on the region. Honorees are selected based on their notable contributions in their areas of expertise.

Broad and Cassel Power Leaders include:

  • Jeffrey Deutch – Deutch is the founding and managing partner of the firm’s Boca Raton office. During his more than 35-year career with Broad and Cassel, he has been instrumental in building the firm's reputation as a "go-to" real estate practice. He is a member of the firm’s executive committee and the Real Estate Practice Group. Little-known fact: Deutch was one of the inaugural recipients of a Harvey T. Reid Scholarship at the University of Miami School of Law.
  • Gabriel Imperato – Imperato is the managing partner in the firm’s Fort Lauderdale office and has been instrumental in development of the firm’s nationally recognized Health Law Practice Group. Board certified in health law by The Florida Bar, Imperato serves on the firm’s executive committee and is the co-chair of the firm’s White Collar Defense and Compliance Practice Group. Over the past five years, Imperato has delivered more than 200 presentations worldwide.
  • Patricia Lebow – Lebow is the founding and managing partner of the firm’s West Palm Beach office and has been at the forefront of not only the firm’s growth but also the South Florida legal community’s for nearly four decades. She serves on the firm’s executive committee and is a member of the firm’s Complex Commercial Litigation, Real Estate Litigation, Estate Planning and Trusts, Labor and Employment, and Tort Law Practice Groups. Lebow is president of Kids’ Dreams, a charity she founded with her late husband, Alan, to provide financially disadvantaged students in Palm Beach County with cultural, scholastic and athletic opportunities.
  • Mark F. Raymond – Raymond is the managing partner in the firm’s Miami office and serves on the executive committee. A complex commercial litigator for more than 25 years, Raymond is a member of the firm’s Complex Commercial Litigation, Real Estate Litigation, Estate Planning and Trusts, and Securities Litigation Practice Groups. He has played an integral role in building the firm’s robust business litigation practice group, which features more than 70 attorneys spread across nine offices.