Tampa, Fla.; September 30, 2013 —Mark Barber, a partner in the Tampa office of the statewide law firm Broad and Cassel, has earned an AV-rating from Martindale-Hubbell, achieving the agency’s highest marks for both competency and ethics.
Barber is a member of the Commercial Litigation, Labor and Employment, and Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Practice Groups. He works primarily in the area of commercial litigation, having a broad array of experience in various legal and business matters, ranging from complex contract disputes, bid protests, health care regulation, labor and employment actions, to real estate development disputes and debt collection actions. Barber received his bachelor’s degree, cum laude, from Liberty University School of Business and Government and earned his Juris Doctor from Stetson University College of Law.
Founded in 1868, Martindale-Hubbell is a well-known and respected source of information about attorneys and law firms. According to the organization’s website, “The Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ are an objective indicator of a lawyer’s high ethical standards and professional ability, generated from evaluations of lawyers by other members of the bar and the judiciary in the United States and Canada. AV Preeminent® is a significant rating accomplishment – a testament to the fact that a lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.”
Broad and Cassel established its Tampa office in 1994. The firm’s Tampa attorneys focus their practices primarily in the following areas of law: Auto Dealership/Repair Shop Defense and Regulatory Compliance, Commercial Litigation, Corporate and Securities, Labor and Employment Law, Intellectual Property Litigation, and Computer and Technology Law. The office was acknowledged in “Corporate Counsel” magazine by Sonic Automotive as its best corporate counsel nationwide. Broad and Cassel, founded on January 1, 1946, has more than 160 lawyers and 200 support personnel located in nine offices throughout the state of Florida. The firm has extensive experience in a wide variety of corporate practice areas and industries. For more information, please visit us online at www.broadandcassel.com.