Tampa, Fla.; Oct. 21, 2013 — Kelly B. Holbrook and Lisa Griffin Hodgdon, both Of Counsel in the Tampa office of the statewide law firm Broad and Cassel, have earned an AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale-Hubbell®, achieving the organization’s highest marks for both competency and ethics.
Martindale-Hubbell is the trusted authority on attorneys and law firms in the United States. Based on peer reviews and recommendations, the AV Preeminent rating is the highest Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating™ and is a significant accomplishment, as it’s considered one of the most prestigious awards in the legal profession.
Holbrook is a member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation and Labor and Employment Practice Groups. Recognized as a “Rising Star” and “Super Lawyer” by Law & Politics magazine, her practice is commercial litigation with a concentration in employment and labor law, association law and administrative law. Holbrook received her bachelor’s degree from Hollins College in Roanoke, Va., and earned her Juris Doctor from Stetson University College of Law. She is involved in various community and professional organizations, including the Junior League of Tampa.
Hodgdon is also a member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation and Labor and Employment Practice Groups. The cornerstone of Hodgdon’s practice is representing management in labor and employment law matters. She also practices general commercial litigation on behalf of a wide variety of clients. Hodgdon earned her bachelor’s degree from Florida State University and her Juris Doctor from Stetson University College of Law. She is actively involved in the Junior League of Tampa, the Florida Guardian ad Litem program and the Holy Names Alumni Association.
Broad and Cassel established its Tampa office in 1994. The firm’s Tampa attorneys focus their practices primarily in the following areas of law: Commercial Litigation, Creditors’ Rights, Labor and Employment Law, Corporate and Securities, Public/Private Finance, Intellectual Property, and Computer and Technology Law. The office represents major components of regional economic engines, such as transportation authorities, banks, underwriters, insurers, professional employer organizations, manufacturers, and software developers. Broad and Cassel, founded on Jan. 1, 1946, has more than 170 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.