TAMPA — Bryant Miller Olive is pleased to announce that Duane Draper and Alan Zimmet from its Tampa office have been named in the 2016 edition of Florida Super Lawyers.
Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a patented multiphase selection process, as peer nominations and evaluations are combined with independent research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis.
Duane Draper was recognized for his work in the Government Finance practice area. Draper currently co-chairs Bryant Miller Olive’s Public Finance practice area and has been in public finance either as an attorney or investment banker since 1989. He is a member of the National Association of Bond Lawyers and the Local Government Section of The Florida Bar. Additionally, Draper is a graduate of Leadership Tampa 2003 and Leadership Florida 2006. His practice is focused primarily on bond counsel and disclosure counsel representations. Draper has been listed in both The Best Lawyers in America list and Florida Trend’s Legal Elite.
Alan S. Zimmet was recognized for his work in State, Local & Municipal Government practice areas. Zimmet has more than 30 years of legal experience, and is board certified by The Florida Bar in the area of City, County and Local Government Law. Zimmet specializes in local government law. Throughout his career, he has represented cities, counties, and special districts. He is also a certified circuit court mediator and a trained arbitrator. He has been designated as a Super Lawyer in 2014, 2015 and now in 2016 and has been awarded the designation of IMLA Local Government Fellow. He is also rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell.
About Bryant Miller Olive
With a distinguished 45-year history of serving its clients’ needs, Bryant Miller Olive represents governments, businesses and agencies in legal matters relating to public finance, state and local government law, complex transactions, project finance, and litigation. The firm has served as Bond Counsel on more deals than any other firm in the Southeast over the past five years, and more than any other firm in Florida over the past decade. Members of the firm are often called upon to handle some of the most complex legal issues in the boardroom and in the courtroom. The firm has offices in Tampa, Tallahassee, Orlando, Miami, Jacksonville, Atlanta and Washington, D.C. For more information, visit http://www.bmolaw.com.