Statewide law firm Broad and Cassel LLP today announced that Kelly B. Holbrook, of counsel in the firm’s Tampa office, has been named to the 2017 Florida Super Lawyers list. Additionally, David Brickhouse, an associate in the Tampa office, was named to the 2017 Florida Rising Stars list.
Holbrook is a member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation and Labor and Employment Law Practice Groups. She is considered a top-ranked attorney in the Employment & Labor practice area, according to Florida Super Lawyers. An AV Preeminent®-Rated attorney, she focuses her practice on commercial litigation with a concentration in employment and labor law, association law and administrative law.
Brickhouse is a member of the firm’s Corporate and Securities, Banking and Institutional Lending, Public Finance and Capital Projects, and Commercial Litigation Practice Groups. His practice serves clients in a broad range of industries, including investment banking, financial services, transportation and infrastructure, education, software development, utilities, real estate, health care, insurance and PEO and employer leasing. He is considered an up-and-coming attorney in the Business/Corporate practice area, according to Florida Super Lawyers.
In total, Florida Super Lawyers Magazine, which publishes the list in July, recognized 38 of the firm’s attorneys as Super Lawyers and nine as Rising Stars.
Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a rigorous, multiphase selection process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with third-party research, and each candidate is evaluated on peer recognition and professional achievement. Just five percent of attorneys are selected to Super Lawyers and less than three percent are selected to Rising Stars.
Broad and Cassel LLP 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 10 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 or on Twitter and Facebook.