(Southwest Florida – May 31, 2019) Richard R. Gans, a shareholder in the law firm of Fergeson Skipper, P.A., has been honored by Super Lawyers with inclusion on two exclusive Top Lists. The firm is pleased to congratulate Mr. Gans on being named to the Top 50: 2019 Tampa Bay Super Lawyers list as well as the Top 100: 2019 Florida Super Lawyers listing.
Being named to a Super Lawyers list is always a notable distinction, and being featured in a Top List is an even greater accomplishment. Representing no more than five percent of lawyers in the state, Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of recognition and professional achievement. Using a patented multi-phase screening process that combines peer nominations and evaluations with independent research, the annual listing is intended to be a credible and comprehensive resource for those seeking legal counsel.
As a shareholder and past president of Fergeson Skipper, Mr. Gans concentrates his practice in wills, trusts and estates and is certified by The Florida Bar as a specialist in those areas. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and has an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating from the attorney rating site Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest rating available for an attorney’s legal ability and professional ethics. He has been named to Super Lawyers consecutively since 2007 and has also been listed in Best Lawyers in America® from 2010-2018. Mr. Gans is a frequent lecturer and his published works have appeared in legal and peer-reviewed publications. His professional affiliations include serving as a former President of both the Southwest Florida Planned Giving Council and Southwest Florida Estate Planning Council, as well as serving on various committees of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of The Florida Bar. He has served on the boards of numerous non-profit organizations and is currently Board Chair of both the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, Inc. and the Exchange, Inc.
About Fergeson Skipper
Founded in 1976, Fergeson Skipper, P.A., has provided superior legal services to clients for over forty years. It is a full-service law firm with concentrations in federal taxation, wills, trusts and estates, litigation, business law, personal injury and real estate law. All shareholders at the firm are certified by The Florida Bar as a specialist in their areas of expertise. The Florida Bar’s certification process is rigorous, requiring years of legal experience, extensive peer review, and passage of a comprehensive written examination. The firm is located at 1515 Ringling Boulevard in Sarasota, Florida. For information, call 941-957-1900 or visitFergesonSkipper.com.