SARASOTA, FL – Icard Merrill has been named to the list of 2020 “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®.Firms included in the tenth edition of “Best Law Firms” are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers.
In addition, Icard Merrill is regionally ranked in nine practice areas: Tier 1 in Construction, Land Use & Zoning, Construction Litigation, and Real Estate; Tier 2 in Family Law, Land Use & Zoning Litigation, and Real Estate Litigation; and Tier 3 in Commercial Litigation and Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.
The “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in the field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. For the 2020 rankings, almost 16,000 lawyers provided more than 1,229,000 law firm assessments, and more than 12,000 clients participated providing 107,000 evaluations.
Icard Merrill is a full-service law firm based in Sarasota, Florida, delivering innovative and effective legal solutions through dedicated and caring professionals. Since 1953, Icard Merrill has offered clients comprehensive legal experience in multiple practice areas, including business and corporate, construction, bankruptcy, community association law, employment, estate planning, family law, government and administrative, land use and zoning, litigation, mobile home and manufactured housing, real estate, securities arbitration and litigation, and mediation services. The cornerstone of Icard Merrill is an enduring commitment to excellence, integrity, teamwork, and the community. More information is available at icardmerrill.com.