Sarasota, Florida – December 1, 2020 — Fergeson Skipper, P.A. is pleased to announce the firm has received Tier 1 Rankings in the 2021 Edition of U.S. News and World Report – Best Lawyers list of “Best Law Firms” for its tax law and trusts and estates law practices. This is the third consecutive year the Suncoast firm has achieved the honor.
In order to be eligible for the ranking, a law firm must have at least one member included on The Best Lawyers in America list. Fergeson Skipper was honored to have five attorneys appear in the 2021 listing, including James O. Fergeson, Jr., J. Ronald Skipper, Richard R. Gans, Matthew B. Mayper, and E. Ralph Tirabassi. All are board certified by The Florida Bar as specialists in their areas of expertise and hold AV Preeminent Peer Review Ratings from Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest rating available for an attorney’s legal ability and professional ethics.
“We are proud to be recognized for professional excellence from our clients and peers,” said the firm’s president, Michelle Lajoie Hermey. “Best Law Firm achievement reflects our quality of work and breadth of legal expertise. We congratulate our attorneys who consistently achieve Best Lawyers’ highest honors.”
“Best Law Firms” is based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. The rankings encompass a diverse group of firms across the nation, making them a valuable research tool for the legal community as well as clients in search of legal counsel. Presented in tiers, the rankings give designations to firms in 75 major practice areas nationally and in 127 practice areas regionally.
About Fergeson Skipper, P.A.
Founded in 1976, Fergeson Skipper, P.A., has provided superior legal services to clients for nearly 45 years. It is a full-service law firm with concentrations in federal taxation, wills, trusts and estates, litigation, business law and real estate law. All shareholders at the firm are board 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 visit FergesonSkipper.com.