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Best Lawyers in America® Names 29 Lawyers from the Law Firm of Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart and Shipley in their Prestigious Annual Award Recognitions

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West Palm Beach, Florida– Best Lawyers has been regarded by lawyers and the public for more than 45 years as one of the most credible measures of legal integrity and distinction in the United States. Recognition by Best Lawyers is known for signifying excellence in the legal practice.

The milestone 30th edition of The Best Lawyers in America® has been released, as well as the accompanying “Lawyer of the Year” recognitions, in addition to the fourth edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America. Twenty-nine lawyers from the law firm of Searcy, Denney, Scarola, Barnhart & Shipley PA are included in this year’s award recognitions.

Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America is based on comprehensive peer-review surveys, which this year, comprised of more than 16.1 million confidential evaluations by top attorneys. Nearly 58,000 voters, this year alone responded to the award surveys. The purely peer review methodology is at the core of the company’s credo, as they believe that the best lawyers know who the best lawyers are.

Best Lawyers in America award recipients include attorneys Chris Searcy, Jack Scarola, Greg Barnhart, Ted Babbitt, Sia Baker-Barnes, Hardee Bass, Brian Denney, Brenda Fulmer, Mariano Garcia, James Gustafson, Jack Hill, Joe Johnson, Cameron Kennedy, Andrea Lewis, Edward Ricci, Matt Schwencke, Carter Scott, Chris Speed, Karen Terry, Donald J. Ward and Cal Warriner.

Best Lawyers “Ones to Watch” include Juan Diaz Avila, Jordan Dulcie, Adam Hecht, Yasmeen Lewis, Gaetano Murphy, Elise Sherr Allison, David P. Vitale, Jr., Boris Zhadanovskiy.

Individual recognitions included Jack Scarola as “Lawyer of the Year” in West Palm Beach for Personal Injury Litigation: Plaintiffs and Mass Tort Litigation: Plaintiffs; and James Gustafson as “Lawyer of the Year” in Tallahassee for Product Liability Litigation: Plaintiffs.

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