ORLANDO, FL — Sixteen lawyers from the law firm of Winderweedle, Haines, Ward and Woodman, P.A. (WHWW), were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© (2021), and four lawyers were named “Ones to Watch”, as published in dozens of city and regional publications in the U.S. including, U.S. News & World Report.
In addition, the firm’s two Lawyers of the Year for Orlando include, J. Jeffrey Deery in the area of Litigation – Banking and Finance and Randolph J. Rush in the area of Real estate Law. The Lawyer of the Year distinction is awarded to individual lawyers with the highest overall peer feedback for a specific practice area and geographic region. Only one lawyer is recognized as the Lawyer of the Year for each specialty and location.
The list of WHWW Best Lawyer honorees includes, Joseph P. “Rusty” Carolan III in Banking and Finance Law, Business Organizations and Corporate Law; Michael P. Carolan, Nicole Latham Carolan, Jere F. Daniels, Jr., Gregory L. Holzhauer, Craig A. Minegar and Randolph J. Rush in Real Estate Law; James E. “Trippe” Cheek III, Commercial Litigation and Land Use and Zoning Law; Ryan E. Davis in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Commercial Litigation and Litigation – Bankruptcy; J.Jeffrey Deery in Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Banking and Finance; Mya M. Hatchette in Commercial Litigation; Bradley M. Saxton in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation and Litigation – Bankruptcy; Vanessa J. Skinner in Elder Law; Allison E. Turnbull in Land Use and Zoning Law and Real Estate Law; Harold A. Ward III and W.Graham White in Trusts and Estates. “Ones to Watch” include Brandon DeGel in the areas of Health Care Law, Litigation – Real Estate and Real Estate Law; Neda Khosrowzadeh in the area of Land Use and Zoning Law; Heidi M. Mitchell in the areas of Litigation-Bankruptcy and Litigation-Real Estate; and Lauren Reynolds in the areas of Commercial Litigation, Health Care Law, Litigation – Banking and Finance and Litigation- Bankruptcy.
Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which almost 50,000 leading attorneys cast nearly five million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor.
Established in Central Florida in 1931, the roots of Winderweedle, Haines, Ward & Woodman, P.A. are grounded in a sustaining reputation of dedicated legal service to individuals and businesses critical to the area’s growth and its quality of life. WHWW is a full-service law firm providing legal representation in business law, litigation and appeals, bankruptcy, banking, insurance law, estates and trusts, government, property rights, and real estate, as well as other areas. Winderweedle, Haines, Ward and Woodman also represent national, regional and local clients including financial institutions, corporations, private foundations, and individuals.