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Monday, September 1, 2014

Fowler White Burnett Attorneys Named Best Lawyers In America® 2015

Miami, FL – Fowler White Burnett attorneys have been named to The Best Lawyers in America® 2015 list in the areas of Admiralty & Maritime Law; Commercial Litigation; Insurance Law, Medical Malpractice Law; Personal Injury Litigation, Real Estate Law and Transportation Law.

In addition, the prestigious organization has awarded shareholder James N. Hurley the distinction of “Lawyer of the Year” in the area of Admiralty & Maritime Law. “Lawyer of the Year” awards are presented annually to a single outstanding lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area.

Since Best Lawyers was first published in 1983, the list has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey. Over 52,000 attorneys cast more than 5.5 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice”.

Fowler White Burnett attorneys who have made The Best Lawyers in America 2015 list are:

Admiralty & Maritime Law – James N. Hurley and Allan R. Kelley
Commercial Litigation – Brian D. Elias
Insurance Law – J. Michael Pennekamp
Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants – James D. DeChurch
Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants – Christopher E. Knight
Real Estate Law – Richard A. Wood
Transportation Law – James N. Hurley

About Fowler White Burnett, P.A.

With offices in Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach, Fowler White Burnett is a full service law firm and nationally recognized leader in the areas of Aviation, Maritime and Healthcare. The firm’s lawyers provide client-focused, proven legal strategies and business solutions to domestic and international clients across a wide spectrum of practice areas including Alternative Dispute Resolution, Appellate, Bankruptcy, Creditors’ Rights & Business Restructuring, Commercial Litigation, Corporate, Environmental and Land Use, Family Law, Immigration, Insurance, Intellectual Property, International, Labor & Employment, Medical Malpractice, Products Liability & Toxic Torts, Real Estate, Securities Litigation & Arbitration, Tax and Trusts & Estates. For more information, please visit

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