Orlando, Fla. – The publication Florida Super Lawyers has named 18 Dean Mead attorneys to their annual list of top-ranked lawyers and three Dean Mead attorneys as rising stars in Florida for 2016. No more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected.

Lauren Y. Detzel, Shareholder, is named among the ‘Top 50 Women Lawyers’ in Florida, and has been recognized for 11 years consecutively in this category.

A list of all Dean Mead’s Florida Super Lawyers 2016 honorees is provided as follows:

Attorney Practice Area Office
Matthew J. Ahearn Estate Planning and Probate Orlando
David J. Akins Estate Planning and Probate Orlando
Darryl M. Bloodworth Business Litigation Orlando
Stephen J. Bozarth Real Estate Orlando
Lauren Y. Detzel Estate Planning and Probate; and ranked among ‘Top 50 Women Florida Super Lawyers 2016’ Orlando
Peter M. Dunbar Government Relations Tallahassee
Charles H. Egerton Tax Orlando
Robert S. Griscti Criminal Defense: White Collar Gainesville
David P. Hathaway Business Litigation Orlando
Stephen R. Looney Tax Orlando
Michael D. Minton Tax Fort Pierce
Nichole M. Mooney Employment & Labor Orlando
Cari L. Roth Government Relations Tallahassee
William D. Townsend Tax Tallahassee
Joseph J. Van Heyde II Employee Benefits Orlando


Super Lawyers
Rising Stars
Melanie S. Griffin Business Litigation Tampa
Brian M. Malec Estate Planning and Probate Orlando
Jonathan D. Wallace Real Estate Orlando


About Super Lawyers:

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The patented selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

Super Lawyers Magazine features the list and profiles of selected attorneys and is distributed to attorneys in the state or region and the ABA-accredited law school libraries. Super Lawyers is also published as a special section in leading city and regional magazines across the country. Lawyers are selected to a Super Lawyers list in all 50 states and Washington, D.C.  For more information, please visit www.superlawyers.com.

About Dean Mead:

Dean Mead is a business law firm that provides full-service representation to businesses and individuals throughout Florida. The firm has 50 attorneys in multiple practice areas including: tax, estate and succession planning, business law, general commercial litigation, labor & employment, intellectual property litigation, professional licensing, government investigations, white collar litigation, government relations and lobbying, regulatory compliance, employee benefits, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, commercial real estate and health law. For more information, please visit www.www.deanmead.com.

# # #