Orlando, Fla. – Florida Super Lawyers recently announced that 19 Dean Mead attorneys have been named to the publication’s annual list of top-ranked lawyers including three attorneys who are selected as rising stars in Florida for 2017.  No more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected.

Lauren Y. Detzel, Chair of Dean Mead’s Estate & Succession Planning department, is recognized among the ‘Top 50 Women Lawyers’ in Florida. Detzel has been a distinguished honoree in this category for 12 consecutive years.

A list of all Dean Mead’s Florida Super Lawyers 2017 honorees is provided as follows:

Matthew J. Ahearn – Estate Planning and Probate

David J. Akins – Estate Planning and Probate

Darryl M. Bloodworth – Business Litigation

Stephen J. Bozarth – Real Estate

Lauren Y. Detzel –  Estate Planning and Probate; and ‘Top 50 Women Florida Super Lawyers 2017’

Peter M. Dunbar – Government Relations

Charles H. Egerton – Tax

Robert S. Goldman – Tax

Mark E. Holcomb – Tax

David P. Hathaway – Business Litigation

Stephen R. Looney – Tax

Michael D. Minton – Tax

Nichole M. Mooney – Employment & Labor

Cari L. Roth – Government Relations

William D. Townsend – Tax

Joseph “Jay” Van Heyde II – Employee Benefits

Rising Stars:

Melanie S. Griffin – Business Litigation

Brian M. Malec – Estate Planning and Probate

Jonathan D. Wallace – Real Estate

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.

About Dean Mead:

Dean Mead is a business law firm that provides full-service legal representation to companies and individuals throughout Florida. The firm has five offices and 57 attorneys in multiple practice areas including: federal tax, state and local tax, estate and succession planning, business litigation, corporate law, general commercial litigation, labor and employment, immigration, government relations and lobbying, regulatory compliance, employee benefits, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, commercial real estate, leasing, construction law, finance and lending, environmental, land use, water law and eminent domain. For more information, please visit https://deanmead.deme-prod.findsomewinmore.com.