Fort Myers, FL, January 20, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- For the second year in a row, the law firm of Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., was selected as a “Top Ranked Law Firm” in a special report by LexisNexis, which was published in the December 24, 2012, issue of Fortune magazine. In addition to its publication in Fortune magazine, the Top Ranked Law Firms list also appeared in the January 2013 editions of Corporate Counsel and The American Lawyer, and also appears on martindale.com® and CNNMoney.com. More than 254,000 law firms were considered in the selection process, but less than one-half of one percent of firms across the nation made the final cut. The list is the only one of its kind to exclusively contain U.S. law firms.
To be eligible as a 2013 U.S. Top Ranked Law Firm, the firm must have a minimum of 10 attorneys and at least 33% of their attorneys must have achieved an AV Preeminent® rating. An AV Preeminent® is the highest possible Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating designation. It indicates that the individual attorney is an established practicing lawyer whose local peers have observed him or her to be "Very High to Preeminent" in legal ability and to have "Very High" ethical standards. Henderson Franklin has 31 attorneys who hold an AV® Preeminent peer review rating, as well as 20 Florida Bar Board Certified legal experts in many areas of law, including: business litigation, civil trial, divorce, labor & employment, health care, immigration, real estate, tax law, and wills, trusts & estates.
Henderson Franklin is one of the largest law firms between Tampa and Miami with over 50 attorneys practicing in the areas of business and tax planning, banking and creditors’ rights, estate planning and administration, family law, land use and environmental law, immigration law, commercial and civil litigation, eminent domain, workers' compensation, employment law and real estate. One of the state's oldest firms, Henderson Franklin was founded in Fort Myers in 1924 and operates offices in Fort Myers, Bonita Springs, Sanibel Island and Naples. For more information on Henderson Franklin, please visit www.henlaw.com.