Eight Shareholders Named 2007 "Florida Super Lawyers"

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Jun 19, 2007

West Palm Beach & Miami -- 

Law & Politics magazine, a consumer's guide to the best attorneys, has released its annual Florida Super Lawyers' edition recognizing the top five percent of attorneys in Florida. Richman Greer, P.A. West Palm Beach attorneys and shareholders Gary S. Betensky, Gerald F. Richman and John ‘Jay” White III, and Miami attorneys and shareholders John M. Brumbaugh, Bruce A. Christensen, Manuel A. Garcia-Linares, Alan G. Greer and Charles H. Johnson, have been named among the best lawyers in Florida. Super Lawyers recognizes the top attorneys in 47 states.

Gary S. Betensky, a resident of Boca Raton, maintains a civil trial, business litigation and appellate practice concentrating in complex commercial litigation and business disputes. Betensky currently serves on the Professional Ethics Committee of the Florida Bar, and is a member of the Board of Directors for the Palm Beach County Chapter of the American Jewish Committee and the Board of Governors of Nova Southeastern University’s Shepard Broad Law Center.

Gerald F. Richman, President of the firm and Board Certified in Civil Trial Law and Business Litigation, is one of South Florida’s leading complex commercial litigation law practitioners.  A resident of Palm Beach Gardens, Richman is a former President of the Florida Bar and currently serves as the President of the Palm Beach County Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), member of the Board of Directors of the Economic Council of Palm Beach County and member of the Criminal Justice Commission of Palm Beach County. 

John ‘Jay” White III, a resident of West Palm Beach, practices primarily in the areas of commercial and complex business litigation, personal injury, wrongful death, professional malpractice litigation, class actions, and officer and director representation.  White is the President-Elect Designate of the Florida Bar for 2007 and currently serves on the organization’s Board of Governors.

John M. Brumbaugh, who is Board Certified in Civil Trial Law, concentrates his practice in commercial litigation. A resident of South Miami, Brumbaugh is currently the President of Two Hundred Club of Greater Miami, where he also serves on the board and executive committee.

Coral Gables resident Bruce A. Christensen concentrates his practice in family law, divorce and domestic relations. A Board Certified attorney in Marital and Family Law, Christensen serves on the Board of Managers of the Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and is a member of the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce.

Manuel A. Garcia-Linares, Managing Shareholder of the firm and a resident of Coral Gables, practices primarily in the areas of commercial and class action litigation as well as corporate and transactional matters. Garcia-Linares currently serves as a Vice President of the Cuban American Bar Association and is a Trustee of the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce. He is also a member of the City of Coral Gables Retirement Board and the City of Coral Gables Partnership Committee.

Board Certified in Civil Trial Law and Business Litigation, attorney Alan G. Greer concentrates his practice in the areas of civil commercial litigation. A Coral Gables resident, Greer is the Vice President of the Florida Supreme Court Historical Society, Chairman Emeritus of the Board of Directors of Friends of WLRN Public Radio and Television, Board Member of Probono.net and a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, the International Society of Barristers and the American Bar Foundation. 

Charles H. Johnson, a Board Certified attorney in the area of Wills, Trusts and Estates, practices primarily in the areas of estate planning, probate, guardianship and probate/guardianship litigation. A resident of Coral Gables, Johnson currently serves on the Orange Bowl Committee and the Cable Television Board for the City of Coral Gables and is a Trustee Member of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce.

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Contributing Attorneys

Betensky, Gary S. - Shareholder Brumbaugh, John M. - Shareholder Christensen, Bruce A. - Shareholder Garcia-Linares, Manuel A. - Managing Shareholder Greer, Alan Graham - Shareholder Johnson, Charles H. - Shareholder Richman, Gerald F. - Shareholder White, III., John "Jay" G. - Shareholder

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