Chambers USA ranks Richman Greer as one of the top law firms in Florida

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Jun 16, 2010

West Palm Beach & Miami, FL -- 

Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, has ranked the law firm of Richman Greer, P.A as one of the top law firms in Florida for General Commercial Litigation for the fourth consecutive year since 2007. Law firms and individual lawyers are ranked in bands from 1-6, with 1 being the best. The firm, which was ranked in Band 2 in the 2010 Chambers USA listing for the state of Florida, was praised for its work in complex trials and class actions, particularly in the fields of real estate, family law and complex commercial litigation.

Three of the firm’s partners were individually ranked in the top three bands in the general commercial litigation practice area. Attorney Alan G. Greer ranked in Band 1, Gerald F. Richman ranked in Band 2 and John M. Brumbaugh ranked in Band 3. The Chambers USA Guide ranks firms and attorneys considered leaders within their field.

“It is an honor again to receive this award for the fourth year in a row. It is equally important to the firm and our clients who come to us for strategic counsel as well as our ability to solve problems and bring matters to a successful conclusion,” said Manuel Garcia-Linares, Managing Shareholder, Richman Greer, P.A. “Whether asserting or defending a client’s rights, we are proud of our aggressive stance in litigation and will continue to be a strong advocate for the rights of our clients.”

According to the description of Richman Greer, P.A. on the Chamber USA’s web site, the firm has “excellent team players with strong trial experience; and they provide practical advice and close communication.” The qualities on which Chambers USA’s rankings are assessed include technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by the client.

About Richman Greer’s Ranked Attorneys

Alan G. Greer, a Board Certified attorney in Civil Trial Law and Business Litigation, concentrates his practice in the areas of civil commercial litigation, antitrust, mediation and arbitration, professional malpractice, construction litigation, class actions and civil appeals. According to his ranking on the Chambers’ web site, Greer is “a wonderful lawyer who is respected by everyone.” In 2009 and 2010, Greer led the team that defended the third party defendants in the Banco Espirito Santo vs. BDO Seidman case in a eight month trial. Greer is the immediate past 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. In 2010, Greer was selected as a Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in the U.S and in 2008, he was named The Florida Bar Certified Lawyer of the Year, receiving the Justice Harry Lee Anstead Award.

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. Richman concentrates his practice in the areas of antitrust, securities, contracts, construction, federal agency matters, banking, civil RICO, professional liability, consumer, employment and civil rights, probate litigation and class action issues. Chambers USA describes Richman as an impressive attorney recommended for complex commercial litigation, particularly real estate disputes and class action suits. In 2008, Richman and a team of attorneys at the firm, negotiated an $11.5 million class action settlement for successfully arguing that the Broward Sheriff’s Office’s blanket policy of strip searching was illegal. Richman is a former President of The Florida Bar and currently serves as the immediate past 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, member of the Fourth District Court of Appeal Nominating Commission and member of the Executive Committee of the Palm Beach County Criminal Justice Commission.

John M. Brumbaugh, a Board Certified attorney in Civil Trial Law, concentrates his practice in commercial litigation. According to his Chamber rankings, Brumbaugh boasts a remarkable track record in business litigation and is “well respected by the local judiciary.” Clients endorse his practical approach and experience in the courtroom. Brumbaugh is the immediate past President of the Two Hundred Club of Greater Miami, where he also serves on the board and executive committee.

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Contributing Attorneys

Brumbaugh, John M. - Shareholder Garcia-Linares, Manuel A. - Managing Shareholder Greer, Alan Graham - Shareholder Richman, Gerald F. - Shareholder

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