For the tenth consecutive year, the firm received a first tier rating for its bankruptcy and reorganization practice in Chambers USA 2012 America's Leading Business Lawyers. The firm is the only Tampa-based law firm that received the first tier ranking in the bankruptcy and insolvency practice area. In addition to recognition of the law firm, shareholders Don M. Stichter, Harley E. Riedel, Russell M. Blain, Richard C. Prosser, Stephen R. Leslie and Elena Ketchum received individual recognitions. London-based Chambers & Partners conducts research via telephone interviews with clients and with attorneys. The qualities on which the rankings are assessed include technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness/astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by the client.