For the 17th consecutive year, the firm received a first tier rating for its bankruptcy and restructuring practice in Chambers USA 2019 America's Leading Business Lawyers. The firm is the only law firm with principal offices in the Middle District of Florida that received the first tier ranking in the bankruptcy/insolvency practice area In addition to recognition of the firm, ten individual shareholders were individually recognized: Harley E. Riedel (one of three “star performers” in the state), Russell M. Blain (Band One), Charles A. Postler, Stephen R. Leslie, Scott A. Stichter, Edward J. Peterson III, Elena Paras Ketchum, Amy Denton Harris, Susan Heath Sharp, and Daniel R. Fogarty. No other law firm in Florida had more than five lawyers recognized in the bankruptcy and restructuring area. London-based Chambers & Partners publishes that it conducts extensive independent research 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.