For the 19th consecutive year, the firm received a first-tier rating for its bankruptcy and restructuring practice in Chambers USA 2021 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. Matthew B Hale was recognized as an "Associate to Watch." 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.