Harley E. Riedel, Russell M. Blain, Scott A. Stichter, and Edward Peterson were named among the top 100 lawyers in the State of Florida across all practice areas by Super Lawyers Magazine in 2021. It is the fifth time that the firm has had three or more lawyers included in this list. Mr. Riedel and Mr. Blain have each been recognized for more than a decade. Shareholder Barbara A. Hart has been recognized in past years. Stichter Riedel is the only firm with as many as four lawyers listed in the Top 100 Lawyers in Florida.
Lawyers are chosen to be Super Lawyers or Rising Stars following an extensive process of nominations, balloting, blue-ribbon panel review, and independent research compiled by Law & Politics magazine. Only 5% of the lawyers in Florida were selected as Super Lawyers. Only 2.5% of the lawyers in Florida were selected as Rising Stars. Law & Politics performs the polling, research, and selection of Super Lawyers in a process designed to identify lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Super Lawyers attempts to provide a comprehensive and diverse guide to outstanding attorneys representing a wide range of practice areas, firm sizes, and geographic locations. See link.