Florida Super Lawyers: Details, Details

In the 2012 issue of Florida Super Lawyers & Rising Stars, coming out soon, a close look at the numbers reveals some interesting details about our Super Lawyers listees. The average attorney on our 2012 list has been in practice for 29.92 years.

Two attorneys, Benjamin H. Hill III (Hill Ward Henderson, Tampa) and Harley E. Riedel II (Stichter, Riedel, Blain & Prosser, Tampa) have been on the Top 10 list for the past five years.

Forty-two percent of our listees come from firms with 1-10 attorneys regionally. Twenty-one percent come from firms with 11-50 lawyers.

The top practice areas of attorneys on this year's list are: business litigation (400), personal injury plaintiff (262), real estate (208), estate planning & probate (170), employment & labor (164), and family law (155).

To compare the numbers to last year's list, read "By the Numbers" from our 2011 issue of Florida Super Lawyers & Rising Stars.