“Best Lawyers In America” Names Three Rumberger, Kirk & Caldwell Attorneys Lawyers Of The Year
Designation Reflects High Level of Respect Attorneys Earned From Other Leading Lawyers
FLORIDA – Best Lawyers in America, one of the most respected peer-review publications in the legal profession, has named Rumberger, Kirk & Caldwell partners Ernest H. "Skip" Eubanks, Richard A. Greenberg, and W.L. “Bud” Kirk 2013 “Lawyers of the Year” in their respective practice areas.
Eubanks was chosen for Orlando Product Liability Litigation – Defendants; Greenberg for Tallahassee Criminal Defense: Non-White-Collar; and Kirk for Orlando Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants.
According to Best Lawyers, only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this accolade particularly significant. The honorees are selected following extensive voting during the peer-review assessments with thousands of leading lawyers. Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned for their abilities, their professionalism, and their integrity among other leading lawyers in the same communities and practice areas.
Focusing on product liability, Eubanks primarily represents manufacturers in the motorcycle, automotive, marine, tire and transportation related industries against claims involving serious and catastrophic injury and/or death. Eubanks serves as national counsel for a major American motorcycle manufacturer and as regional counsel for a major manufacturer of off road and all terrain vehicles throughout the Southeastern United States.
Greenberg concentrates his practice in the areas of professional responsibility, professional licensure defense, and criminal defense. For more than 20 years, he has represented attorneys in grievance matters before The Florida Bar and Florida Bar applicants in proceedings before the Bar Examiners. Greenberg has an extensive background in criminal defense, representing clients in matters ranging from traffic offenses and DUI to offenses punishable by up to life in prison.
Kirk, one of the firm's founders, concentrates on product liability, commercial litigation and professional liability. A significant portion of his practice is devoted to representing clients in commercial litigation matters including breach of contract claims, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, negligence, and professional malfeasance. Among his commercial litigation clients are local and nationally known companies in the fields of law, accounting, real estate development and communications. In his product liability practice, Kirk represents domestic and foreign manufacturers of passenger cars and trucks throughout the United States, as well as manufacturers in the aviation and heavy equipment industry.
Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 36,000 leading attorneys cast almost 4.4 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”
Rumberger, Kirk & Caldwell provides litigation and counseling services in a wide range of civil practice areas including product liability, commercial litigation, construction, intellectual property litigation, environmental, labor and employment law, insurance coverage, professional liability and administrative law. Offices are located in Orlando, Tampa, Miami, Tallahassee and Birmingham, Alabama. For more information, please visit www.rumberger.com.