TALLAHASSEE – Five lawyers from the Radey Law Firm were named in the 2016 edition of the Florida Super Lawyers list: David Yon, Donna Blanton, Christopher Lunny, Rex Ware and Harry Thomas.
The Florida Super Lawyers magazine for this year has been released and the list includes five attorneys from Radey. The attorneys’ achievements in the fields of insurance coverage, administrative law, employment and labor, tax and business litigation landed them spots on the list.
Yon was recognized for his work in insurance coverage issues in which he's practiced for more than 30 years. He mainly handles cases in business law, insurance, regulatory and administrative. Major insurance writers in the country and small startup companies primarily make up Yon’s clientele.
Prior to entering private practice, Yon worked with the state treasurer and insurance commissioner’s office. During his stint with the office, which started in 1980, he handled matters related to oversight of insurance company regulations and transactions, as well as employment law.
Blanton was recognized by Florida Super Lawyers for her work in the area of administrative law. She practices in appellate advocacy, in which she focuses on matters concerning public procurement, rule challenges, professional licensing and discipline, and affordable housing. Her cases cover issues brought about by corporate, non-profit and government clients such as Microsoft Corp., LabWare Inc., Cheney Brothers Inc. and the Florida Department of Health. Blanton has a board certification from the Florida Bar authorizing her to practice in state and federal government, and administrative practice.
Lunny, who has been part of the Florida Super Lawyers list since 2009, received recognition this year for his work in the area of employment and labor. Apart from this organization, he has been included in the list of Florida Trend’s Legal Elite for the past 10 consecutive years. Lunny also holds the highest ranking from Martindale-Hubbell rating organization. His areas of expertise cover cases concerning labor and employment law, corporate law, government affairs and commercial litigation.
Ware, who serves as a director of the tax section of the Florida Bar, was recognized for his work in the tax area and as a counsel lawyer. He also served as the deputy general counsel of the Florida Department of Revenue. Ware co-wrote the Florida section of the American Business Association's tax section “sales and use tax deskbook.” His clientele includes individual taxpayers, regulated professionals, statewide and multistate businesses.
Rounding up the list is Thomas, who was named in the Florida Super Lawyers list for his work in the area of business litigation. His accomplishments have earned him accolades from Martindale-Hubbell (AV), Florida Trend’s: Legal Elite, Law, and Politics, and Best Lawyers in America. During his more than 30 years of experience, Thomas focused on cases involving insurance coverage and insurance regulatory disputes. His expertise on antitrust issues also allowed him to serve on a special advisory committee to the Florida Bar.
The list provided by Super Lawyers ranks the notable attorneys engaged in more than 70 practice areas. Lawyers who qualify have achieved an outstanding level of recognition from their peers, as well as accomplished notable success in their work. For every state, the Super Lawyers list only recognize not more than five percent of the attorneys practicing.