Firmís Health Law Practice Group earns top ranking in the state for eighth consecutive year

Published Monday, May 7, 2018

SOUTH FLORIDA (May 7, 2018) — Florida-based law firm Broad and Cassel LLP has once again received recognition by prominent legal guide Chambers USA: A Guide to America’s Leading Business Lawyers. In total, the 2018 edition highlights 21 Broad and Cassel attorneys as leaders in their respective fields, while the firm is recognized in six statewide practice areas.

The firm’s nationally recognized Health Law Practice Group once again received top honors within Florida – ranking six individual attorneys in addition to the group’s collective Band One ranking, the highest ranking awarded by Chambers USA. One of the group’s leading attorneys, Fort Lauderdale Managing Partner Gabriel L. Imperato, received national recognition in health care, ranking among the best in the country. 

Additionally, the firm received recognition for its work in the following practice areas: Banking & Finance, Construction, Healthcare, Litigation: General Commercial, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations, and Real Estate.

Among the firm’s leading attorneys are longtime Chambers honorees: Firm Chairman C. David Brown, II, who is noted as an Eminent Practitioner; Boca Raton Managing Partner Jeffrey A. Deutch; West Palm Beach Managing Partner Clifford I. Hertz; Fort Lauderdale Managing Partner Gabriel L. Imperato; and Miami Managing Partner Mark F. Raymond.

The following Broad and Cassel South Florida attorneys have been recognized as “Leaders in their Field” in Chambers USA 2018:

Boca Raton

  • Jeffrey A. Deutch, Real Estate (Florida)
  • Arvin J. Jaffe, Banking & Finance: Transactional (Florida)          

Fort Lauderdale

  • Gabriel L. Imperato, Healthcare (Florida); Healthcare: Regulatory & Litigation (Nationwide)
  • Lester J. Perling, Healthcare (Florida)
  • Beverly A. Pohl, Litigation: Appellate (Florida)
  • Frank P. Terzo, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Florida)


  • Mark F. Raymond, Litigation: General Commercial (Florida)
  • Stephanie A. Russo, Healthcare (Florida)
  • Jon A. Sale, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations (Florida), Eminent Practitioner
  • Mike Segal, Healthcare (Florida)
  • Stephen H. Siegel, Healthcare (Florida)

West Palm Beach

  • Clifford Hertz, Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use (Florida)
  • Patricia Lebow, Litigation: General Commercial (Florida)

The Chambers USA: A Guide to America’s Leading Business Lawyers, is an independent, objective, research-based legal directory, and the culmination of thousands of in-depth interviews. Attorneys and law firms are selected for inclusion by strong recommendations from the market as well as reputation and recent work done.

Broad and Cassel LLP is one of Florida’s most prestigious corporate law firms, serving clients worldwide from Boca Raton, Destin, Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando, Palm Beach, Tallahassee, Tampa and West Palm Beach. Founded by Alvin Cassel and Shepard Broad in 1946, the firm has more than 170 attorneys with extensive experience in a wide variety of practice areas including: Corporate and Finance; Construction Law and Litigation; Real Estate Development; Estate Planning and Trusts; Commercial Litigation; Health Law; Land Use and Environmental Law; Taxation; Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights; Labor and Employment; Eminent Domain; Appellate Law; Public Finance and Capital Projects; and White Collar Defense and Compliance. For more information, please visit us online at or on Twitter and Facebook.

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