Two Ponte Vedra residents among those recognized from Marks Gray, P.A. law firm


Ten Marks Gray, P.A. attorneys have been selected to the 2017 Florida Super Lawyers list, including Ponte Vedra residents Jeptha F. Barbour and Edward L. Birk, and John R. Crawford, who works out of the Beaches office. One attorney from the firm was selected to the 2017 Florida Rising Stars list.

No more than five percent of the lawyers in Florida are selected to receive these honors. In addition, another Marks Gray attorney was selected to the Florida Top 100 List.

The Marks Gray Attorneys on the 2017 Florida Super Lawyers list and their categories of selection are as follows:

·       Jeptha F. Barbour, personal injury general defense

·       Edward L. Birk, media/advertising

·       Crystal T. Broughan, intellectual property

·       Giselle Carson, immigration – business

·       William M. Corley, personal injury products – defense

·       John R. Crawford, estate planning and probate

·       Susan S. Erdelyi, employment and labor

·       Frederick H. Kent, III, real estate

·       Nicholas V. Pulignano, Jr., business litigation

·       Gerald W. Weedon, business litigation

The Marks Gray attorney on the 2017 Florida Rising Stars list is Meagan L. Logan, civil litigation – defense  

Barbour was also selected to the Florida Top 100 list. Attorneys on the top list have been selected to the 2017 Florida Super Lawyers list and ranked top of the list in the Super Lawyers selection process. 

Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

For 10 years, Super Lawyers has recognized Barbour, Puligano, and Weedon for their legal achievements. 

Aside from his selection to the Florida Super Lawyers List, Barbour was also bestowed with additional honors in his field of practice in the 2018 edition of “The Best Lawyers in America.”

Barbour was the “Lawyer of the Year” recipient (personal injury litigation – defendants in Jacksonville), and was also included in the edition in the categories of insurance law, litigation – insurance; medical malpractice law – defendants; personal Injury litigation – defendants; and product liability litigation – defendants.

Six other Marks Gray, P.A. attorneys joined Barbour as selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2018 edition of “The Best Lawyers in America,” including Birk in the category of employment law.

Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer review evaluation. For the 2018 Edition of “The Best Lawyers in America,” 7.4 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 58,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition.


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