Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP today announced that Florida Super Lawyers has recognized Edward C. Akel from its Jacksonville office and Alessandro A. Apolito from its Ponte Vedra Beach office.
Akel was named to the 2019 edition of Florida Super Lawyers as a top-rated tax attorney in Jacksonville for the eleventh year. At Lippes Mathias, he focuses his practice on corporate and partnership law. Akel is also a board-certified tax lawyer assisting clients with many tax-related issues, including estate planning.
For the third year, Apolito was named to the Florida Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, as a top-rated estate planning and probate attorney in Ponte Vedra Beach. He is a member of the firm’s trusts and estates practice team, focusing his practice on estate planning, probate, trust and guardianship litigation, representing both fiduciaries and beneficiaries.
“To have our attorneys named to the 2019 Florida Super Lawyers and Rising Stars list is tremendous,” said partner-in-charge, Christopher A. Walker. “I believe it’s a testament to the dedicated and successful professionals we have at Lippes Mathias.”
Super Lawyers rates outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The patented multiphase selection process includes independent research, peer nominations, and peer evaluations. For more information, visit superlawyers.com.