Five Proskauer Lawyers in Boca Raton Named Florida Super Lawyers 2012
May 24, 2012 (Boca Raton, FL) – Five lawyers from Proskauer’s Boca Raton office have once again been selected for inclusion in Florida Super Lawyers 2012 – an exclusive list of the top 5 percent of the state’s legal practitioners. The lawyers and the practice areas in which they were named are:
Elaine M. Bucher
(Estate Planning & Probate) – Ms. Bucher is a Senior Counsel in the firm’s Personal Planning Department, dedicating her practice to the area of wills, trusts and estates, concentrating in the areas of sophisticated estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer tax issues and estate and trust administration.
Albert W. Gortz
(Estate Planning & Probate) – A Partner in the Personal Planning Department, Mr. Gortz founded Proskauer’s Boca Raton office in 1977. He has built a broad practice counseling individuals and families of high net worth regarding estate, personal, charitable and financial planning.
Stuart T. Kapp
(Real Estate) – Mr. Kapp, a Partner who leads the firm's Florida real estate practice, handles commercial real estate and corporate transactions, including acquisitions, sales, leasing and financing of commercial properties located in Florida and throughout the United States.
(Estate Planning & Probate) – Head of the Boca Raton office, Mr. Pratt is a Partner in the Personal Planning Department. His practice is dedicated to the areas of trusts and estates, estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer and fiduciary and individual income taxation.
Allan H. Weitzman
(Employment & Labor) – Mr. Weitzman is a Partner in the Labor & Employment Law Department and co-head of the firm’s Employment Law Counseling & Training, Non-Compete & Trade Secrets and Accessibility & Accommodations groups.
The full Florida Super Lawyers list will appear in the June 14 Florida edition of The Wall Street Journal. Nominations for Florida Super Lawyers are submitted by those with first-hand knowledge of the top lawyers within the state. Each individual selected for inclusion is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement, combined with third-party research.