Thursday, November 6, 2014

Marks Gray, P.A. named "Best Law Firm" and Five Attorneys named "Best Lawyers" by U.S. News & World Report

(JACKSONVILLE, FLA: November 5, 2014) Marks Gray, P.A. proudly announces that U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers have included the firm in the 2015 “Best Law Firms” rankings. Marks Gray, P.A. also achieved rankings in 7 practice  areas: Banking & Finance Law, Employment Law- Management and Individual, Medical Malpractice Law-Defendant, Personal Injury Litigation-Defendant , Product Liability Litigation- Defendant and Real Estate Law.

Firms included in the 2015 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Clients were asked to provide feedback on firm practice groups, addressing expertise, responsiveness, understanding of a business and its needs, cost-effectiveness, civility, and whether they would refer another client to the firm. Lawyers also voted on expertise, responsiveness, integrity, cost-effectiveness, whether they would refer a matter to a firm, and whether they consider a firm a worthy competitor. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. To be eligible for a ranking in a particular practice area and metro region, a law firm must have at least one lawyer who is included in Best Lawyers in that particular practice area and metro.

Marks Gray is also proud to announce five attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2015 edition of The Best Lawyers in America in their respective markets and practice areas.

Showing depth as one of the Jacksonville’s leading business law firms, Marks Gray attorneys are represented across a variety of specialty listings in the publication including: defendant -medical malpractice law, personal injury litigation, product liability litigation, employment law individual and management, banking & finance law and real estate law.

Marks Gray attorneys to be listed in the 2015 edition are:

Jeptha F. Barbour (medical malpractice law, personal injury litigation and product liability litigation- defendant); Edward L. Birk (employment law-individuals), Susan S. Erdelyi (employment law –management); Frederick H. Kent III (banking & finance law) and, firm President, Gerald W. Weedon (commercial real estate, product liability-defendant).

About Marks Gray, P.A.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Alison A. Hofheimer joins Marks Gray, P.A.

Marks Gray, P.A. is pleased to announce that Alison A. Hofheimer has joined the firm as an associate. Ms. Hofheimer joins the firm after receiving her Juris Doctorate from Florida State University College of Law in May, 2014. During law school, she was a 2014 Recipient of the Dean’s Cup Award, 2014 Recipient of the Seminole Student Leader Award and a Senior Member of the Law Review. Her article titled, “Saved by the Bell? Is Online, Off-Campus Student Speech Protected by the First Amendment?” was published in the Fall 2013 Florida State University Law Review. Ms. Hofheimer received her Bachelor of Science with honors, in Political Science also from Florida State University. In 2012, after graduation she spent the summer studying abroad at Oxford University in Oxford, United Kingdom. Prior to joining Marks Gray, Ms. Hofheimer was a law clerk with Jacksonville’s Law Firm of Pajcic & Pajcic. She also served as a law clerk with the Law Office of Matt Liebenhaut in Tallahassee, Florida.

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