Honors & Awards

The Best Lawyers in America®

Best Lawyers® is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. Woodward/White, Inc. compiles lists of outstanding attorneys by state, conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers.(Copyright 2012 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC)

  • Brad Edwards – Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • Matt Weissing – Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs


Super Lawyers® is a listing of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Polling, research and selection are performed by Super Lawyers® Magazine, a publication of Thomson-Reuters. Many of our attorneys are listed year after year and in the current edition.

National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys

National Academy of Personal Injury Attorney (NAOPIA) is devoted to recognizing the top Personal Injury attorneys in the nation. The NAOPIA awards the best Personal Injury attorneys in each state with their most prestigious honor of being named “TOP 10”. The very few attorneys (less than 1%) that are good enough to make their list have demonstrated an extraordinary amount of knowledge, skill, experience, expertise and success in their practice of Personal Injury.

  • Brad Edwards – Top 10 Under 40

National Trial Lawyer Association – Top 100

The National Trial Lawyers – Top 100 an invitation-only organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state in the nation who meet stringent qualifications as civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense trial lawyers. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research. Membership is extended solely to the select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and public profile.

Million Dollar Advocate Forum

Million Dollar Advocates Forum® http://www.milliondollaradvocates.com/ is one of the most prestigious groups of Trial Lawyers in the United States. Membership is limited to attorneys who have won million dollar verdicts, awards and settlements. There are over 4000 members located throughout the country. Fewer than 1% of U.S. lawyers are members. Forum membership acknowledges excellence in advocacy, and provides members with a national network of experienced colleagues for professional referral and information exchange in major cases.

  • Brad Edwards

The Florida Bar –Pro Bono Service Award

The Florida Bar’s Pro Bono Service Award are given each year by the Florida Supreme Court and The Florida Bar, to give special recognition to lawyers, groups and a member of the judiciary who have freely given their time and expertise in making legal services available to the poor.

  • Seth Lehrman

Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ – AV Rated

The firm and these attorneys are rated AV by their professional peers through the Martindale-Hubbell© Peer Review Rating system. According to Martindale-Hubbell, the “AV” rating of “Very High to Preeminent” legal ability is a testament from peer legal professionals of the highest level of professional excellence and of unquestionable ethic.

  • Brad Edwards
  • Seth Lehrman
  • Matt Weissing

South Florida Legal Guide

The South Florida Legal Guide selection to Top Lawyer, Top Law Firm and Top Up and Comer is based entirely on peer nominations. The Editorial Department reviews all submissions, checks standings with The Florida Bar, accomplishments and other factors that may attest to the individuals credentials.

  • Seth Lehrman – Top Up & Comers
  • Matt Weissing – Top Lawyer

National Association of Distinguished Counsel

The National Association of Distinguished Counsel (NADC) is an organization dedicated to promoting the highest standards of legal excellence. Its mission is to objectively recognize the attorneys who elevate the standards of the BAR and provide a benchmark for other lawyers to emulate.

  • Brad Edwards – Top One Percent
  • Seth Lehrman – Top One Percent

The National Trial Lawyers – Top 40 Under 40

The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 under 40 is a professional organization comprised of America’s top young trial attorneys. Membership into The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 is by invitation only, and is extended exclusively to those individuals who meet stringent qualifications and specialize in the legal practice of criminal defense or civil plaintiff.

  • Brad Edwards – Top 40 Under 40
  • Britany Henderson – Top 40 Under 40

Multi-Million Dollar Advocate®

Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum® was founded in 2007. Members of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum must be Life Members of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and must have acted as principal counsel in at least one case which has resulted in a multi-million dollar verdict, award or settlement.

  • Brad Edwards
  • Matt Weissing

American Lawyer Magazine (ALM) – Top Rated Lawyer

In an effort to assist companies in the selection of qualified outside counsel and referrals,The American Lawyer Magazine (ALM) and Martindale-Hubbell, the company that has long set the standard for lawyer ratings present Top Rated Lawyers®, a series featuring lawyers who have achieved AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating.

  • Brad Edwards – Top Rated Lawyers – Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice Law
  • Seth Lehrman – Top Rated Lawyers – Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice Law