PUNTA GORDA – August 17, 2015 – Guy S. Emerich and Jack O. Hackett II, directors at Farr Law Firm, have been selected for inclusion in the 2016 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. This is the tenth consecutive year that Emerich has been listed.
Emerich is Florida Bar Board Certified in Wills, Trusts and Estates, and his practice focuses on estate planning, probate and trust administration, with an emphasis on protecting and preserving his clients’ assets, minimizing taxes and avoiding probate.
Hackett, a Florida Bar Board Certified Real Estate attorney, receives this honor for the first time. He represents clients in all areas of residential and commercial real estate acquisition and development and has represented clients in a number of high profile real estate transactions. Hackett also practices business law and counsels clients in a wide range of industries in the formation, organization, and management of business entities.
Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. For the 2016 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 6.7 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 55,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”