PUNTA GORDA – August 16, 2016 – Guy S. Emerich and Jack O. Hackett II, directors at Farr Law Firm, were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2017 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©.
Emerich was recognized by Best Lawyers© for his work in Trusts and Estates and has received this honor for eleven consecutive years. He 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. In 2016 Emerich was recognized by Best Lawyers© as the Trust and Estates “Lawyer of the Year” in the Fort Myers metro area.
Hackett was named by Best Lawyers© in the practice of Real Estate law. As a Florida Bar Board Certified Real Estate attorney, he represents clients in all areas of residential and commercial real estate sales, acquisition and development and has represented clients in several 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.
About The Best Lawyers in America©
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. Over 83,000 leading attorneys globally are eligible to vote, and we have received more than 13 million votes to date on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world. For the 2017 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 7.3 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in almost 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.”