Emerich, Hackett & Holmes Named in 2019 Best Lawyers®

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PUNTA GORDA – August 15, 2018 – Guy S. Emerich, Jack O. Hackett II, and David A. Holmes, directors at Farr Law Firm, have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2019 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 thirteen 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.

Best Lawyers® named Hackett in the practice of Real Estate law for the fourth consecutive year. 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.

This marks Holmes’ first appearance on Best Lawyers® where he is recognized for his work in Litigation- Construction. Holmes, firm president, counsels and advocates for business owners and their businesses across a broad range of matters including initial organization, governing documents, operations and contracting, acquisition, disposition, and finance.

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. 83,000 industry leading lawyers are eligible to vote (from around the world), and we have received almost 10 million evaluations on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world. For the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 7.4 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 58,000 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.”