News - August 18, 2022

Jones Foster Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2023 Edition

Jones Foster is proud to announce that 75% of the firm’s eligible attorneys have been named in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, with two attorneys being recognized as “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective practice areas.

Best Lawyers in America is a prestigious legal peer-review publication that recognizes the top 6% of practicing lawyers in the nation. This annual guide of outstanding attorneys is the result of exhaustive peer-review surveys of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area.

Litigation Shareholder Theodore S. Kypreos was named "Lawyer of the Year" West Palm Beach for Litigation – Trusts and Estates and Litigation Shareholder Steven J. Rothman was named "Lawyer of the Year" West Palm Beach for Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants. This honor is conferred on individual attorneys with the highest overall peer feedback with only one lawyer recognized for each specialty and location.

Spencer S. Keyser and Zachary M. Rothman have been named to this year’s “Ones to Watch” list which recognizes outstanding professional excellence early in their career.

The following attorneys were named following practice areas for the West Palm Beach metro area:

Best Lawyers in America 2023

Theodore S. Kypreos | Board Member & Shareholder
Lawyer of the Year
| Litigation - Trusts & Estates

Theodore Kypreos

Steven J. Rothman | Shareholder
Lawyer of the Year
| Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Commercial Litigation
Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

Steven Rothman

Larry B. Alexander | Chairman & Shareholder
Real Estate Law

Larry Alexander

Ben Alexander, Jr. | Shareholder
Real Estate Law

Ben Alexander

Thomas J. Baird | Shareholder
Land Use and Zoning Law
Municipal Law

Tom Baird

David E. Bowers | Board Member & Shareholder
Corporate Law
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Tax Law
Trusts and Estates

David E Bowers

Alan J. Ciklin | Shareholder
Real Estate Law

Alan Ciklin 6080 copy web

Robert L. Crane | Senior Counsel
Real Estate Law

Robert Crane 5885 copy web

Mark H. Dahlmeier | Shareholder
Real Estate Law

Mark Dahlmeier

H. Michael Easley | Of Counsel
Commercial Litigation

H Michael Easley

James C. Gavigan, Jr. | Shareholder
Land Use and Zoning Law
Litigation – Real Estate

Scott G. Hawkins | Vice Chair & Shareholder
Commercial Litigation
Litigation - Bet-the-Company
Litigation - Environmental
Litigation - Intellectual Property
Litigation - Land Use and Zoning
Litigation - Real Estate

Scott Hawkins

Peter S. Holton | Shareholder
Real Estate Law

Peter Holton

Brian D. Kennedy | Shareholder
Trusts and Estates

Brian Kennedy 5382 revised copy web

Stanley D. Klett, Jr. | Senior Counsel
Commercial Litigation

Stanley D Klett Jr 5698 web new

Joanne M. O’Connor | Shareholder
Commercial Litigation

Joanne Oconnor

John C. Randolph | Shareholder
Litigation – Municipal
Municipal Law

John Randolph

Peter A. Sachs | Board Member & Shareholder
Commercial Litigation
Litigation - Trusts & Estates

Peter Sachs Stg 2130 Web 451Kb

Roberto M. Vargas | Shareholder
Commercial Litigation

Rob Vargas

H. Adams Weaver | Of Counsel
Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law

H Adams Weaver

Robert W. Wilkins | Shareholder
Commercial Litigation

Rob Wilkins 3138 copy web V3

Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch 2023

Spencer S. Keyser | Associate
Commercial Litigation
Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Spencer Keyser 6742 copy web

Zachary M. Rothman | Associate
Commercial Litigation
Litigation – Trusts and Estates
Trusts and Estates

Zach Rothman 5302 copy web

About Jones Foster

Jones Foster is a commercial and private client law firm headquartered in West Palm Beach, Florida. Established in 1924, the Firm has served as an integral part of South Florida’s growth and prosperity for nearly a century. Through a relentless pursuit of excellence, Jones Foster delivers original legal solutions that help clients, colleagues, and the community to move forward. The Firm’s attorneys focus their practice in Real Estate, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Private Wealth, Trusts & Estates, Corporate & Tax, and Land Use & Governmental. For more information, please visit