Jones Foster is proud to announce that Litigation Shareholder and Former Chairman, Sid Stubbs, has been named a 2020 Distinguished Leader honoree by the Daily Business Review.
The Daily Business Review’s
annual Professional Excellence Awards recognizes exemplary members of the South Florida legal community in various areas of the law and relies upon extensive industry research to make its selections.
An esteemed litigator and revered leader in the legal field, Sid has focused his practice in the areas of complex commercial litigation and law firm litigation, building a prestigious career spanning several decades. Boca Magazine called him "a lawyer’s lawyer" because much of his practice consists of the representation of other lawyers in legal malpractice disputes.
Sid's calm demeanor and thoughtful approach in complex and protracted matters is held in high regard amongst colleagues, clients, the judiciary, and opposing counsel. In his recent interview with the Daily Business Review, he noted that his proudest career achievement is earning the “respect of my peers and the bench.”
Sid has been listed by Best Lawyers in America for over 30 years and was named the Best Lawyers Bet-the-Company Litigator of the Year in West Palm Beach in 2009 and 2010. He is consistently recognized by Florida Super Lawyers, South Florida Legal Guide, and was named to Florida Trend’s Legal Elite Hall of Fame. Chambers USA named Sid among America's Leading Business Lawyers, stating that he "remains the shining light and beacon of the Bar in Palm Beach County.”
Sid is a Life Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and a former Florida State Chair of the American College of Trial Lawyers. He is a former president of the Palm Beach County Bar Association and served as a member of the Florida Bar Board of Governors. He also served as special counsel to the Honorable Bob Graham, Governor of Florida in 1983 and 1984.
In 2014, Sid received the Outstanding Public Service Award from The Forum Club of the Palm Beaches, recognizing his significant community service and leadership in organizations including the Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County, the Boy Scouts of America, and the local Meals on Wheels.