August 15, 2008 / Press Release

Porter Wright Attorneys Designated Florida Super Lawyers&reg

Porter Wright partners Jeffrey S. Kannensohn, William H. Myers, and Robert J. Stommel have been designated 2008 Florida Super Lawyers®. Super Lawyers comprise the top five percent of lawyers in each state based on verdicts and settlements; transactions; representative clients; experience; honors and awards; special licenses and certifications; position within their law firms; bar and/or other professional activity; pro bono and community service; scholarly lectures and writings; education and employment background; and other outstanding achievement.

Mr. Kannensohn represents financial institutions in transactional and lending areas as well as in real estate workouts and creditors' rights representation. He has represented major financial institutions in Florida in complex commercial real estate transactions, including the workout of classified loans and assets. Mr. Kannensohn also has experience in corporate and commercial law.

Mr. Myers, a practicing attorney for more than 30 years, works in the areas of estate planning, wealth preservation, trust creation, tax planning, and charitable giving. Previously recognized as a Florida Super Lawyer in 2006 and 2007, Mr. Myers is board certified by the Florida Bar in the area of wills, trusts, and estates law.

Mr. Stommel has more than 16 years of experience in estate planning, trust and estate administration, fiduciary duties, and post mortem estate planning. He is admitted to practice in both Florida and Michigan and is board certified in the area of wills, trusts and estates law by the Florida Bar. Mr. Stommel was designated a Florida Super Lawyer in 2006 and 2007 as well.