Farmer Jaffe Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers In America© for the Sixth Consecutive Year


Firm’s Farmer, Jr., Jaffe, Edwards, Weissing and Farmer, Sr. selected by world’s leading attorneys for 2018 edition


Farmer Jaffe is proud to announce that attorneys Gary Farmer, Jr., Steven Jaffe, Brad Edwards, Matt Weissing and Gary Farmer, Sr. and were chosen by their peers to be recognized in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. This is the sixth consecutive year the firm’s attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion.


Best Lawyers® is considered to be the most prestigious and definitive legal industry recognition, as honorees are voted on the world’s leading attorneys.


The attorneys at Farmer Jaffe are premier litigators with more than 150 years of combined experience and an intense an intense passion for the law and their roles as legal advocates for clients.


Gary Farmer, Jr., a partner and Florida Senator who has spent almost his entire career fighting for the rights of consumers, was recognized in the practice area of Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions-Plaintiffs. Over the past decade, Farmer, Jr. has been at the forefront of high-profile consumer litigation in Florida and across the country.


Steven Jaffe, a partner who has successfully represented individuals, families and consumers in their quest for justice for more than 30 years, was selected once again in the Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions-Plaintiffs practice area. Jaffe concentrates exclusively on complex civil jury trial matters. Jaffe was named the South Florida Lawyer of the Year for Class Actions – Plaintiffs in 2013 by Best Lawyers®.


Brad Edwards, a partner who practices in the fields of Personal Injury and Wrongful Death, was listed in the practice area of Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiff. Edwards focuses on representing crime victims and their families in state and federal courts.


Matt Weissing, a partner who specializes in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death matters, was recognized in the practice area of Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiff. Weissing concentrates in seeking compensation for clients from motor vehicle accidents, toxic chemical exposure, construction site and premises accidents, dog bites/injuries from animals and boating/cruise accidents.


Gary Farmer, Sr., a renowned former appellate judge who is of counsel with the firm, was selected for his work in the Appellate Practice. Farmer, Sr. previously served as Chief Judge of the Fourth District Court of Appeal. He is widely regarded as one of the preeminent writers in the history of Florida jurisprudence.

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 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 7.4 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in almost 58,000 leading lawyers in 140 practice areas 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.”

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About Farmer, Jaffe, Weissing, Edwards, Fistos & Lehrman, P.L:

Farmer, Jaffe, Weissing, Edwards, Fistos & Lehrman, P.L are litigators and trial attorneys, who share an intense passion for the law and are extremely knowledgeable and skilled with more than 150 years of combined and diverse legal and real-world experience. The firm’s attorneys practice class action, sexual abuse, whistleblowers, mass torts, vehicle accidents, personal injury, dangerous drugs, premises liability, negligent security and many other areas. For more information, please visit

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