Four Shapiro, Blasi, Wasserman & Hermann Attorneys Selected to 2017 Florida Super Lawyers List
Boca Raton, FL – Four attorneys from Shapiro, Blasi, Wasserman & Hermann, one of the largest independent full-service litigation and transactional law firms in South Florida, have been selected to the 2017 Florida Super Lawyers list. Attorneys Brenda M. Abrams, Andrew B. Blasi, Michael D. Mopsick, and Jeffrey P. Wasserman were listed. Super Lawyers® is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained peer recognition and professional achievement.
The annual selections are made using a multi-phased process, which includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area.
Brenda M. Abrams, Of Counsel, has been included in Florida Super Lawyers every years since 2006. She has dedicated her career to the practice of family law. She is a fellow of the Florida chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Attorneys and has served in that organization on the Board of Managers and as chair of the Amicus Committee. She is past chair of the Family Law Section of The Florida Bar, and has served as Vice Chair, Secretary/Treasurer and Executive Council member. Abrams is an “AV” Preeminent rated lawyer in Martindale-Hubbell and has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America since 1987 as well as South Florida Best Lawyers.
Andrew B. Blasi, a founding shareholder of the firm, has more than thirty years of experience in South Florida. He focuses his practice on business transactions and contracts, commercial and residential real estate and finance, as well as real estate development, mortgage and asset-based lending, business workouts, dispute resolution and creditors’ rights. In addition, he also handles litigation and arbitration of disputes in those areas. He has earned the Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Preeminent “AV” Rating and has also been recognized for excellence in Florida Trend’s Legal Elite. Blasi earned his J.D. from the University of North Carolina School of Law. He has been included in Florida Super Lawyers for the past three years.
Michael D. Mopsick, Of Counsel, represents clients in trust, probate, and guardianship disputes, as well as in business and commercial litigation. He is also a Certified Circuit Civil Mediator. He is a past president of the South Palm Beach County Bar Association and a past co-chair of the Palm Beach County Bar’s Professionalism Committee. He received the Palm Beach County Bar Association’s Professionalism Award for 2017, recognizing his leadership in promoting professionalism in the practice of law. He has been recognized by the South Florida Legal Guide as a “Top Lawyer” since 2007, and has been included in Florida Super Lawyers five times. He is rated “AV’ Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell. He received his bachelor’s degree, with highest honors (valedictorian), from Rutgers College and his J.D. from the University of Virginia School Of Law.
Jeffrey P. Wasserman, shareholder, leads the firm’s Family Law Practice Group. He possesses more than four decades of experience in divorce litigation, including enforcement and modifications, drafting prenuptial and post nuptial agreements, handling International parental kidnapping cases, and handling paternity matters. Wasserman is also a Fellow in the International Academy of Family Lawyers (IAFL), dealing primarily with international child abductions. Additionally, he is developing a practice in Collaborative Divorce Law to try and keep people out of court in resolving their divorce issues. He has previously been recognized by the South Florida Legal Guide as a “Top Lawyer” and has consistently been listed in Florida Super Lawyers magazine for the past nine years. He holds the “AV” preeminent peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell. He received his bachelor’s degree and his J.D. from the University of Miami.
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About Shapiro, Blasi, Wasserman & Hermann
Shapiro, Blasi, Wasserman & Hermann, P.A. is a full-service litigation and transactional law firm and one of the largest independent law firms in South Florida. By focusing on several areas of expertise, the firm utilizes a wealth of knowledge to provide its nationwide client base with high-quality results. The firm’s attorneys have been recognized by Best Lawyers in America, and in the South Florida Legal Guide, Florida Trend Magazine’s Florida Legal Elite and Thompson Reuter’s Florida Super Lawyers magazine. For more information, please visit www.sbwh.law.