FORT LAUDERDALE/MIAMI/BOCA RATON, Fla. –  Nineteen attorneys from the law firm of Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman have been named to the 2017 edition of Florida Super Lawyers®, an annual publication that recognizes the top five percent of attorneys in the state.  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. The Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman attorneys included on the 2017 Florida Super Lawyers Guide List include:



  • Mitchell Bierman
  • Mitchell Burnstein
  • Jamie Cole
  • Alan Fertel
  • Edward Guedes
  • Stephen Helfman
  • Michael Kurzman
  • Roger Kobert
  • Matthew Mandel
  • Clifford Schulman
  • Joseph Serota
  • Susan Trevarthen
  • Peter Waldman
  • Richard Weiss



In addition to the above named lawyers, the publication named five individuals from the firm to the 2017 Florida Rising Stars List.



  • Chad Friedman
  • Justin Luger
  • John Quick
  • Alison Smith
  • Samuel Zeskind



“We’re very proud of our attorneys who were recognized by their peers throughout the state for their legal talents and passionate client service,” said Jamie Cole, managing director of the firm.


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About Weiss Serota Helfman Cole &Bierman, P.L.:


Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman, P.L. is a prominent South Florida law firm serving corporate, governmental and individual clients with an integrated array of professional services including commercial litigation, land-use and real estate law, construction law, communications and cable law, labor and employment law, government law and governmental relations.  The firm has offices in Coral Gables, Ft. Lauderdale and Boca Raton.  For more information, visit


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