Shapiro, Blasi, Wasserman & Hermann Among One of the “Top Law Firms” in the 2020 South Florida Legal Guide

Six Lawyers from the firm honored in the “Top Lawyers” category

BOCA RATON, FL — Shapiro, Blasi, Wasserman & Hermann was named in the 2020 South Florida Legal Guide’s list of “Top Law Firms.”  Six of the firm’s attorneys also made the “Top Lawyers” list in the Guide’s 20th Anniversary issue, including Andrew B. Blasi, Adam S. Chotiner, Richard P. Hermann, Michael D. Mopsick, Robert E. Sacks and Jeffrey P. Wasserman.

The South Florida Legal Guide based the list entirely on peer nominations, asking lawyers and individuals across South Florida to nominate attorneys and law firms worthy of the honor. More than 700 nominations were reviewed by South Florida Business & Wealth Editor-in-Chief, Kevin Gale, who looked at several factors in putting the final list together. They review the nominee’s standing with The Florida Bar, accomplishments and other factors that may attest to the individual’s credentials. Biographical information:

Andrew B. Blasi, a founding shareholder of the firm, has more than 35 years of experience working 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 and dispute resolution.

Adam S. Chotiner, shareholder, oversees the firm’s Labor and Employment Law practice. He is Board Certified by The Florida Bar as an expert specialist in labor and employment law, and he focuses his practice on representing businesses in all aspects of labor and employment law. Mr. Chotiner has been on the South Florida Legal Guide’s “Top Lawyers” list since 2015 and he was previously listed as a “Top Up and Comer.”

Richard P. Hermann, shareholder, focuses on healthcare litigation on behalf of major commercial payers and defending manufacturers of vertical transportation equipment in a variety of commercial and products liability disputes; also provides counsel on general liability, employment and construction issues for several significant vertical transportation manufacturers and maintenance companies.

 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 has been recognized by the South Florida Legal Guide as a “Top Lawyer” since 2007.

Robert E. Sacks, shareholder, focuses on helping international manufacturers and vertical transportation service companies with litigation involving general liability, products liability, commercial matters, construction defect, delay, and lien claims.

Jeffrey P. Wasserman, shareholder, leads the firm’s Family Law practice Group, with a focus on Collaborative Law.  He possess more than four decades of experience in family law matters, including divorce litigation, pre and post nuptial agreements, post judgment enforcement and modifications, paternity suits and custody matters. He has been recognized by the South Florida Legal Guide as a “Top Lawyer” for many years.

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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

Robert Friedman