2022 Florida Super Lawyers Recognizes Lippes Mathias Attorneys

June 24, 2022 | Press Releases

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Lippes Mathias is pleased to announce that 2022 Florida Super Lawyers has recognized Jacksonville office members Alessandro A. Apolito, Travis S. McConnell, and Christopher A. Walker as top-rated attorneys practicing in the areas of estate and trust litigation, construction litigation, and real estate, respectively.

Alessandro A. Apolito, who has been ranked by Florida Super Lawyers for six consecutive years, is a member of the firm's trusts & estates practice team, focuses on estate planning, trust and estate administration, probate, trust, and guardianship litigation. Alessandro's estate planning practice allows him to help individuals plan for their future. Alessandro works to accomplish each client's wishes and provides them with the tools to make sure their wishes are carried out. He assists his clients with the preparation of wills and or trusts, durable powers of attorney, declarations of health care surrogates, and living wills.

Travis S. McConnell represents clients in commercial, administrative, and appellate litigation matters focusing on contract enforcement actions and construction-defect defense and advises on regulatory compliance, with a key emphasis on OSHA safety standards. In addition to his litigation and compliance practice, he assists clients in preparing and negotiating construction contracts and other commercial agreements.

Christopher A. Walker advises investors, financial institutions, investment developers, builders, contractors, condominiums, and civic associations in the development, negotiation, and financing of complex real estate transactions, including closing affordable housing and public finance transactions, and economic development matters. His affordable housing experience includes large affordable housing portfolio sales and acquisitions, low-income housing tax credits, construction, non-profit development, joint ventures, HAP contracts, HUD financing, institutional financing, bonds, fair housing, and other financial programs to promote affordable housing, stability, and security of individuals and families. He regularly advises management companies in connection with real estate ventures, including compliance and insurance-related matters. Chris assists clients with all aspects of investment, including raising capital, stock, and asset acquisitions, private placements, joint ventures, and public financing.

About Super Lawyers

Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are tallied using a patented multi-phase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive, and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys. The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazines and leading city and regional magazines and newspapers across the country. Super Lawyers Magazines also feature editorial profiles of attorneys who embody excellence in their practice of law. For more information about Super Lawyers, go to SuperLawyers.com.

About Lippes Mathias LLP
Lippes Mathias is a full-service law firm with more than 135 attorneys serving clients regionally, nationally, and internationally. With offices in Buffalo, Albany, Rochester, Long Island, and New York, N.Y.; Greater Toronto Area; Chicago, Ill.; Jacksonville, Fla.; San Antonio, T.X.; and Washington, D.C., the firm represents publicly and privately-owned companies, private equity and venture capital firms, real estate developers, financial institutions, municipalities, governmental entities, and individuals.

Year after year, Lippes Mathias is proud to be recognized by The Best Lawyers in America®, U.S. News - Best Lawyers®, Super Lawyers and Chambers USA.

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