At Clark, Fountain, La Vista, Prather & Littky-Rubin, we are pleased to announce our attorneys are continuing their rich tradition of recognition with Best Lawyers® in America in 2021. All 5 of our partners and 2 of our associate attorneys will be included in the publication’s 2021 edition. We’d like to extend a warm congratulations to partners, Mark W. Clark, Donald R. Fountain Jr., Nancy La Vista, David C. Prather, and Julie H. Littky-Rubin, as well as attorneys, Michael S. Smith and Ben J. Whitman.
We also want to give special acknowledgement to associate attorneys, Jennifer A. Dinetz and Shana P. Nogues, who were both featured in the inaugural edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch. This award is given to attorneys who are earlier in their careers for outstanding professional excellence.
For the past 40 years, Best Lawyers® has been the leader in peer-review. More than 7.8 million top attorneys in the United States submit confidential evaluations to the organization each year, which is how Best Lawyers® chooses its honorees. The rigorous peer-review process helps ensure all selected attorneys are truly the best in the business and that the Best Lawyers® award is synonymous with legal excellence.
Details on Each Recognition
Managing Partner Mark W. Clark has been recognized by Best Lawyers® for 21 consecutive years. He is recognized for personal injury and product liability litigation, as well as medical malpractice. Last year, Clark was also awarded “Lawyer of the Year” in plaintiffs product liability litigation in 2020.
Partner Donald R. Fountain, Jr. was awarded “Lawyer of the Year” in West Palm Beach plaintiff’s product liability litigation in 2021, 2019, and 2015. He has also been recognized for 21 consecutive years for plaintiffs product liability and personal injury litigation and medical malpractice.
Partner Nancy La Vista has been recognized Best Lawyers® for 12 consecutive years in the field of plaintiffs medical malpractice, personal injury litigation, and product liability litigation.
Partner David C. Prather was awarded the “Lawyer of the Year” award in medical malpractice law for plaintiffs in West Palm Beach in 2021. He has been recognized by Best Lawyers® for 16 consecutive years in the fields of personal injury litigation, medical malpractice, and product liability litigation.
Partner Julie H. Littky-Rubin has been recognized by her peers (via Best Lawyers®) for her work on behalf of plaintiffs in appellate practice and personal injury litigation for 9 consecutive years.
Attorney Michael S. Smith has been highlighted for his work on behalf of plaintiffs in medical malpractice law.
Attorney Ben J. Whitman was recognized for his work on behalf of plaintiffs in personal injury and product liability litigation.
Attorney Jennifer A. Dinetz is one of Best Lawyers® first “Ones To Watch” in 2021 due to her work on behalf of plaintiffs in personal injury litigation.
Attorney Shana P. Nogues is one of Best Lawyers® first “Ones To Watch” in 2021 due to her work on behalf of plaintiffs in personal injury and product liability litigation.
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In addition to recognition from the top organizations in the legal industry, our attorneys have more than 200 years of collective legal experience. Some of our attorneys are even Board Certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.
While we are certainly proud of our achievements, we are even prouder of the work we do for our clients. Our mission is to obtain the best possible results for the individuals and families we represent. As nice as awards and verdicts are, our priority is people – people who need our help.
If you need our help, please don’t hesitate to call us at (561) 922-0258 or contact us online for a free consultation.
You will not owe any legal fees unless we win your case.