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15 Henderson Franklin Attorneys Named to 2023 Best Lawyers in America® List

Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt is pleased to announce that 15 attorneys have been included in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® and the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.

“Best Lawyers was founded more than 40 years ago to recognize the exceptional accomplishments of top legal professionals,” says Best Lawyers CEO Phil Greer. “We are proud to continue to present the most respected, unbiased legal awards worldwide.”


Best Lawyers® selects a single lawyer in each practice area and region as “Lawyer of the Year” based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the peer review assessments. Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism and their integrity. Henderson Franklin is pleased to share that:

  • Amanda Barritt was honored as 2023 “Lawyer of the Year” for Real Estate Law in the Fort Myers area; and
  • Guy Whitesman was honored as 2023 “Lawyer of the Year” for Corporate Law in the Fort Myers area.

Best Lawyers® “Ones to Watch” awards recognize attorneys in private practice less than ten years for outstanding professional excellence. Henderson Franklin’s 2023 “Ones to Watch” attorneys include:

Henderson Franklin attorneys recognized in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© are as follows:

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