CORAL GABLES, Fla. (May 30, 2017) —- Steven Siegfried and Stuart Sobel, both shareholders in the Coral Gables-based law firm of Siegfried, Rivera, Hyman, Lerner, De La Torre, Mars & Sobel have received Chambers & Partners coveted Band 1 ranking among Florida construction lawyers for 2017. Chambers USA is the global legal industry researcher which publishes the leading directories of the legal profession. Mr. Siegfried was recognized as “Senior Statesman.” The Firm itself was awarded Band 2 ranking.
The rankings and designations are based on Chambers’ independent research and interviews with attorneys worldwide, making these annual directories one of the most reliable and respected sources for information on the global legal profession. Chambers maintains more than 100 full-time researchers who interview thousands of lawyers and their clients around the world. The qualities on which rankings are assessed include technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by the client.
Steven Siegfried is the firm’s managing partner and has focused on construction law in Florida since 1976. He has served as an adjunct professor of construction law at the University of Miami since 1984. In addition to his board certification as a trial attorney, he is also board certified in construction law by The Florida Bar. Siegfried is a founding Fellow of the American College of Construction Lawyers. He earned his undergraduate degree from Brooklyn College in 1971 and his law degree from American University, Washington College of Law in 1974.
Stuart Sobel joined the Firm in 1995 and is board certified in construction law by The Florida Bar, representing clients nationally in the full spectrum of construction projects and disputes. He is also certified as a circuit civil mediator by the Florida Supreme Court and serves on the Panel of Neutrals for the American Arbitration Association. Sobel is a Fellow of the American College of Construction Lawyers, having completed a three-year term sitting on its Board of Governors. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in economics from Brown University in 1975 and his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the University of Miami in 1978.
Founded by Steven Siegfried in 1977, the law firm of Siegfried, Rivera, Hyman, Lerner, De La Torre, Mars & Sobel focuses on all aspects of community association matters, construction law, real estate, and corporate law. The firm maintains offices in Coral Gables, Plantation and West Palm Beach, Florida. It provides representation to a diverse client base throughout Florida and the nation, including more than 800 homeowners and condominium associations. Additional information on the law firm is available at www.srhl-law.com or by calling (305) 442-3334 or toll-free at 1-800-737-1390.