The 'Lawyer of the Year' award is presented annually to a single outstanding lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area by Best Lawyers in America.
Thomas & LoCicero is pleased to congratulate Carol Jean LoCicero and James B. Lake who have been recognized as "Lawyer of the Year" by the 2020 Best Lawyers in America. Ms. LoCicero received her ranking for excellence within the practice area of Litigation - Intellectual Property. Mr. Lake received his ranking for excellence in Trademark Law. This is the second year that Mr. Lake has been named "Lawyer of the Year" as he was recognized in the 2018 edition for his excellence in Litigation - Intellectual Property.
Best Lawyers in America has published their list for over three decades, earning the respect of the profession, the media, and the public as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals. Its "Lawyer of the Year" awards are presented annually to a single outstanding lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area. These individuals received the highest overall peer-feedback for a specific practice area within their geographic region. Only one lawyer is recognized as the "Lawyer of the Year" for each specialty and location.
With offices in Tampa and Fort Lauderdale, Thomas & LoCicero is a Florida law firm that is widely known, respected and committed to free speech and a free press. The firm represents the industry’s leading electronic and traditional publishers, as well as individual journalists, bloggers and influencers of social media on issues ranging from news gathering to invasion of privacy, from defamation to pre-publication review. At the heart of the firm’s mission is to champion free speech and defend journalism every day.