Two Attorneys Named to Top 100 Florida and Miami Lists
Miami and Fort Lauderdale, FL – June 28, 2022 – Super Lawyers Magazine, a consumer’s guide to the best attorneys, has released its annual Florida Super Lawyers edition recognizing the top five percent of attorneys in Florida. Attorneys from the law firm of Markowitz Ringel Trusty + Hartog have been named Florida Super Lawyers for the past 18 consecutive years. This year’s class includes shareholders Jerry M. Markowitz, Thomas Ringel, Candis D. Trusty, Ross R. Hartog, and partner Adrian C. Delancy. Jerry M. Markowitz was named to the Top 100 Florida and Top 100 Miami Super Lawyers list. Ross R. Hartog was named to the Top 100 Miami Super Lawyers list. Partners Lian de la Riva and Carly Weiss were selected as ‘Florida Rising Stars.’
Managing shareholder Jerry M. Markowitz, a Super Lawyer for 17 consecutive years, is one of South Florida’s leading business and bankruptcy reorganization law practitioners and mediators. He is ranked in Chambers USA and included in the Senior Statespeople Category, is a 2022 Best Lawyer in America, a 2022 Top Lawyer in the South Florida Legal Guide, a 2022 Lawdragon 500 Leading U.S. Bankruptcy & Restructuring Lawyer, and a 2021 Florida Trend Magazine Legal Elite Hall of Fame. Markowitz is currently the Vice President of Membership for the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI).
Founding shareholder Thomas Ringel, a Super Lawyer for 14 consecutive years, is one of Miami’s foremost real estate attorneys, having performed countless residential and commercial real estate closings in South Florida for more than 40 years. He is a 2022 Best Lawyer, a 2022 Top Lawyer in the South Florida Legal Guide, and has been named in the Florida Trend Magazine’s Florida Legal Elite.
Shareholder Candis Trusty, a Super Lawyer for 14 consecutive years, focuses her practice on elder care, guardianship, and complex commercial litigation. Trusty is a 2022 Best Lawyer in America, a 2022 Top Lawyer in the South Florida Legal Guide, and has been named in Florida Trend Magazine’s Florida Legal Elite. In 2017, she received Richard Milstein Excellence Award from Dade Legal Aid (Put Something Back) in recognition of excellence in professionalism and pro bono service in the community.
Shareholder Ross R. Hartog, a Super Lawyer for 14 consecutive years, concentrates on the representation of trustees, creditors, and debtors in cases proceeding under chapters 7, 11, and 13 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code, as well as receivers and assignees for the benefit of creditors. He is a Chapter 7 and 11 Bankruptcy Trustee in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida. Hartog is ranked in Chambers USA, a 2022 Best Lawyer, a 2022 Top Lawyer in the South Florida Legal Guide, and has been a Florida Trend Magazine’s Florida Legal Elite.
Partner Adrian C. Delancy, a Super Lawyer for seven consecutive years, focuses his practice on bankruptcy litigation, business liquidations, and reorganizations. He is the former President of the Miami Bridge Youth & Family Services, Inc., a temporary shelter that provides protection and specialized care to youth in crisis. Delancy is a Top Lawyer in the 2022 South Florida Legal Guide and a 2019 DiversityMBA Top 100 Executive Leader under age 50. In 2014, he was named one of “50 Most Powerful Black Professionals in Business and Industry” by Legacy Miami Magazine.
Partner Lian de la Riva is a member of the firm’s Probate & Guardianship group and concentrates her practice in the areas of estate planning, probate, and guardianship law. In March of 2022, she was named a ‘Top Lawyers under 40’ Award recipient by the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA). In September 2021, Lian was elected Chair of the Young Lawyer’s Division of the HNBA for a one-year term. In 2017, she was named a Fellow of the Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law Section of The Florida Bar for a two-year term. Lian holds a J.D. from Florida International University College of Law and a B.A. from Florida International University.
Carly S. Weiss practices in the firm’s Probate & Guardianship group. Her prior experience includes prosecuting and litigating cases of abuse, abandonment, and neglect involving child welfare. Her experience includes litigating difficult family matters concerning children with matters involving the elderly, incapacitated persons, probate estates, and guardianship issues. Weiss is a 2022 South Florida Legal Guide Up & Comer.
The Florida law firm of Markowitz Ringel Trusty + Hartog represents businesses, institutions, fiduciaries, and individuals across several practice groups, which include Restructuring and Insolvency; Litigation and Dispute Resolution; Real Estate and Business; Probate and Guardianship; and Trusts and Estates. Dedication to clients and service to the community are the principles upon which Markowitz Ringel Trusty + Hartog was founded more than 40 years ago, and upon which it still operates today. For more information, please visit www.mrthlaw.com.
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