Sarasota Best Law FirmNOVEMBER 5, 2020 – For the eleventh straight year, Icard Merrill has been named to the list of “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®. The firm has achieved this ranking every year since the program started in 2010. Firms included in the 2021 edition of “Best Law Firms” are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers.

Many of the firm’s clients provided reviews reflecting the firm’s high caliber of quality of legal services, saying:

“Our team at Icard Merrill has managed to guide us through one of the most complex projects in the Southeast with relative ease and complete professionalism.”

“Icard Merrill has represented me for over 20 years and is truly the top professional legal firm in Sarasota.”

“I have worked with Icard Merrill since 1980. They are creative, knowledgeable, well connected, and have always produced the best possible results.”

“Icard Merrill not only understands the law today but completely understands the value in helping to shape it for their clients in the future. Hands down, there is no better.”

In addition, Icard Merrill is regionally ranked in nine practice areas: Tier 1 in Construction, Land Use & Zoning, Construction Litigation, and Real Estate; Tier 2 in Commercial Litigation, Family Law, Land Use & Zoning Litigation, and Real Estate Litigation; and Tier 3 in Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.

The “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process. The 2021 rankings are based on the highest lawyer and firm participation on record, incorporating 8.3 million evaluations of more than 110,000 individual leading lawyers from more than 22,000 firms.