Six Shareholders Receive High Honors in 2008 South Florida Legal Guide

Miami and West Palm Beach, FL —

The 2008 South Florida Legal Guide, an annual publication listing Top Lawyers and Top Law Firms in South Florida, both in private and governmental practice, has bestowed numerous honors upon six attorneys of the law firm of Richman Greer, P.A., a law firm offering a wide range of litigation and business-related legal services.

Bringing positive recognition to attorneys deemed noteworthy by their peers, the 2008 South Florida Legal Guide named four Shareholders – John M. Brumbaugh, Bruce A. Christensen, Alan G. Greer and Gerald F. Richman, among the Top Attorneys of South Florida. Managing Shareholder Manuel A. Garcia-Linares and Shareholder Mark A. Romance received recognition as Top Up and Comers, which recognizes top attorneys under the age of 40.

John M. Brumbaugh, who is Board Certified in Civil Trial Law, concentrates his practice in commercial litigation. A resident of South Miami, Brumbaugh is currently the President of the Two Hundred Club of Greater Miami, where he also serves on the board and executive committee.

Coral Gables resident Bruce A. Christensen concentrates his practice in family law, divorce and domestic relations. Christensen also practices commercial litigation, including involvement in construction litigation. A Board Certified attorney in Marital and Family Law, Christensen serves on the Board of Managers of the Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and is a member of the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce.

Board Certified in Civil Trial Law and Business Litigation, attorney Alan G. Greer concentrates his practice in the areas of civil commercial litigation. A Coral Gables resident, Greer is the Vice President of the Florida Supreme Court Historical Society, Chairman Emeritus of the Board of Directors of Friends of WLRN Public Radio and Television, Board Member of and a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, the International Society of Barristers and the American Bar Foundation.

Gerald F. Richman, President of the firm and Board Certified in Civil Trial Law and Business Litigation, is one of South Florida’s leading complex commercial litigation law practitioners. A resident of Palm Beach Gardens, Richman is a former President of the Florida Bar and currently serves as the President of the Palm Beach County Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), member of the Board of Directors of the Economic Council of Palm Beach County and member of the Criminal Justice Commission of Palm Beach County.

A resident of Coral Gables, Managing Shareholder Manuel A. Garcia-Linares, practices primarily in the areas of commercial and class action litigation as well as corporate and transactional matters. He also handles inland marine (“cargo claims”) defense matters for the firm. Garcia-Linares is also active in the community. He currently serves as a Vice President of the Cuban American Bar Association and is a Trustee of the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce. He is also a member of the City of Coral Gables Retirement Board, where he previously served as Chairman from 2005-2006, and is a member of the City of Coral Gables Parknership Committee.
Shareholder Mark A. Romance concentrates his practice in commercial and complex litigation. Romance also has significant experience in real estate, trademark, trade secret and non-compete related litigation. A resident of Coral Gables, he currently serves on Florida’s Eleventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission, The Florida Bar Civil Rules Committee and the St. Thomas University School of Law Board of Advisors.

Brumbaugh, John M. – Shareholder

Garcia-Linares, Manuel A. – Managing Shareholder

Greer, Alan Graham – Shareholder

Richman, Gerald F. – Shareholder

Romance, Mark A. – Shareholder