Stearns Weaver Miller Tallahassee Lawyers Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2022

Tallahassee, FL — August 19, 2021 — Stearns Weaver Miller announced that five Tallahassee Shareholders were recognized in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Shareholder Reggie Bouthillier was also named “Lawyer of the Year” in Tallahassee. The “Lawyer of the Year” designation is awarded to individual attorneys with the highest overall peer-feedback for a specific practice area and geographic region, with only one lawyer recognized within each specialty and location.

Best Lawyers is a rating service acknowledging outstanding lawyers in a particular city in each state. The list highlights the top 6% of private practicing attorneys in the United States who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made through a comprehensive statewide process that includes peer nominations and peer evaluations. The 2022 edition is based on more than 10 million evaluations and recognizes just over 66,000 attorneys in 147 different practice areas.

Recognized Attorneys & Practice Areas

Reggie Bouthillier

  • Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Litigation – Land Use and Zoning
  • Litigation – Environmental
  • Environmental Law

Glenn Burhans, Jr.

  • Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Commercial Litigation

Kelly O’Keefe

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation – Real Estate

Gigi Rollini

  • Administrative / Regulatory Law

F. Joseph Ullo, Jr.

  • Environmental Law
  • Litigation – Environmental

Reggie Bouthillier has nearly 30 years of experience representing private and public sector clients throughout Florida in the areas of real estate, land development, land use, environmental, and government affairs. He is a fierce client advocate and has been actively involved in countless transformative real estate and development projects throughout the state over the past three decades. Reggie serves as Chair of the Firm’s statewide Land Development, Zoning & Environmental Group. An exceptional attorney known for his ability to see the “big picture,” and an enthusiastic leader, Reggie collaborates with his clients, colleagues, peers and community to strategically develop and advance collective visions.

Glenn Burhans, Jr. represents clients in government-related and complex commercial matters in federal and state jurisdictions across the country. His practice includes constitutional and election law, governmental and internal investigations, regulatory and administrative proceedings, environmental litigation and class actions. He consults on drafting proposed legislation and ballot initiatives, and handles appeals in various federal and state jurisdictions. Glenn also represents: cannabis investors; medical marijuana cultivators, processors, and dispensaries; and applicants for medical marijuana treatment center licensing.

Kelly O’Keefe represents professional and family member fiduciaries in trust and estate litigation, and private and public sector clients in real estate litigation, complex business litigation and before government agencies. Kelly’s experience spans state, federal and local government forums. She has managed cases in multiple parallel forums, including arbitration, and brought cases successfully through appeal. Her clients appreciate the thoughtful manner in which she finds creative and cost effective solutions to difficult legal issues and seemingly intractable disputes regarding personal and family wealth.

Gigi Rollini leads the Firm’s Government & Administrative Law Group and practices all aspects of Florida Administrative law, litigation and appeals, including regulatory compliance, licensure, administrative complaints and disciplinary proceedings, government contracts, procurement and bid protests, rulemaking and rule challenges, state and local taxation, election compliance and litigation, and non-profit/trade association formation, compliance and management. In addition to her law degree (J.D.), Gigi holds a Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.) from the Florida State University Askew School of Public Administration & Policy.

F. Joseph Ullo, Jr. has nearly 25 years of experience serving clients throughout Florida. Joe counsels large and small business owners, land owners, private companies, federal agencies, and county and municipal governments statewide in all aspects of federal, state, and local environmental law, regulations, and processes that govern the consideration and usage of land, management of waste and real property rights. Clients that work with Joe have said they appreciate his responsiveness and pragmatic approach to managing complex environmental issues.

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