Wiand Guerra King’s Lawyers Named Tampa Bay’s Top Lawyers

10/26/2010

Wiand Guerra King P.L. is pleased to announce Burton W. Wiand, George L. Guerra, Peter B. King, and Katherine C. Donlon have been recognized among “Tampa Bay’s Top Lawyers” by Tampa Bay Magazine in its July/August 2010 Edition. All are founding members of the firm and practice in the area of complex commercial litigation. The “Top Lawyers” are based on rankings provided by LexisNexis, an independent legal research company. Tampa Bay Magazine offers its readers the “Best of the Bay Area in all lifestyle arenas”. Its circulation includes Tampa Bay, Clearwater, Saint Petersburg, and Sarasota.

Chairman Burton W. Wiand has become known as a lawyer whom businesses and individuals involved in business turn to when dealing with the most difficult of legal circumstances. His practice includes white collar criminal defense, defense of regulatory matters involving governmental agencies and self-regulatory organizations and complex litigation matters that threaten the business and reputation of his clients. For more information, please contact Burton W. Wiand at bwiand@wiandlaw.com..

George Guerra has a well developed sense of how business works and how business professionals think. As a practicing lawyer for nearly 20 years, those skills have been critical in helping resolve countless disputes on an individual and industry-wide basis. He has represented clients in all forms of litigation in court and in arbitration with more than 40 arbitration awards and numerous court decisions to his credit. For more information, please contact George L. Guerra at gguerra@wiandlaw.com..

Prior to co-founding the firm in November 2009, Peter King was a shareholder of one of Florida’s largest and most highly regarded law firms where he played an integral role in the development of a nationally recognized practice in the area of securities and financial services counseling and litigation, including serving as practice group leader. He has tried numerous cases to award in arbitration, and has extensive experience handling investigations and defending enforcement actions brought by the SEC, FINRA, and state regulators. For more information, please contact Peter B. King at pking@wiandlaw.com..

Kacy Donlon has practiced in the area of commercial litigation for the past 14 years. Her practice is based on the principles instilled in her during her clerkship with a federal judge in Alabama – work hard for your client, be honest, and looks for creative ways to win or resolve cases. Her main concentration is the defense of businesses and individuals involved in the securities and financial services industries, and she also has experience in a broad spectrum of commercial litigation matters, including employment disputes, class actions, business torts, and contract disputes. Kacy has handled complex matters in federal and state court and in arbitration, including the successful defense of numerous matters involving allegations relating to variable and equity indexed annuity and other insurance product sales practices. For more information, please contact Katherine C. Donlon at kdonlon@wiandlaw.com..