January 22, 2019 – Announcing the selection of Annette Newman, Esq., among America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators® for 2019. Selection to America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators® is by invitation only and is reserved to identify the nation’s most exceptional trial attorneys in high value, high stakes legal matters.  

To be considered for selection, an attorney must have litigated (for either plaintiff or defendant) a matter (1) with at least $2,000,000 in alleged damages at stake or (2) with the fate of a business worth at least $2,000,000 at stake. These minimum qualifications are required for initial consideration. Thereafter, candidates are carefully screened through comprehensive Qualitative Comparative Analysis based on a broad array of criteria, including the candidate’s professional experience, litigation experience, significant case results, representative high stakes matters, peer reputation, and community impact in order to rank the candidates throughout the state.  

Only the top 100 qualifying attorneys in each state will receive this honor and be selected for membership among America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators®. With these extremely high standards for selection to America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators®, less than one-half percent (0.5%) of active attorneys in the United States will receive this honor — truly the most exclusive and elite level of attorneys in the community.

If you would like more information about America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators® or the selection process, please visit our website at www.Top100HighStakesLitigators.com or contact Kevin Wieser – Membership Director at Membership@AmericasTop100Attorneys.com.

Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite™

Annette Newman, Esq. Recognized as Florida Legal Elite 

Stuart, FL. (June 25, 2018) – Annette Newman, Esq., founder of the Law Office of Annette Newman, LLC, was recently recognized in the 2018 edition of Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite™. The list of 1,012 honorees includes attorneys in private practice as well as top government and non-profit attorneys.

To compile the list, Florida Trend invited all actively practicing Florida lawyers to name the attorneys that they hold in highest regard – lawyers with whom they have personally worked and would recommend to others. The winner list represents just over 1% of the active Florida Bar members who practice in Florida.

Florida Bar President Michelle R. Suskauer notes, “Florida Bar members are at the forefront of our profession and we are the third largest Bar in the country. Lawyers have opportunities every day to positively change people’s lives and to increase access to justice. We also live in a time of innovation, giving us exciting new ways to use technology with our knowledge and skills to better serve clients. Year after year, Florida Trend’s Legal Elite provides a credible resource of attorneys evaluated by their peers and representing many types and sizes of practices.”

"Florida Trend’s 250,000 readers are executives who rely on the legal community for many crucial corporate assignments,” says Publisher Andrew Corty. “When we first published Florida Legal Elite in 2004, our goal was to provide a resource for our readers. Over the past 15 years, I’ve heard many accolades about the program. Florida Legal Elite is a guide to selecting a trusted legal partner to handle delicate business concerns. Our website, FloridaTrend.com, offers another pathway for the dissemination of this key information.”


Andrew P. Corty, Florida Trend Publisher

(727) 892-2638; acorty@FloridaTrend.com

Janice Sharp, Florida Trend Associate Publisher

(727) 892-2621; jsharp@FloridaTrend.com

Super Lawyers Rising Stars

Attorney Newman was  included on the Florida Super Lawyers "Rising Stars" list in 2017, 2018 and 2019.  While up to five percent of the lawyers in the state are named to Super Lawyers, no more than 2.5 percent are named to the Rising Stars list.

National Black Lawyers Top 100

Attorney Newman was listed as a Top 100 Attorney by the National Black Lawyers Top 100  in 2016 and 2017 

Annette was awarded multiple awards while serving in the military, including the Army Accommodation Medal (2nd Oak Leaf Cluster); Army Achievement Medal (2nd Oak Leaf Cluster) and the Good Conduct Medal, as well as multiple Certificates of Achievement while serving in the U.S. Army.  She graduated with highest honors from WBU, received recognition by Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities and was listed in the National Deans List.  

She contributed to Essence Magazine's  article regarding Sexual Harassment in May 2018 and has worked as a senior legal editor (Independent Contractor) for Thompson Reuters' Practical Law employment law publication.

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The Law Office of Annette Newman, LLC makes no guarantees, warranties, or predictions about the outcome of your legal case.

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