Lynne Wilson and Scott Cookson of ShuffieldLowman Named 2015 Best Lawyers in America
Sept. 2, 2014
Orlando, FL - Lynne R. Wilson and Scott A. Cookson, partners of the downtown Orlando law firm of ShuffieldLowman, were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© (2015), as published in dozens of city and regional publications in the U.S. including, U.S. News & World Report. Wilson and Cookson are both named in the Real Estate Law section of Best Lawyers. Wilson is one of the original founders of ShuffieldLowman and an experienced attorney in all areas of commercial real estate transactions, commercial lending, banking and finance. Cookson is an experienced attorney in the areas of transactional, real estate, local government, land use, commercial leasing and escheat compliance law. Cookson presently serves as City Attorney for the City of Ocoee, Florida. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which almost 50,000 leading attorneys cast nearly five million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.” ShuffieldLowman’s four downtown offices are located in Orlando, Tavares, DeLand and Daytona Beach. The firm is a 33 attorney, full service, business law firm, practicing in the areas of corporate law, estate planning, real estate and litigation. Practice areas include, tax law, securities, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, trademarks and copyrights; estate planning and probate, planning for families with closely held businesses, guardianship and elder law, tax controversy– Federal and State; non-profit organization law; banking and finance, land use and government law; commercial and civil litigation, trust, probate and guardianship litigation, construction contract disputes, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights; labor and employment, and environmental law.