Marshall Dennehey Announces 2021 Florida Super Lawyers & Florida Rising Stars

Seven attorneys from the Florida offices of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin have been selected to the 2021 edition of Florida Super Lawyers magazine. A Thomson Reuters business, Super Lawyers is a rating service of lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in each state are selected by Super Lawyers and no more than 2.5 percent are selected for the Rising Stars list. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. A description of the selection methodology can be found at

Marshall Dennehey attorneys selected to the 2021 Florida Super Lawyers list include:

Michael J. Bradford, Civil Litigation Defense. Mr. Bradford, a Shareholder in the Tampa office, is a Board-Certified Civil Trial Lawyer. He focuses his practice on admiralty and maritime claims, insurance coverage, property and casualty defense, construction negligence, and commercial litigation. 

Michael J. DeCandio, Construction Litigation. Mr. DeCandio, Senior Counsel in the Jacksonville office, concentrates his practice in the defense of construction and design professionals. Additionally, he defends both products and premises liability as well as trucking cases. He has tried almost 100 cases to verdict.

Elizabeth B. Ferguson, Construction Litigation. Ms. Ferguson, a Shareholder in the Jacksonville office, has been Board Certified in Construction Law by The Florida Bar since 2009. She defends clients against claims of liability, breach of contract, construction defect, design defect, delay, liens/bonds, insurance coverage issues, and licensure issues. She also provides transactional support for her construction clients.

Alan C. “A.C.” Nash, Civil Litigation Defense. Mr. Nash, a Shareholder in the Fort Lauderdale office, focuses his practice on the defense of claims made and suits brought against businesses, municipalities and insureds in public entity and civil rights litigation, professional liability, premises liability, product liability, commercial litigation, and construction liability matters.

Marshall Dennehey attorneys selected to the 2021 Florida Super Lawyers Rising Stars list include: 

Julie Cunningham Aiello, Transportation & Maritime. Ms. Aiello, an Associate in the Tampa office, focuses her practice in the areas of insurance defense, insurance coverage, personal injury defense, property and casualty, admiralty and maritime, and transportation.

Amanda J. Podlucky, Personal Injury Defense. Ms. Podlucky, a Shareholder in the Orlando office and Co-Chair of the firm’s Premises and Retail Liability practice group, handles premises liability matters in a variety of industries, including retail, restaurant and multi-family housing. Additionally, she represents clients in automobile negligence matters.

Irene Thaler, Insurance Coverage. Ms. Thaler, a Shareholder in the Fort Lauderdale office, devotes much of her practice to coverage, bad faith litigation and first-party property defense litigation. She assists insurers in all aspects of coverage disputes.