Watson Sloane lawyers recognized as Best Lawyers in America

Best Lawyers Names Top Lawyers in America – August 20, 2020

Orlando, FL 

Vivien J. Monaco
Government Relations Practice
Real Estate Law

Jeremy S. Sloane
Tax Law

Tampa, FL

John R. Stokes
Public Finance Law

Best Lawyers®, the only purely peer review™ guide to the legal profession, announced the 27th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© and the First Edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch on August 20, 2020.

“In 1981, Best Lawyers was created to fill an industry void and serve as a valuable resource to those in need of a lawyer by highlighting top legal talent as selected by their peers. Four decades later, we are proud to expand our scope, while maintaining the same methodology, to recognize an additional demographic of talented and deserving lawyers,” says Phil Greer, CEO of Best Lawyers. “Congratulations to the lawyers included in the 2021 Editions of The Best Lawyers in America and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch!”

Lawyers named to The Best Lawyers in America publication were recognized by their peers in the legal industry for their professional excellence in 148 practice areas. For the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, 9.4 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in the inclusion of more than 67,000 lawyers, or approximately 5% of practicing lawyers in the United States.

Search The Best Lawyers in America results by lawyer name, firm, region, and/or practice area by visiting www.bestlawyers.com.


Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected lawyer ranking service in the world. For almost 40 years, Best Lawyers has assisted those in need of legal services to identify the lawyers best qualified to represent them in distant jurisdictions or unfamiliar specialties. Best Lawyers lists are published in leading local, regional, and national publications across the globe.