Bercow Radell Fernandez Larkin & Tapanes PLLC Ranked by Best Law Firms® in 2024

November 3, 2023

November 2, 2023 – Bercow Radell Fernandez Larkin & Tapanes PLLC has once again been recognized in the 2024 edition of Best Law Firms®, ranked by Best Lawyers®. The firm has successfully ranked in the top tier in Miami for Land Use & Zoning Law as well as in Real Estate Law as well as in the second tier nationally in Land Use & Zoning law. For the first time ever, the firm has also been ranked in Miami for Environmental Law, placing us in the second tier.

Firms included in the 2024 Best Law Firms® list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. To be considered for this milestone achievement, at least one lawyer in the law firm must be recognized in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. Earlier this year, shareholders Jeffrey Bercow, Ben Fernandez, Michael Larkin and Partner Graham Penn were recognized as Best Lawyers® Award Recipients for their work in land use and zoning law. Associate Emily Balter was also recognized as a Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch™.

Achieving a tiered ranking in Best Law Firms® on a national and/or metropolitan scale signals a unique credibility within the industry. The transparent, collaborative research process employs qualitative and quantitative data from peer and client reviews that is supported by proprietary algorithmic technology to produce a tiered system of industry-led rankings of the top 4% of the industry.

Receiving a tier designation signifies an elite status, integrity and reputation among other leading firms and lawyers. The 2024 edition of Best Law Firms® includes rankings in 75 national practice areas and 127 metropolitan-based practice areas. Additionally, one “Law Firm of the Year” was named in each nationally ranked practice area.

Bercow Radell Fernandez Larkin & Tapanes is a leading land use, zoning and environmental law firm that offers counsel in comprehensive planning, growth management, zoning, permitting and environmental approvals, among other areas. It represents clients before local and state agencies, and provides a full range of litigation services on land use, zoning and environmental matters.

The firm’s significant clients include: Adler Development Group; JDS Development; Cornerstone Group; Crescent Heights; D.R. Horton, Inc.; Aligned Real Estate Holdings; Fontainebleau Development LLC; Integra Investments; Lennar Homes; The Witkoff Group, Leon Medical Centers; RFR Holdings; Terra Group; 13th Floor Investments; and Turnberry Associates.

Bercow Radell Fernandez Larkin & Tapanes, located at 200 S. Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 300, Miami, was established in 1996. For more information, contact (305) 374-5300 or visit


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