Orlando and Winter Haven, Florida, attorney L. Reed Bloodworth, Managing Partner of Bloodworth Law, PLLC, has been named a 2020 U.S. News & World Report Best Lawyers® in Commercial Litigation for the second year.
Bloodworth Law, PLLC, was named a 2020 U.S. News & World Report Best Law Firm®.
“Celebrating year two as a Best Lawyer®, and the first year as a Best Law Firm® is a double honor,” Reed said. “It’s incredible recognition for the law firm and for our talented team.”
Reed is a part of the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, which analyzes 8.3 million votes, and results in more than 62,000 lawyers–5% of lawyers in private practice–in the United States.
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