Michael Archibald and James Hanratty Attorneys Recognized as Florida Trend Legal Elite Notable Managing Partners

Marshall Dennehey is pleased to announce that Michael G. Archibald, Managing Attorney of the firm’s Tampa office, and James P. Hanratty, Managing Attorney of its Jacksonville office, have been selected as Florida Trend Legal Elite Notable Managing Partners. 

The Florida Trend Legal Elite Notable awards recognize attorneys who have made a measurable and specific impact not only in their legal practice but also in their community. Honorees must be in practice for a minimum of ten years.

Bradley P. Blystone, Managing Attorney of Marshall Dennehey’s Orlando office, was also selected as a Notable Managing Partner by Florida Trend Legal Elite in 2023.

As a shareholder in the firm’s Casualty Department, Archibald has more than 20 years of experience representing some of the nation’s largest insurance carriers and their insureds in a wide variety of product liability, premises liability, motor vehicle negligence and contract disputes. He is recognized among the Best Lawyers in America in the area of Personal Injury litigation, and is a member of the Florida Bar, Hillsborough County Bar and National Bar Associations.

Hanratty is the casualty litigation supervisor for the firm’s Jacksonville office, where he oversees a team of experienced attorneys handling corporate, commercial and civil litigation matters including workers’ compensation across Northern Florida. He is an experienced first-chair trial lawyer and has taken more than 150 civil jury trials to verdict since 1989. He is rated AV-Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell and is recognized among the Best Lawyers in America in the area of Personal Injury litigation. He is a former volunteer with the Big Brother/Big Sisters organization and has been a supporter of Team Red, White & Blue (RWB), a nonprofit veterans support organization.

For 20 years, Florida Trend has shined the spotlight on the top legal professionals in the state. The 2nd annual Legal Elite NOTABLE section is published in the July 2024 issue and can be found here.