The Best Lawyers in America®
Tampa, FL (PRWEB) September 14, 2006
Designating the Tallahassee-based attorney a “Florida Super Lawyer,” the magazine selected Ken Sukhia through an extensive blue ribbon panel review, independent research and votes from practicing lawyers in Florida. The magazine encourages attorneys to vote for Florida lawyers who they consider to be among the best in their profession based upon their personal observations and experiences. The selection process is designed to identify Florida lawyers who have achieved a high degree of peer recognition as well as professional achievement.
Ken Sukhia, a founding partner in the Florida law firm Conwell, Sukhia & Kirkpatrick, P.A. (http://www.CSKlawfirm.com) with offices in Tampa and Tallahassee, was the United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida under President George H. W. Bush. For more than 26 years, Ken Sukhia has been trying cases on a wide range of issues, including regulatory, technology, health care, securities, employment, First Amendment, white collar defense and election law.
Ken Sukhia has extensive trial and appellate experience in complex and high level litigation and is often retained to represent clients in high profile lawsuits. In selecting Ken Sukhia as a “Florida Super Lawyer,” Law & Politics pooled votes from Florida attorneys who have practiced as either co-counsel or opposing counsel to Mr. Sukhia, in addition to lawyers who have personally observed him in the courtroom.
Super Lawyer is published in 33 states and Washington D.C. Mr. Sukhia is named in the Central North Gulf Coast Edition.
About Ken Sukhia
Prior to founding Conwell Sukhia & Kirkpatrick P.A., Mr. Sukhia was instrumental in building the Tallahassee litigation department at Fowler White Boggs Banker, the fourth largest firm in Florida. Mr. Sukhia has been retained in a number of high profile cases, most notably as sole trial and appellate counsel for George W. Bush and Richard Cheney in the absentee ballot case of Harris v. Bush, F.3d (11th Cir. Dec. 11, 2000) and as trial counsel in the military ballot case of George W. Bush and Richard Cheney v. Election Canvassing Boards of Florida, Case No. 3:00-cv-533 (N.D. Fla. Dec. 8, 2000).
Ken Sukhia served as the United States Attorney for North Florida from 1990 to 1993, and as an assistant United States Attorney from 1980 to 1990. Based on U.S. Department of Justice statistics, Mr. Sukhia ran one of the most productive U.S. Attorney’s offices in the country. He began his career as a law clerk to Judge Joseph W. Hatchett Jr. at both the Florida Supreme Court and the U.S. Court of Appeal for the Eleventh Circuit. From 1993 to 2005, he was a partner in Fowler White’s Tallahassee office, where he oversaw a successful commercial litigation practice.
Ken Sukhia has served as counsel to President George W. Bush, Governor Jeb Bush, Attorney General Charlie Crist, the Florida Senate and Presidential candidate Ralph Nader. Mr. Sukhia has handled over 80 trials and 100 state and federal appeals on a variety of complex civil and criminal issues. He has tesitified before Congress on numerous occassions and has been featured on Hannity and Colmes, Scarborough Country, Good Morning America, CNBC, MSNBC, C-Span and major network news.
About Conwell, Sukhia & Kirkpatrick
Conwell, Sukhia & Kirkpatrick, P.A., is a Florida law firm specializing in trial and appellate litigation. CSK’s Florida litigation attorneys specialize in commercial, significant personal injury and white collar criminal disputes. G. Donovan Conwell, Jr. and Wrede Kirkpatrick have extensive trial and appellate litigation experience in intellectual property and technology law cases. Don Conwell is the former Chair of the ABA’s Computer and Internet Litigation Committee and has been elected as one of Florida’s Legal Elite by Florida Trend Magazine, a Florida “Super Lawyer” by Law & Politics magazine and has been selected by his peers to be included in “The Best Lawyers in America®” publication for 2007. Ken Sukhia was appointed by the President to serve as the United States Attorney for North Florida and has handled over 80 state and federal jury trials, and over 100 appeals. He has represented President George W. Bush, Florida Governor Jeb Bush, the Florida Senate and Florida Attorney General Charlie Crist. Mr. Sukhia was also selected as a “Super Lawyer” by Law & Politics magazine. Conwell, Sukhia & Kirkpatrick have offices in both Tampa and Tallahassee, Florida. http://www.CSKlawfirm.com
Conwell, Sukhia & Kirkpatrick, P.A