MSG’s Ruben Socarras and Thomas Zeichman selected in 2018 Florida Super LawyersJanuary 4, 2018
Ruben E. Socarras, a founder and member of Marshall Socarras Grant, P.L. (MSG Law), and Thomas Zeichman, associate with MSG Law, have each been selected to the 2018 edition of Florida Super Lawyers list. This marks the 9th year straight that Mr. Socarras has been recognized in the Super Lawyers (and Rising Stars) list, and Mr. Zeichman’s 2nd year being selected as a Rising Star. The Super Lawyers list, which is issued by Thomson Reuters, is an attorney rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who reach a high-degree of peer recognition from colleagues and professional achievement. The annual selection process involves a multiphase selection process – peer nominations and evaluations are combined with independent research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement, and selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis.
At MSG Law, Mr. Socarras is devoted to representing individuals and businesses in state and federal courts throughout Florida and the U.S. in a variety of complex business, commercial, and civil litigation cases, including contract, corporate, real estate, employment, and other civil litigation matters. In addition to being a skilled litigator, Mr. Socarras’ diverse practice includes advising clients in the areas of business and corporate law, and he routinely provides representation to various companies throughout the U.S. on how to avoid litigation, or when necessary, preserve and pursue their rights once litigation is necessary. Along with being named as a Florida Super Lawyer 2010-2018, he has achieved an AV Preeminent Rating from Martingale-Hubbell, he was named in Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite Up and Comer for 2016, he was a finalist for the 2015 SFBW Up & Comer Awards, and named in ALM South Florida’s Top Rated Lawyers in 2012. He is involved in a number of legal associations and is active in charitable organizations benefiting the South Florida community. Mr. Socarras received his undergraduate degree from the University of Florida in 2000, and earned his law degree from Stetson University College of Law in 2003.
Mr. Zeichman, who joined MSG Law in early 2017, focuses his practice on business law, complex commercial litigation, and the representation of debtors, creditors, and trustees in the various aspects of bankruptcy. He has experience representing purchasers and sellers of distressed assets through bankruptcy, receiverships, and assignments for the benefit of creditors. In addition to being listed in the Florida Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, Mr. Zeichman is rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Zeichman received his law degree summa cum laude from Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law and was member of the Nova Law Review. Mr. Zeichman received his Bachelor of Arts from the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College of Florida Atlantic University. Thomas is active in the community through his involvement on the Financial Advisory Board for the City of Boca Raton and the Board of Directors for the Florida Atlantic University Alumni Association.