Daily Business Review's home page on Jan. 13, 2014
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The Daily Business Review will recognize 40 South Florida lawyers under age 40 as Rising Stars for their achievements. The next generation of legal industry leaders will be honored at a reception Sept. 17 at the Rusty Pelican in Key Biscayne.

The honorees are:

• Danette Alfonso, associate general counsel, Lennar Corp., Miami
• Jeffrey Backman, shareholder, Greenspoon Marder, Fort Lauderdale
• Valerie Barnhart, associate, Kelley Kronenberg, Fort Lauderdale
• Shari Ben Moussa, partner, Katz Barron Squitero Faust Friedberg, English & Allen, Miami
• Natasha Cortes, partner, Grossman Roth, Miami
• Joseph DiRuzzo III, associate, Fuerst Littleman David & Joseph, Miami
• Nicole Fried, associate, Colodny Fass Talenfeld Karlinsky Abate & Webb, Fort Lauderdale
• Michael Gilden, partner, Kopelowitz Ostrow, Fort Lauderdale
• Daniel Gonzalez, partner, Meland Russin & Budwick, Miami
• Dolly Hernandez, partner, Rafool & Hernandez, Miami
• Jordana Jarjura, partner, Conrad & Scherer, Fort Lauderdale
• Jason Kairalla, shareholder, Carlton Fields Jorden Burt, Miami
• Joshua Kaye, partner, DLA Piper, Miami
• Brian Koch, shareholder, Greenberg Traurig, Fort Lauderdale
• Rachel LeBlanc, partner, Shutts & Bowen, Fort Lauderdale
• Javier Lopez, shareholder, Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton, Coral Gables
• Allison McCarthy, partner, Holland & Knight, Fort Lauderdale
• Gustavo Membiela, partner, Hunton & Williams, Miami
• Uriel Mendieta, partner, Hunton & Williams, Miami
• Alan Nash, associate, Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, Fort Lauderdale
• Marla Neufeld, associate, Greenspoon Marder, Fort Lauderdale
• Jason Okleshen, shareholder, Greenberg Traurig, Boca Raton
• Christina Paul, partner, K&L Gates, Miami
• John Quick, partner, Weiss Serota Helfman Pastoriza Cole & Boniske, Miami
• Heather Ries, partner, Fox Rothschild, Boca Raton
• James Robinson, partner, White & Case, Miami
• Francisco Rodriguez, partner, Akerman, Miami
• David Rosemberg, partner, Broad and Cassel, Miami
• Kelly Ruane Melchiondo, shareholder, Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson, Miami
• Alfred Saikali, partner, Shook, Hardy & Bacon, Miami
• Stacy Schwartz, partner, Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith, Fort Lauderdale
• Effie Silva, partner, McDermott Will & Emery, Miami
• Alison Smith, partner, Weiss Serota Helfman Pastoriza Cole & Boniske, Fort Lauderdale
• Abrahm Smith, partner, Baker & McKenzie, Miami
• Joshua Spector, partner, Perlman Bajandas Yevoli & Albright, Fort Lauderdale
• Yolanda Strader, associate, Carlton Fields Jorden Burt, Miami
• Scott Wagner, partner, Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod, Miami
• Jennifer Williams, partner, Akerman, Miami
• Jennifer Wioncek, associate, Baker & McKenzie, Miami
• and Jamie Zysk Isani, partner, Hunton & Williams, Miami