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Sarasota’s Gurley Vitale Earns 2014 “Best Law Firm” by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers

Sarasota, Florida – November 19, 2014 - Gurley Vitale, a Sarasota law firm specializing in construction law, surety law and commercial litigation, has been selected as a 2014 “Best Law Firm” by U.S. News & Report and Best Lawyers®. Fewer than 15 percent of law firms nationwide receive this prestigious honor. “We attribute this recognition to the ongoing confidence, loyalty and support of our clients, who choose Gurley Vitale for exceptional service and representation,” said David E. Gurley, founder and president of Gurley Vitale.

For the fourth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers have announced the “Best Law Firms” rankings presented in tiers, including 74 national practice areas and 120 metropolitan practice areas. Firms listed in the 2014 “Best Law Firms” are acknowledged for their professional excellence based on impressive ratings from client assessments, lawyer evaluations, peer review and a newly implemented Law Firm Leaders Survey. With over 12,000 attorneys providing over 330,000 law firm assessments, and almost 7,000 clients providing nearly 20,000 evaluations, the 2014 rankings have been based on the highest number of participating firms and client ballots to date.

The 2014 “Best Law Firms” rankings can be seen in its entirety at

About Gurley Vitale
Gurley Vitale is a commercial litigation, construction and surety boutique law firm with a national and international reach. Gurley Vitale provides its clients optimal value, by integrating market-leading legal services with a comprehensive understanding of clients’ needs to maximize effectiveness, efficiency and opportunities. David Gurley, founding member and president, is an expert in construction law and has been a principle of the firm since its inception in 2002. The firm proudly holds the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory’s highest attainable rating for legal expertise and ethics. For more information, visit

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