Awards & Honors

2017 Awards & Honors

NATIONAL-LEVEL RECOGNITION

The Sass Law Firm is again listed as a Best Law Firm in Employment Law for the Tampa area by U.S. News & World Report for both 2017 and 2018.


AV PREEMINENT PEER RATED

Martindale-Hubbell lists Cynthia Sass as AV Preeminent Peer Rated for 2017, as well as Client Champion, and she has been on its Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers since 1999.


BEST LAWYERS

Cynthia Sass has been listed in the 23rd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the area of Employment Law for 2017. This is her tenth year on their list. Congratulations, Cynthia!

BEST LAWYERS

As reported by U.S. News & World Report – Best Law Firms, the Sass Law Firm has again been recognized at the national level in 2017 by Best Lawyers® in the area of Employment Law in Tampa, Florida.

FLORIDA SUPER LAWYERS

Cynthia Sass has been named a Florida Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters in the area of Labor & Employment Law for the 12th year, as well as again being on its < href="https://www.superlawyers.com/florida/toplists/top-50-2017-women-florida-super-lawyers/acb797b40a9632e6a031b31100b37630">Top 50 Women Attorneys in Florida list for 2017.

Janet E. Wise

Janet E. Wise of Sass Law Firm, has been named a Florida Super Lawyer by Thompson Reuters in the field of Labor and Employment Law for the fourth year in a row.

Yvette Everhart

Yvette Everhart of Sass Law Firm, has again been named a Rising Star in the area of Labor and Employment Law by Florida Super Lawyers as published by Thomson Reuters.

TOP LAWYERS

The March-April 2017 edition of Tampa Magazine listed the results of Tampa Bay attorneys choosing 105 of their peers from 74 areas of practice as this year’s Top Lawyers and Cynthia Sass made the list as a Top Lawyer in the category of Employment Law Representing Individuals. Congratulations, Cynthia!

TOP 100 TRIAL LAWYERS

Cynthia Sass again achieved the status of by The National Trial Lawyers. This is her fourth year on their list.

Avvo Rating of 10.0

Since its founding in 2006, Cynthia Sass has maintained an Avvo Rating of 10.0 and earned its Top Attorney rank.
Janet E. Wise of the Sass Law Firm, who is Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Labor & Employment Law, has also maintained a 10.0 rating from Avvo, making her a Top Attorney.
Yvette Everhart is another member of the Sass Law Firm team who has achieved a 10.0 rating from Avvo with a Top Attorney title. Ms. Everhart joined the ranks of attorneys Board Certified in Labor & Employment Law by The Florida Bar this year.

CLIENTS’ CHOICE

As well as maintaining her 10.0 rating, Cynthia Sass has been awarded the Clients’ Choice award by Avvo for three years running and has a five-star review rating for 2017.

2016 Awards & Honors

Florida Legal Elite

Cynthia Sass was again named as Florida Legal Elite in the area of Labor & Employment Law by Florida Trend magazine. This is the 11th time Cynthia has received this honor.

AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Martindale-Hubbell listed Cynthia Sass and her firm, The Sass Law Firm, as AV rated for 2016, and she has been on its Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers since 1999.Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Rated 2016 badge

National Level Recognition

The Sass Law Firm has again been recognized at the national level by U.S. News & World Report – Best Law Firms for 2016 in Labor & Employment Law. Best Laywers Best Law Firms U.S. News & World Report 2016

Best Lawyers in America

Cynthia Sass has been listed in the 22nd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the area of Employment Law for 2016. This is her ninth year on their list. Congratulations, Cynthia!Best Lawyers in AmericaBadge for Law Offices of Cynthia N. Sass P.A. 2016 Best Lawyers

Top 50 Women Lawyers

Cynthia Sass has been named a Florida Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters in the area of Labor & Employment Law for the 11th year. She has also been included in their list of Top 50 Women attorneys in Florida.

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Super Lawyer

Janet Wise of the Sass Law Firm, has been named a Florida Super Lawyer in the field of Labor and Employment Law for the third year. Congratulations, Janet!

Rated by Super Lawyers 2016

Rising Star

Yvette Everhart of the Sass Law Firm, has been named a Rising Star of Florida Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters in the area of Labor & Employment Law for the first time. Congratulations, Yvette!

Rated by Super Lawyers Yvette D. Everhart 2016 Rising Star superlawyers.com

Top 100

Cynthia Sass achieved the status of Top 100 by The National Trial Lawyers for the third year.
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2015 Awards & Honors

Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers

Martindale-Hubbell listed Cynthia Sass and her firm, the Sass Law Firm,. as AV rated for 2015, and she has been on its Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers since 1999.

Recognized at the national level

The Sass Law Firm. has again been recognized at the national level by U.S. News & World Report – Best Law Firms for 2015 in Labor & Employment Law.

Best Lawyers in America

Cynthia Sass has been listed in the 21st Edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the area of Employment Law for 2015. This is her eighth year on their list. Congratulations, Cynthia!

Florida Super Lawyer

Cynthia Sass has been named a Florida Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters in the area of Labor & Employment Law for the 10th year.

2015 Cynthia N. Sass Florida Super Lawyer 10 Year Anniversary Employment Law

Florida Super Lawyer in the field of Labor and Employment Law

Janet Wise of the Sass Law Firm., has again been named a Florida Super Lawyer in the field of Labor and Employment Law.  Congratulations, Janet!

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National Trial Lawyers Top 100

Cynthia Sass achieved the status of Top 100 by The National Trial Lawyers for the second year in a row.Top 100 Trial Lawyers

2014 Awards & Honors

Top 100 Trial Lawyers

Cynthia Sass achieved the status of Top 100 by The National Trial Lawyers for 2014. Congratulations, Cynthia!

Florida Legal Elite

Cynthia Sass was named as Florida Legal Elite in the area of Labor & Employment Law for 2014 by Florida Trend magazine. This is the ninth time Ms. Sass has received this honor.

Top 50 Women Lawyers in Florida

Florida Super Lawyer’s has, for the ninth year in a row, named Cynthia N. Sass in the Employment & Labor Law category. Ms. Sass has also been chosen for the seventh time as one of the Top 50 Women Florida Super Lawyers by Florida Super Lawyers. Cynthia Sass has also been chosen in a new category this year, Top 50 Tampa Bay Super Lawyers. You go, Cynthia!

Florida Super Lawyers

Janet E. Wise of the Sass Law Firm., has been named one of Florida Super Lawyers in the field of Labor and Employment Law for the first time. Congratulations, Janet!

Best Law Firms

The Sass Law Firm. has once again been recognized at the national level by U.S. News & World Report – Best Law Firms for 2014 in the Employment and Labor Law division.

Best Lawyers

Cynthia N. Sass and her firm, the Sass Law Firm., have been listed in the 20th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the area of Employment Law for 2014. This is her eighth year on their list. Congratulations, Cynthia!

AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Martindale-Hubbell listed Cynthia Sass as AV rated for 2014, and she has been on its Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers since 1999. She is also again listed on their Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers.

2013 Awards & Honors

Best Law Firms

The Law Offices of Cynthia N. Sass, P.A. has once again been recognized at the national level by U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers for 2013 in Labor & Employment Law.

Bar Register Preeminent Lawyer

Martindale-Hubbell listed Cynthia Sass as AV rated for 2013. This is her 15th year as a Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyer. Additionally, Cynthia Sass received its Client Distinction Award. She also made their Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers.

Best Lawyers in America

The Best Lawyers in America selected Cynthia Sass as one of the best lawyers in Labor & Employment Law for the seventh year.

Florida Super Lawyers

Florida Super Lawyers once again named Cynthia Sass in the Employment & Labor Law category. This is her eighth time being chosen and her sixth year as one of the Top 50 Women in Florida.

Marquis Who’s Who in American Law

Marquis Who’s Who in American Law honored Cynthia Sass for the fifth year.

2012 Awards & Honors

Best Law Firms

The Sass Law Firm. is delighted to announce its national recognition in the 2011-2012 U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers under Best Law Firms. Our office was ranked in the Labor & Employment Law Division. These rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that included thousands of clients, highly skilled lawyers and law firm representatives. Our shared commitment to achieving equal employment rights and justice for our clients continues to drive our firm’s success!

Best Lawyers in America

The Best Lawyers in America selected Cynthia Sass and her law firm as one of the best lawyers in Labor & Employment Law. This is her sixth year on this list.

AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Martindale-Hubbell has listed Cynthia Sass in its Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers again for 2012, she is AV rated and has been on its Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers since 1999.

Top 50 Women in Florida

Florida Super Lawyers once again named Cynthia Sass in the Employment & Labor Law category. This is her seventh time being chosen and her fifth time as one of the Top 50 Women in Florida.

Florida Legal Elite

Florida Trend magazine nominated Cynthia Sass for the eighth time to be a Florida Legal Elite.

Marquis Who’s Who in American Law

Marquis Who’s Who in American Law honored Cynthia Sass for the fourth year.

2011 Awards & Honors

College of Labor and Employment Law

The College of Labor and Employment Law elected Cynthia Sass as a Fellow on June 11, 2011.  The installation ceremony took place on November 5, 2011 in Seattle, Washington.

Top Florida Verdicts & Settlements of 2011

VerdictSearch listed one of the firm’s age discrimination cases as 2nd in the Employment category of its Top Florida Verdicts & Settlements of 2011.

Martindale-Hubbell AV Rated

Martindale-Hubbell rated Cynthia Sass and the Sass Law Firm., as AV, their highest rating, in their Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers for the 12th straight year._4855703

Top Lawyer

The American Lawyer named Cynthia Sass as a Top Lawyer for 2011.

Florida Legal Elite

Florida Trend magazine recognized Cynthia Sass for the seventh time as a Florida Legal Elite.__2891852

Florida Super Lawyers

Florida Super Lawyers once again named Cynthia Sass in its Employment & Labor Law category.  This is her sixth time being chosen and her fourth time as one of the Top 50 Women in Florida.

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Top Women Lawyers

Orlando Home & Leisure selected Cynthia Sass as one of its Top Women Lawyers.

Best Lawyers in America

The Best Lawyers In America included Cynthia Sass as one of their best lawyers in Labor and Employment Law for the fifth year in a row.__5147145

Marquis Who’s Who in American Law

Marquis Who’s Who in American Law listed Cynthia Sass for the third year.

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President-Elect of the Florida Chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association

YVETTE D. EVERHART
Yvette Everhart has been voted President-Elect of the Florida Chapter of the National Employment Lawyers
Association for the upcoming year.  Congratulations, Yvette!

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Southern Regional Editor of Employment at Will

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Cynthia Sass is the Southern Regional Editor and co-author of the Florida Chapter of the book, Employment at Will, A State-by-State Survey, published by the American Bar Association’s Section of Labor and Employment Law, and the Bureau of National Affairs, Inc., in November, 2011.

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Florida Chapter of Employment at Will

YVETTE D. EVERHART
Yvette Everhart co-authored the Florida Chapter of Employment at Will, A State-by-State Survey, published by the American Bar Association’s Section of Labor & Employment Law and the Bureau of National Affairs, Inc., which was released in November 2011.

2010 Awards & Honors

AV Peer Review Rated

Martindale-Hubbell rated Cynthia N. Sass and her law firm as AV, their highest rating, in their Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers for the 11th year.

Best Lawyers in America

The Best Lawyers in America included Cynthia Sass in Labor & Employment Law. This is her fourth year on this list.

Marquis Who’s Who in American Law

For the second time, Cynthia Sass has been listed in Marquis Who’s Who in American Law.

Top 50 Women in Florida

Florida Super Lawyers named Cynthia Sass among the Top 5% of Florida attorneys for the fifth year in a row and included Ms. Sass as one of their Top 50 Women in Florida for the third time.

Florida Legal Elite

Florida Trend magazine voted Cynthia N. Sass as one of the Florida Legal Elite for the sixth time.

2009 Awards & Honors

Best Lawyers in America

The Best Lawyers in America selected Cynthia Sass as one of the best lawyers in Labor & Employment Law for the third year.

Marquis Who’s Who in American Law

Marquis Who’s Who in American Law has honored Cynthia Sass for the first time.

Rated AV Preeminent

Martindale-Hubbell rated Cynthia Sass and the Sass Law Firm. as AV, its highest rating, in their Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers for 10 years, spanning 1999 to 2009.

Top 50 Women in Florida

Florida Super Lawyers named Cynthia Sass among the Top 5% of Florida attorneys for the fourth year in a row and included Ms. Sass as one of their Top 50 Women in Florida for the second time.

Florida Legal Elite

Florida Trend magazine voted Cynthia Sass as one of the Florida Legal Elite for the fifth time.

2008 Awards & Honors

Martindale Hubbell

Martindale-Hubbell has rated Cynthia Sass and the Law Offices of Cynthia N. Sass, P.A. as AV, its highest rating, in their Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers since 1999.

Top 50 Women in Florida

Florida Super Lawyers named Cynthia Sass among the Top 5% of Florida attorneys for the third year in a row and included Ms. Sass as one of its Top 50 Women in Florida for 2008.

Florida Legal Elite

Florida Trend magazine voted Cynthia Sass as one of the Florida Legal Elite for the fourth time.

Best Lawyers in America

The Best Lawyers in America selected Cynthia Sass as one of the best lawyers in the Labor & Employment Law Division for the second year running.

2007 Awards & Honors

Best Lawyers in America

The Best Lawyers in America selected Cynthia Sass as one of the best lawyers in the Labor & Employment Law Division.

Martindale-Hubbell

Martindale-Hubbell has rated Cynthia Sass and her firm as AV, its highest rating, in their Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers since 1999.

Florida Legal Elite

Florida Trend magazine voted Cynthia Sass as one of the Florida Legal Elite for the third time in a row.

Florida SuperLawyers

Florida SuperLawyers named Cynthia Sass among the Top 5% of Florida attorneys for the second year.

Outstanding Service Award

The Labor and Employment Law Section of The Florida Bar awarded Cynthia Sass the Outstanding Service Award for her work as Chair during the 2006-2007 term.

2006 Awards & Honors

Martindale-Hubbell

Martindale-Hubbell has rated Cynthia Sass and the Sass Law Firm., as AV, its highest rating, in their Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers since 1999.

Florida Trend

Florida Trend magazine voted Cynthia Sass among the Florida Legal Elite for the second year.

Florida SuperLawyers

Florida SuperLawyers named Cynthia Sass among the Top 5% of Florida lawyers.

Dean W. Gary Vause Award

Labor and Employment Law Section of The Florida Bar named Yvette Daniels Everhart recipient of the Dean W. Gary Vause Award.

The Judge Alexander Paskay Bankruptcy Award

Stetson University College of Law presented Yvette Daniels Everhart with the The Judge Alexander Paskay Bankruptcy Award.

2005 Awards & Honors

Florida Legal Elite

Florida Trend magazine voted Cynthia Sass among the Florida Legal Elite.

Martindale-Hubbell

Martindale-Hubbell has rated Cynthia Sass and her firm as AV, its highest rating, in their Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers since 1999.