The Sanibel law firm of David M. Platt, P.A. has been selected by US News – Best Lawyers as one of the Best Law Firms in America for 2019. The law firm opened in Sanibel in June 2018 and this is the first year for inclusion in US News – Best Lawyers.

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. More than 83,000 leading attorneys globally are eligible to vote, and Best Lawyers have received more than 13 million votes to date on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world.

Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel Magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”

Attorney David M. Platt has previously been selected for his work in Trust and Estates Law and Trust and Estates Litigation as a Best Lawyer since 2006. With more than 35 years of experience, Platt concentrates his practice in estate planning, estate and trust administration, pre and post nuptial agreements, real estate, and business entity formations.

He frequently speaks and writes on estate planning and business matters for financial planners, accountants, attorneys, and the general public. He has also been recognized throughout his career by The Best of the U.S. LLC, Florida Monthly and has been included in Superlawyers since 2012.

Platt has practiced on Sanibel since 2003, and opened his own practice at 2427 Periwinkle Way. He also maintains offices in Bonita Springs and Lansing, Michigan.

Platt received his undergraduate degree from Michigan State University (B.A., with honors, 1975), his graduate degree from Michigan State University (M.A., 1976) and his law degree from Western Michigan University - Thomas M. Cooley Law School (J.D., 1980). He can be reached at 239.472.5400 or david.platt@sancaplaw.com.