Patricia Lebow is Of Counsel to the law firm of Comiter, Singer, Baseman & Braun and resident counsel in its newly opened office in Palm Beach where Patricia is a long-time resident. The current focus of Patricia's practice is estate planning, trusts and related litigation. Patricia is best known for having founded the West Palm Beach Office of Broad and Cassel in 1983 which she and her partners grew into a full service law office and where she served as Managing Partner until its acquisition by a regional firm.
Best Lawyers in America has recognized Patricia over many years in its leading legal guide as a "Bet the Company" litigator.
Patricia has also been named in the prestigious Chambers USA for many years as a Leading Commercial Litigator with client remarks describing Patricia as "smart, experienced, practical and connected....." and having a "deep psychological understanding of human motivation....."
Most recently, Patricia was honored by the Anti-Defamation League with its Jurisprudence Award and by the Litigation Counsel of America with its Peter Perlman Award. Both of these awards recognize Patricia's dedication to her clients and service to her community.
Additional honors received by Patricia for her expertise and integrity include being named as a Florida Super Lawyer, Florida Legal Elite by Florida Trend Magazine, Leading Lawyer by South Florida Business Journal, Top Lawyer by South Florida Legal Guide (including being named as one of the Top 100 Florida Lawyers and one of the Top 50 Women Lawyers), South Florida Power Player, Top Attorney in Florida and one of Florida's 50 most successful women leaders.
Patricia holds an AV rating with Martindale-Hubbell, a rating achieved by only five percent of all attorneys. The rating indicates that the attorney "has reached the height of professional excellence" and is "recognized for the highest levels of skill and integrity."
The American Bar Association named Patricia a "Fellow" in recognition of her dedication to the profession.
Patricia is best known for finding practical solutions to complex problems. Due to her expertise in multiple practice areas, client goals are achieved cost effectively, often with “outside the box” resolutions. Most recently, her role on behalf of clients is that of outside general counsel--assisting clients with a wide range of legal and non-legal issues that need to be addressed in connection with family business succession planning and overall risk management. Patricia's many years in the courtroom and her experience as a managing partner provide her with the ability to identify, understand and deftly address these matters for her clients.
The list of Boards on which Patricia has previously served is too numerous to mention, but her high energy and interest in many diverse areas always result in her imprint being left on an organization. The most significant of those roles were: first female Chair of the Economic Council of Palm Beach County; a member of the Board of Trustees of the University of Richmond; and the co-founder of Kids' Dreams, Inc., a 501(c)(3) public charity, provides economically underserved students in Palm Beach County with cultural, academic and athletic opportunities. Most notably, among other honors, Patricia was awarded the Sun Sentinel Excalibur Award as Outstanding Business Leader of the Year and received the Award for Leadership in the Private Sector by the Executive Women of Palm Beach County.