Alan Ciklin and Bob Crane Recognized by Best Lawyers in Real Estate Category

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Alan Ciklin and Bob Crane Recognized by Best Lawyers in Real Estate Category

Ciklin & Lubitz is pleased to announce that three attorneys were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2016 within their respective areas of practice.

Managing partner Alan Ciklin and partner Robert (“Bob”) Crane are both recognized by Best Lawyers in the 2016 Real Estate category.

As mentioned in an earlier announcement, Partner Bruce Alexander is named by Best Lawyers as “Lawyer of the Year” in the category 2016 West Palm Beach Litigation-Construction. Additionally, Mr. Alexander is recognized by Best Lawyers in the Construction Law category.

Within the metropolitan area of West Palm Beach, Ciklin & Lubitz has been ranked by Best Lawyers as a 2015 and 2016 Tier 1 firm in three practice areas: Construction Law, Litigation–Construction, and Real Estate Law.

“The firm is honored by the continued recognition of our peers in the construction and real estate practice areas,” Managing Partner Alan Ciklin said. “The firm’s commitment to the construction, real estate and land use areas is underscored by the presence of four attorneys who are Board Certified in Construction Law by The Florida Bar, and one attorney who is Board Certified in Real Estate Law by The Florida Bar,” adds partner Bob Crane.

Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on a peer-review evaluation. Over 79,000 leading attorneys globally are eligible to vote. For the 2016 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, 6.7 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 55,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition.

About Alan Ciklin

Alan CiklinManaging Partner Alan Ciklin chairs the firm’s land use and governmental department. He represents clients in land use, zoning, comprehensive planning, development agreements, permitting, and related issues. Earlier in his career he served as deputy Palm Beach County attorney and director of the Palm Beach County Planning, Zoning and Building Department. He was also active in the development of Palm Beach County’s land use and zoning codes, and Comprehensive Plan. Mr. Ciklin is Peer Review Rated AV Preeminent 5 out of 5.0 by Martindale-Hubbell. He has been recognized by Best Lawyers annually since 1999.

About Robert Crane

Bob CranePartner Robert Crane chairs the firm’s real estate practice group. He concentrates his practice in real estate, corporate, and business matters, with an emphasis on the negotiation, structuring, and documentation of large and complex transactions. Mr. Crane represents clients in real estate purchasing, selling, lending, borrowing and leasing associated with residential properties, office and industrial buildings, condominium and master planned communities, medical-related properties and agricultural properties. He is also an approved title agent. Mr. Crane is Peer Review Rated AV Preeminent 5 out of 5.0 by Martindale-Hubbell.

About Bruce Alexander

Bruce-AlexanderPartner Bruce Alexander is Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Construction Law. His practice is exclusively dedicated to the handling of Alternative Dispute Resolution for construction-related claims. Mr. Alexander serves as a mediator, arbitrator, and third-party neutral in the areas of construction contracts, construction insurance coverage, lien law, delay damages, and construction litigation. He is Peer Review Rated AV Preeminent 5 out of 5.0 by Martindale-Hubbell.

About Ciklin & Lubitz

Founded in Palm Beach County in 1985, Ciklin & Lubitz ( is celebrating 30 years of legal service to local, statewide and Fortune 100 clients. The firm is AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, and eight of the firm’s partners are Board Certified by The Florida Bar in their primary area of practice.

Ciklin & Lubitz believes in establishing long term partnerships with clients by striving to prevent legal problems before they occur, negotiate solutions wherever possible, create reliable budgets, and provide early case evaluations so clients can make informed decisions.

Building on this underlying philosophy, Ciklin & Lubitz draws on the combined strengths of its professionals to provide a balanced approach to solving legal problems in the areas of business law, tax, real estate, construction law, estate planning, probate, commercial litigation, securities litigation, employment law, family law, appeals, land use, and zoning.

September 2015|News|