MIAMI – August 19, 2021 – Wicker Smith O’Hara McCoy & Ford, P.A. is pleased to announce that Managing Partner, Oscar J. Cabanas, has been honored as Best Lawyers in America’s® Miami Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants “Lawyer of the Year” in its 2022 edition. He first received recognition as “Lawyer of the Year” by the publication for this practice area in 2018— making this the second time he has been selected. Since 2015, Mr. Cabanas has been listed in Best Lawyers in America® for the area of Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants.
Oscar J. Cabanas is a managing partner of the firm and works in the Miami office of Wicker Smith where he has been a shareholder since 1999. He holds an AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale-Hubbell and focuses his practice in healthcare, professional liability, products liability, commercial litigation, and transportation. Mr. Cabanas has been honored as Best Lawyers in America’s® Miami Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants “Lawyer of the Year” in 2022 and 2018 and as American Board of Trial Advocate’s Miami Chapter “Defense Lawyer of the Year” in 2020.
Mr. Cabanas is admitted to practice in Florida before the Southern and Middle District Federal Courts and in Illinois before the Northern District Federal Court and the United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit. He was appointed to the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of USLAW NETWORK, Inc. and named Membership Management Director to the organization in 2021. He is also currently Chair of the Trial Tactics and Procedure Section for the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel.
Best Lawyers in America’s® “Lawyer of the Year” is a distinction awarded to only one lawyer within a given specialty and metropolitan area for a given year. Best Lawyers in America compiles its lists of exceptional attorneys by conducting peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers evaluate their professional peers. Honorees received particularly high ratings among their peers for their skill, professionalism, and integrity.