The American Red Cross of Collier County has presented its prestigious Legacy Award to Robert J. Stommel. The award was presented during a breakfast at Pelican Bay Country Club in Naples.
Now in its 11th year, the Red Cross Legacy Award recognizes a professional advisor whose life and career exemplifies the spirit of philanthropy. This individual represents great ethical practices, judgment and service to their clients enabling them to achieve their personal and philanthropic goals through planned giving.
Stommel is a partner at the Naples office of Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP, and bring over 20 years of experience in estate planning, trust and estate administration, fiduciary duties, and post mortem estate planning. He is admitted to practice in both Florida and Michigan and is Board Certified in the area of Wills, Trusts and Estates law by The Florida Bar.
Stommel has been recognized by Florida Super Lawyers® every year since 2006 and has been selected as one of The Best Lawyers in America® continuously since 2007. He is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell and listed in Florida Super Lawyers.
A graduate of The Thomas M. Cooley Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1991, and the University of Michigan Dearborn, B.B.A., 1970, Stommel practices in tax and personal wealth areas of Porter Wright. He is active in many professional associations including the American Bar, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section; Florida Bar’s Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section; American Institute of CPA’s; Florida Institute of CPA’s; Michigan Association of CPA’s; Collier County Bar Association; and Estate Planning Council of Naples, Inc.