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Front Page - Friday, August 31, 2018

Best Lawyers names 2019 top attorneys




Chattanooga attorneys fared well in the 25th edition of Best Lawyers, a peer-review guide to the legal profession.

Attorneys named to “The Best Lawyers in America” are recognized by their peers in the legal industry for their professional excellence in 145 practice areas. For the 2019 edition of “The Best Lawyers in America,” 7.8 million votes were analyzed.

Chattanooga attorneys listed in the 2019 edition of “The Best Lawyers in America” are listed below.

Next week, attorneys selected from Leitner, Williams, Dooley & Napolitan; Husch Blackwell; Gearhiser, Peters, Elliott & Cannon; Burnette, Dobson & Pinchak; Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis; Evans Harrison Hackett; Spears, Moore, Rebman & Williams; Summers, Rufolo & Rodgers; Pierce Law Firm; Law Offices of Thomas Crutchfield; Richardson Law Firm; Van Dolson Law Office; Patrick, Beard, Schulman & Jacoway

BAKER DONELSON

Ken Beckman: Banking and Finance, Corporate, Mergers and Acquisitions, Public Finance, Real Estate, Securitization and Structured Finance

Joe Conner: Commercial Litigation, Construction, Eminent Domain and Condemnation, Energy, Litigation-Construction, Litigation-Real Estate

J. Wayne Cropp: Environmental

Robert Divine: Immigration

Richard Faulkner, Jr.: Real Estate

Richard Gossett: Banking and Finance, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization, Business Organizations (including LLCs and partnerships), Litigation-Bankruptcy, Litigation-Real Estate

Russell Gray: Employment-Management, Labor-Management, Litigation-Labor and Employment

Carl Hartley: Corporate, Economic Development, Litigation and Controversy-Tax, Non-Profit/Charities, Tax

Thomas Helton: Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation-Intellectual Property, Litigation-Patent, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions-Defendants, Medical Malpractice-Defendants, Product Liability Litigation-Defendants

Cameron Hill: Construction, Litigation-Construction

Micheline Johnson: Copyright, Entertainment-Motion Pictures and Television, Patent, Trademark

Misty Kelley: Eminent Domain and Condemnation

James Levine: Business Organizations (including LLCs and partnerships)

Virginia Love: Business Organizations (including LLCs and partnerships), Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses, Non-Profit/Charities, Trusts and Estates

Joshua Powers: Litigation-Health Care, Medical Malpractice-Defendants

K. Stephen Powers: Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants, Product Liability Litigation-Defendants, Transportation

Susan Elliott Rich: Banking and Finance, Real Estate, Securitization and Structured Finance

William Robinson: Employee Benefits (ERISA)

Ross Schram III: Real Estate

Philip Whitaker: Commercial Litigation, Real Estate, Trusts and Estates

Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel

Bill Aiken: Health Care, Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate

Max Bahner: Commercial Litigation, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Litigation-First Amendment, Litigation-Antitrust

William Barker: Mediation, Arbitration

Richard Bethea: Commercial Litigation, Litigation-Intellectual Property, Litigation-Patent, Product Liability Litigation-Defendants

Mark Cunningham: Health Care

Timothy Gibbons: Construction

David Hill: Copyright, Patent, Trademark

Rosemarie Hill: Commercial Litigation, Litigation-Antitrust, Litigation-Labor and Employment

Rick Hitchcock: Energy

Rick Hudson: Real Estate

Nelson Irvine: Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate, Non-Profit/Charities

Anthony Jackson: Litigation-First Amendment

Hugh Moore: Commercial Litigation, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Litigation-Municipal

Hal North: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization

Dana Perry: Trusts and Estates, Elder

Bill Pickering: Litigation-Labor and Employment, Labor-Management, Employment-Management

Mike St. Charles: Real Estate

Mark Turner: Business Organizations (including LLCs and partnerships), Securitization and Structured, Finance, Real Estate

Paul Weidlich: Patent

Greg Willett: Trusts and Estates

Jay Young: Project Finance, Banking and Finance

MILLER & MARTIN

Alfred Smith, Jr.: Public Finance

Allen McCallie: Real Estate

Ansley Moses: Tax

C. Crews Townsend: Commercial Litigation, Product Liability Litigation-Defendants

Carlos Smith: Antitrust, Corporate, Energy, Litigation-Antitrust

Charles Lee: Employment-Management, Labor-Management, Litigation-Labor and Employment

Christopher Crevasse: Employee Benefits (ERISA)

Donald Morton: Employee Benefits (ERISA), Trusts and Estates

Donald Aho: Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation-Securities

Douglas Johnson: Copyright, Patent, Trademark

E. Mattias Jannerbo: Mergers and Acquisitions

Ned Boehm: Antitrust

Evan Allison: Real Estate

Franklin Williams: Mergers and Acquisitions

Gary Gerbitz: Criminal Defense: General Practice, Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Howard Levine: Health Care

Hugh Sharber: Corporate

James Haley IV: Banking and Finance, Real Estate, Securitization and Structured Finance

James Williams: Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions-Defendants

John Henry, Jr.: Mergers and Acquisitions

John Bode: Employment-Management, Labor-Management, Litigation-Labor and Employment

Karen Smith: Employment-Management, Litigation-Labor and Employment

Kyle Eiselstein: Commercial Litigation, Insurance, Litigation-Insurance

Leah Gerbitz: Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions-Defendants, Product Liability Litigation-Defendants

Marcy Eason: Litigation-Banking and Finance, Product Liability Litigation-Defendants

Mark Degler: Corporate

Mark Smith: Economic Development

Alston Hamilton: Corporate

Richard Rose: Health Care, Litigation-Construction

Dick Crotteau: Real Estate

Bobby Dann: Real Estate

Roger Dickson: Arbitration, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Mediation

Scott Parrish: Litigation-Construction

Stephen John Stark: Litigation-Intellectual Property, Patent; Trademark

Thomas Hayslett III: Real Estate

Randy Wilson: Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation-Construction, Medical Malpractice-Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants

Scott McGinness, Jr.: Corporate, Securities/Capital Markets

Ward Nelson: Health Care

William Trumpeter: Arbitration, Employment-Management, Labor-Management, Litigation-Labor and Employment

Judge William Brown: Arbitration, Mediation, Personal Injury Litigation-Plaintiffs