14 Leitner, Williams, Dooley & Napolitan Attorneys Named Super Lawyers, Rising Stars

Thursday, November 14, 2013

The law firm of Leitner, Williams, Dooley and Napolitan, PLLC announced that 14 attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in Mid-South Super Lawyers magazine 2013. Six attorneys have been selected “Super Lawyers,” while eight attorneys have been selected as 2013 “Rising Stars” according to Super Lawyers magazine.  

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys, officials said.

Super Lawyers selected for 2013 from the firm include:
Thomas A. Williams (Chattanooga Office) in the categories of Personal Injury Defense: General, Insurance Coverage, Estate Planning & Probate
William E. Godbold, III (Chattanooga Office) in the categories of Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice, Professional Liability: Defense, Civil Litigation Defense
Steven W. Keyt (Chattanooga Office) in the categories of Workers’ Compensation and Transportation/ Maritime
J. Frank Thomas (Nashville Office) in the categories of Insurance Coverage, Personal Injury Defense: General
Michael D. Newton (Chattanooga Office) in the categories of Civil Litigation Defense, General Litigation
James P. Catalano (Nashville Office) in the categories of General Litigation, Construction Litigation, Appellate

Rising Stars selected for 2013 from the firm include:
Bruce D. Gill (Chattanooga Office) in the category of Personal Injury Defense: General
Jay M. Atkins (Oxford, MS Office) in the category of Civil Litigation Defense
Kenneth D. Veit (Nashville Office) in the category of Civil Litigation Defense
Benjamin T. Reese (Chattanooga Office) in the categories of Civil Litigation Defense, Transportation/ Maritime and Workers’ Compensation
Meredith B. Weaver (Knoxville Office) in the category of Workers’ Compensation
H. Case Embry (Oxford, MS Office) in the categories of General Litigation, Workers’ Compensation
Charles R. Patrick (Memphis Office) in the categories of Civil Litigation Defense and Workers’ Compensation
Mitzi L. George (Nashville Office) in the categories of General Litigation, Transportation/ Maritime, Construction Litigation

Leitner, Williams has had a total of eight Super Lawyers named, and ten Rising Stars in past editions of Super Lawyers magazine. 

To find out more about these attorneys and the law firm, please visit www.leitnerfirm.com.


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