11 Chambliss Attorneys Ranked In 2013 Mid-South Super Lawyers And 2013 Mid-South Rising Stars

Saturday, November 9, 2013

Eleven attorneys from Chattanooga-based law firm, Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, are included on the 2013 Mid-South Super Lawyers and the 2013 Mid-South Rising Stars lists.

Super Lawyers is a ranking of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who are recognized highly by their peers for their professional achievement. To qualify as a Super Lawyer the attorney must go through a multifaceted selection process including, independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

Chambliss attorneys included on the 2013 Mid-South Super Lawyers list have received particularly high professional achievement and peer endorsements.  Each year, no more than 5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Attorneys in this category are:

2013 Mid-South Super Lawyers

Attorney Name                                   Practice Area

T. Maxfield Bahner                          Business Litigation
Bruce C. Bailey                               Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Richard W. Bethea                         Business Litigation
Anthony A. Jackson                        Civil Rights/First Amendment
Hugh J. Moore, Jr.                           Civil Litigation Defense
Harold L. North, Jr.                          Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Alicia Brown Oliver                          Intellectual Property
Dana B. Perry*                                Estate Planning & Probate


*Dana Perry is also featured in the Top 50 Women Mid-South Attorneys category.

The 2013 Mid-South Rising Stars honor is awarded in 36 states to up and coming attorneys. To qualify for this honor, attorneys must go through the same multifaceted selection process as the Super Lawyers, with the understanding that they are not over 40 years of age and have practiced law no more than 10 years.

The attorneys in the Rising Stars category are among the 2.5 percent of attorneys in the state that are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Attorneys in this category are: 

2013 Mid-South Rising Stars

Attorney Name                                   Practice Area

Tom Greenholtz                              Business Litigation
Douglas S. Griswold                       Health Care
Michael J. Stewart                           Real Estate

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