56 Miller & Martin Attorneys Listed In The Best Lawyers In America 2018 Edition

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Miller & Martin announced 56 of its attorneys have been selected by Best Lawyers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2018 edition, including 43 from Chattanooga. 

Attorneys named to The Best Lawyers in America were nominated and recognized by their peers in the legal industry for their professional excellence in their respective practice areas. Best Lawyers, a peer-review guide to the legal profession, analyzed more than 7.4 million votes to select the leading lawyers to be included in the edition. 

Lawyers from Chattanooga are: 

Donald J. Aho - Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Litigation - Securities
Evan A. Allison - Real Estate Law
Roger D. Bailey Jr. - Mergers and Acquisitions Law
John R. Bode - Employment Law - Management; Labor Law - Management; Litigation - Labor and Employment
Edward N. Boehm - Antitrust Law
William L. Brown - Arbitration; Mediation; Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Christie Kizer Burbank - Health Care Law
Christopher A. Crevasse - Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Richard D. Crotteau - Real Estate Law
Robert L. Dann - Real Estate Law
Mark W. Degler - Corporate Law
Roger W. Dickson - Arbitration; Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Mediation
Marcia Meredith Eason - Litigation - Banking and Finance; Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
Kyle W. Eiselstein - Commercial Litigation; Litigation - Insurance
Gary D. Gerbitz - Criminal Defense: General Practice; Defense: White-Collar
Leah M. Gerbitz - Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
James M. Haley IV - Banking and Finance Law; Real Estate Law; Securitization and Structured Finance Law
R. Alston Hamilton - Corporate Law
Thomas L. Hayslett III - Real Estate Law
John F. Henry Jr. - Mergers and Acquisitions Law
E. Mattias Jannerbo - Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Douglas T. Johnson - Copyright Law; Patent Law; Trademark Law
Charles B. Lee - Employment Law – Management; Labor Law – Management; Litigation - Labor and Employment
Howard I. Levine - Health Care Law
Allen L. McCallie - Real Estate Law
W. Scott McGinness Jr. - Corporate Law; Securities / Capital Markets Law
Donald E. Morton - Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law; Trusts and Estates
Ansley T. Moses - Tax Law
J. Patrick Murphy - Banking and Finance Law; Corporate Law
Ward W. Nelson - Health Care Law
W. Scott Parrish - Litigation - Construction
Richard C. Rose - Health Care Law; Litigation - Construction
Hugh F. Sharber - Corporate Law
Alfred E. Smith Jr. - Public Finance Law
Carlos C. Smith - Antitrust Law; Corporate Law; Energy Law; Litigation - Antitrust
Karen M. Smith - Employment Law – Management; Litigation - Labor and Employment
Mark W. Smith - Economic Development Law
Stephen John Stark - Litigation - Intellectual Property; Patent Law; Trademark Law
C. Crews Townsend - Commercial Litigation; Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
William G. Trumpeter - Arbitration; Employment Law – Management; Labor Law – Management; Litigation - Labor and Employment
Franklin M. Williams - Mergers and Acquisitions Law
James T. Williams - Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
W. Randall Wilson - Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Construction; Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants; Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants


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