Chambliss Attorneys Selected for Best Lawyers in America© 2022

Thursday, September 2, 2021

Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C. announce Best Lawyers in America named five attorneys as "Lawyer of the Year" in the Chattanooga area among the 24 selected for The Best Lawyers in America 2022. In addition, 12 Chambliss attorneys were named to the second edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch list.

The five Chambliss attorneys recognized as 2022 Chattanooga "Lawyer of the Year" include Justice William "Muecke" M. Barker, Timothy "Tim" M. Gibbons, Richard “Rick” T. Hudson, J. Nelson Irvine and Mark Turner.


Attorney Name

2022 "Lawyer of the Year" Awards, Chattanooga, Practice Area

William "Muecke" M.

Barker

Arbitration

Timothy "Tim" M. Gibbons

Construction Law

Richard "Rick" T. Hudson

Real Estate Law

J. Nelson Irvine

Nonprofit / Charities Law

Mark Turner

Securitization and Structured Finance Law


Each lawyer represents a wide variety of clients across the nation on matters ranging from elder law to product liability disputes. Mr. Turner concentrates his practice on business financing and transactions. Mr. Gibbons counsels clients in construction and development law. Justice Barker focuses his practice on arbitration and mediation. Mr. Hudson guides clients in real estate law matters and clients turn to Mr. Irvine for advice in corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, and nonprofit and charities law.

Best Lawyers selects only one lawyer in each practice area and geographic region as the "Lawyer of the Year." The publication selects lawyers based on voting averages received during the peer review assessments. Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect each lawyer has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and same practice areas for their abilities, professionalism, and integrity.

Best Lawyers recognized 24 Chambliss attorneys in The Best Lawyers in America 2022:

Attorney Name

Practice Area

William P. Aiken

Corporate Law, Health Care Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law

T. Maxfield Bahner

Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Antitrust, Litigation - First Amendment

William "Muecke" M. Barker

Arbitration, Mediation

Mark A. Cunningham

Corporate Law, Health Care Law

Cathy S. Dorvil

Litigation - Health Care

James "Jim" F. Exum III

Insurance Law

Timothy "Tim" M. Gibbons

Construction Law, Litigation - Construction

Jeffrey "Jeff" G. Granillo

Commercial Litigation, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

David J. Hill

Copyright Law, Patent Law, Trademark Law

Frederick "Rick" L. Hitchcock

Energy Law

Richard "Rick" T. Hudson

Real Estate Law

J. Nelson Irvine

Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Nonprofit / Charities Law

Anthony "Bud" A. Jackson

Litigation - First Amendment, Media Law

John G. Jackson

Litigation - Intellectual Property

Jeffrey W. Maddux

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Bankruptcy

Harold "Hal" L. North, Jr.

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Dana B. Perry

Elder Law, Trusts and Estates

William H. Pickering

Employment Law - Management, Litigation - Labor and Employment

M. Craig Smith

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Michael N. St. Charles

Real Estate Law

Mark Turner

Banking and Finance Law, Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Real Estate Law, Securitization and Structured Finance Law

Paul S. Weidlich

Patent Law

Gregory "Greg" D. Willett

Trusts and Estates

Jay A. Young

Banking and Finance Law, Project Finance Law

 

"We are proud of the client service and integrity our attorneys show our clients every day," said President and Managing Shareholder Mark Cunningham. "It is especially exciting to see several new individuals recognized in this year's edition of 2022 Best Lawyers and Ones to Watch. At Chambliss, we strive to provide high quality solutions and continue to actively pursue ways to expand and enhance our fierce client loyalty."

Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch attorneys are noteworthy attorneys who have been in private practice for less than 10 years in the U.S. These attorneys are typically individuals who have been in practice between five to nine years and have displayed outstanding professional excellence. This recognition is based on peer review, as well.

Best Lawyers selected 12 Chambliss attorneys for the second edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch:

Attorney Name

Practice Area

Stephen D. Adams

Intellectual Property Law, Patent Law

Kelly B. Etchells

Commercial Litigation, Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Willa B. Kalaidjian

Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Venture Capital Law

Courtney J. Keehan

Health Care Law

Nathan "Nate" L. Kinard

Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation

Calvin "Cal" B. Marshall

Corporate Governance and Compliance Law, Corporate Law, Health Care Law

Martha Culp Millener

Real Estate Law

Leah R. Mitchell

Elder Law

Jed Roebuck

Corporate Governance and Compliance Law, Corporate Law, Health Care Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law

McKeehanon C. Rue

Corporate Law, Real Estate Law

Logan C. Threadgill

Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, Litigation - Bankruptcy, Litigation - Construction

Kirby Waddell Yost

Land Use and Zoning Law, Real Estate Law, Transportation Law

 


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