Chambliss Attorneys Recognized In 2024 Editions Of Best Lawyers And Ones To Watch In America

  • Thursday, August 17, 2023
J. Nelson Irvine
J. Nelson Irvine

Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C. announced 27 attorneys were recognized in the 30th edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Among those acknowledged, three were named "Lawyer of the Year" for their respective practice areas in Chattanooga. In addition, five Chambliss attorneys were included in the fourth edition of the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America.

The three Chambliss attorneys recognized as a 2024 Chattanooga "Lawyer of the Year" include Richard "Rick" T. Hudson, J. Nelson Irvine, and Mark Turner.

Attorney Name

2024 "Lawyer of the Year", Chattanooga, Practice Area

Richard "Rick" T. Hudson

Real Estate Law

J. Nelson Irvine

Nonprofit / Charities Law

Mark Turner

Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)

Each lawyer recognized represents clients in a variety of industries across the nation on a wide range of matters. Hudson focuses his practice on real estate law, Irvine counsels clients in nonprofit and charity law matters, and Turner concentrates his practice on business financing and real estate law.

The "Lawyer of the Year" recognition is given to one individual in each practice area and geographic region per edition. These individuals are selected based on the highest levels of peer feedback. Receiving this designation reflects a high level of respect among other leading lawyers in the same communities and practice areas for their abilities, professionalism, and integrity.

Best Lawyers recognized 27 Chambliss attorneys in The Best Lawyers in America 2024:

Attorney Name

Practice Area

Stephen D. Adams

William P. Aiken

Patent Law

Corporate Law, Health Care Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Stephen "Steve" D. Barham

Litigation – Health Care

James "Jim" L. Catanzaro, Jr.

Shelton Swafford Chambers

Mark A. Cunningham

Nonprofit / Charities Law

Nonprofit / Charities Law

Corporate Law, Health Care Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Cathy S. Dorvil

Justin L. Furrow

Litigation – Health Care
Litigation – Labor and Employment Law

Timothy "Tim" M. Gibbons

Construction Law, Litigation – Construction

Jeffrey "Jeff" G. Granillo

Commercial Litigation, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

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

John G. Jackson

Litigation – First Amendment, Media Law, Product Liability Law – Defendants

Advertising Law, Litigation – Intellectual Property

Jeffrey W. Maddux

Rebecca H. Miller

Jason R. Mirmelstein

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

Trusts and Estates

Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)

Harold "Hal" L. North, Jr.

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Dana B. Perry

William H. Pickering

Michael N. St. Charles

Michael J. Stewart

Elder Law, Trusts and Estates

Employment Law – Management, Litigation – Labor and Employment

Corporate Law, Real Estate Law

Banking and Finance Law

Mark Turner

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

Gregory "Greg" D. Willett

Kirby Waddell Yost

Trusts and Estates

Land Use and Zoning Law, Real Estate Law

Jay A. Young

Banking and Finance Law, Project Finance Law

"At Chambliss, client service is the motivation behind our everyday practices," said President and Managing Shareholder Mark Cunningham. "As we continuously serve our clients with fierce loyalty, we are proud to recognize our accomplishments along the way. Congratulations to all recognized in the 2024 editions of The Best Lawyers in America and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America!"

Individuals recognized in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America are noteworthy attorneys identified for their talent early in their careers. Those acknowledged typically have been in practice for five to nine years and have displayed outstanding professional excellence. This recognition is also based on peer review.

Best Lawyers selected five Chambliss attorneys for the fourth edition of the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America:

Attorney Name

Practice Area

Courtney J. Keehan

Corporate Law, Health Care Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Nathan "Nate" L. Kinard

Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Martha Culp Millener

Real Estate Law

Kathleen M. Siciliano

Labor and Employment Law – Management, Litigation – Labor and Employment

Logan C. Threadgill

Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, Litigation – Bankruptcy, Litigation – Construction


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