Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Receives High Rankings in Chambers USA 2009

Press Release

Fifty-seven attorneys from Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP recently were selected for inclusion in the 2009 edition of Chambers USA – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. In addition, the publication awarded high rankings to several practice areas throughout the firm’s offices.

Alabama – The Alabama offices of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings received high rankings in the following six practice areas: Banking & Finance, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Corporate/Commercial, Labor & Employment, Litigation: General Commercial and Real Estate.

In addition, the following 26 Alabama attorneys were honored: Kay K. Bains, Banking & Finance and Real Estate; Charles A.J. Beavers Jr., Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use; William C. Byrd, Real Estate; James W. Childs Jr., Corporate/Commercial; Paul Compton, Banking & Finance and Banking & Finance: Mainly Regulatory; Patrick Darby, Bankruptcy/Restructuring; J. David Dresher, Banking & Finance and Real Estate; Denson N. Franklin III, Corporate/Commercial; James Gewin, Litigation: General Commercial; Ray D. Gibbons, Banking & Finance; John B. Grenier, Corporate/Commercial; Tripp Haston, Litigation: General Commercial; Abdul Kallon, Labor & Employment; Harold Kushner, Corporate/Commercial; Michael D. McKibben, Litigation: General Commercial; Hobart McWhorter, Litigation: General Commercial; T. Matthew Miller, Labor & Employment; John K. Molen, Corporate/Commercial; Stephen Monk, Real Estate; John H. Morrow, Litigation: General Commercial; Michael Pennington, Litigation: General Commercial; E. Mabry Rogers, Litigation: Construction; Dawn Helms Sharff, Banking & Finance and Real Estate; Laurence D. Vinson, Banking & Finance; Paul Ware, Corporate/Commercial; and Alan K. Zeigler, Banking & Finance: Public Finance.

Mississippi – The Mississippi office of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings received top honors for Litigation: General Commercial. The following six attorneys were listed as leading lawyers in the Litigation: General Commercial practice area: Roy Campbell, Wayne Drinkwater, J. William Manuel, J. Douglas Minor, William R. Purdy and Stephen L. Thomas. Wayne Drinkwater also was named in Litigation: Appellate and William R. Purdy also was listed in Litigation: Construction.

Tennessee – Six practice areas in the Tennessee office received high rankings: Banking & Finance, Corporate/M&A, Healthcare, Labor & Employment, Litigation: General Commercial and Real Estate.

In addition, 23 attorneys in the Nashville office were honored: Stephen T. Braun, Healthcare; Kevin B. Campbell, Healthcare; Ann Peldo Cargile, Real Estate; Greer Cummings, Real Estate; Jay Hardcastle, Healthcare and Healthcare: Regulatory; John Haynes, Real Estate; Berry Holt, Healthcare and Healthcare: Regulatory; Samuel D. Lipshie, Litigation: General Commercial; Matthew Lonergan, Labor & Employment; Charles Mataya, Labor & Employment; John E. Murdock III, Banking & Finance: Transactional; James L. Murphy III, Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use; John W. Myers II, Banking & Finance: Transactional; William L. Norton III, Litigation: Bankruptcy; Craig Oliver, Labor & Employment; Robert S. Patterson, Litigation: General Commercial; David Rutter, Real Estate; Charles Sanger, Banking & Finance: Transactional; John Titus, Corporate/M&A; Tom Trent, Real Estate; Thor Urness, Litigation: General Commercial; Richard F. Warren Jr., Real Estate; and Robert Wood, Real Estate.

Washington, D.C. – The Washington, D.C. office received a high ranking for its Construction practice. In addition, two attorneys were honored for their work in this area: Douglas L. Patin and Robert J. Symon.

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