Thirteen Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Attorneys Named 2012 Lawyers of the Year by Best Lawyers

Press Release
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that 13 of the firm’s attorneys have been singled out by Best Lawyers as Lawyers of the Year for 2012 in their respective practice areas. Only one lawyer in each specialty area in a particular legal community is honored as a Lawyer of the Year.

Overall, 153 Bradley Arant Boult Cummings attorneys are included in the 2012 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, one of the most highly regarded referral publications in the legal profession. Attorneys are selected for Best Lawyers through a detailed peer-review survey that targets more than 39,000 leading lawyers for their opinions on other lawyers’ abilities. Lawyer of the Year honorees received particularly high survey ratings and accolades from their peers for their abilities, professionalism and integrity.

“We congratulate our Lawyers of the Year on the exceptional level of praise that they received from their peers, as well as all of the firm’s attorneys who earned a place on Best Lawyers’ highly respected list for 2012,” said Firm Chairman Beau Grenier. “Their hard work and dedication to their clients is truly reflective of the high quality of legal talent at our firm.”

Attorneys in the firm’s Birmingham office who are recognized by Best Lawyers as the 2012 Lawyers of the Year in Birmingham in their respective practice areas are: Kay K. Bains (Real Estate Law), Michael S. Denniston (Antitrust Law), L. Susan Doss (Banking and Finance Law), Beau Grenier (Mergers & Acquisitions Law), John K. Molen (Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law) and Paul S. Ware (Corporate Governance Law).

In the firm’s Jackson office, W. Wayne Drinkwater (Bet-the-Company Litigation) has been named a 2012 Lawyer of the Year.

Attorneys in the firm’s Nashville office who are recognized by Best Lawyers as the city’s top attorneys for 2012 in their respective practice areas are: E. Berry Holt (Health Care Law), John E. Murdock III (Banking and Finance Law), Jim Murphy (Litigation – Land Use & Zoning), William L. Norton III (Bankruptcy & Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law), Henry M. Walker (Energy Law) and Robert E. Wood (Real Estate Law).