Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Garners High Rankings in Chambers USA 2012

Media Mention, Press Release

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that the firm and its attorneys have received top recognition again from the prestigious legal industry referral directory Chambers USA – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. The 2012 edition lists 59 of the firm’s attorneys as leaders in their practice areas and awards high rankings to several practice areas throughout the firm’s offices.

Below is a summary of the firm’s 2012 Chambers rankings, organized by state.

Alabama
Chambers ranked Bradley Arant Boult Cummings as one of the top firms in the state for Banking & Finance, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Corporate/Commercial, Litigation: General Commercial, and Real Estate. The firm also received high recognition for its Labor & Employment practice.

Chambers also ranked the following Bradley Arant Boult Cummings attorneys in Birmingham in this year’s guide: Kay K. Bains (Banking & Finance, Real Estate), Charles A. J. Beavers, Jr. (Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use), Jay R. Bender (Bankruptcy/Restructuring), Beau Byrd (Real Estate), James W. Childs, Jr. (Corporate/Commercial), Paul Compton (Banking & Finance, Banking & Finance: Mainly Regulatory), Patrick Darby (Bankruptcy/Restructuring), J. David Dresher (Banking & Finance, Real Estate), Denson N. Franklin, III (Corporate/Commercial), James W. Gewin (Litigation: General Commercial), N. Chris Glenos (Bankruptcy/Restructuring), Beau Grenier (Corporate/Commercial), John W. Hargrove (Labor & Employment), Tripp Haston (Litigation: General Commercial), Harold B. Kushner (Corporate/Commercial), Hobart A. McWhorter, Jr. (Litigation: General Commercial), T. Matthew Miller (Labor & Employment), John K. Molen (Corporate/Commercial), Stephen R. Monk (Real Estate), John H. Morrow (Litigation: General Commercial), Michael R. Pennington (Litigation: General Commercial), E. Mabry Rogers (Litigation: Construction), Dawn Helms Sharff (Banking & Finance), Laurence D. Vinson, Jr. (Banking & Finance, Banking & Finance: Mainly Regulatory), Paul S. Ware (Corporate/Commercial), and Alan K. Zeigler (Banking & Finance: Public Finance).

Tennessee
Chambers ranked Bradley Arant Boult Cummings as one of the state’s top firms for Banking & Finance, Healthcare, and Real Estate. It also recognized the firm’s Corporate/M&A, Labor & Employment, and Litigation: General Commercial practices.

Chambers ranked the following attorneys in the firm’s Nashville office: Stephen T. Braun (Healthcare), Kevin B. Campbell (Healthcare), Ann Peldo Cargile (Real Estate), Doug Franck (Corporate/M&A), Jay Hardcastle (Healthcare, Healthcare: Regulatory), John R. Haynes (Real Estate), E. Berry Holt (Healthcare, Healthcare: Regulatory), Roger G. Jones (Litigation: Bankruptcy), Samuel D. Lipshie (Media & Entertainment), Matthew C. Lonergan (Labor & Employment), John E. Murdock, III (Banking & Finance), Jim Murphy (Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use), John W. Myers, II (Banking & Finance), William L. Norton, III (Litigation: Bankruptcy), Craig Oliver (Labor & Employment), Robert S. Patterson (Litigation: General Commercial), David A. Rutter (Real Estate), John W. Titus (Corporate/M&A), J. Thomas Trent, Jr. (Real Estate), Thor Y. Urness (Litigation: General Commercial), Richard F. Warren (Real Estate), and Robert E. Wood (Real Estate).

District of Columbia
Chambers recognized Bradley Arant Boult Cummings’ Construction practice for the Washington, D.C. area.

Chambers also ranked the firm’s Washington, D.C. attorneys Douglas L. Patin (Construction) and Robert J. Symon (Construction).

Mississippi
Chambers named Bradley Arant Boult Cummings a top firm in Mississippi for its Litigation: General Commercial practice.

Attorneys in the firm’s Jackson office who were recognized by Chambers for their individual work were: Kelly R. Blackwood (Environment), Roy D. Campbell, III (Litigation: General Commercial), W. Rodney Clement (Real Estate), W. Wayne Drinkwater (Litigation: Appellate, Litigation: General Commercial), J. William Manuel (Litigation: General Commercial), J. Douglas Minor, Jr. (Litigation: General Commercial), William R. Purdy (Litigation: Construction), Stephen L. Thomas (Litigation: General Commercial), and Stephen M. Wilson (Corporate/Commercial).

Chambers annually recognizes leading U.S. firms and lawyers in an extensive range of practice areas. Rankings are based on firms’ and attorneys’ reputations among their peers and clients as determined through in-depth research. The Chambers USA Guide is published by London-based Chambers and Partners and is widely read by industry-leading companies and organizations nationwide.

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