40 Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Attorneys Named 2013 Mid-South Super Lawyers

Firm News, Accolade

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that Mid-South Super Lawyers has selected 40 of the firm’s Jackson, Miss., and Nashville, Tenn., attorneys as among the region’s leading lawyers for 2013. In addition, six of those attorneys earned top 50 rankings in their respective city or state. The Mid-South edition of Super Lawyers ranks attorneys in Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee.

“We are gratified to be recognized so prominently again by Mid-South Super Lawyers,” said Firm Chairman Beau Grenier. “We also congratulate all of the attorney honorees on their leadership and contributions to the success of our firm.”

Below is a list of attorneys named Mid-South Super Lawyers, organized by office.


Attorneys in the firm’s Jackson office who were named Mid-South Super Lawyers for 2013 are Roy D. Campbell, III (General Litigation); David W. Clark (Business Litigation); W. Rodney Clement (Real Estate); W. Wayne Drinkwater (Business Litigation); J. William (Will) Manuel (Business Litigation); J. Douglas (Doug) Minor, Jr. (Business Litigation); William R. (Bill) Purdy (Construction Litigation); Stephen L. Thomas (General Litigation); and Stephen M. (Steve) Wilson (Business/Corporate).

In addition to being named Mid-South Super Lawyers, Roy D. Campbell III, David W. Clark, and W. Wayne Drinkwater were ranked among the top 50 Mississippi Super Lawyers for 2013.

Several attorneys in the firm’s Jackson office were named Mid-South Rising Stars for 2013. They are Kelly R. Blackwood (General Litigation); Mary Clay W. Morgan (General Litigation); Kathleen Shields O’Beirne (Civil Litigation Defense); and Alex Purvis (Insurance Coverage).


Attorneys in the firm’s Nashville office who were named Mid-South Super Lawyers for 2013 are: Michael D. (Mike) Brent (Health Care); Kevin B. Campbell (Health Care); Ann Peldo Cargile (Real Estate); Brett R. Carter (Tax); J. Greer Cummings, Jr. (Real Estate); Joseph W. Gibbs (Tax); Jay Hardcastle (Health Care); John R. Haynes (Real Estate); Samuel D. (Sam) Lipshie (Entertainment & Sports); Matthew C. (Matt) Lonergan (Employment & Labor); Chuck Mataya (Employment & Labor); Russell B. (Russ) Morgan (Business Litigation); Patricia Head (Pat) Moskal (Appellate); John E. Murdock, III (Mergers & Acquisitions); Jim Murphy (Land Use/Zoning); William L. (Bill) Norton, III (Bankruptcy); Craig Oliver (Employment & Labor); Robert S. (Bob) Patterson (Business Litigation); Todd Presnell (Business Litigation); Brooks R. Smith (Real Estate); David K. Taylor (Construction Litigation); John W. Titus (Mergers & Acquisitions); J. Thomas Trent, Jr. (Real Estate); Thor Y. Urness (Business Litigation); Richard F. Warren (Real Estate); and Robert E. (Bob) Wood (Real Estate).

In addition to being named Mid-South Super Lawyers, William L. (Bill) Norton, III, Robert S. (Bob) Patterson, and J. Thomas Trent, Jr., were ranked among the top 50 Nashville Super Lawyers for 2013. Mr. Norton and Mr. Patterson were also named to the 100 Tennessee Super Lawyers list for 2013.

Eric W. Smith (Business Litigation) was named a Mid-South Rising Star for 2013.