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Balch & Bingham Alabama and Georgia Attorneys Named 2015 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Balch & Bingham LLP is pleased to announce that 44 attorneys from the firm’s Alabama and Georgia offices have been named Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

Super Lawyers recognizes no more than five percent of attorneys in each state. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. Rising Stars recognizes no more than 2.5 percent of the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state who are 40 years old and younger or who have practiced for 10 years or less.

The Balch & Bingham attorneys recognized as 2015 Alabama and Georgia Super Lawyers and Rising Stars and their respective practice areas are listed below by office:


  • S. Allen Baker, Jr., Personal Injury – Products: Defense
  • James A. Bradford, Real Estate
  • J. Russ Campbell, Business Litigation
  • J. Foster Clark, Government Finance
  • Gregory C. Cook, Business Litigation
  • Michael L. Edwards, Business Litigation
  • Ed R. Haden, Appellate
  • Cavender C. (Chris) Kimble, Health Care
  • Randolph H. Lanier, Real Estate
  • Jeremy L. Retherford, Bankruptcy: Business
  • Alan T. Rogers, Business Litigation
  • Felton W. Smith, Real Estate '
  • M. Jefferson Starling III, Employment & Labor
  • Will Hill Tankersley, Jr., Intellectual Property
  • Timothy J. Tracy, Business/Corporate
  • Jesse S. Vogtle, Jr., Banking
  • Lee H. Zell, Business Litigation


  • David R. Boyd, Business Litigation
  • W. Joseph McCorkle, Jr., Business Litigation



  • Matthew B. Ames, Business Litigation
  • Christopher S. Anulewicz, Business Litigation
  • T. Joshua R. Archer, General Litigation
  • Michael J. Bowers, General Litigation
  • Michael R. Wing, Creditor Debtor Rights



  • L. Conrad Anderson IV, Business Litigation
  • Marcus R. Chatterton, Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Thomas G. DeLawrence, Environmental
  • Adam K. Israel, Business Litigation
  • Brandon N. Robinson, Energy & Resources
  • Jason B. Tompkins, Appellate
  • Ginny Willcox Leavens, General Litigation
  • Christopher L. Yeilding, Insurance Coverage


  • G. Lane Knight, General Litigation
  • Kelly F. Pate, General Litigation



  • Righton E. Johnson, Business Litigation
  • Walter E. Jones, Business Litigation
  • M. Anne Kaufold-Wiggins, Personal Injury General: Defense