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53 Balch & Bingham Attorneys Named 2016 Mid-South Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Balch & Bingham LLP is pleased to announce that 53 attorneys from its Birmingham, Montgomery, Gulfport, and Jackson offices have been named 2016 Mid-South Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. Super Lawyers recognizes 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 attorneys recognized as 2016 Mid-South Super Lawyers and Rising Stars include:

 

Birmingham

Super Lawyers

  • Allen Baker, Personal Injury – Products: Defense
  • Bruce Barze, Personal Injury – Products: Defense
  • Stan Blanton, Energy & Resources
  • James Bradford, Real Estate
  • Russ Campbell, Business Litigation
  • Foster Clark, Government Finance
  • Greg Cook, Business Litigation 
  • Mike Edwards, Business Litigation
  • Ed Haden, Appellate
  • Chris Kimble, Health Care
  • Jenelle Evans McGraw, Personal Injury – Products: Defense
  • Jim Noles, Environmental
  • Hobby Presley, Government Finance
  • Jeremy Retherford, Bankruptcy: Business
  • Alan Rogers, Business Litigation
  • Felton Smith, Real Estate
  • Jeff Starling, Employment & Labor
  • Will Hill Tankersley, Intellectual Property
  • Tim Tracy, Business/Corporate
  • Jesse Vogtle, Banking
  • Lee Zell, Business Litigation

Rising Stars

  • Conrad Anderson, Business Litigation
  • Marcus Chatterton, Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Thomas DeBray, Personal Injury – Products: Defense*
  • Tom DeLawrence, Environmental
  • Paul Greenwood, Creditor Debtor Rights
  • Adam Israel, Business Litigation
  • Todd Lowther, Personal Injury – Projects: Defense
  • Michel Marcoux, Business/Corporate*
  • Brandon Robinson, Energy & Resources
  • Jason Tompkins, Appellate
  • Ginny Willcox Leavens, General Litigation
  • Chris Yeilding, Insurance Coverage

Gulfport

Super Lawyers

  • Jonathan Dyal, Business Litigation
  • Teri Wyly, Environmental

Rising Stars

  • Leo Manuel, Energy & Resources
  • Matt McDade, Business Litigation
  • Brant Pettis, Business Litigation  

Jackson

Super Lawyers

  • Scott Andress, Gaming (10)
  • Walter Boone, Business Litigation 
  • Pepper Crutcher, Employment & Labor
  • Armin Moeller, Employment & Labor
  • Jennifer Skipper, General Litigation 
  • Bill Smith, Environmental Litigation
  • Chris Waddell, Government Finance*

Rising Stars

  •  Ashley Cannady, Employee Litigation: Defense
  • Tara Ellis, Gaming

Montgomery

Super Lawyers

  • Dave Boyd, Business Litigation 
  • Joe McCorkle, Business Litigation 

Rising Stars

  • Louis Calligas, General Litigation 
  • Lane Knight, General Litigation
  • Kelly Pate, General Litigation 
     

* = Attorneys recognized by Super Lawyers for the first year.
(10) = Attorneys recognized by Super Lawyers for 10 consecutive years.