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55 Balch & Bingham Attorneys Recognized as 2017 Mid-South Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Super Lawyers recognized 55 Balch & Bingham attorneys from the firm’s Birmingham, Montgomery, Gulfport, and Jackson offices as 2017 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 multi-phased selection process 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 2017 Mid-South Super Lawyers and Rising Stars include:

BIRMINGHAM

Super Lawyers

  • Allen Baker (10)
  • Bruce Barze (10)
  • Stan Blanton
  • James Bradford (10)
  • Russ Campbell
  • Foster Clark (10)
  • Greg Cook
  • Mike Edwards, Business Litigation (10)
  • Tom Francis
  • Ed Haden
  • Chris Kimble (10)
  • Jim Noles,
  • John Pickering
  • Jeremy Retherford
  • Alan Rogers (10)
  • Jeff Starling
  • Will Hill Tankersley
  • Jason Tompkins (newly listed)
  • Tim Tracy (10)
  • Jesse Vogtle
  • Lee Zell (10)

 

Rising Stars

  • Conrad Anderson
  • Marcus Chatterton
  • Steven Corhern (newly listed)
  • Thomas DeBray
  • Tom DeLawrence
  • Chase Espy (newly listed)
  • Ryan Hodinka (newly listed)
  • Adam Israel
  • Lee Johnsey
  • Todd Lowther
  • Brandon Robinson
  • Millie Ronnlund (newly listed)
  • Ginny Willcox Leavens

 

GULFPORT

Super Lawyers

  • Jonathan Dyal
  • Teri Wyly

 

Rising Stars

  • Leo Manuel
  • Matt McDade
  • Brant Pettis

 

JACKSON

Super Lawyers

  • Scott Andress
  • Walter Boone
  • Pepper Crutcher
  • Armin Moeller
  • Jennifer Skipper 
  • Bill Smith
  • Chris Waddell

 

Rising Stars

  • Ben Bryant (newly listed)
  • Ashley Cannady
  • Tara Ellis

 

MONTGOMERY

Super Lawyers

  • Dave Boyd (10)
  • Joe McCorkle (10)
  • Dorman Walker (newly listed)

 

Rising Stars

  • Louis Calligas,
  • Lane Knight
  • Kelly Pate

 

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