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Twenty-Five Balch Attorneys Recognized as Mid-South Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars

Balch & Bingham is pleased to announce that 25 attorneys from the firm's Birmingham and Jackson offices, spanning 13 practice areas have been recognized as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars in the 2023 edition of Mid-South Super Lawyers®. These rankings identify outstanding attorneys who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. 

Additionally, Walter Boone and Jennifer Jones Skipper were recognized among the Top 50: Mississippi Super Lawyers. Jennifer was also named among the Top 50: Women Mid-South Super Lawyers, a list she’s been on for six years.

Through a multi-phased selection process including independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations, Super Lawyers recognizes no more than five percent of attorneys in each state. Rising Stars recognizes no more than 2.5 percent of the top up-and-coming attorneys in each state who are either under the age of 40 or have been in practice for less than ten years.

Balch attorneys who have been named Super Lawyers and Rising Stars in the 2023 edition of Mid-South Super Lawyers® include:



Super Lawyers

  • Stan Blanton
  • James Bradford
  • Russ Campbell
  • Allen Estes
  • Ed Haden
  • Chris Kimble
  • Lyle Larson
  • Jeremy Retherford
  • Sean Shirley
  • Jeff Starling
  • Jason Tompkins


Rising Stars

  • Elizabeth Flachsbart
  • Jonathan Hoffmann
  • Adam Israel
  • Irving Jones
  • Christina Pantazis
  • Sloane Phillips



Super Lawyers

  • Scott Andress
  • Walter Boone
  • Pepper Crutcher
  • Armin Moeller
  • Jennifer Jones Skipper
  • Christine Crockett White


Rising Stars

  • Kye C. Handy
  • Claire Williams