Nineteen Rushton Stakely Attorneys Named Best Lawyers 2016

Rushton Stakely is pleased to announce that nineteen of our attorneys were chosen for the 22st edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. The selected lawyers are: Dennis R. Bailey, Communications Law, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Banking & Finance, Litigation – Intellectual Property, Litigation – Labor & Employment, Litigation – Real Estate, and Product Liability Litigation – Defendants; Jeffrey W. Blitz, Real Estate Law; L. Peyton Chapman, Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants; Ronald G. Davenport, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; William I. Eskridge, Real Estate Law; James W. Garrett, Jr., Personal Injury – Defendants, and Insurance Law; Richard B. Garrett, Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants and Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Alan T. Hargrove, Insurance Law and Litigation – Insurance; William S. Haynes, Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants and Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; R. Austin Huffaker, Jr., Appellate Practice; J. Theodore Jackson, Jr., Litigation and Controversy – Tax, Tax Law – Agribusiness, Cooperative Taxation, Federal, Municipal Obligations, Nonprofit Organizations and Charitable Giving, State and Local Tax, Tax Disputes, Tax Planning, Tax-Exempt Organizations, Trusts and Estates; Paul M. James, Jr., Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Thomas H. Keene, Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants and Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Daniel L. Lindsey, Tax Law, Trusts and Estates; Patrick M. Shegon, Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants; Christopher S. Simmons, Litigation & Controversy – Tax, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Public Finance Law – Bond, Tax Law, Trusts and Estates; Frank J. Stakely, Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants and Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Fred W. Tyson, Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants and Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Helen Crump Wells, Tax Law, Trusts and Estates – Estate Planning.

In addition, Mr. Fred Tyson has been named Best Lawyers’ 2015-2016 Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants Montgomery “Lawyer of the Year.” Only a single lawyer in each practice area, in each community is being honored as a “Lawyer of the Year.”

For 30 years, Best Lawyers has been regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence in the United States. Inclusion in the Best Lawyers list is based on a rigorous national survey of almost 50,000 leading U. S. attorneys, and Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.” We are proud that nineteen of our attorneys were recognized with this distinguished honor.