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Best Lawyers in America(R) 2013 Recognizes 57 Waller Attorneys

Aug 23 2012 12:00AM

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NASHVILLE, TN -- (Marketwire) -- 08/23/12 -- Best Lawyers®, the oldest and most highly-respected peer review guide to legal excellence in the legal profession, has named 57 Waller attorneys to its 2013 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. The list is compiled based on exhaustive national surveys of over 4 million evaluations of lawyers by their professional peers. The new 2013 Best Lawyers in America list marks the publication's 19th Edition.

"This is a record setting year for Waller," said John Tishler, chairman of Waller, Nashville's oldest and largest law firm. "We are particularly proud of the number of legal services recognized. This reflects the extraordinary number of our clients who rely on a team of attorneys across different practice groups to meet the intricate challenges presented by complex business transactions and disputes."

Waller's attorneys were recognized by Best Lawyers in 49 distinct practice areas. Many were listed in multiple specialties. Eleven attorneys received the honor for the first time. Overall, attorneys from the firm's Nashville and Birmingham offices were featured 128 times in the 2013 publication. The following attorneys were honored in their respective practice areas:

Stephen C. Baker, Partner - Real Estate Law •George W. Bishop III, Partner - Corporate Law, Health Care Law, Litigation-Mergers & Acquisitions, Mergers & Acquisitions Law •Robert E. Boston, Partner - Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Employment Law-Management, Labor Law-Management, Litigation-Labor & Employment •James B. Bristol, Partner - Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Employment Law-Management, Litigation (ERISA), Tax Law •Brian R. Browder, Partner - Health Care Law •Alexander B. Buchanan, Partner - Administrative/Regulatory Law, Corporate Law, Public Finance Law •Matthew R. Burnstein, Partner - Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law •Jeffrey A. Calk, Partner - Real Estate Law •Edward M. Callaway, Partner - Environmental Law •Robert R. Campbell, Jr., Partner - Banking and Finance Law, Project Finance Law, Real Estate Law •Larry B. Childs, Partner - Banking and Finance Law, Commercial Litigation, Litigation-Banking & Finance, Litigation-Construction •John D. Claybrook, Partner - Real Estate Law •J. Chase Cole, Partner - Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law •Lew Conner, Counsel - Arbitration, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Family Law, Family Law Mediation, Litigation-Construction, Mediation •Waverly D. Crenshaw, Jr., Partner - Employment Law-Management, Litigation-Labor & Employment •Walter H. Crouch, Partner - Commercial Litigation, Litigation-Intellectual Property •Paul S. Davidson, Partner - Commercial Litigation, Litigation-Antitrust, Litigation-Intellectual Property, Litigation-Mergers & Acquisitions, Litigation-Securities •Ames Davis, Partner - Commercial Litigation •James M. Doran, Jr., Partner - Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions-Defendants, Product Liability Litigation-Defendants •Christopher S. Dunn, Partner - Construction Law, Litigation-Construction •Derek W. Edwards, Partner - Commercial Litigation •Robert P. Felber, Jr., Partner - Franchise Law, Trademark Law •Frances Fenelon, Partner - Product Liability Litigation-Defendants •Shannon Goff Kukulka, Partner - Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law •J. Leigh Griffith, Partner - Government Relations Practice, Litigation & Controversy-Tax, Tax Law •Andrea Beth Connor Guest, Partner - Corporate Law, Health Care Law •Matthew T. Harris, Partner - Litigation-Real Estate, Real Estate Law •Robert L. Harris, Partner - Banking and Finance Law •Robb S. Harvey, Partner - Commercial Litigation, Franchise Law, Litigation-First Amendment, Litigation-Intellectual Property, Media Law •E. Brent Hill, Partner - Corporate Law, Health Care Law •J. Reginald Hill, Partner - Corporate Law, Health Care Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law •Heather Hubbard, Partner - Copyright Law •Richard A. Johnson, Partner - Tax Law, Trust and Estates •J. Steven Kirkham, Partner - Real Estate Law •David E. Lemke, Partner - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law •Nora L. Liggett, Partner - Health Care Law •Kim Harvey Looney, Partner - Health Care Law •Gerald F. Mace, Partner - Banking and Finance Law •E. Marlee Mitchell, Partner - Corporate Law, Mutual Funds Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law •Donald R. Moody, Partner - Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law •E. Andrew Norwood, Partner - Copyright Law, Information Technology Law, Litigation-Intellectual Property, Litigation-Patent, Patent Law, Technology Law, Trademark Law •Lea Carol Owen, Partner - Commercial Litigation •Stephen L. Page, Partner - Health Care Law •W. Travis Parham, Partner - Commercial Litigation, Litigation-Banking & Finance, Litigation-Real Estate, Litigation-Securities •Michael R. Paslay, Partner - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation-Bankruptcy •Thomas H. Peebles IV, Counsel - Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law •MaryEllen Sullivan Pickrell, Partner - Corporate Law •Patricia Owen Powers, Counsel - Health Care Law •G. Scott Rayson, Partner - Corporate Law, Health Care Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law •L. Hunter Rost, Jr., Partner - Mergers & Acquisitions Law •Paul G. Summers, Partner - Commercial Litigation, Government Relations Practice •Barrett B. Sutton, Jr., Partner - Real Estate Law •John C. Tishler, Partner, Chairman - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/ Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation-Bankruptcy •Charles A. Trost, Counsel - Tax Law, Trust and Estates •James M. Weaver, Partner - Environmental Law, Gaming Law, Government Relations Law •Joseph A. Woodruff, Partner - Commercial Litigation, Litigation-Banking & Finance, Litigation-Securities •G. Michael Yopp, Partner - Litigation & Controversy-Tax, Tax Law

About Waller
Waller is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee with offices in Birmingham, Alabama and Austin, Texas. With approximately 200 attorneys, Waller helps clients navigate a diverse range of complex transactional, regulatory and litigation issues across myriad industries. Waller is Nashville's oldest and largest law firm. Founded in 1905, Waller has client relationships spanning decades because time and again, clients come for the lawyer and stay for the firm. For more information, please visit www.wallerlaw.com.



Contact:
Ryan Witherell
615-327-7999
rwitherell@seigenthaler.com





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