Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C. is honored to announce Best Lawyers in America© selected five Chambliss attorneys as "Lawyer of the Year" in the Chattanooga area, and the publication included 22 Chambliss attorneys in The Best Lawyers in America.
Best Lawyers® selected five Chambliss attorneys for the 2020 Edition of "Lawyer of the Year":
2020 Lawyer of the Year, Chattanooga, Practice Area
William M. Barker
Richard W. Bethea
Litigation – Intellectual Property
David J. Hill
J. Nelson Irvine
Dana B. Perry
Trusts and Estates
Each of these lawyers represents a wide variety of clients across nation on matters ranging from elder law to product liability disputes. Justice William M. Barker focuses his practice on arbitration and mediation. Richard W. Bethea is a litigator, representing and defending clients in a variety of areas: intellectual property, patent, commercial, and product liability. David J. Hill counsels clients on copyright law, patent law, and trademark law. Clients turn to J. Nelson Irvine for matters in corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, and nonprofit and charities law. Dana B. Perry is a Certified Elder Law Attorney and concentrates her practice in trusts and estates, elder law, and special needs planning.
Best Lawyers selects only one lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area as the "Lawyer of the Year." The publication selects lawyers based on voting averages received during the peer review assessments. Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and same practice areas for their abilities, professionalism, and integrity.
Best Lawyers selected 22 Chambliss attorneys for the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America:
William P. Aiken
Corporate Law, Health Care Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law
T. Maxfield Bahner
Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation - First Amendment, Litigation - Antitrust
Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Intellectual Property, Litigation - Patent, Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
Mark A. Cunningham
Health Care Law
James F. Exum III
Timothy M. Gibbons
Copyright Law, Patent Law, Trademark Law
Rosemarie L. Hill
Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Antitrust, Litigation - Labor and Employment
Frederick L. Hitchcock
Richard T. Hudson
Real Estate Law
Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Corporate Law, Non-Profit / Charities Law
Anthony A. Jackson
Litigation - First Amendment
Hugh J. Moore
Commercial Litigation, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Litigation - Municipal
Harold L. North, Jr.
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Trusts and Estates, Elder Law
William H. Pickering
Litigation - Labor and Employment, Labor Law - Management, Employment Law - Management
Michael N. St. Charles
Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Securitization and Structured Finance Law, Real Estate Law
Paul S. Weidlich
Gregory D. Willett
Jay A. Young
Project Finance Law, Banking and Finance Law
About Best Lawyers®
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Read more in the Chattanoogan article "22 Chambliss Attorneys Selected for Best Lawyers in America 2020."
Read more in the Hamilton County Herald article "22 Chambliss Attorneys Selected for Best Lawyers in America."