Chambliss Law Ranked in 2023 Chambers USA® Tennessee Report
Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C. has been recognized as a leading Tennessee firm in Band 3 Intellectual Property in the Chambers USA Guide 2023. In addition, Chambliss attorneys Stephen Adams and Jeffrey Maddux, shareholders in intellectual property and bankruptcy, received special recognition for the second year in a row:
- Stephen Adams, Up and Coming for Intellectual Property
- Jeffrey Maddux, Band 2 for Bankruptcy and Restructuring
As Chambliss’ intellectual property chair and a registered patent attorney, Stephen frequently counsels clients in the United States and abroad on various intellectual property matters, including patent, trademark, and copyright preparation, prosecution, maintenance, defense, and enforcement, as well as licensing and trade secrets.
With a diverse clientele ranging from entrepreneurs, inventors, and startups to small and large corporations, governmental entities, and universities, Stephen advises clients across a wide variety of industries, many of them leaders in their fields, including health care, strength and conditioning, entertainment, manufacturing, and renewable energy. He works with these and other clients on trademark and branding issues and identifying and protecting inventions as a means for establishing, growing, and protecting their respective businesses.
Jeffrey is a shareholder that focuses his practice on advising businesses and clients on a variety of financial services matters, including bankruptcy, insolvency issues, loan workouts, restructurings, and commercial loan transactions. With more than a decade of experience, his knowledge of the Uniform Commercial Code and the Bankruptcy Code allows him to work with creditors and debtors on a wide variety of cases while keeping them informed. Jeffrey often works on Chapter 11 filings for business reorganization and represents his creditor clients when their customers, vendors, or borrowers file for bankruptcy. He also has experience with commercial litigation and working with lenders on loan transactions.
Jeffrey has over 14 years of experience advising creditors and debtors nationwide in loan workouts and bankruptcy-related matters. He has developed a reputation in the Southeast region as a respected and knowledgeable advocate for his clients.
Chambers and Partners® rankings are based on independent research into the top law firms worldwide by over 200 researcher analysts who conduct thousands of interviews. The legal directory ranks law firms and individual lawyers in bands. According to Chambers, being ranked in any band is a significant achievement.
To determine the ranking, qualities assessed include evident legal ability, recognized client service, depth of the team, commercial vision and business understanding, diligence, and value for money — ensuring strong support at all levels. Individual lawyers are ranked by practice area based on their legal knowledge and experience, ability, effectiveness, and client service. Law firm rankings are evaluated and listed by department, not the firm as a whole. Chambers judges according to feedback from client and attorney interviews and by assessing recent work. For more information, please review Chambers’ methodology.
To view Chambliss’ rankings in Chambers USA 2023, click here.