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Sat 15 Aug, 2020 # News

35 Attorneys Listed in the The Best Lawyers in America 2021

Hand Arendall Harrison Sale LLC is pleased to announce that 35 lawyers have been listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2021.

The Best Lawyers in America® is regarded as one of the oldest and most respected ranking publications in the legal industry. Recognized attorneys undergo a rigorous peer-reviewed selection process that assesses and evaluates the attorney’s professional abilities and expertise.

Two attorneys were recognized as a “Lawyer of the Year,” an honor given to attorneys with the highest peer-feedback in each specific practice area and geographic region. Only one lawyer is recognized as the “Lawyer of the Year” for each practice area and location. Congratulations to:

Lisa Darnley Cooper, Employment Law – Management, Mobile
Neil C. Johnston, Litigation – Environmental, Mobile

Five attorneys were also selected as Best Lawyers: “Ones to Watch,” a recognition honoring associates and other lawyers, 5-9 years into their careers, for outstanding professional excellence in private practice. Those selected for this honor are divided by geographic region and practice areas and reviewed by their peers on the basis of professional expertise.

Congratulations to the following recognized attorneys as “Ones to Watch”:

  • Christine Harding Hart, Labor and Employment Law – Management, Litigation – Labor and Employment
  • Wesley Hunter, Real Estate Law
  • Edward T. Rowe, Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation
  • Catherine Simon Spann, Commercial Litigation
  • Christopher S. Williams, Commercial Litigation

Hand Arendall Harrison Sale attorneys listed in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® are listed below by office.

Athens, Alabama

E. Shane Black, Commercial Litigation

Birmingham, Alabama

  • Roger L. Bates, Commercial Litigation
  • I. Ripon Britton, Jr., Trusts and Estates
  • Joseph L. Cowan II, Insurance Law
  • Tracy R. Davis, Health Care Law
  • P. Nicholas Greenwood, Public Finance Law
  • J. Mark Hart, Insurance Law
  • Mark D. Hess, Insurance Law
  • C. Dennis Hughes, Insurance Law
  • J. Fred Kingren, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • John E. Rollins, Litigation – Real Estate
  • Drew Sinor, Insurance Law

Fairhope, Alabama

  • Gregory L. Leatherbury, Jr., Tax Law, Trusts and Estates
  • Michael C. Niemeyer, Litigation – Construction

Mobile, Alabama

  • J. Hodge Alves, III, Admiralty and Maritime Law, Litigation – Construction
  • Paul T. Beckmann, Admiralty and Maritime Law
  • Windy Cockrell Bitzer, Appellate Practice, Litigation – Labor and Employment
  • R. Preston Bolt, Jr., Public Finance Law
  • G. Porter Brock, Jr., Tax Law, Trusts and Estates
  • Rodney R. Cate, Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Lisa Darnley Cooper, Employment Law, Management, Litigation, Labor and Employment
  • Stephen G. Crawford, Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law
  • Blane H. Crutchfield, Admiralty and Maritime Law
  • Ginger P. Gaddy, Public Finance Law
  • Christopher M. Gill, Real Estate Law
  • Neil C. Johnston, Energy Law, Environmental Law, Litigation – Environmental, Natural Resources Law, Real Estate Law, Timber Law, Water Law
  • Douglas L. McCoy, Commercial Litigation
  • T. Bruce McGowin, Corporate Law, Environmental Law, Real Estate Law
  • Brooks P. Milling, Corporate Law
  • Henry T. Morrissette, Insurance Law
  • Caine O’Rear III, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Construction
  • David R. Quittmeyer, Commercial Litigation, Copyright Law, Litigation – Patent
  • J. Burruss Riis, Litigation – Construction, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants, Transportation Law
  • Norman M. Stockman, Admiralty and Maritime Law
  • George M. Walker, Banking and Finance Law, Commercial Litigation, Employment Law – Individuals, Employment Law – Management, Insurance Law, Labor Law – Management, Litigation – Banking and Finance, Litigation – Labor and Employment, Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants