Adams and Reese had eight attorneys across the firm’s regional footprint selected among the “Lawyers of the Year” for 2013 in their respective practice areas by Best Lawyers®, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession.
Best Lawyers® designates “Lawyers of the Year” in high-profile legal specialties in large legal communities. Only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community is being honored as the “Lawyer of the Year.”
The Adams and Reese attorneys receiving “Lawyer of the Year” honors included: Chuck Adams - Litigation Securities in Jackson; Mitch Boult - Trademark Law in Nashville; Ray Cornelius - Equipment Finance Law in New Orleans; Bubba Henry - Government Relations Practice in Baton Rouge; Lynn Morrow - Entertainment Law in Nashville; Charles Pinckney - Securities/Capital Markets Law in Birmingham; Deborah Rouen - Product Liability Litigation – Defendants in New Orleans; and Jay Stewart - Litigation Environmental Law in Jackson.
Best Lawyers compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. The current, 19th edition of The Best Lawyers in America (2013) is based on more than 3.9 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers.
The lawyers being honored as “Lawyers of the Year” have received particularly high ratings in the surveys by earning a high level of respect among their peers for their abilities, professionalism, and integrity.
Adams and Reese is a multidisciplinary law firm with offices strategically located throughout the southern United States and Washington, DC. American Lawyer includes Adams and Reese on its distinguished list of the nation's top law firms - "The Am Law 200.” The National Law Journal also includes the firm on the "NLJ 250" list of the nation's largest law firms.