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Adams and Reese Memphis office partner and President of the Tennessee Bar Association Lucian T. Pera was featured in the December 2017 edition of Tennessee Super Lawyers Magazine for his unique approach to holiday letters. Instead f sending the traditional greeting card at the start of the month, Pera has long waiting two weeks – on Elvis Presley’s birthday – to send a card featuring his hometown’s iconic superstar.
12/5/2017
Adams and Reese Memphis office partner and President of the Tennessee Bar Association Lucian T. Pera sits down with Katherine Heriges, Communications Coordinator for the TBA, as the leader of the organization answers some rapid-fire questions ranging from his favorite local barbecue establishment to his all-time favorite TBA Convention year.
11/3/2017
Adams and Reese Memphis office partner and President of the Tennessee Bar Association Lucian T. Pera sits down with Katherine Heriges, Communications Coordinator for the TBA, to discuss ways the organization can take the lead in the legal community as well as how lawyers can become leaders in their own communities.
10/19/2017
Adams and Reese Memphis office partner and President of the Tennessee Bar Association Lucian T. Pera sits down with Katherine Heriges, Communications Coordinator for the TBA, to discuss his goals for the Bar Year, potential challenges the organization faces and his thoughts on the evolving legal market.
10/10/2017
Adams and Reese Memphis office partner and President of the Tennessee Bar Association Lucian T. Pera sits down with Katherine Heriges, Communications Coordinator for the TBA, to discuss the challenges facing lawyers today and his goals for the organization for the coming bar year. In the first of several video segments to come, Pera and Heriges discuss the current TBA president’s life and career, and what inspired him to lead the association.
10/10/2017
We extend our continued thoughts and prayers to everyone throughout the southeastern United States who have been impacted by Hurricane Irma. To ensure the safety of our employees, our office in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., will be closed on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017.
9/12/2017
Four Adams and Reese attorneys from the firm’s Columbia, South Carolina office have been named 2017 South Carolina Super Lawyers®. Only 5 percent of attorneys in South Carolina receive the honor of Super Lawyer®. The selection process includes peer nominations, review by a blue-ribbon panel, and independent research. The annual Super Lawyers® list is included in South Carolina Super Lawyers Magazine, published each April.
5/2/2017
Special Counsel Anne Russell along with her husband Joe Russell co-chaired the 25th Annual Tennessee Waltz fundraiser on April 29th in Nashville. The annual event raises money for the Tennessee State Museum Foundation.
5/1/2017
Birmingham Partner in Charge David Bowsher was named to Birmingham Business Journal’s “Who’s Who in Law” 2017 list. The annual section spotlights key leaders of the top law and litigation firms in metro Birmingham. The 2017 list features top attorneys from local, regional and national firms covering a range of specialties.
4/25/2017
Adams and Reese Partner and Pro Bono Paladin Mark Surprenant will deliver the 24th Annual Brendan Brown Lecture April 6th at Loyola University New Orleans College of Law. Surprenant, a Loyola Law alumnus, will give a talk entitled “Follow the Natural Law – Provide Access to Justice, Improve Someone Else’s Life (and Your Own).”
4/6/2017
Adams and Reese Sarasota Partner David Boyette has been appointed to the Corporate Board of the Pines of Sarasota Rehabilitation and Senior Care Community. Boyette is one of two new members appointed to the board in 2017. The all-volunteer board is responsible for the general operating policies of Pines of Sarasota.
3/17/2017
Adams and Reese Nashville Partner Brad Lampley is featured on Nashville Post’s 2017 “InCharge” list, appearing in the Post’s newly launched Nashville Leaders magazine, Spring 2017 Edition. The “InCharge” annual feature highlights businesspeople and community leaders who are writing Music City's success story and shaping Middle Tennessee's growth, both in the spotlight and behind the scenes.
3/13/2017
Adams and Reese Managing Partner Gif Thornton was featured on the Nashville Post’s 2017 “InCharge” list, appearing in the Post’s newly launched Nashville Leaders magazine, Spring 2017 Edition. The “InCharge” annual feature highlights businesspeople and community leaders who are writing Music City's success story and shaping Middle Tennessee's growth, both in the spotlight and behind the scenes.
3/13/2017
Adams and Reese Partner Lucian T. Pera has been named a 2017 Memphis Business Journal “Best of the Bar” finalist. Pera was honored as a finalist in the Private Firm – Small category at the MBJ’s 2017 “Best of the Bar” Awards event March 7th at Opera Memphis.
3/8/2017
Adams and Reese New Orleans Partner Brooke Duncan, III has received a 2017 Client Choice Award in the Employment & Benefits practice area in the state of Louisiana. The Lexology-International Law Office Client Choice Awards recognize partners around the world that stand apart in their excellent client service. Duncan is one of 17 U.S. attorneys honored in the practice area in 2017 and the only attorney selected for the practice area in Louisiana.
3/1/2017
Six Adams and Reese attorneys have been recognized as 2017 “Top Flight Attorneys” by Birmingham, Alabama publications B-Metro and BHM Biz. The honored attorneys – all of whom practice in the Adams and Reese Birmingham office – are: Of Counsel Richard Carmody and Of Counsel Ann Huckstep; Partners Giles Perkins, Stephen Rowe and Stephen Walsh; and Special Counsel Robert Eckinger.
3/1/2017
Adams and Reese Executive Committee Member and Washington, D.C. Partner Jeff Brooks was recently interviewed by Jeremy Alford of LaPolitics.com and LaPolitics Weekly for Episode 21 of The LaPolitics Report podcast. In the interview, which took place during Washington Mardi Gras 2017, Brooks discussed the changing federal landscape, the strength of the Louisiana congressional delegation, and his time working on Capitol Hill.
2/23/2017
Adams and Reese New Orleans Partners William “Billy” Gaudet and James “Jim” Rogers, III have been named to New Orleans CityBusiness Newspaper’s 2017 “Leadership in Law” Class. Gaudet and Rogers will be recognized alongside their fellow honorees at a cocktail reception taking place May 22nd at the New Orleans Museum of Art. They will also be featured in a special insert profiling all 2017 “Leadership in Law” honorees in the May 26th issue of New Orleans CityBusiness.
2/22/2017
Jacksonville partner Tim Volpe has been named to Jacksonville Business Journal’s 2017 Ultimate Attorneys list. The honor recognizes Jacksonville’s top attorneys for their exceptional service to clients and their communities. Volpe is one of 21 attorneys selected to the 2017 list and will be honored at the JBJ’s Ultimate Attorney Awards luncheon March 7th in Jacksonville.
2/20/2017
Columbia Partner Jack Pringle was recently interviewed on the South Carolina Public Radio program, the South Carolina Business Review. In the episode “Are You Using Your Smartphone, or Is it Using You?,” Pringle talks with host Mike Switzer about the importance of managing your relationship with your device in order to remain productive and not distracted. He also discusses strategies that businesses, employers, and employees may use for smarter usage of devices.
2/17/2017
Jackson Partner Matthew Dowd was recently profiled as part of the Jackson Free Press “Person of the Day” series. In the piece, Dowd discusses his initial interest in a law career, his experience as an attorney in Jackson, and his law practice with Adams and Reese.
2/14/2017
Adams and Reese New Orleans Partner Leslie A. Lanusse has been named a BTI Client Service All-Star for the seventh consecutive year, recognizing her commitment to putting clients first and delivering outstanding results. The honor cements her status as a BTI Client Service All-Star “MVP,” a title reserved for attorneys who have achieved consecutive All-Star titles for at least two years in a row. Lanusse has appeared on BTI’s All-Star MVP list annually since 2011, receiving the most consecutive MVP titles of any attorney on the 2017 list.
2/13/2017
New Orleans Partner and Adams and Reese Diversity Committee Chair Jaimmé Collins was interviewed for a piece highlighting the success of the Adams and Reese Diversity Program. Collins leads the firm’s Diversity Committee, which is responsible for Adams and Reese’s overall diversity efforts throughout its 16 offices.
2/10/2017
Birmingham Special Counsel Blake Hale Hardwich has been named Executive Director of the Energy Institute of Alabama, a nonprofit organization that promotes reliable, affordable, and clean energy to help grow Alabama's economy, create high-paying jobs, and build public support for Alabama’s energy industry.
2/9/2017
New Orleans Partner Debbie Rouen serves on this year’s DRI Drug and Medical Device Seminar Steering Committee. The annual seminar is the foremost educational and networking opportunity for practitioners in the pharmaceutical and medical device defense space. Attendees will learn from presentations by in-house and outside counsel, a federal judge, deans of the drug and device defense bar, and the U.S. Chamber Litigation Center. The 2017 seminar will be held May 11-12, 2017 in New Orleans at the Sheraton New Orleans.
2/8/2017
Baton Rouge Of Counsel and former Speaker of the Louisiana House of Representatives E.L. “Bubba” Henry is featured on episode 17 of “The LaPolitics Report” podcast. Hosted by Jeremy Alford of LaPolitics.com and LaPolitics Weekly, the podcast features candid conversations with key players in the world of Louisiana politics. In the episode, Henry talks candidly about life on the Louisiana House floor in the 1960s and 1970s and his time as a member of the original “Young Turks.”
1/26/2017
Adams and Reese Mobile attorney April Smith has been named among Mobile Bay Magazine’s 2016 Class of “40 Under Forty,” which recognizes Mobile Bay area business executives under the age of 40 who demonstrate leadership, professional excellence, and a commitment to the community. Smith was recognized at an awards dinner Dec. 6 at The Steeple in downtown Mobile. She is also profiled in the January 2017 issue of Mobile Bay Magazine.
1/4/2017
Adams and Reese had 32 attorneys named to the 2017 list of Louisiana Super Lawyers and Rising Stars, which appears in the 2017 issue of Louisiana Super Lawyers magazine published in January. Only 5 percent of attorneys in Louisiana receive this honor.
12/27/2016
For the fifth consecutive year, Adams and Reese has donated holiday gifts and necessities to one standout Goodwill Manasota employee and her family. The firm’s Sarasota office partnered with Goodwill Manasota to provide holiday gifts, decorations and other necessities to Goodwill employee Antoinette Goggins and her three young children. The Goggins family received items including a Christmas tree with decorations, a variety of books and toys, bath accessories and toiletries, work clothes for Mom, bedding and room accessories, a variety of gift cards, and much more.
12/21/2016
Senior Partner in Charge Paige Sensenbrenner was inducted as Vice-Chairman of the New Orleans Chamber of Commerce at its annual meeting Dec. 14th in New Orleans. Sensenbrenner has previously served as a member of the Chamber’s President’s Council (Co-Chair of Legislative Affairs Committee), Executive Committee Treasurer, and a board member.
12/20/2016
Adams and Reese Partner Phil Buffington has been named among the top 10 “Leaders in Law” in Mississippi Business Journal’s 2016 Leadership in Law class. Buffington was honored at the Journal’s Dec. 13 reception and awards celebration recognizing members of the state’s legal community for their professional and community contributions.
12/15/2016
New Orleans Partner Victoria White has been selected into the Leadership Louisiana Class of 2017, an annual leadership training program sponsored by the Council for a Better Louisiana.
12/15/2016
Adams and Reese transactions attorney J. Martin Knaust has been selected to participate in the Leadership St. Pete Class of 2017. The six-month intensive leadership program is designed to identify, recruit and develop leaders who represent the diversity of St. Petersburg and who will assume future leadership roles in the community. The 2017 class was announced at the Leadership St. Pete Alumni Association Holiday Social on Dec. 7.
12/12/2016
Nashville Music Row Partner and firm Entertainment and New Media Team Leader Linda Edell Howard has been named to Billboard’s Women in Music 2016: 100 Most Powerful Executives.
12/6/2016
For the 13th consecutive year, the Adams and Reese New Orleans office was named among the “Best Places to Work” by New Orleans CityBusiness Newspaper. Adams and Reese has been named to the prestigious list since 2004, and in 2012, the firm placed No. 1 in the large company category among the “Best Places to Work.”
12/2/2016
Adams and Reese has been named among 21 company finalists for Tampa Bay Business Journal’s 2016 Corporate Philanthropy Awards. The firm, with offices in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota, is recognized in the Big Company category (51-100 employees). Adams and Reese will be honored alongside its fellow finalists at TBBJ’s 2016 Corporate Philanthropy Awards at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg Dec. 9.
11/17/2016
Clients recognized the law firm of Adams and Reese as an unparalleled leader in client service in the newly released BTI Client Service A-Team 2017 survey. The firm, which has appeared on the annual list consecutively since 2006, ranked #85 on the 2017 list, up from 180 in 2016.
11/16/2016
Adams and Reese had 34 attorneys named to the 2016 list of Mid-South Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars®, which appears this month in the 2016 issue of Mid-South Super Lawyers magazine. Only 5 percent of attorneys in the Mid-South states of Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee receive this honor.
11/15/2016
Ten New Orleans attorneys were featured among New Orleans Magazine’s “Top Lawyers” 2016. They include Ronald Sholes (Alternative Dispute Resolution), Mark Beebe (Antitrust Law), Martin Stern and Raymond Ward (Appellate Practice), Robin Cheatham and John Duck (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law), Paige Sensenbrenner (Government Relations), Kirk Gasperecz (Insurance Law), Brooke Duncan (Labor and Employment Law), and Mark Embree (Tax Law).
11/7/2016
Adams and Reese had 18 practice areas ranked nationally among Top Tier practice areas and 66 practice areas ranked among Metropolitan Tier One areas in the newly released 2017 “Best Law Firms” rankings, furnished by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®. The annual list, now in its seventh consecutive year, awarded law firm rankings in a total of 74 national practice areas and 122 metropolitan practice areas.
11/1/2016
Adams and Reese is one of six firms ranked “Highly Recommended” in Louisiana in the 2017 edition of Benchmark Litigation. Benchmark Litigation rankings are determined after a six-month research period where researchers conduct extensive interviews with litigators and their clients to identify the leading litigators and firms in the U.S. and beyond.
10/24/2016
The Adams and Reese Memphis office was named among Memphis Business Journal’s 2016 “Best Places To Work” finalists. The annual awards event recognizes companies for the things that make their workplace stand out from the rest. Adams and Reese was honored alongside other finalists at a luncheon Thursday, Oct. 13th at The BRIDGES Center in Memphis.
10/13/2016
Adams and Reese New Orleans Partner Laurie Briggs Young has been named among the 2016 “Women of the Year” Class by New Orleans CityBusiness Newspaper. The honor recognizes top New Orleans businesswomen, highlighting their professional accomplishments and community contributions. Young will be recognized along with 49 fellow honorees at the 2016 “Women of the Year” Awards luncheon Nov. 3rd at the Hyatt Regency in New Orleans. She will also be profiled in a special “Women of the Year” insert appearing in the Nov. 11th issue of CityBusiness.
9/28/2016
Adams and Reese Partner Linda Edell Howard has been named among Nashville Business Journal’s 2016 Women in Music City Award winners. The award honors women working in the music business who are making a creative and economic impact on the industry. Edell Howard will be honored alongside 29 fellow 2016 award winners at a red-carpet dinner Sept. 27th at the Omni Nashville Hotel. The 2016 awards event will also recognize Reba McEntire, NBJ’s 2016 Artist of the Year, and NBJ 2016 Breakout Artist, Jana Kramer.
9/26/2016
The law firm of Adams and Reese is pleased to announce it has once again earned a spot on BTI Consulting Group’s annual BTI Litigation Outlook Report. The 2017 report – “BTI Litigation Outlook 2017: Changes, Trends and Opportunities for Law Firms” – ranked Adams and Reese among the top 15% of law firms in six areas of litigation, including Intellectual Property, Securities and Finance, Complex Employment, Complex Commercial and Class Action.
9/22/2016
Nashville Music Row Partner in Charge Lynn Morrow was interviewed as part of Wortman Works Media & Marketing’s WWTV Industry Expert Series “Show Me the Money.” In the two-part episode, Morrow analyzes the latest statistics on music sales and discusses the rise of the 360 record deal.
9/20/2016
Nashville Music Row Partner Linda Edell Howard, who also serves as Adams and Reese Entertainment and New Media Team Leader, recently shared her No. 1 professional “hit” with Nashville Business Journal.
9/19/2016
Adams and Reese LLP ranked 17th on The American Lawyer’s 2016 Midlevel Associates Satisfaction Survey, which examined job satisfaction among third-, fourth- and fifth-year associates at Am Law 200- and Global 100-ranked firms.
9/14/2016
Adams and Reese had three attorneys named to the 2016 list of Texas Super Lawyers®, which will appear in the 2016 issue of Texas Super Lawyers magazine as well as an upcoming issue of Texas Monthly. Only five percent of attorneys in Texas receive this honor.
9/6/2016
Adams and Reese Columbia Associate Lyndey Ritz Zwing has been named to Columbia Business Monthly’s inaugural “Best & Brightest 35 and Under” list of promising young professionals across Columbia and the Midlands, South Carolina region. The award honors 35 young leaders under age 35 for their professional and community contributions.
9/1/2016
New Orleans Partner Jeff Richardson was a featured guest on Legal Talk Network’s “New Solo” podcast. He discussed publishing his blog “iPhone J.D.” and his tips for lawyers using Apple products.
9/1/2016
Former South Carolina House Majority Leader and Adams and Reese Government Affairs Advisor Kenny Bingham was named a recipient of the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce’s Business Advocate Award. Bingham is one of 81 South Carolina legislators who earned the award in recognition of their support of business interests in South Carolina.
8/29/2016
New Orleans Partners Jaimme’ Collins and Laurie Young were featured in NOLA.com’s photo gallery coverage of the Children’s Bureau of New Orleans’ Hero Awards Kickoff Party on August 18th, 2016.
8/18/2016
New Orleans Partner Roland Vandenweghe, Jr. is included in New Orleans CityBusiness Newspaper’s latest "Ones To Watch: Law" feature. The feature round-up highlights area attorneys who are making an impact in the New Orleans metro region.
8/5/2016
Adams and Reese litigation attorney Marshall A. Hevron has been selected to participate in the New Orleans Regional Leadership Institute (NORLI) Class of 2017. NORLI is a nine-month intensive leadership training program for emerging and established community leaders. Hevron is among 43 business, civic and community leaders throughout the 10-parish New Orleans metro region accepted into the 2017 program.
8/4/2016
Five Adams and Reese attorneys from the firm’s Columbia, South Carolina office have been named to Columbia Business Monthly’s 2016 Legal Elite of the Midlands. They include Robert P. Bethea, Jr., Matthew B. Hill, Louis T. Runge, Jr., Kirby D. Shealy, III, and William M. Umbach.
8/3/2016
New Orleans Partner Jeff Richardson recently shared his favorite mobile apps for managing passwords, creating appointments and digitizing documents with New Orleans CityBusiness Newspaper. The interview is part of the newspaper’s ongoing feature “What’s on your phone?” The feature highlights go-to mobile apps used by New Orleans business professionals.
8/3/2016
Adams and Reese has continued its support for the work of Goodwill Manasota with a generous recent contribution to the organization’s Job Connection program. This donation will support Goodwill Manasota’s mission of “changing lives through the power of work” by enabling one client of Goodwill’s Job Connection program – which provides free career services – to attend General Education Development (GED) classes for two semesters.
7/25/2016
New Orleans Labor and Employment Partner Brooke Duncan and Associate Kate Brownlee authored “Overtime Regulation Change: As of December 1, salaried workers making under $47,476 will have to be paid for overtime. How will this effect local business?” for the July 2016 issue of Biz New Orleans. The article offers an update on the new overtime rules and recommendations for employer best practices in preparation for the change.
7/13/2016
Nashville-Music Row Partner in Charge Lynn Morrow was interviewed by Tom Roland of Billboard Country Update for a piece exploring the issue of photo copyright infringement. In the article “Stop Before You Post! That Website Photo Could Cost You Big-Time,” Morrow shares insights and best practices for avoiding photo copyright infringement issues.
6/29/2016
Adams and Reese Special Counsel Leslie A. Wickes, Partner in Charge of the firm’s Jacksonville, Florida office, has been named to Florida Trend Magazine’s 2016 “Florida Legal Elite.” Now in its 13th year, the Florida Legal Elite is a prestigious roster of attorneys chosen for recognition by their peers. Attorneys named to the annual list exemplify a standard of excellence in their profession and practice area.
6/28/2016
Houston/New Orleans Partner Leslie Henry was highlighted in the Texas Golf Association’s “100 Texas Women” Blog Series. Henry, who serves as the Women’s Texas Golf Association Chair, has been a golfer for over 20 years. The 100 Texas Women Blog Series honors notable women from the history of Texas golf.
6/27/2016
Adams and Reese was recently named a Corporate Citizen Finalist by Birmingham Business Journal in the newspaper’s 2016 Nonprofit Awards. The annual awards recognize top nonprofit organizations and charities in Birmingham along with the businesses and corporate citizens that support them. Adams and Reese was honored alongside five other Corporate Citizen Finalists and 20 Birmingham-based nonprofits at an awards luncheon June 23, 2016 at Regions Field.
6/24/2016
New Orleans Partner Jeff Richardson was interviewed alongside attorney Ernie Svenson on how technology innovation will change the legal profession over the next 25 years. The feature article appears in the June/July 2016 issue of the Louisiana Bar Journal.
6/22/2016
Baton Rouge attorney Robert Wooley was interviewed on the Insurance Radio News podcast about his time serving as Louisiana Commissioner of Insurance from 2000 to 2006.
6/17/2016
For the second consecutive year, Adams and Reese is ranked among NOLA.com and The Times-Picayune’s “Top Workplaces” in the Greater New Orleans region. The 40 Top Workplaces of 2016 were announced at an awards breakfast May 20th at the Superdome. Top Workplaces honorees will be highlighted in a special “Top Workplaces 2016” insert in the May 22nd edition of The Times-Picayune.
5/20/2016
Nashville-Music Row Partner in Charge Lynn Morrow participated in a Music Biz 2016 panel and was subsequently featured in MusicRow Magazine. Morrow served as a panelist on a May 17th panel at the Music Business Association’s 2016 Conference titled: “Getting Paid: By Stream Or Market Share?” The panel examined the complexities of streaming revenue among artists and songwriters.
5/20/2016
Kristina Montanaro Schrader, Adams and Reese Anti-Counterfeiting Team Leader and intellectual property attorney in the firm’s Nashville office, was quoted in a May 13th Associated Press piece, “Head of Anti-Fakes Group Closely Tied To Alibaba.” The article reports on global brand backlash following Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.’s April admission into the International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition (IACC) and the AP’s recent investigative finding that IACC head Robert Barchiesi owns stock in Alibaba and has family ties to the organization. The AP article has since been circulated globally by nearly 400 publications, including USA Today and ABC News.
5/16/2016
Kristina Montanaro Schrader, Adams and Reese Anti-Counterfeiting Team Leader and intellectual property attorney in the firm’s Nashville office, was quoted in an April 27th Wall Street Journal piece titled “Brands Voice Doubt After Alibaba Joins Group Fighting Fake Goods.” The article reports on widespread brand backlash following Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.’s recent admission into the International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition (IACC) earlier in April.
5/11/2016
Adams and Reese attorney and Tennessee State Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris has been named a recipient of the 2016 Bobby Dunavant Public Servant Award, presented by the Rotary Club of Memphis East. The annual award honors one elected and one non-elected public official who both exemplify late Shelby County, Tennessee Probate Court Clerk Bobby Dunavant’s deep commitment to public service.
5/10/2016
Adams and Reese Managing Partner Gif Thornton and Nashville-Music Row Partner in Charge Lynn Morrow have been named Nashville Business Journal (NBJ) 2016 “Best of the Bar” honorees. The 2016 NBJ “Best of the Bar” awards honor 79 of Middle Tennessee’s leading lawyers and corporate counsel across 17 practice areas. Thornton is recognized for his government practice while Morrow is honored for her media and entertainment practice.

5/5/2016
Adams and Reese ranked No. 161 on the 2016 Law360 400 Largest Firms List, placing it among the top 200 largest law firms in the U.S. The annual report ranks the largest law firms in the U.S. by domestic attorney headcount.
5/4/2016
Houston and New Orleans Partner Leslie M. Henry is featured as a "Mover and Shaker" in the May 2016 edition of Texas Bar Journal. She was recently elected a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation.
5/1/2016
Jacksonville Associate Jamie Olinto and Jacksonville Business Journal 2016 “40 Under 40” honoree was profiled in the newspaper’s special coverage of the event.
4/26/2016
Houston Special Counsel John. D. Surma was interviewed by officials at Intelivert for the collaborative piece “16 Legal Tips: Handling OSHA Citations the Right Way.” Surma and others practicing in the OSHA law field were asked to weigh in with simple, actionable tips that can help craft a legal strategy and directly affect the outcome of interactions with OSHA. The interviews were featured on EHSToday.com, an online trade resource for safety professionals.
4/7/2016
New Orleans Partners Laurie Young, Debbie Rouen and Charles Cerise, Jr. were featured in the April/May 2016 Inside New Orleans article “Reveillon for Boys Hope Girls Hope.”
4/1/2016
Nashville-Music Row Partner Linda Edell Howard participated in the “WHO KNEW Presents: Women Who Rock” Panel alongside several top music industry executives on Thursday, March 10, 2016. Through their talks, Edell Howard and her fellow panelists shared stories and career advice as well as emphasized the importance of empowering women in the entertainment industry. See coverage and photos at MusicRow.com.
3/15/2016
Memphis Partner Lucian T. Pera, new president of the Tennesee Coalition for Open Government, was featured in The Knoxville News Sentinel.
3/7/2016
Nashville Partner and Government Relations Team Leader Brad Lampley is helping current University of Tennessee Volunteer football players navigate the job market and life after college. A former Volunteer offensive lineman, Lampley recently participated in the team’s VFL Career Night, an annual networking event that connects rising juniors and seniors with former players and others in the business world to help kick-start student-athletes’ professional careers. UTSports.com interviewed Lampley about his involvement in the initiative.
2/29/2016
New Orleans Partner Leslie Lanusse was featured in a recent Law360 article highlighting her standout "MVP" status as a 2016 BTI Client Service All-Star. Lanusse has been named to the BTI Client Service All-Star list of attorneys for six consecutive years.
2/12/2016
Jackson Partner Laura Rose was featured in a January 2016 article highlighting the pro bono experiences of Jackson area attorneys in Portico Jackson Magazine.
2/4/2016
Adams and Reese LLP New Orleans Partners Martin A. Stern, Ronald J. Sholes and Jeffrey E. Richardson received a Good Apple Award from Louisiana Appleseed at the non-profit organization’s seventh annual Good Apple Gala, which took place Jan. 21 at the National World War II Museum’s Stage Door Canteen in New Orleans. See NOLA.com's photo gallery of the event.
1/27/2016
Jeffrey Richardson shared his thoughts on iPhone use among attorneys with LegalTech News Magazine for the publication’s recent article “Will the iPhone Continue as Lawyers’ Smartphone of Choice?”
1/26/2016
Our Memphis partner Lucian T. Pera recently sat down with Bentley Tolk, host of the popular “Legal Marketing Launch” podcast to talk about the ethics of business development and lawyer marketing strategy as well as Lucian’s tips for success.
1/14/2016
William “Bill” P. McElveen Jr. has been elected to Chair the Executive Committee of the law firm of Adams and Reese. McElveen will lead the multidisciplinary law firm with attorneys and advisors located in 16 offices across 15 markets throughout the southern United States and Washington, D.C. The six-partner Adams and Reese Executive Committee oversees strategic operations of the firm as well as its attorneys and staff. Read the coverage from MidlandsBiz.com.
1/13/2016
Columbia Partner Jack Pringle was interviewed by Jeena Cho for a two-part Above the Law piece titled “How To Deal With Jerks.” The piece explores strategies for interacting with difficult people and maintaining civility in business and beyond.
1/11/2016

Tennessee Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris received the Distinguished Service to the States medal from The Council of State Governments (CSG) at the close of its 2015 National Conference in Nashville, Tennessee, December 13th. The medal is the highest honor awarded by CSG for outstanding and sustained leadership on behalf of the states.

12/17/2015
In the December 2015 edition of Biz New Orleans Magazine, E. Paige Sensenbrenner, New Orleans Senior Partner in Charge, spent time with feature writer, Bonnie Warren as she takes a look around the New Orleans office of Adams and Reese while photographer Cheryl Gerber snapped a few photos.
12/4/2015
Adams and Reese New Orleans attorneys Brooke Duncan, Don S. McKinney, E. Paige Sensenbrenner, John M. Duck, Louis C. LaCour Jr., Martin Stern, O. Ray Cornelius, Raymond P. Ward and Robin B. Cheatham were listed by New Orleans Magazine on their “Top Lawyers 2015” list in the November 2015 edition.
11/6/2015
Adams and Reese Washington, DC partner and SCA President, Matthew Paxton was interviewed by Joseph Keefe in "Insights: Matthew Paxton, SCA President" in Maritime News.
10/16/2015
New Orleans Partners Debbie Rouen and Laurie Young were featured in NOLA.com’s Jefferson Performing Arts Society’s Pasta & Puccini Fundraising Gala photo gallery.
10/16/2015
ColaDaily.com (Columbia South Carolina) interviewed Managing Partner Gif Thornton and Columbia Partner in Charge Rob Bethea in The do’s and don’ts of flood recovery: Legal experts offer advice to those putting their lives back together.
10/16/2015
Adams and Reese Nashville Office Partner in Charge Lynn Morrow was selected among the 2015 “Top Women in Music City” by the Nashville Business Journal and honored among the most powerful businesswomen during the 2015 Women In Music City awards Sept. 24 at the Omni Nashville Hotel.
9/25/2015
Adams and Reese Birmingham Partner Giles Perkins authored a guest blog for al.com challenging the children to dream big to help transform the city of Birmingham similar to Perkins' childhood of visiting Railroad Park and being inspired to revitalize the local landmark.
9/23/2015
New Orleans Magazine released its “Top Lawyers 2015” list which included Adams and Reese New Orleans attorneys: Brooke Duncan, Don S. McKinney, E. Paige Sensenbrenner, John M. Duck, Louis C. LaCour Jr., Martin Stern, O. Ray Cornelius, Raymond P. Ward and Robin B. Cheatham.
9/22/2015
Adams and Reese made the prestigious list of the top law firms across the nation that represent companies in the Fortune 50 in several practice areas, including Contracts Litigation, IP Litigation, Labor Litigation and Torts Litigation.
9/21/2015
Adams and Reese Partner Lucian Pera was interviewed in a Bloomberg BNA article, "Senators Take Aim at Litigation Finance: Could Letter Lead to Legislation?" as the controversial business of alternative (or third party) litigation financing (ALF) is drawing attention from two federal lawmakers who are concerned that the industry is largely unregulated and operating without licensing or oversight.
9/18/2015
Adams and Reese Nashville Music Row Partner and Ordinary Hero Foundation Board Member Linda Edell Howard is featured in this month's Ordinary Hero Newsletter in the OH Spotlight column.
9/16/2015
Adams and Reese Partner and ethics attorney Lucian Pera, in the firm's Memphis office, was interviewed in a Bloomberg BNA and ABA Lawyers' Manual on Professional Conduct article, "Litigation Funding Contract Didn't Violate Ethics Rules," as the New York Supreme Court ruled that a class action law firm can't invoke ethics rules to void a litigation funding agreement that gave a hedge fund a security interest in the firm's accounts receivable.
9/14/2015
Adams and Reese Partner Marilyn Mullen Healy, who serves as a member of the Tampa Chamber Advocacy Committee, moderated the Emerge Tampa Bay “Tampa to the Core” event as more than 120 people filled the Tampa Bay History Center TECO Hall on Thursday, August 20, to hear a discussion about transportation improvements and redevelopment in Tampa’s urban core. The event was sponsored by RSA Consulting.
8/28/2015
Adams and Reese governmental relations attorney, Robert Wooley, commissioner of insurance for the State of Louisiana during Katrina, discusses with NU/PC360 Editor-in-Chief Shawn Moynihan the long days and nights following “The Storm,” the wisdom of not making unrealistic promises in the face of desperation, and lessons learned for the insurance industry from the most costly natural disaster in U.S. history. (Part 2 of 2 interview)
8/27/2015
Adams and Reese attorneys Aaron McLeod and Russell Rutherford are featured in Birmingham Business Journal's Legal Rising Stars for 2015, recognizing up-and-coming attorneys who are making waves in Birmingham's legal scene before the age of 40.
8/24/2015
Adams and Reese’s Kevin Hayes and Alisha Duhon promoted the Catch and Cook Act in Lafitte, along with Senators Bret Allain, JP Morrell, and Senator Conrad Appel and Representatives Walt Leger, Helena Moreno and Gene Reynolds, as Act 577, authored by Sen. Allain, now allows participating retail food establishments to prepare certain recreational game fish. Any retail food establishment that wishes to participate in the program can apply to the Department of Wildlife and Fisheres for a participation permit.
8/23/2015
Adams and Reese governmental relations attorney, Robert Wooley, commissioner of insurance for the State of Louisiana during Katrina, discusses with NU/PC360 Editor-in-Chief Shawn Moynihan the long days and nights following “The Storm,” the wisdom of not making unrealistic promises in the face of desperation, and lessons learned for the insurance industry from the most costly natural disaster in U.S. history. (Part 1 of 2 interviews)
8/21/2015
Adams and Reese governmental relations attorney, Robert Wooley, who served as Commissioner of Insurance for the State of Louisiana during Hurricane Katrina in 2005, was interviewed by PropertyCasualty360.com on the lessons learned by the insurance industry 10 years after one of the most costly natural disasters in United States history.
8/19/2015
Adams and Reese attorney Ira Gonzalez is featured in the New Orleans CityBusiness' "Ones to Watch" in the legal industry in the August 10 publication of the business newspaper. Gonzalez is a member of the firm’s litigation practice team and has experience in environmental, real estate, land use, zoning law, products liability and medical malpractice.
8/10/2015
Adams and Reese Partner Giles Perkins, in the firm's Birmingham office, is one of nearly 50 members of the Birmingham business community to be tapped to lead a fundraising campaign for the University of Alabama at Birmingham athletics program. The UAB Athletics Campaign will officially launch on Aug. 18.
8/7/2015

Columbia Partner Jack Pringle was interviewed on The Anxious Lawyer podcast, “Why Healthy Lawyers Make Good Lawyers,” as he discussed how to maintain a full law practice while maintaining personal boundaries, being a partner at a large firm, neuroscience, and mindfulness/ meditation.

7/24/2015
Adams and Reese attorney Marshall Hevron, former commander of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8973 in New Orleans, was interviewed by NPR (National Public Radio) in the story, "As Vet Group Grays And Ages, New Blood Tries To Inspire Change," published on the radio station's web site on Friday, July 17.
7/17/2015
Adams and Reese partner Jeff Richardson’s blog, iPhoneJD.com, is the second highest visited legal blog published by an attorney in an AmLaw 200 firm, according to a July 1 article in Bloomberg, “Study: More Law Firms Blogging, Few Blogs Mobile-Friendly.”  The results come from a report by LexBlog, Inc. and is based on data compiled by Alexa Internet, Inc., an Amazon subsidiary which provides commercial web traffic data on more than 30 million web sites globally.
7/6/2015
Former Heavyweight Champion Boxing Legend and Boys & Girls Club Alum Evander Holyfield was a special guest at a Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeast Louisiana meet and greet reception at the law firm of Adams and Reese New Orleans Office on Thursday, July 2.
7/3/2015
Jeff Richardson, Adams and Reese Partner and author of the legal tech blog iPhoneJD.com, was interviewed on the Mac Power Users’ June 11 show, “MPU Live: My Machine Just Kernel Panicked,” in which he discussed the Apple Watch, Dropbox, Photos.app, photo workflows meal planning, and several other Apple devices.
6/12/2015
Adams and Reese Partner James McLaren, who represents Elvis Presley Enterprises, was interviewed in a Memphis News Channel 3 article, "EDGE Gives Approval for Graceland Hotel," as The Economic Development Board approved $84 million in financing to fund a 450-room hotel and convention center at the Graceland Property. With its 450 rooms, 500 seat theater and two restaurants, the Graceland hotel will be the third largest in the city behind the Peabody and Convention Center Sheraton. In addition, 500 jobs were promised in and around the hotel.
5/20/2015

Adams and Reese Partner Jeff Richardson, in the firm’s New Orleans office, was interviewed by Legal Talk Network during the 2015 ABA Techshow, held April 16-18, in Chicago, Illinois. Richardson recommended some fun and productive apps for iOS devices. Richardson is well known in the legal tech industry for his website iPhoneJD.com which helps lawyers who use iPhones and iPads in their practice.

4/30/2015
Adams and Reese New Orleans Senior Partner in Charge Paige Sensenbrenner and Tampa Partner Laura Whitmore co-authored an article, “Genetics And Genomics: Making The Invisible Visible” for DRI: For The Defense in the April 2015 issue. Howard Jarvis, an attorney with Woolf McClane Bright, Allen & Carpenter of Knoxville, Tennessee, also co-authored the article.
4/28/2015
Adams and Reese Partner Chuck Adams was featured among New Orleans CityBusiness’ “Driving Forces” in the April 17 issue of the publication, which recognized 35 business leaders for their achievements in the workforce and New Orleans economy since Hurricane Katrina in 2005. The special edition coincided with the 10th anniversary of Katrina.
4/21/2015

Adams and Reese Partner Chuck Adams was interviewed by Law360 in a Q&A article on “What Associates Need To Be Doing To Make Partner.”

4/16/2015
Adams and Reese Partner James McLaren, who represents Elvis Presley Enterprises, was interviewed in a Memphis News Channel 3 article, "Tourism Development Zone Approved for Graceland," as the state unanimously approved the city’s request for a tourism development zone around Graceland.
4/10/2015
Adams and Reese Partners Lucian Pera and Jeff Smith are featured in the Memphis Business Journal’s “The Power Players 2015” publication as Pera is listed in Business Litigation, while Smith is profiled in Employment Law. This is the sixth consecutive year both attorneys are featured in the publication.
4/2/2015
Adams and Reese Jacksonville Office Partner in Charge Leslie Wickes was featured in a special Jacksonville Business Journal diversity section article, “Adams and Reese Partner Leslie Wickes is Paving the Way for Diversity,” published on March 27. Wickes has received many honors for her work to enhance the workplace for women and said that, while she has spent the majority of her career working with intelligent white males, she is energized by working with people from a variety of backgrounds with different perspectives and interests.
3/30/2015
Adams and Reese represented Reeves-Sain Drug Store Inc. of Murfreesboro in a $66 million sales transaction for Memphis-based Fred’s Inc. to buy Reeves-Sain in a deal announced by the two companies on March 25. The transaction was covered by several business publications and also Tennessee publications, Nashville Business Journal, Memphis Business Journal and Nashville Post.
3/25/2015
Adams and Reese Partner and labor and employment attorney Janis van Meerveld was interviewed by Nola.com and The Times-Picayune in an article, “7 Questions You Should Never Hear During a Job Interview.” The article discusses that while most people are aware federal laws exist to prevent employers from discriminating against a person’s sex, race and religion, there are still questions that are off limits during a job interview.
3/11/2015

BMetro Magazine honored Adams and Reese Birmingham attorneys Ann Huckstep and Giles Perkins among the 2015 class of “Top Flight Lawyers” in the March issue of the publication. Huckstep was named a recipient of a “Lifetime Achiever” award, while Perkins will be recognized as a “Star of the Bar.”

3/6/2015
Adams and Reese Partner Lucian Pera, in the firm’s Memphis office, was interviewed by the business legal publication, Law360, in an article, “More Law Firms to Face Suits Over Sensitive Client Data,” discussing the trend of an increasing number of client data disputes at a time when lateral moves are commonplace and portable devices are regularly used to store vast troves of client secrets, lawyers say.
3/6/2015
Adams and Reese Nashville Partner in Charge Brad Lampley volunteered at the annual “VFL (Vol For Life) Career Development Night” at the Anderson Training Center on the University of Tennessee campus as Lampley joined several other lettermen and a couple dozen professionals to help current students learn of career pathways.
3/5/2015

Adams and Reese Partner and real estate attorney Justin Schmidt was interviewed in a March 3 Nola.com/Times-Picayune article, “3,000 Property Auctions in New Orleans Not Without Risks for Buyers, Experts Say.”

3/4/2015

Adams and Reese New Orleans Office Partner Victoria White Baudier is featured in the “Snapshots” section of the March 2015 issue of the Turnaround Management Association’s Journal of Corporate Renewal. In a three-page Q&A, Baudier discusses her legal work in turnaround/restructuring law, her involvement with NextGen and women leadership opportunities, and also her charitable work.

3/3/2015
Adams and Reese Pro Bono Paladin and New Orleans Partner Mark Surprenant successfully represented a client pro bono in a contractor fraud case, and that story was told in the “Moving Forward” section of The Pro Bono Project’s February newsletter.
2/26/2015
Adams and Reese Sarasota Office Partner in Charge Jason Gaskill and Business Development Manager Laurel Corriveau were interviewed on Goodwill Manasota’s radio show, “Tell Me Something Good” on radio stations 98.9FM, 106.9FM and 1220AM, as they discussed the Firm’s HUGS (Hope, Understanding, Giving and Support) program, community activities in Sarasota and the Firm’s working relationship with Goodwill Manasota. Goodwill Manasota is a nonprofit that turns donations into good jobs, good homes and good neighborhoods for people in need in the Sarasota community.
2/17/2015

Adams and Reese Partner and commercial real estate attorney Russell Harwell represented the sellers in the transaction of the former May Hosiery Mill property in the Wedgewood-Houston neighborhood, which includes the Fort Houston shared workspace for artisans. The transaction was written about in The Tennessean article, "Fort Houston Property Sells for $6.5 Million."

2/12/2015

Adams and Reese Partner Deborah Oliver, who serves as Partner in Charge of the Firm’s Tampa office, was featured in the Jan. 24 publication of the Tampa Bay Business Journal, which profiled “Law Movers, Shakers and Newsmakers” in a Q&A format.

2/1/2015
Adams and Reese Columbia Office Partner in Charge Rob Bethea was featured in the Columbia Business Report's 2015 Book of Lists among the "Influential Leaders You Need to Know." The Columbia Business Report Book of Lists provides readers with listings of hundreds of the hottest area companies in their fields, by ranking. The key decision makers, along with their titles and complete contact information, are profiled in the publication.
1/21/2015
Adams and Reese attorney Marshall Hevron, former Commander of the New Orleans VFW Post, was interviewed by the local NPR radio station, WWNO 89.9 FM, to discuss the Post's efforts in helping the City shelter homeless war veterans.
1/9/2015
Adams and Reese Partner and labor and employment attorney Brooke Duncan was interviewed in a Law360 article, “Lawyers Weigh In On NLRB Employer E-Mail Ruling,” which discussed Thursday’s ruling that the National Labor Relations Board held that workers have a right to use their employers' email systems for non-business purposes including communicating about union organizing.
12/12/2014

Adams and Reese Partner Laurie Young volunteered at and helped transform the second annual Children’s Bureau “Children’s Hero Awards” into a superhero-style setting, taking place on October 3 in Young’s New Orleans Lakefront home. The event was covered by St. Charles Avenue in the photo spread, “Tomorrow’s Trailblazers: Children’s Bureau of New Orleans Recognizes Those Who Give Hope to Troubled Youth.”

12/10/2014
Adams and Reese Partner James McLaren, who represents Elvis Presley Enterprises, said the Graceland Economic Impact Plan will modernize the experience for Elvis fans visiting the home, improving the property as well as the nearby tourist shopping center, in a recent article published in the Memphis Flyer.
12/8/2014
Adams and Reese Partner and Transactions Practice Group Leader James McLaren was interviewed in The Daily News’ article, “TIF Incentives Could Be More Common in Memphis,” which discusses how Tax Increment Financing has been a popular way to spur development in other parts of Tennessee and how City of Memphis officials are seeking approval for the third TIF district in the city for the redevelopment of the Graceland area and could rely on the incentive for other projects.
12/2/2014
Adams and Reese Partner Jeff Richardson’s blog, iphonejd.com, was highlighted among the top quality legal blogs in a Lexblog article, “As ABA Blawg 100 Shows, BigLaw is Finding the Handle on Quality Blogging.” Last year, Richardson’s blog was selected the No. 1 Legal Tech Blog by the ABA Journal editors and more than 4,000 readers in the 2013 ABA Journal Blawg 100.
12/1/2014
Adams and Reese Partner Jim Porter, who serves as the program chair for Leadership Tampa, and the program’s vice chair Stephanie Agliano were interviewed by WFLA Daytime about the benefits of Leadership Tampa, a program of the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, and how it brings together the area’s best and brightest in various business sectors and how this program develops leaders who make a difference.
11/25/2014
Adams and Reese Special Counsel and Tennessee Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris was recently featured in the November/December 2014 issue of Capitol Ideas, in which Norris answered 10 questions about his “State Pathways to Prosperity” initiative. He believes states can play a role in helping to ensure residents have the necessary skills to fill the jobs. The initiative focuses not only on education, but also on other issue that might affect an individual’s ability to work.
11/19/2014

Adams and Reese Partner Marilyn Healy is featured in the “Good to Know” business leaders section in the November 2014 issue of Florida Trend. The magazine features Tampa and Hillsborough County’s business leaders, government and economic development officials who work to improve the area economy and community.

11/5/2014
Adams and Reese Partner Giles Perkins is on the plaintiff team representing Navigate Affordable Housing Partners, Contract Management Services, Housing Authority of the City of Bremerton, National Housing Compliance, Assisted Housing Services Corp., North Tampa Housing Development Corp., California Affordable Housing Initiatives Inc. and Southwest Housing Compliance Corp., in a case in which attorneys for the opposing side, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, plan to ask the United States Supreme Court to review a circuit court decision finding HUD should have used contracts, not grants, to fund its administration of public housing projects.
11/5/2014

Adams and Reese Partner Mark Spansel is featured in the Fall 2014 publication of Tulane Lawyer after he joined several Tulane Law School students for a field visit to Valero Energy Corporation’s St. Charles Refinery, one of the world’s largest and most sophisticated plants located in Norco.

11/5/2014
The Junior Achievement of Greater New Orleans Inc.’s “Business Hall of Fame event at the Roosevelt Hotel on June 4 was featured in the November issue of St. Charles Avenue magazine. Adams and Reese Partner Laurie Young, who serves as a board member of JAGNO, was featured in one of the photos, along with Ashton Ryan, President and CEO at First NBC Bank.
11/4/2014
Adams and Reese Partner Justin Schmidt serves as the President of the Bienville Club and recently helped the organization celebrate its 50th anniversary at a President’s Ball on Saturday, November 1, at the New Orleans Country Club.
11/2/2014

Adams and Reese Partner Lucian Pera served as moderator of a recent seminar, “Lawyers’ Professional Responsibilities and Liabilities from Clients' Perspective,” during the 2014 Aon Law Firm Symposium in Chicago. The seminar was covered in the article, “Corporate Insiders Value Loyalty From Outside Counsel,” published in Bloomberg’s Corporate Counsel Weekly.

10/31/2014
Adams and Reese Partner Jeff Richardson, who founded in 2008 the legal technology blog, iPhoneJD, was interviewed by The Digital Edge about the new Apple products and services, what he recommends for lawyers, and predictions for the future of technology.
10/28/2014
Adams and Reese Partner Justin Schmidt was interviewed in a New Orleans CityBusiness article, “CZO Uncertainty Clouds Upbeat Commercial Realty Forecast,” published on the business publication’s web site on October 15. The article discusses the presentation given by real estate analyst Wade Ragas when speaking to hundreds of commercial realty professionals at the fourth annual New Orleans Metropolitan Association of Realtors Fall Forecast held October 14.
10/21/2014
Adams and Reese Partners Laurie Young and Jaimmé Collins volunteered at and helped transform the second annual Children’s Bureau “Children’s Hero Awards” into a superhero-style setting, taking place on October 3 in Young’s New Orleans Lakefront home. The event was covered by The Times-Picayune in the article, “Children’s Bureau of New Orleans Celebrates the Heroes in our Midst.”
10/14/2014
Adams and Reese Partner Gif Thornton, who serves as a board member of the 2015 Andrew Jackson Foundation Board of Trustees, is helping the Board rebrand the Ladies’ Hermitage Association into its new name, Andrew Jackson Foundation. The name change, which takes place after a 125-year history, was featured in a story by The Tennessean, “Big Names Help Hermitage Renew Focus on Andrew Jackson.
10/3/2014
Adams and Reese attorney and Tennessee Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris (R-Collierville) was named by Memphis Magazine’s “Who’s Who in Memphis,” among the movers and shakers and the Memphis 100.
10/2/2014

Adams and Reese Special Counsel Mark Norris was interviewed by Fox13 on the appointment and swearing-in of Holly Kirby to the Tennessee Supreme Court.

9/26/2014
Adams and Reese Partner Christopher Kane, who represents the New Orleans Saints, was interviewed in a Nola.com The Times-Picayune article, “Darren Sharper’s attorney not optimistic after appeal heard in lawsuit against Saints.” Sharper's attorney Frank Bruno is seeking to overturn an August 2013 decision by a workers compensation judge in an effort to win the former NFL safety supplemental employment benefits from the Saints.
9/18/2014
Adams and Reese Partner Gif Thornton, in the firm's Nashville office, was interviewed in a Nashville Business Journal article, "What Businesses Can Expect from a New GOP Attorney General," published in the September 17 online edition.
9/18/2014
Adams and Reese Partner Jack Pringle, and team leader of the Privacy, Data Security and Information Governance practice, was featured in the MidlandsBiz Podcast Series as he discussed data breaches and how front-page breaches such as the one that took place at Target have transformed the corporate landscape and, with it, the role of general counsel within companies, and what steps businesses should take to evaluate the benefits and risks on use of information.
9/3/2014
Adams and Reese Managing Partner Chuck Adams was interviewed in an August 15 CityBusiness article, “Attorneys Going Alternative with Fee Arrangements,” which discusses a recent survey conducted by Altman and Weil, a management and consulting services firm, that shows over 48 percent of the 304 U.S. law firms surveyed increased their amount of non-hourly based billing last year.
8/15/2014
Adams and Reese Nashville Music Row Office Partner in Charge Lynn Morrow is listed in this month’s version of Billboard Magazine for being among the “Top 50 Attorneys of Note in the Music Biz.”
8/14/2014
8/12/2014
Adams and Reese Nashville Office Partner in Charge Brad Lampley was featured in the Nashville Business Journal’s “Who to Meet” Spotlight: “From the Gridiron to the Courtroom,” discussing Lampley’s legal career, contributions to the Nashville community, and his former college football career at The University of Tennessee.
8/11/2014
Adams and Reese Partner and Transactions Practice Group Leader James McLaren was featured in several recent stories in The Commercial Appeal and The Daily News that covered the approval by the Memphis City Council of city tax revenue for Elvis Presley Enterprises Inc.’s plans make Graceland a tourist development zone and use an estimated $40 million worth of future tax revenue to help pay for a proposed 450-room hotel.
8/7/2014
Adams and Reese Partner John Beach was featured in the South Carolina Bar’s Perspectives 2013-2014 Annual Report as he is pictured in the “Public Services” section and at the Bar’s “Ask-A-Lawyer” event where he volunteered to help provide pro bono services through a hot line.
8/6/2014

Adams and Reese Partner Jim Keith represented Greenwood Public Schools and argued in front of The Mississippi Commission on School Accreditation and against the Mississippi Department of Education to help the district avoid state takeover. The MCSA voted unanimously against MDE's findings of an extreme emergency situation meriting the immediate loss of the district's accreditation.

8/4/2014
Adams and Reese is featured in the August 1 edition of the Birmingham Business Journal for being ranked among the “Healthiest Employers,” a recognition the law firm has received for the fifth consecutive year. In partnership with Healthiest Employers, the BBJ honored organizations with policies and initiatives promoting a healthy workplace, and also recognized them at an awards breakfast at the Health & Wellness Expo and Healthiest Employers Awards, held on July 31 at The Harbert Center.
8/1/2014

Adams and Reese Nashville Music Row Partner Linda Edell Howard was interviewed in an article by the Nashville Business Journal, “Identity Crisis: Debating Music Row’s future,” which discussed the redevelopment future of Music Row, which turns 60 years old this Fall.

8/1/2014

Adams and Reese real estate attorney and New Orleans Partner Justin Schmidt was interviewed in The Times-Picayune article, “Mow a lawn, get a lot; New Orleans program would reward neighborly upkeep,” as the New Orleans City Council consider an ordinance that would create a Mow to Own program to allow residents, under certain conditions, to buy lots from the city, possibly at steeply discounted prices, in exchange for having maintained them for a year.

7/24/2014
Adams and Reese Partner Jack Pringle, practice team leader of the firm’s Privacy, Data Security and Information Governance practice, was interviewed by the Baton Rouge Business Report in the article, “More Than an IT Guy - As companies face rising occurrences of high-tech breaches, law firms add data security to their practice specialties.”
7/18/2014
Adams and Reese attorney John Surma, in the firm’s Houston office, was interviewed by EHS Today in the article, “OSHA Cites Sterling Shipyard for Continuing To Expose Workers To Hazards,” in which the Texas barge builder Sterling Shipyard was cited by OSHA for 16 serious, repeat, failure-to-abate safety violations.
7/17/2014

Adams and Reese attorney John Surma, in the firm’s Houston office, was interviewed by EHS Today in the article, “The 816,500 Reasons Formed Fiber Technologies Shouldn't Have Lied to OSHA.” OSHA claims the Ohio employer provided false abatement documentation and continues to expose workers to serious hazards and fines the company $816,500.

7/17/2014
Adams and Reese Partner Martin Stern, who represents Exxon Mobil Corp., argued Wednesday on behalf of his client and all the energy companies involved in an environmental damages lawsuit in which a federal judge said that he won't rule until this fall on whether a Plaquemines Parish environmental damages lawsuit against 19 oil and gas companies should be heard in federal or state court.
7/3/2014
Adams and Reese Partner and labor and employment attorney Brooke Duncan was quoted in an Employment Law Daily article, “U.S.: ‘Quasi’ Public Employees Can’t Be Forced to Pay Agency Fees to Union, Supreme Court Holds.” The Employment Law Daily is published online by Wolters Kluwer, and the article ran in the June 30 edition.
7/1/2014
Adams and Reese Partners Cindy Barnett, Mitch Boult and Gif Thornton were featured among Nashville Business Journal’s 2014 “Best of the Bar” honorees in the publication’s special section printed on June 27th. This is the 12th annual “Best of the Bar” awards publication and awards reception honoring Middle Tennessee’s leading lawyers and corporate counsel.
6/28/2014

The Adams and Reese Houston office used its video conferencing equipment and bought lunch for the office so its lawyers and staff members in Houston could watch Thursday's big World Cup game between USA and Germany, which saw the USA lose 1-0, but the national team still advanced to the knockout stage of the World Cup tournament. The luncheon was highlighted in a Houston Chronicle article, "Workers Break Up Day to Watch U.S. in World Cup Match."

6/26/2014
Adams and Reese is featured in the 2014 Jefferson Chamber Membership Directory as a Champion level sponsor of the Jefferson Chamber of Commerce and a longstanding member of the Chamber.
6/19/2014
Adams and Reese Partner Jim Dickson, in the firm’s St. Petersburg office, was interviewed by Law360, a New-York based legal publication, on the United States Supreme Court finding that the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act does not preempt a North Carolina law prohibiting claims related to pollution that occurred more than 10 years ago. The case was CTS Corp. v. Waldburger.
6/16/2014
Adams and Reese attorney Marshall Hevron, who is one of the founding members and former commander of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8973 in New Orleans, has helped the Post’s membership surpass 200, an astronomical increase since 2009, when the post had two active members, including Hevron. The post’s growth is the most rapid of any Louisiana VFW chapter and is likely one of the fastest of any post in the United States, reported by The Advocate in the May 28th publication and in the article, “NO VFW’s Post Membership Skyrocketing.”
5/28/2014
Adams and Reese Partner Chris Kane, in his representation of the New Orleans Saints in a major workers compensation dispute ongoing in the Louisiana Legislature, was interviewed by several notable media outlets, including ESPN, AP, Fox Sports, USA Today, Yahoo! and local news and TV stations as well.
5/24/2014
Adams and Reese Partner Jeffrey Smith is featured in the May/June 2014 Memphis Magazine as he was named among “The Power Players” in Labor and Employment for the fifth consecutive year.
5/13/2014

The legal national publication Law360 reported that a Fifth Circuit panel ruled Tuesday that a 1988 memo by Exxon Mobil Corp.’s in-house counsel about the oil giant’s contract negotiations was privileged, reviving Exxon’s attempts to strike references to the memo from a personal injury suit over radioactive material in oil pipes.

5/7/2014

National legal publication Law360 asked attorneys, including Adams and Reese Partner Ray Ferrera, to weigh in on the Supreme Court’s recent rulings in a pair of cases that the Federal Circuit's standards for awarding attorneys’ fees to prevailing parties in “unreasonable” patent infringement cases must be eased.

5/5/2014
Adams and Reese Nashville Music Row Partners Linda Edell Howard and Lynn Morrow are featured in Nashville entertainment industry publication MusicRow’s "InCharge," an 88-page industry resource serving as the definitive collection of the Music Row industry’s gatekeepers and key decision-making professionals within the Nashville entertainment community. Each of the 426 profiles includes contact information, updated career biography, and detailed membership affiliations for the influential executives in the Nashville Music Row industry.
4/28/2014
Adams and Reese Partner Lucian Pera is featured in the April/May 2014 Memphis Magazine as he was named among “The Power Players” in Business Litigation for the fifth consecutive year.
4/24/2014
Adams and Reese attorney Phil Kirkpatrick, Special Counsel in the firm’s Nashville office, was interviewed by two local television stations about his experience at the 2013 Boston Marathon, where 260 people were injured, including Kirkpatrick, who was near the finish line taking photos of his girlfriend, Vicki Schmidt, who was finishing the race.
4/16/2014
Adams and Reese Partner Giles Perkins, President Emeritus of the Railroad Park Foundation, was interviewed in a podcast with the Georgia Municipal Association to explain how he worked with the city of Birmingham to build an acclaimed downtown park through a collaboration that brought together the city and county governments, foundations and local nonprofits.
4/9/2014
Adams and Reese attorney Gif Thornton, and his wife Anna, co-chaired the annual "A Tennessee Waltz Ladies’ & Gentlemen’s Committee Event," and Adams and Reese hosted the festivity in its Nashville office in the Fifth Third Bank Building on Church Street. The event was featured in The Tennessean in the April 7th edition.
4/7/2014
Adams and Reese attorney Lucian Pera, who serves as the Treasurer of the American Bar Association, was interviewed in the ABA Journal article, “ABA House of Delegates Approves Dues Increase,” published on the ABA web site on April 1st.
4/1/2014
Adams and Reese ranked No. 139 on the Law360 Top 400 Law Firms List, featuring the largest U.S.-based law firms as measured by U.S. attorney head count as of December 31, 2013. Adams and Reese had 318 attorneys and 195 partners as of that date.
3/23/2014
Adams and Reese attorney Laurie Young, who serves as a board member for the Junior Achievement of Greater New Orleans, was featured in the March 2014 issue of St. Charles Avenue magazine, which covered JA's 10th City Stars Soiree, honoring the 2013 Rising Stars in the New Orleans area with a gala on November 8th at the JaBiz Town on the campus of Delgado Community College.
3/20/2014
The Adams and Reese Memphis office was featured in the March 14-20 edition of the Memphis Business Journal in the "Mid-South's Healthiest Employers" special insert, profiling companies for achieving and addressing wellness in the workplace. For the fourth consecutive year, Adams and Reese was named among the “Mid-South’s Healthiest Employers,” according to the Memphis Business Journal. The Adams and Reese Memphis office was featured in the Small Business Category (1-99 employees) by number of local office employees.
3/20/2014
Adams and Reese attorney Laurie Young, who serves as a board member for the Junior Achievement of Greater New Orleans, was recognized, along with JA Board members, at halftime of the New Orleans Pelicans’ basketball game on March 14th for the honoring of “The Final Four” schools in the “Junior Idea” entrepreneurship program, presented by Idea Village and JAGNO. Young served as a co-chair for “Junior Idea.”
3/15/2014
Adams and Reese labor and employment attorney Leslie Lanusse, honored for the fourth consecutive year as a BTI Client Service All-Star, was featured in a Law360 article, “49 Employment Attorneys Know How To Keep GCs Happy,” published on the legal publication’s web site on February 3rd.
2/3/2014
Adams and Reese public finance team leader Ray Cornelius was interviewed in The Advocate/AP story, “Law firms adapt to get development megaprojects,” published on February 1st, and discussing how megaprojects springing up in Louisiana are changing the way law firms negotiate fees with those clients.
2/1/2014
Adams and Reese attorney Gif Thornton was interviewed in the Nashville Business Journal, which asked area law firms to predict when a national Top 25 firm might set up an office in Nashville, and what might be the catalyst for such an entrance into the market.
1/31/2014
Adams and Reese Jacksonville Office Partner in Charge Tim Volpe was interviewed in a Jacksonville Business Journal article, “Jacksonville Law Firms Staff Up to Meet Clients’ Growing Needs,” which asked the top executives at law firms whether they were hiring, and if so, in what practice area specialties.
1/24/2014
Adams and Reese attorney and Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris (R-Collierville) was featured in a cover-page story in the Memphis Flyer - "The Prince of Nashville - As the 2014 legislature convenes, Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris has a big agenda — and not much in his way," published in the January 16th publication.
1/16/2014
Adams and Reese attorney David Coons was featured in the Law Firms’ “Ones to Watch” special section in the December 20th issue of New Orleans CityBusiness magazine. Several New Orleans attorneys were chosen to be featured by the magazine’s editorial staff based on recent submissions made to the “Around Town” section for new hires, promotions and awards.
12/20/2013
Adams and Reese made the prestigious list of the top law firms across the nation that represent companies in the Fortune 50 in several practice areas, including Contracts Litigation, IP Litigation, Labor Litigation and Torts Litigation. The list, “Who Represents America’s Biggest Companies,” was published in the October issue of Corporate Counsel magazine.
12/6/2013
The December 2013 edition of Mobile Bay Magazine profiled this year’s Class of 40 Under Forty as Adams and Reese attorney Andy Freeman was featured among the honorees in the article, “Get to know the talented, bright, young things who are shaping the Bay area.”
12/5/2013
Adams and Reese attorney Lucian Pera, Partner in the firm’s Memphis office and Treasurer of the American Bar Association, was interviewed in an ABA Journal article, “ABA Makes the Model Rules Available as a Mobile App,” published in the December 1st edition of the magazine.
12/2/2013
Adams and Reese had 21 attorneys listed in the November issue of New Orleans Magazine as the publication listed its annual “Top Lawyers” list, broken down by 56 specialty practice areas.
12/1/2013
Adams and Reese attorney and Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris (R-Collierville) has drafted a bill that would make Tennessee public colleges and universities more veteran-friendly, starting with in-state tuition for vets moving to Tennessee. An article about the Bill was featured in The Commercial Appeal in the November 11th edition.
11/15/2013
Adams and Reese attorney Ray Cornelius, who wrote Louisiana’s Tax Increment Financing (TIF) law, said funding recreation facilities is currently one of the most popular uses for these districts and TIFs are a really powerful tool when Cornelius spoke before a debate on TIF districts held by the Opelousas-St. Landry Chamber of Commerce. The debate was featured in The Daily World Opelousas newspaper article, “Are TIF Districts In Our Future?”
11/13/2013
Adams and Reese attorney Jaimmé Collins, who serves as a board member of The Children’s Bureau of New Orleans, chaired a successful and the inaugural “Children’s Hero Awards,” held at the “wedding cake” house or at the home of Frances and Calvin Fayard on St. Charles Avenue on Friday, October 25th. Several photos and a story of the event were featured on nola.com and The Times-Picayune web site.
11/8/2013
Adams and Reese attorneys and Defense Research Institute members Paige Sensenbrenner, Glen Pilie and Michelle Craig helped successfully represent Exxon Mobil Corporation in the case, Naomi Guzman v. Exxon Mobil Corporation, et al., and the judgment and photos of the three DRI members were featured in the October 9th edition of DRI’s “The Voice – And The Defense Wins.”
10/28/2013
Adams and Reese was mentioned in a Wall Street Journal front page article this morning by Lorillard General Counsel Ron Milstein who discussed the fact that his tobacco company uses the regional law firm of Adams and Reese to do extensive work on about 4,500 state and federal civil litigation cases pending in Florida and to work with the larger national firms that Lorillard also employs.
10/22/2013
Adams and Reese Sarasota Office Partner in Charge Jason Gaskill, 37, was selected among the “Top 40 Under 40” by The Business Observer and featured in the publication’s special section profiling the business executive honorees from Naples to North Tampa, across the state of Florida.
10/9/2013
Adams and Reese attorney Jack Pringle, in the firm’s Columbia office, was interviewed by South Carolina ETV, the state’s public educational broadcasting network, on the topic of company’s processes, policies, and systems reflecting the value of those private information assets.

10/8/13
Adams and Reese attorney Mark Norris, who serves as State Senate Republican Leader of Collierville, organized a workforce development session and conference, “Conversation About Work,” at The University of Memphis University Center on September 4th to discuss workforce training efforts and the training programs of local business and higher education leaders.
9/19/2013
Every month, employees from the Adams and Reese Baton Rouge office volunteer their time to cook for Boys Hope Girls Hope to give the nonprofit’s a staff a night off, and these charitable efforts were featured in an article published in The Advocate in the September 11th edition.
9/19/2013
New Orleans Partners Laurie Briggs Young and Debbie Rouen were featured in NOLA.com’s photo gallery coverage of the Jefferson Performing Arts Society Head Dress Celebrity Tea. The event began in 2012 as a way to get JPAS supporters excited for the group's annual for Pasta & Puccini Gala, which takes place each October.
9/1/2013
Adams and Reese attorney Jeff Richardson, a Partner in the law firm’s New Orleans office, was interviewed by New Orleans CityBusiness in an article, “Blogging Attorneys Share Niche Expertise,” published on August 15th.
8/26/2013
Adams and Reese attorney Bill Shea is featured in the Baton Rouge Bar Association’s “Member Spotlight,” on the organization’s web site home page, as the BRBA profiles its active members on their legal careers and interests in the Baton Rouge community.
7/18/2013
Adams and Reese attorney Jeff Richardson, in the law firm’s New Orleans office, was featured in New Orleans CityBusiness’ article, “NOLA Attorneys Lean on More Gadgets, Apps to Ease Workflow,” where attorneys were asked how they use their smartphone or tablet device in their practice with applications running the gamut from timekeeping and jury selection to editing documents and running audio-visual displays in the courtroom.
6/27/2013
Adams and Reese attorney Lucian Pera, in the law firm’s Memphis office, was interviewed by the ABA Journal in the article, “50 Simple Ways You Can Market Your Practice,” as attorneys shared what is necessary for good business development and strategies to build legal practices.
6/27/2013
Adams and Reese construction and real estate attorney David Toney, in the law firm’s Houston office, was interviewed in a Texas Lawyer article, “Rock & Role: GC Finds Solid Ground in Stone Business,” published on the magazine’s web site on June 10th.
6/27/2013
The law firm of Adams and Reese had several of its Baton Rouge office attorneys featured in the June 2013 edition of Around the Bar, the Baton Rouge Bar Association’s magazine.
6/18/2013
Adams and Reese attorneys Cindy Barnett and Gif Thornton were profiled in the Nashville Business Journal’s special section, “Best of the Bar” 2013, honoring Middle Tennessee’s top lawyers and corporate counsel in the June 7th edition of the publication.
6/14/2013
Adams and Reese litigation attorney David Boyette was mentioned in the Sarasota Herald-Tribune’s coverage on May 21 and May 22 on the hotly, contested litigation case concerning the 14-acre former Sarasota Quay property that had been in litigation for 21 months, after a $1 billion proposed project fell apart when developers were unable to stay current on the mortgage.
6/5/2013
Recognizing the opportunity to expand to one of the fastest growing metro areas in the Southeast – Columbia, South Carolina, the law firm of Adams and Reese LLP has announced a merger with Ellis Lawhorne, effective June 1, 2013. With the addition of 23 attorneys in Columbia, Adams and Reese will have over 340 attorneys and advisors resident in 16 offices in seven states throughout the Southern United States and Washington, D.C.
5/21/2013
Adams and Reese attorney Ray Ward, in the firm’s New Orleans office, was featured in the Law360 Appellate Law Section with a Q&A about his legal practice, published on the Law360 web site on May 9th
5/16/2013
Adams and Reese Nashville Music Row Office attorneys Linda Edell-Howard and Lynn Morrow were featured among Music Row magazine’s 2013 “In Charge” - Nashville's Music Industry Decision Makers, a special feature in the April/May edition. The insert profiles the most influential figures in the Nashville-based entertainment industry and highlights the faces and personalities of those whose combined achievements reshape the future of the city’s renowned music enterprise.
5/16/2013
Congratulations to our partner, Mark Surprenant, this year's recipient of The Loving Cup for his pro bono legal work and selfless volunteerism. The Loving Cup has been awarded by The Times-Picayune since 1901 to men and women who have worked unselfishly for the community without expectation of public recognition or material reward.
5/6/2013
Adams and Reese attorney Liz Roussel, who serves as the firm’s Labor and Employment Team Leader, was featured in the Law360 Labor and Employment Section with a Q&A about her legal practice, published on the Law360 web site on April 12th.
4/16/2013
For the fourth consecutive year, Adams and Reese attorneys Lucian Pera and Jeff Smith were featured among “The Power Players 2013” by Memphis Magazine in the publication’s “Who’s Who in Memphis Business” special section in the April 2013 issue.
4/16/2013
New Orleans Partner Laurie Young was featured in NOLA.com’s Coverage of St. Martin’s Episcopal School’s “Evening of Southern Charm” Silent Auction and Gala Benefit.
4/16/2013
Adams and Reese attorney Hank Shelton, who serves as the firm’s Commercial Restructuring and Bankruptcy Team Leader, was featured in the Law360 Bankruptcy Section with a Q&A about his legal practice, published on the Law360 web site on March 27th.
4/10/2013
Adams and Reese attorney Jeff Richardson, in the firm’s New Orleans office, was quoted in a feature story, “The Mobile Lawyer” in the April ABA Journal, a publication produced by the American Bar Association.
4/10/2013
Adams and Reese attorney Glen Pilie, in the firm’s New Orleans office, was featured in the Law360 Environmental Law Section with a Q&A about his legal practice, published on the Law360 web site on March 25th.
4/1/2013
Adams and Reese attorney Mark Beebe, who serves as a Partner in the Litigation practice group, was featured in the Law360 Competition Law Section with a Q&A about his legal practice, published on the Law360 web site on March 22nd.
4/1/2013
Adams and Reese has partnered with the Mississippi Justice Center to help homeowners who lack a clear title, or any title to their home, and are unable to get the financial assistance to which they are entitled. The Adams and Reese Jackson office’s pro bono work was the subject of “Pro Bono Spotlight” in the March newsletter issue from the Mississippi Justice Center.
4/1/2013
Adams and Reese attorney Louis LaCour, who serves as a Partner in the firm’s New Orleans office, was featured in the Law360 Appellate Law Section with a Q&A about his legal practice, published on the Law360 web site on March 18th.
3/21/2013
For the fourth consecutive year, Adams and Reese attorney Gif Thornton, a member of the firm’s Governmental Relations practice team and Chairman of the Executive Committee, was featured in the Legal Section of Nashville Post's 2013 “In Charge” edition, featuring businesspeople and community leaders in Middle Tennessee who have “positively exerted their influence on Nashville and its surrounding communities. They are ‘in charge’ of making things happen in the Nashville area.”
3/19/2013
Adams and Reese attorney Jim Dickson, in the firm’s St. Petersburg office, was featured in the Law360 Environmental Law Section with a Q&A about his legal practice, published on the Law360 web site on March 15th.
3/19/2013
Adams and Reese attorney Lee Butler, who serves as a Litigation Practice Group Leader, was featured in the Law360 Product Liability Section with a Q&A about his legal practice, published on the Law360 web site on March 18th.
3/19/2013
Adams and Reese attorney Tom Clark, who serves as the Partner in Charge of the firm’s Baton Rouge office, was featured in the Law360 Insurance Section with a Q&A about his legal practice, published on the Law360 web site on March 14th.
3/19/2013
In an interview with The Advocate newspaper, Adams and Reese attorney and former Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Robert Wooley endorsed the renewed congressional effort to create a national catastrophe insur­ance program, which has gained momentum following Super-storm Sandy in the northeast and Hurricane Isaac in Louisi­ana. The article, “Catastrophe Fund Gets Boost: Re-insurance Would Back Up State Programs,” was published in the March 13th edition of the newspaper.
3/14/2013
Adams and Reese attorney Ann Huckstep, in the firm’s Birmingham office, was featured in her alma mater Vanderbilt University Law School’s magazine, Vanderbilt Lawyer, in an article on “Law Firm Leaders,” in which CEOs, managing partners, partners in charge and practice leaders discussed the challenges of leadership in law firms.
3/1/2013
Adams and Reese attorney Johnny Domiano was featured in CityBusiness among the “Ones to Watch” in the Legal Industry, published in the February 14th edition.
2/20/2013
Adams and Reese Special Counsel Anil Mujumdar was selected among Birmingham Business Journal’s “Top 40 Under 40” Class of 2013, recognizing Birmingham’s brightest young business leaders, and honoring those with notable achievements in business and the community.
2/8/2013
Adams and Reese attorney David Bowsher, who serves as the firm’s Birmingham Office Partner in Charge, was interviewed by the Birmingham Business Journal in the article, “Business Bankruptcies Fall, But Federal Factors May Reverse Trend,” published February 1st in the newspaper’s print edition.
2/7/2013
Adams and Reese attorney and DC Office Partner in Charge Jeff Brooks was interviewed in the POLITICO article, “Sandy Lobbying Hinged on Governors,” published January 17th on the political newspaper’s web site. POLITICO covers political news with a focus on national politics, Congress, Capitol Hill, lobbying and advocacy.
2/6/2013
Adams and Reese attorney Jim Dickson, in the firm’s St. Petersburg office, was interviewed by the Tampa Bay Times in an article, “Pinellas likely to vote on sales tax for rail and bus service,” published January 24th on the newspaper’s web site.
2/6/2013
Adams and Reese ranked No. 9 among Tampa area’s largest law firms, according to a list of the Top 25 Law Firms ranked by number of local attorneys, reported in the January 18th issue of the Tampa Bay Business Journal.
1/24/2013
Adams and Reese Partner and Governmental Relations attorney Gif Thornton was featured among the most influential lobbyists at Legislative Plaza for 2013 in TNReport’s article, “Artists of Persuasion,” published on the news service’s web site on January 8th.
1/10/2013
Adams and Reese Partner Jeff Richardson was interviewed in a New Orleans CityBusiness article, “The Skinny on the iPad Mini for Attorneys,” published on the newspaper’s web site on December 14th.
1/10/2013
Adams and Reese Special Counsel Mark Norris, who serves as the majority leader of the Tennessee State Senate, was featured in the Commercial Appeal article, “Power Broker Isn’t a Label Collierville’s Mark Norris Wears Comfortably,” published on the newspaper’s web site on January 5th.
1/10/2013