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Adams and Reese is pleased to announce that 13 attorneys have been named 2017 "Lawyers of the Year” by the highly respected peer-review publication Best Lawyers® (by BL Rankings, LLC). Published for more than three decades, Best Lawyers® has earned the respect of the legal profession, the media and the public as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals.

Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” recognitions are awarded to individual attorneys with the highest overall peer feedback for a specific practice area and geographic location. Only one attorney is recognized as the “Lawyer of the Year” for each specialty and location.

Adams and Reese congratulates the following attorneys who have been named 2017 “Lawyers of the Year” by The Best Lawyers in America.

    • V. Thomas Clark, Jr. (2017)
      • Administrative / Regulatory Law
    • W. Cliff Moore III (2017)
      • Litigation - Banking and Finance
    • William H. Short, Jr. (2017)
      • Bankruptcy Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization
    • Charles N. Parrott (2017)
      • Financial Services Regulation Law
    • Holmes S. Adams (2017)
      • Litigation - Trusts and Estates
    • J. Jeffrey Trotter (2017)
      • Oil and Gas Law
    • Paul A. Carrubba (2017)
      • Banking and Finance Law
    • Timothy W. Volpe (2017)
      • Litigation - Insurance
    • W. David Johnson (2017)
      • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
    • Cynthia Mitchell Barnett (2017)
      • Public Finance Law
    • Mark C. Surprenant (2017)
      • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
    • Martin A. Stern (2017)
      • Appellate Practice
    • Thomas H. Dart (2017)
      • Litigation – Construction

Alongside its 13 “Lawyers of the Year,” Adams and Reese had 117 attorneys named 2017 Best Lawyers® by The Best Lawyers in America publication.

The Best Lawyers® and “Lawyers of the Year” lists are compiled by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which tens of thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. Attorneys are separated by geographic region and practice areas. They are reviewed by their peers on the basis of professional expertise and must undergo a stringent authentication process to confirm their current practice and good attorney standing.