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Adams and Reese has 163 total attorneys recognized by peers in The Best Lawyers in America® and Best Lawyers "Ones to Watch" 2024 editions, published today.

With selections of lawyers since 1983, The Best Lawyers in America® is based on comprehensive peer-review surveys. This year, there were more than 16.1 million confidential evaluations by attorneys.

"Ones to Watch" consists of attorneys who have been in practice less than 10 years.

2024 The Best Lawyers in America® 

Atlanta

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Privacy and Data Security Law
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization

Baton Rouge 

Bubba Henry
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Administrative/Regulatory Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Communications Law
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Health Care Law
  • Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • Insurance Law

Birmingham

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Antitrust Law
  • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Litigation - Banking and Finance
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Administrative/Regulatory Law
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Environmental Law
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Personal Injury Litigation

Columbia

  • Corporate Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Tax Law
  • Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • Litigation and Controversy - Tax
  • Tax Law
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation - Banking and Finance
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • International Mergers and Acquisitions

Houston

  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Construction Law
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Real Estate Law

Jackson

  • Litigation - Trusts and Estates
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Education Law
  • Education Law
  • Education Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Education Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Energy Law
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Timber Law
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Energy Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Oil and Gas Law

Jacksonville

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation - Insurance
  • Arbitration
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation - Insurance
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation - Insurance

Memphis

  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Education Law
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Economic Development Law
  • Project Finance Law
  • Public Finance Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
  • First Amendment Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Legal Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
  • Litigation - First Amendment
  • Media Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization
  • Litigation - Banking and Finance
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation - Banking and Finance

Mobile

  • Government Contracts
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Economic Development Law
  • Government Contracts
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Education Law
  • Litigation - First Amendment
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Litigation - Municipal
  • Corporate Law
  • International Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Timber Law
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Corporate Law
  • International Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Timber Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Timber Law

Nashville

  • Government Relations Practice
  • Public Finance Law
  • Copyright Law
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Trademark Law
  • Litigation - Health Care
  • Corporate Law
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Food and Beverage Law
  • Nonprofit/Charities Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Entertainment Law - Motion Pictures and Television
  • Entertainment Law - Music
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Patent
  • Trademark Law
  • Copyright Law
  • Entertainment Law - Music
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Food and Beverage Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization
  • Public Finance Law
  • Education Law
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Health Care Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Copyright Law
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Trademark Law

New Orleans

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation - Banking and Finance
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Litigation - Trusts and Estates
  • Admiralty and Maritime Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Health Care Law
  • Admiralty and Maritime Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Oil and Gas Law
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization
  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Admiralty and Maritime Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization
  • International Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants
  • Workers' Compensation Law - Employers
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Insurance Law
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Construction Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization
  • Economic Development Law
  • Admiralty and Maritime Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Admiralty and Maritime Law
  • Energy Law
  • Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendants
  • Oil and Gas Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation - Health Care
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Oil and Gas Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Economic Development Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Admiralty and Maritime Law
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Insurance
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Health Care Law
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Corporate Law
  • Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Arbitration
  • Environmental Law
  • Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Admiralty and Maritime Law
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Appellate Practice
  • Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendants
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Environmental Law
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Public Finance Law
  • Admiralty and Maritime Law
  • Commercial Litigation

Sarasota

    • Commercial Litigation
    • Litigation - Trusts and Estates
    • Litigation - Construction
    • Litigation - Real Estate
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Construction Law

Tampa

2024 "Ones to Watch"

Atlanta

  • Corporate Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Charlotte

  • Construction Law
  • Litigation - Construction

Columbia

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Tax Law

Houston

  • Litigation - Construction
Chelsea Lu
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Real Estate Law

Jackson

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Oil and Gas Law

Jacksonville

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization
  • Commercial Litigation

Memphis

  • Health Care Law
  • Insurance Law

Mobile

  • Government Relations Practice
  • Insurance Law
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Transportation Law
Suntrease Williams-Maynard
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Labor and Employment Law - Employee
  • Labor and Employment Law - Management

Nashville

  • Litigation - Intellectual Property

New Orleans

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Law
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Sarasota

  • Construction Law
  • Real Estate Law

Tampa

  • Construction Law
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Construction Law
  • Construction Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts and Estates
Michael Kolcun
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation - Banking and Finance
  • Construction Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Construction Law
  • Litigation - Banking and Finance
  • Construction Law
  • Labor and Employment Law - Management
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Workers' Compensation Law - Employers
  • Construction Law
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Construction Law
  • Litigation - Construction