21 Chambliss Attorneys Selected For Best Lawyers In America 2019

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Best Lawyers selected William P. Aiken as the 2019 "Lawyer of the Year" for Health Care Law. Listed in Best Lawyers in America since 1993, Aiken concentrates his practice in health care, commercial contracts and business transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate and securities law. He serves as the firm's chair for mergers and acquisitions and is a three-time Chattanooga Corporate Lawyer of the Year. Best Lawyers selected Timothy M. Gibbons as the 2019 "Lawyer of the Year" for Construction Law. He’s been listed since 2013. A former architect, Gibbons chairs the firm's construction group and is a fellow of the Construction Lawyers Society of America (CLSA). Best Lawyers recognized Mark Turner as the 2019 "Lawyer of the Year" for both Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) and for Securitization and Structured Finance Law. Turner focuses his practice on commercial lending transactions, corporate finance, and commercial and transactional work. Turner has been listed since 2015.

Best Lawyers selects only one lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area as the "Lawyer of the Year." The publication selects lawyers based on voting averages received during the peer review assessments. Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and same practice areas for their abilities, professionalism and integrity.

Chambliss attorneys listed in the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America are: 

William P. Aiken - Health Care Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Corporate Law

T. Maxfield Bahner - Commercial Litigation, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Litigation - First Amendment, Litigation - Antitrust

William M. Barker - Mediation, Arbitration

Richard W. Bethea - Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Intellectual Property, Litigation - Patent, Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Mark A. Cunningham - Health Care Law

Timothy M. Gibbons - Construction Law

David J. Hill - Copyright Law, Patent Law, Trademark Law

Rosemarie L. Hill - Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Antitrust, Litigation - Labor and Employment

Frederick L. Hitchcock - Energy Law

Richard T. Hudson - Real Estate Law

J. Nelson Irvine - Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Corporate Law, Non-Profit / Charities Law

Anthony A. Jackson - Litigation - First Amendment

Hugh J. Moore - Commercial Litigation, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Litigation - Municipal

Harold L. North, Jr. - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Dana B. Perry - Trusts and Estates, Elder Law

William H. Pickering - Litigation - Labor and Employment, Labor Law - Management, Employment Law - Management

Michael N. St. Charles - Real Estate Law

Mark Turner - Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Securitization and Structured Finance Law, Real Estate Law,

Paul S. Weidlich - Patent Law

Gregory D. Willett - Trusts and Estates

Jay A. Young - Project Finance Law, Banking and Finance Law

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