Four Lightfoot, Franklin & White Attorneys Recognized as Birmingham ‘Lawyers of the Year’ and 21 Listed Overall in 2018 The Best Lawyers in America© Published by Woodward/White, Inc.

Lightfoot, Franklin & White LLC is pleased to announce that four attorneys have been named “Lawyers of the Year” for Birmingham in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© published by Woodward/White, Inc. The guide also named 21 of the firm’s lawyers to this year’s list.

Those named “Lawyers of the Year” received the highest overall peer-feedback in the listed practice area and geographic region. Only one attorney is recognized as the “Lawyer of the Year” for each specialty and location. The Lightfoot attorneys named are:

Michael L. Bell: Birmingham Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants “Lawyer of the Year”
Sara Anne Ford: Birmingham Litigation – Mergers and Acquisitions “Lawyer of the Year”
John M. (Johnny) Johnson: Birmingham Bet-the-Company Litigation “Lawyer of the Year”
Harlan I. Prater, IV: Birmingham Litigation – Environmental “Lawyer of the Year”

The 21 Lightfoot lawyers listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018 for Birmingham are:

J. Chandler Bailey
○ Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Michael L. Bell
○ Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
○ Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
William H. Brooks
○ Appellate Practice
○ Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Kevin E. Clark
○ Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants
William S. Cox, III
○ Litigation – Environmental
○ Water Law
Melody Hurdle Eagan
○ Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Sara Anne Ford
○ Commercial Litigation
○ Litigation – Banking and Finance
○ Litigation – Mergers and Acquisitions
○ Litigation – Real Estate
○ Litigation – Securities
Samuel H. Franklin
○ Bet-the-Company Litigation
○ Commercial Litigation
○ Litigation – Antitrust
○ Litigation – Banking and Finance
○ Litigation – Mergers and Acquisitions
○ Litigation – Securities Personal Injury
○ Litigation – Defendants Product Liability
○ Litigation – Defendants
Lee M. Hollis
○ Commercial Litigation
○ Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
John M. (Johnny) Johnson
○ Bet-the-Company Litigation
○ Commercial Litigation
○ Litigation – Environmental
○ Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants
○ Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
M. Christian King
○ Appellate Practice
○ Bet-the-Company Litigation
○ Commercial Litigation
○ Litigation – Environmental
○ Litigation – Securities
Rachel Lary
○ Commercial Litigation
William H. Morrow
○ Personal Injury Litigation – Defendant
Lana A. Olson
○ Litigation – Environmental
Adam K. Peck
○ Litigation – Environmental Personal
○ Injury Litigation – Defendants
○ Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
J. Bradley Powell
○ Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Harlan I. Prater, IV
○ Litigation – Environmental
○ Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
J. Banks Sewell, III
○ Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Jack Sharman
○ Corporate Compliance Law
○ Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Wynn M. Shuford
○ Commercial Litigation
○ Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants
E. Glenn Waldrop
○ Construction Law
○ Litigation – Construction

Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© is based entirely on peer-review. The methodology is designed to capture, as accurately as possible, the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical and legal practice area.