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Lightfoot Attorneys Named 2019 Mid-South Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

November 5, 2019

Twenty Lightfoot, Franklin & White LLC attorneys have been named 2019 “Mid-South Super Lawyers” and 12 Lightfoot attorneys as “Mid-South Rising Stars” by Super Lawyers, the prominent legal ranking.

“We are proud to have so many of our lawyers recognized in this competitive list,” said Lightfoot managing partner Melody Eagan. “Many of these attorneys have been ranked for years, while others are listed for the first time. That’s a testament to our firm’s ongoing tradition of cultivating respected trial lawyers.”

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters publication, recognizes outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The patented selection process involves peer evaluation and independent research across 12 categories. 

Lightfoot attorneys selected as 2019 Mid-South Super Lawyers:

  • Chandler J. Bailey (Personal Injury - Products: Defense)
  • Michael L. Bell (Business Litigation)
  • Melody Eagan (Personal Injury - Products: Defense)
  • Sara Anne Ford (Business Litigation)
  • Samuel H. Franklin (Business Litigation)
  • Wesley B. Gilchrist (Business Litigation)
  • Enrique (Henry) J. Gimenez (Personal Injury General: Defense)
  • Lee M. Hollis (Personal Injury General: Defense)
  • Sanford G. Hooper (Personal Injury - Products: Defense)
  • Elizabeth H. Huntley (Civil Litigation: Defense)
  • John M. Johnson (Environmental Litigation)
  • M. Christian King (Business Litigation)
  • Terrence W. McCarthy (Civil Litigation: Defense)
  • Lana A. Olson (Environmental Litigation)
  • Adam K. Peck (Personal Injury - Products: Defense)
  • Harlan I. Prater, IV (Personal Injury - Products: Defense)
  • David R. Pruet, III (Business Litigation)
  • J. Banks Sewell, III (Personal Injury - Products: Defense)
  • Jack Sharman (Criminal Defense: White Collar)
  • E. Glenn Waldrop (Business Litigation)

Lightfoot attorneys selected as 2019 Mid-South Rising Stars:

  • Reid C. Carpenter (Civil Litigation: Defense)
  • Haley A. Cox (Civil Litigation: Defense)
  • Jeffrey P. Doss (Criminal Defense: White Collar)
  • James W. Gibson (Personal Injury - Products: Defense)
  • Brian P. Kappel (Entertainment & Sports)
  • Rachel M. Lary (Business Litigation)
  • Jonathan R. Little (Civil Litigation: Defense)
  • Robert J. Sewell (Criminal Defense: White Collar)
  • Clinton T. Speegle (Aviation & Aerospace)
  • Amie A. Vague (Business Litigation)
  • Benjamin S. Willson (Criminal Defense: White Collar)
  • Christopher C. Yearout (Personal Injury - Products: Defense)
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