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Lightfoot Ranks Prominently in 2020 Chambers and Partners USA Guide
May 11, 2020
Lightfoot, Franklin & White LLC is once again recognized in the Chambers USA 2020 guide. The firm was ranked as a “Band 1” commercial litigation firm in the state of Alabama. This is the highest ranking given by the prestigious, independent referral directory for the legal industry. The firm’s environmental litigation practice also ranked as “Band 2” in the state.
The newest edition of Chambers USA also recognizes five individual Lightfoot lawyers:
- Sam Franklin (Litigation: General Commercial)
- Johnny Johnson (Environment)
- Chris King (Litigation: Appellate; Litigation: General Commercial)
- Adam Peck (Litigation: General Commercial)
- Harlan Prater (Litigation: General Commercial)
Franklin and Prater are two of only five attorneys in all of Alabama named by Chambers this year to Band 1 for general commercial litigation. King is among only five attorneys in the state ranked Band 1 for appellate litigation.
“We are pleased to be ranked among the leading litigation firms and attorneys in the state by Chambers USA,” said Lightfoot managing partner Melody Eagan. “We remain committed to client service and excellence at all levels, and it’s gratifying to see that dedication recognized.”
London-based Chambers and Partners annually ranks the leading firms and lawyers across the United States. Rankings are based upon independent research that assesses technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment and other qualities most valued by clients. The Chambers USA guide is widely read by industry-leading companies and organizations across the nation.