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Lightfoot Receives Prominent Rankings in Chambers and Partners USA Guide for 2019
May 7, 2019
Lightfoot, Franklin & White LLC received notable recognition in the Chambers USA 2019 guide. It was once again named 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” for Alabama.
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 six attorneys in the state ranked Band 1 for appellate litigation.
“We are proud to once again be named among the leading litigation firms and attorneys in Alabama by Chambers USA,” said Lightfoot managing partner Melody Eagan. “Lightfoot is committed to client service and excellence at all levels. We are honored to be recognized by our clients and our peers for that dedication.”
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.