Two Lightfoot, Franklin & White Attorneys Recognized as Birmingham ‘Lawyers of the Year’ and 20 Listed Overall in The Best Lawyers in America 2019

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (August 15, 2018) — Two Lightfoot, Franklin & White LLC attorneys have been named “Lawyers of the Year” for Birmingham in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© published by Woodward/White, Inc. The guide also named 20 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:

  • Jack Sharman: Corporate Compliance Law “Lawyer of the Year”
  • William H. Brooks: Product Liability Litigation – Defendants “Lawyer of the Year”

The 20 Lightfoot lawyers listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2019 for Birmingham are:

  • Chandler Bailey
    • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
    • Product Liability 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
  • Melody Eagan
    • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Sara Anne Ford
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Litigation – Banking and Finance
    • Litigation – Environmental
    • 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
  • Christian King
    • Appellate Practice
    • Bet-the-Company Litigation
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Litigation – Environmental
    • Litigation – Securities
  • Rachel M. Lary
    • Commercial Litigation
  • William H. Morrow
    • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Lana A. Olson
    • Litigation – Environmental
  • Adam K. Peck
    • Litigation – Environmental
    • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
    • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Bradley Powell
    • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Harlan I. Prater, IV
    • Litigation – Environmental
    • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Banks Sewell, III
    • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Jack Sharman
    • Corporate Compliance Law
    • Corporate Governance Law
    • Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • John G. Thompson, Jr. (JT)
    • First Amendment Law
  • Glenn Waldrop, Jr.
    • 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.