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Cabaniss Johnston Attorneys Named “Lawyer of the Year”

August 15, 2016

Congratulations to the following Cabaniss Johnston lawyers who have been selected as “Lawyer of the Year” for 2017 by Best Lawyers in America in the following specialties and metro areas:

We are also pleased to announce the following lawyers have been recognized in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. The Best Lawyers in America list is based on a rigorous national survey involving more than 4 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers.

Crawford S. McGivaren, Jr. (1987)

  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation – Antitrust
  • Litigation – Banking & Finance
  • Litigation – Securities
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Professional Malpractice Law
  • Railroad Law

Sydney F. Frazier, Jr. (1995)

  • Employment Law – Management
  • Labor Law – Management
  • Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers

Benjamen T. Rowe (1999)

  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
    Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Patrick H. Sims (2008)

  • Employment Law – Management
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment

Donald J. Stewart (1991)

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation – Banking & Finance
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Municipal Law

Roy J. Crawford (1989)

  • Corporate Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Tax Law

F. Gerald Burnett (2009)

  • Corporate Law
  • Tax Law

David S. Dunkle (1987)

  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

C. Fred Daniels (1993)

  • Corporate Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Litigation & Controversy – Tax
  • Litigation – Trusts & Estates
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts and Estates

G. Thomas Sullivan (2012)

  • Corporate Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Insurance Law

Carolyn L. Duncan (2007)

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Corporate Compliance Law
  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Securities Regulation

Leonard Wertheimer III (1987)

  • Litigation – Trusts & Estates
  • Trusts and Estates

R. Boyd Miller (1995)

  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers

R. Carlton Smyly (2007)

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Litigation – Construction

Steve A. Tucker (2007)

  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Railroad Law

Sandy G. Robinson (1995)

  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation – Banking & Finance
  • Litigation – Environmental
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers

Herbert H. West (2013)

  • Corporate Law

Steven A. Benefield (2007)

  • Business Organizations
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts and Estates

Melanie Merkle Atha (2010)

  • Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation
  • Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants

John Mark Graham (2010)

  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Railroad Law

James F. Henry (2012)

  • Health Care Law

 

 Note: (Year) = First year the lawyer was listed in Best Lawyers.

Cabaniss Johnston Attorneys Named 2016 Super Lawyers

July 29, 2016

Congratulations to the following lawyers who will be published in the 2016 Super Lawyers Business Edition.

Birmingham:
Crawford S. McGivaren, Jr. – Business Litigation
Sydney F. Frazier, Jr. – Employment & Labor
David S. Dunkle – Employee Benefits
Melanie Merkle Atha – Medical Malpractice: Defense

Mobile:
Benjamen T. Rowe – Business Litigation

The Super Lawyers list is issued by Thomson Reuters.  Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a patented multiphase selection process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with independent research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis. The objective is to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of outstanding attorneys that can be used as a resource for attorneys and consumers searching for legal counsel.

Melanie Atha to Speak at the Birmingham Bar Association

June 8, 2016

On June 8, 2016, at noon, Melanie Atha, JD, will speak with Julie McDonald, PhD and Scott Cole, CFP to the Solo/Small Firm Section of the Birmingham Bar Association. They will present Interdisciplinary Collaborative Practice at the BBA Headquarters, 2021 Second Avenue North.

Cabaniss Johnston Attorneys Recognized by Chambers USA 2016

May 27, 2016

Congratulations to the following Cabaniss Johnston attorneys who will be listed in Chambers USA 2016:

  • Crawford S. McGivaren, Jr. – Litigation: General Commercial
  • Sydney F. Frazier, Jr. – Labor and Employment
  • Donald J. Stewart – Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Roy J. Crawford – Corporate/Commercial

The Chambers USA list is issued by Chambers and Partners.  A description of the selection methodology can be found at www.chambersandpartners.com/methodology.