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Cabaniss Johnston Attorneys Recognized as “Lawyer of the Year” and “Best Lawyers in America” for 2014

August 15, 2013

Congratulations to Steve Tucker, who has been named Best Lawyers’ 2014 Birmingham Railroad Law “Lawyer of the Year.” Congratulations also to Ben Rowe, who has been named Best Lawyers’ 2014 Mobile Product Liability Litigation – Defendants “Lawyer of the Year” and to Donald Stewart, who has been named Best Lawyers’ 2014 Mobile Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law “Lawyer of the Year.”

We are also pleased to announce the following lawyers have been recognized in the 2014 edition of The Best Lawyers in AmericaThe Best Lawyers in America list is based on a rigorous national survey involving more than 4 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers. We extend congratulations to our twenty-one lawyers who are recognized in 34 different practice areas.

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

R. Carlton Smyly (2007)

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Litigation – Construction

Donald J. Stewart (1991)

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

Patrick H. Sims (2008)

  • Employment Law – Management
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment

Roy J. Crawford (1989)

  • Corporate Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Tax Law

F. Gerald Burnett (2009)

  • Corporate Law
  • Tax 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

Carolyn L. Duncan (2007)

  • Banking and Finance 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

John Mark Graham (2010)

  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Railroad La

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

Melanie Merkle Atha (2010)

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

David S. Dunkle (1987)

  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Ian D. Rosenthal (2003)

  • Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers

Anna F. Buckner (2013)

  • Trusts and Estates

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