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Cabaniss Johnston Attorneys Recognized in the 2021 Edition of “The Best Lawyers in America”

August 20, 2020

We are pleased to announce that multiple firm lawyers have been recognized in the 2021 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.

The firm would like to extend a special congratulations to Carolyn L. Duncan who has been selected as Birmingham’s “Lawyer of the Year” in Securities Regulation and to Benjamen T. Rowe who has been selected as Mobile’s “Lawyer of the Year” in Bet-the-Company Litigation.


Birmingham, AL

 

Steven A. Benefield (2007) [10]

  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts and Estates

F. Gerald Burnett (2009) [10]

  • Corporate Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law
  • Timber Law

Roy J. Crawford (1989) [30]

  • Corporate Law
  • Healthcare Law
  • Tax Law

C. Fred Daniels (1993) [25]

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

Carolyn L. Duncan (2007)

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

Sydney F. Frazier, Jr. (1995) [20]

  • Employment Law – Management
  • Labor Law – Management
  • Worker’s Compensation Law – Employers

John M. Graham (2010) [10]

  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Railroad Law
  • Transportation

James F. Henry (2012) [5]

  • Health Care Law

Crawford S. McGivaren, Jr. (1987) [30]

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

George L. Morris IV (2020)

  • Litigation – Healthcare

R. Carlton Smyly (2007) [10]

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Litigation -Construction

G. Thomas Sullivan (2012) [5]

  • Corporate Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Insurance Law

Steve A. Tucker (2007) [10]

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

Michael Turner (2018)

  • Employment Law – Management
  • Labor Law – Management
  • Litigation – Labor and Employment

Herbert H. West (2013) [5]

  • Corporate Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Mobile, AL

 

R. Boyd Miller (1995) [25]

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

Sandy G. Robinson (1995) [25]

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

Benjamen T. Rowe (1999) [20]

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

 

Donald J. Stewart (1991) [30]

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

Jarrod J. White (2020)

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

(Year) First year the lawyer was listed in Best Lawyers
[#] Anniversary plaque for which lawyer is eligible (5, 10, 15, 20, 25, or 30 years)

Hal West & George Morris Elected to Firm’s Management Committee

June 1, 2020

Cabaniss, Johnston, Gardner, Dumas & O’Neal LLP is pleased to announce that Hal West and George Morris have been elected to serve on the firm’s Management Committee. Mr. West has been with the firm since 1990 and primarily practices in the corporate and transactional areas representing clients in a wide range of industries with respect to mergers and acquisitions, commercial finance, real estate matters and corporate governance. Mr. Morris has been with the firm since 2005 and primarily practices in the areas of health care, commercial, and personal injury litigation, representing a wide range of professionals and businesses, including physicians, physician practice groups, and hospitals. 

Cabaniss Johnston Welcomes Winston R. Grow as Partner

January 27, 2020

Cabaniss Johnston is pleased to welcome Winston R. Grow as a Partner in the Mobile office. Mr. Grow has more than 25 years of experience handling litigation matters and providing legal advice to clients in a variety of fields, including construction, real estate, healthcare, and business organizations.

Cabaniss Johnston Named in The Best Law Firms Rankings for 2020

November 1, 2019

Cabaniss Johnston has once again been named in the Best Law Firms rankings for 2020. Best Lawyers has partnered with U.S. News & World Report, the leading rankings publication in the United States, to establish the U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firm” rankings. These rankings are presented in tiers both nationally and by metropolitan area, showcasing more than 10,000 different law firms ranked in one or more of 118 major practice areas. Achieving a high ranking is a special distinction that signals a unique combination of excellence and breadth of expertise.

Cabaniss Johnston was ranked Tier 1 nationally in the Railroad Law category.

Our Birmingham office was ranked in the following metropolitan categories: Tier 1 for Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Employment Law – Management, Health Care Law, Insurance Law, Litigation – Construction, Litigation – Securities, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants, Railroad Law, Securities Regulation, Tax Law, Trust & Estates Law, Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers; Tier 2 for Bet-the-Company Litigation, Business Organizations, Construction Law, Corporate Compliance Law, Labor Law – Management, Litigation – Antitrust, Litigation – Banking & Finance, Litigation – Labor & Employment, Litigation – Tax, Litigation – Trust & Estates, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law; and Tier 3 for Banking and Finance Law, Financial Services Regulation Law, Land Use & Zoning Law, and Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendant.

Our Mobile office was ranked in the following metropolitan categories: Tier 1 for Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Insurance, Litigation – Banking & Finance, Litigation – Environmental, Litigation – Labor & Employment, Municipal Law, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants, Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers; Tier 2 for Employment Law – Management, Litigation – Construction, and Tier 3 for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Land Use & Zoning Law, and Litigation — Bankruptcy.