Firm's 2011 Super Lawyers named

Super Lawyers has named the following Lanier Ford attorneys as 2011 Super Lawyers:

  • J. R. Brooks in the area of business litigation.
  • Dan Beasley in the area of medical malpractice.
  • George Knox in the area of professional liability defense.
  • Stan Rodgers in the area of medical malpractice.
  • George Royer in the area of civil rights and the first amendment.
  • John Wynn in the area of business and corporate law.

Super Lawyers named Graham Burgess as a Rising Star in the area of banking.

Super Lawyers are not merely voted onto the list, but are named only after the following steps are completed:

  1. Peer nomination.
  2. Evaluation by the Super Lawyers research department.
  3. Review of the nominees by their peers.

Criteria considered in the evaluation process include the following:

  • Verdicts, settlements, and transactions.
  • Representative clients.
  • Experience.
  • Honors and awards.
  • Special licenses and certifications.
  • Position with the law firm.
  • Professional activities, pro bono work, and community service.
  • Scholarly lectures and writings.
  • Education and employment background.

To qualify as a rising star, an attorney must be 40 years or younger and been in practice less than 10 years.

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Published January 01, 2012 Posted in News About the Firm

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