Lanier Ford is 13th largest law firm in Alabama
As published by the Business Alabama magazine, Lanier Ford is the 13th largest law firm in the state with 44 attorneys. The firm has typically ranked 13th, 14th, or 15th in the state for the past 15 years.
Lanier Ford’s growth has been sparked by increased business that lead to the return of Corey Jenkins and the addition of seven other attorneys over the past 12 months. Mr. Jenkins returns as a shareholder after serving as general counsel for a regional corporation. As part of the firm's corporate and government services practice group, he combines his experience in mergers and acquisitions, tax, government, and transactional work with a technology background to service corporate and individual clients in various markets and industries.
Other attorneys added to the firm's roster include the following:
- Christopher Rodgers, a civil trial defense attorney.
- Shannon Cazzavillan. a real estate attorney.
- Jeremy Smith, a registered patent attorney.
- Steven Feldman, nationally recognized government contracting lawyer and author.
- Dr. Gerald Walsh, a registered patent attorney.
- Ambria Lankford, a civil trial attorney and former federal judicial law clerk.
- Zachary Roberson, an education law attorney and a recent top graduate from the University of Mississippi.
Ms. Cazzavillan joined the Real Estate Practice Group, where she works on major commercial developments. Mr. Rodgers joined the Litigation Practice Group, where he represents clients involved in aviation crashes, large trucks accidents, and other catastrophic events. Mr. Smith, Mr. Feldman, and Dr. Walsh have joined the Technology Practice Group, where they assist high-technology companies protect intellectual property and secure Federal government contracts. Ms. Lankford has joined the Litigation Practice Group, but also works in the Estate Planning Practice Group, where she assists in probating estates. Mr. Roberson has joined the Government Entities Practice Group, where he works on issues involving city and county school boards and other public entities.