Jackson Named ‘Energy Law – Lawyer of the Year in Alabama’


J. Theodore Jackson has been named ‘Energy Law – Lawyer of the Year in Alabama’ as a part of the Corporate INTL Global Awards 2013. The annual awards recognize lawyers who have “demonstrated excellence in providing legal advice and client service over the last 12 months.” To select winners, a panel of experts carefully research and analyze industry leaders who stand out as consistently showing the best practice and innovation in their fields.

Rushton Stakely has been a respected leader in the legal community for over 120 years, and our firm has been recognized repeatedly for outstanding performance. We are thrilled to be recognized again with this prestigious Global Award.

Rushton Stakely has almost 70 years experience in utility and energy law, and the Firm has become a leading authority in this field. Our attorneys handle a broad range of transactions for both utilities and businesses in the electric, gas, water, telecommunications, and sewer service industries. J. Theodore Jackson, Jr., the lead attorney in this department, has been with the firm since 1970 and has substantial experience in the areas of utility law, taxation, corporate law, the law of natural resources, and administrative law. Mr. Jackson is AV peer review rated by Martindale Hubbell, and he has been listed in Best Lawyers in America, Top Lawyer by Corporate Counsel Magazine, and Montgomery Best Lawyers Trust and Estates Lawyer of the Year 2012. He has also served as the Alabama coordinator for the Electric Cooperative Bar Association since its inception, and he serves as the president of the National Association of Electricity Generation and Transmission Attorneys.