Twenty Rushton Stakely Attorneys Named Best Lawyers 2023

Rushton Stakely is pleased to announce that twenty of our attorneys were chosen for the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. For over fifteen years, more than half of the Rushton Stakely attorneys have been recognized in the annual publication, with at least one attorney being named Lawyer of the Year in his or her respective practice area(s) since 2011. This recognition spans across numerous practice areas, with our attorneys gaining recognition in eighteen areas of law in 2023. The selected lawyers include: Dennis R. Bailey, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Communications Law, Litigation – Banking and Finance, Litigation – Intellectual Property, Litigation – Labor and Employment, Litigation – Real Estate, and Product Liability Litigation – Defendants; J. Evans Bailey, Insurance Law and Product Liability – Defendants; Jeffrey W. Blitz, Real Estate Law; L. Peyton Chapman III, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants, and Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants; Stephen P. Dees, Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants; James R. Dickens, Jr., Real Estate Law; Royal C. Dumas, Insurance Law and Product Liability Litigation – Defendants; William I. Eskridge, Real Estate Law; R. Brett Garrett, Insurance Law; Alan T. HargroveJr., Insurance Law, and Litigation – Insurance; William SHaynes, Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants, and Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Amanda C. Hines, Insurance Law and Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants; Thomas H. Keene, Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants, and Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Daniel L. LindseyJr., Tax Law, and Trusts and Estates; T. Grant Sexton, Jr., Insurance Law, and Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants, and Product Liability Litigation – Defendants; Patrick M. Shegon, Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants; Christopher S. Simmons, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Litigation and Controversy – Tax, Public Finance Law, Tax Law, and Trusts and Estates; Frank J. Stakely, Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants, and Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Helen Crump Wells, Tax Law, and Trusts and Estates; Ben C. Wilson, Litigation – Health Care, Litigation – Labor and Employment, and Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants.

For over 30 years, Best Lawyers® has been regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence in the United States. Inclusion in the Best Lawyers® list is based on a rigorous national survey of leading U. S. attorneys, and Corporate Counsel® magazine has called Best Lawyers® “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.” We are proud that sixteen of our attorneys were recognized with this distinguished honor.