36 Wright Lindsey Jennings Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers® in 37 Areas of Law; Nine Included as “Ones to Watch”



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Wright Lindsey Jennings (WLJ) is proud to announce that 36 attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® across 37 distinctive areas of law. Attorneys Justin Allen, Baxter Drennon, Erika Gee, Blake Glasgow, Gary Marts, Jaimie Moss, Kathryn Pryor and Patrick Wilson are new to the 2021 list.

WLJ’s Managing Partner Steve Lancaster has also been named Best Lawyers’ 2021 “Lawyer of the Year” in the Little Rock area in the category of Litigation – Trusts and Estates. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this accolade particularly significant.

In addition, nine WLJ attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the inaugural group of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, which highlights the work of attorneys practicing for 10 years or fewer. These include:

  • Dustin Doty – Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants;
  • Kayleigh Dulaney – Tax Law, Trusts and Estates;
  • Jake Fair – Banking and Finance Law, Commercial Litigation;
  • Nick Hornung – Commercial Litigation, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants;
  • Jessica Koehler – Commercial Litigation, Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants;
  • Sidney Leasure – Tax Law;
  • Brandon Middleton – Intellectual Property Law, Litigation – Intellectual Property;
  • Glenn Ritter – Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants; and
  • Quinten Whiteside – Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law, Transportation Law.

Since 1983, Best Lawyers has become regarded as one of the definitive guides to legal excellence, based in large part on unbiased and exhaustive peer-review and authentication methodology.

Wright Lindsey Jennings congratulates the following attorneys named to 2021 The Best Lawyers in America list in the following practices:

  • Justin Allen – Administrative / Regulatory Law;
  • Michael D. Barnes – Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants;
  • Eric Berger – Commercial Litigation;
  • Michelle Browning – Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants;
  • Charles Coleman – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Litigation – Bankruptcy;
  • John Davis – Administrative / Regulatory Law, Litigation – Labor and Employment, Labor Law – Management, Employment Law – Management, Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers;
  • Chuck Dougherty – Technology Law, Copyright Law, Patent Law, Trademark Law;
  • Baxter Drennon – Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants;
  • Erika Gee – Government Relations Practice;
  • Blake Glasgow – Trademark Law;
  • David Glover – Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants;
  • Judy Simmons Henry – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Commercial Litigation;
  • Scott Irby – Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants;
  • Stuart Jackson – Civil Rights Law, Litigation – Labor and Employment, Employment Law – Management;
  • David Jones – Construction Law, Litigation – Construction;
  • Michelle Kaemmerling – Litigation – Labor and Employment, Employment Law – Management;
  • Jane Kim – Employment Law – Management;
  • Steve Lancaster – Commercial Litigation, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Litigation – Real Estate, Litigation – Trusts and Estates, Litigation – Construction;
  • Meredith Lowry – Patent Law;
  • Ed Lowther – Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants, Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants, Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants;
  • Gary Marts – Appellate Practice, Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants;
  • Rodney Moore – Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants;
  • Jaimie Moss – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law;
  • Lee Muldrow – Health Care Law, Administrative / Regulatory Law, Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers;
  • N. M. Norton – Energy Law, Information Technology Law, Administrative / Regulatory Law, Litigation – Intellectual Property;
  • Fred Perkins – Corporate Law, Commercial Finance Law;
  • Troy Price – Appellate Practice, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Litigation – First Amendment;
  • Kathryn Pryor – Product Liability Litigation – Defendants;
  • Gordon Rather – Commercial Litigation, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants;
  • Jerry Sallings – Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants;
  • Jeff Singleton – Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants;
  • Bill Spivey – Real Estate Law, Public Finance Law, Municipal Law;
  • John Tisdale – Tax Law;
  • Kimberly Wood Tucker – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation – Banking and Finance;
  • Kyle Wilson – Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs; and
  • Patrick Wilson – Construction Law.