Wright Lindsey Jennings announced today that Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized the firm and individual attorneys for work in numerous practice areas. Chambers USA is a preeminent publication providing independent rankings about top law firms and lawyers after completing in-depth interviews with randomly selected attorneys, clients and businesses.
The attorneys recognized have been identified as “Leaders in their Field” in a range of practice areas and sub-practice areas. John R. Tisdale, John William (“Bill”) Spivey III, and M. Sean Hatch were listed under Corporate/Commercial. Chambers USA ranked WLJ in Band 2 of Corporate/Commercial writing, “The firm is skilled in approaching issues with the business in mind, and not just from a pure legal standpoint. The firm’s ability to assess risk is particularly valuable.”
Lee J. Muldrow, John D. Davis, Stuart Jackson, Michelle M. Kaemmerling, Jane A. Kim (Up and Coming) and John G. Lile (Senior Statesmen) were listed for Labor & Employment. WLJ was ranked in Band 1 for Labor & Employment. Chambers USA included that WLJ is known for an “excellent track record in defending employers against individual discrimination claims, and collective and class actions.”
In Litigation: General Commercial, Gordon S. Rather, Jr., Charles T. Coleman, Edwin L. Lowther, Jr., Judy S. Henry, Stephen R. Lancaster, Scott A. Irby, David P. Glover (Up and Coming) and John G. Lile (Senior Statesmen) were recognized. WLJ ranked in Band 1 for Litigation: General Commercial. Chambers USA included that WLJ is known for litigation “across a broad range of commercial litigation, environmental claims, healthcare issues and class actions,” and has “impressive background in advising on trial and appellate matters in federal and state courts.”
John R. Tisdale and John William (“Bill”) Spivey III were recognized in the practice of Real Estate. WLJ ranked in Band 1 for this area. Chambers USA writes that WLJ is known for “considerable expertise across a wide variety of real estate matters, including transactional work, regulation and financing.” They added that the firm has “additional strength in rezoning.”
Wright Lindsey Jennings contributed the “Arkansas Overview” for the 2014 edition of Chambers USA.