Hand Arendall Members Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America

Monday, Aug 15th, 2016

Hand Arendall LLC is pleased to announce that 30 lawyers have been listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2017. Inclusion in Best Lawyers is based on a peer-review survey of 1.8 million confidential evaluations by the top attorneys in the country. They are reviewed on the basis of professional expertise, and undergo an authentication process to make sure they are in current practice and in good standing.

Hand Arendall would like to congratulate the following attorneys named to the list:

J. Hodge Alves, III, Admiralty and Maritime Law, Litigation - Construction
Roger L. Bates, Commercial Litigation
R. Preston Bolt, Jr., Public Finance Law
G. Porter Brock, Jr., Tax Law, Trusts and Estates
Rodney R. Cate, Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
Lisa Darnley Cooper, Employment Law - Management
Joseph L. Cowan II, Insurance Law
Stephen G. Crawford, Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law
Blane H. Crutchfield, Admiralty and Maritime Law
Ginger P. Gaddy, Public Finance Law
Frank C. Galloway, Jr., Litigation - Real Estate, Real Estate Law
P. Nicholas Greenwood, Public Finance Law
J. Mark Hart, Insurance Law
Mark D. Hess, Insurance Law
C. Dennis Hughes, Insurance Law
Neil C. Johnston, Energy Law, Environmental Law, Litigation - Environmental, Natural Resources Law, Real Estate Law, Timber Law, Water Law
J. Fred Kingren, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Alexander F. Lankford III, Admiralty and Maritime Law
Gregory L. Leatherbury, Jr., Tax Law, Trusts and Estates
T. Bruce McGowin, Corporate Law, Environmental Law, Real Estate Law
Brooks P. Milling, Corporate Law
Henry T. Morrissette, Insurance Law
Bert S. Nettles, Insurance Law
Caine O'Rear III, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Construction
John E. Rollins, Litigation – Real Estate
David R. Quittmeyer, Copyright Law, Litigation - Patent
Drew Sinor, Insurance Law
Norman M. Stockman, Admiralty and Maritime Law
George M. Walker, Banking and Finance Law, Commercial Litigation, Employment Law - Individuals, Employment Law - Management, Insurance Law, Labor Law - Management, Litigation - Banking and Finance, Litigation - Labor and Employment, Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants, Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
Robert L. Williams, Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants

Additionally, Blane H. Crutchfield was selected as 2017 “Lawyer of the Year” for Admiralty and Maritime Law in the Mobile area. 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. These lawyers are selected based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the peer-review assessments. For additional information visit

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