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NEWS Attorneys In The News Bradley is pleased to announce that Birmingham partner Marc James Ayers  has been appointed by the Supreme Court of Alabama to the Alabama Marc James Ayers Pattern Jury Instructions Committee. Ninety-eight attorneys with Baker Donelson have been named to the 2016 edition of Mid-South Super Lawyers, which now recognizes attorneys in Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee. Christian & Small LLP is excited to announce it has received a Metropolitan First Tier Ranking for the fi fth year in a row in the 2017 edition of U.S News and World Report and Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” in 11 practice areas. Bradley is pleased to announce that Birmingham partner Donald B. Sweeney, Jr.  will be presented with the Alabama Association of School Boards’ (AASB) Legacy Donald B. Sweeney Award. Sara M. Turner, a shareholder in Baker Donelson's Birmingham offi ce, has been appointed to a one-year term as vice chair of the Defense Research Institute (DRI) Retail and Hospitality Committee. Bradley is pleased to announce that the fi rm has been named to the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® 2017 “Best Law Firms” Tier 1 national ranking table in two practice areas: Construction Law and Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants. Additionally, Bradley earned “Best Law Firms” Tier 1 metropolitan rankings across 61 practice areas and eight offi ces. Burr & Forman LLP announces that Birmingham based partner Derek F. Meek was named as chair of the Chapter Presidents’ Council of the Global Turnaround Derek F. Meek Management Association (TMA) for 2017. Four Hare Wynn attorneys were selected as 2016 Super Lawyers Mid-South Rising Stars, and ten Hare Wynn attorneys have made the 2016 Mid-South Super Lawyers list. Bradley is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of LMG Life Sciences’ “Recommended” fi rms for product liability work. Bradley is pleased to announce that Birmingham partner J. David Pugh has been elected to serve as 2017 Chair of the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Alabama Chapter Executive Committee. J. David Pugh U.S. News - Best Lawyers has released their 2017 “Best Law Firms” listing, which ranks Huie as a Metropolitan Tier 1 fi rm in Birmingham in seven specialty areas. Maynard Cooper & Gale proudly announces that 84 lawyers have been selected as 2016 Mid-South Super Lawyers and seven have been recognized among the Top 50 Super Lawyers in Alabama. Hare Wynn attorneys Ashley Peinhardt and Hughston Nichols were recognized as Birmingham’s Rising Star Lawyers by the Birmingham Business Journal. Lightfoot, Franklin & White LLP is pleased to announce that 35 of its lawyers have been selected as a 2016 Mid-South Super Lawyer or Rising Star. Bradley is pleased to announce that 149 attorneys from across the fi rm’s Southeastern offi ces have been named to the 2016 Mid-South Super Lawyers or Rising Stars lists. Ogletree Deakins is pleased to announce that the fi rm has been named a “Law Firm of the Year” for the sixth consecutive year. Mark your Calendars! BBA Law Day CLE Program Friday, May 5, 2017! BBF’s Rock the Bar Thursday, May 11, 2017! 34 Birmingham Bar Association


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