14 Christian & Small Attorneys Recognized as 2017 Best Lawyers in America

Christian & Small is pleased to announce 14 partners have been included in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession.
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Christian & Small attorneys recognized are:

  • LaBella S. Alvis – Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • James B. Carlson – Commercial Litigation; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Thomas W. Christian – Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Edgar M. Elliott IV – Insurance Law; Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Transportation Law
  • Jonathan W. Macklem – Labor & Employment Litigation
  • Greer B. Mallette – Construction Law
  • Richard F. Ogle – Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Mediation
  • Clarence M. Small Jr. – Arbitration; Mediation; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Deborah Alley Smith – Appellate Practice; Commercial Litigation; Insurance Law
  • Richard E. Smith – Commercial Litigation; Banking & Finance Litigation; Construction Litigation
  • Daniel D. Sparks – Bankruptcy & Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency & Reorganization Law; Commercial Litigation; Banking & Finance Litigation; Bankruptcy Litigation
  • Sharon D. Stuart – Commercial Litigation; Insurance Law; Labor & Employment Litigation;  Securities Litigation; Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Michael A. Vercher – Insurance Litigation; Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants
  • David B. Walston – Employment Law – Management; Labor & Employment Litigation

A listing in Best Lawyers is widely regarded as a major honor, granted to a lawyer by his or her peers. The 22nd edition includes 55,041 attorneys in 140 practice areas, covering all 50 states and the District of Columbia, and inclusion in this year’s publication is based on more than 6.7 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers.