Alston & Bird LLP continued its strong presence in the annual list of The Best Lawyers in America. The just released 2007 edition identifies 118 Alston & Bird lawyers as among the best lawyers in key practice areas. Lawyers from each of the firm’s five offices are included on the list, with 13 lawyers included for the first time. The practice areas where one or more Alston & Bird lawyer is included are: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Antitrust, Banking, Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights, Commercial Litigation, Construction, Corporate, Corporate Governance & Compliance, Employee Benefits, Energy, Entertainment, Environmental, Financial Institutions and Transactions, Health Care, Immigration, Insurance, Intellectual Property, International Trade and Finance, Labor and Employment, Leveraged Buyouts, Malpractice, Mass Tort, M&A, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Public Utility, Real Estate, Securities, Tax, Trust and Estates. Woodward White Inc. conducts an extensive peer review process to select lawyers to appear in its biennial publication. The 2007 edition marks the publisher’s 12th release of the publication.