Press Release August 21, 2020

Alston & Bird Earns Broad Recognition in 2021 Best Lawyers and Ones to Watch

Two hundred and nineteen Alston & Bird attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, and 69 attorneys have been selected for the inaugural edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch.

The Best Lawyers ranking includes eight attorneys who were named “Lawyer of the Year” and 26 who earned first-year honors. The lawyers span the firm’s nine U.S. offices and represent 70 practice areas.

For “Lawyer of the Year,” Best Lawyers selects only one attorney in each practice category and designated geographic region, making this recognition especially noteworthy. The following attorneys who were named “Lawyer of the Year” reflect a broad spectrum of experience, from strong up-and-comers to partners capping a long and distinguished career:

Ranked for the first time in Best Lawyers are the following Alston & Bird attorneys:

Please see here for a complete list of Alston & Bird attorneys recognized in this year’s Best Lawyers.

The Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch is a new publication focusing on lawyers who have been in private practice for between five and 10 years. The 69 Alston & Bird attorneys included here span seven U.S. offices and represent 25 practice areas. 

See here for a complete list of Alston & Bird attorneys recognized in Ones to Watch.

First published in 1983, Best Lawyers is the world’s oldest peer-review attorney guide. For the 2021 edition, attorneys cast more than 9 million votes on the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same legal practice and geographical region. Best Lawyers lists are published in top-tier publications such as The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times.

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