The Best Lawyers in America | 2020 Edition

Alston & Bird attorneys recognized in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©.

Antitrust Law

Atlanta, GA

  • Valarie C. Williams

Washington, DC

  • Adam J. Biegel

Appellate Practice

Charlotte, NC

  • Brian D. Boone

Banking and Finance Law

Atlanta, GA

  • Rick D. Blumen
  • Richard W. Grice
  • Mark C. Kanaly
  • Michael Parisi
  • Clifford S. Stanford

Charlotte, NC

  • Kristin P. Hinson
  • Bradley H. Johnson

Dallas, TX

  • Sanford M. Brown
  • Mark W. Harris
  • Patrick C. Sargent

New York, NY

  • Shanell Cramer

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Atlanta, GA

  • Dennis J. Connolly
  • Jonathan T. Edwards
  • Grant T. Stein
  • William Sugden
  • David Wender

New York, NY

  • Gerard S. Catalanello
  • John W. Weiss

Bet-the-Company Litigation

Atlanta, GA

  • Randall L. Allen
  • Richard R. Hays
  • Michael P. Kenny
  • John L. Latham

Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice

New York, NY

  • Natalie C. Clayton

Commercial Litigation

Atlanta, GA

  • Randall L. Allen
  • Steven M. Collins
  • Cari K. Dawson
  • Richard T. "Skip" Fulton
  • James C. Grant
  • Richard R. Hays
  • Douglas Hinson
  • William H. Jordan
  • Michael P. Kenny
  • John L. Latham
  • William R. Mitchelson, Jr.
  • Gerald L. Mize, Jr.
  • Douglas G. Scribner

New York, NY

  • John F. Cambria

Raleigh, NC

  • Matthew P. McGuire

San Francisco, CA

  • Teresa T. Bonder

Construction Law

Atlanta, GA

  • William H. Hughes, Jr.
  • John I. Spangler III

Los Angeles, CA

  • John D. Hanover

Washington, DC

  • Christian Roux

Copyright Law

Atlanta, GA

  • David J. Stewart

Corporate Governance Law

Washington, DC

  • David E. Brown, Jr.
  • Dennis O. Garris

Corporate Law

Atlanta, GA

  • Janine Brown
  • Richard W. Grice
  • Hill Jeffries, Jr.
  • Mark C. Kanaly
  • John L. Latham
  • Christopher D. Mangum
  • Teri Lynn McMahon
  • William Scott Ortwein
  • Steven L. Pottle
  • Mark C. Rusche
  • Jeremy C. Silverman

Charlotte, NC

  • Kristin P. Hinson
  • Bryan Ives III
  • Mark Kelly

Dallas, TX

  • Soren Lindstrom 
  • Kate K. Moseley

New York, NY

  • Mark F. McElreath
  • Kevin Miller

Washington, DC

  • David E. Brown, Jr.
  • Dennis O. Garris

Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Atlanta, GA

  • William R. Mitchelson, Jr.
  • Paul N. Monnin
  • T.C. Spencer Pryor

Charlotte, NC

  • Mark T. Calloway
  • Thomas G. Walker

Washington, DC

  • Edward T. Kang

Derivatives and Futures Law

Charlotte, NC

  • Kristin P. Hinson

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Atlanta, GA

  • John R. Hickman
  • Michael L. Stevens

New York, NY

  • James S. Hutchinson

Washington, DC

  • David R. Godofsky
  • Jonathan G. Rose
  • Thomas G. Schendt
  • Carolyn Smith

Employment Law - Management

Atlanta, GA

  • Lisa H. Cassilly
  • Brett E. Coburn
  • Clare H. Draper IV
  • Thomas Kilpatrick
  • Charles H. Morgan
  • Glenn G. Patton

Energy Law

Atlanta, GA

  • Della Wager Wells

Los Angeles, CA

  • David S. MacCuish

Washington, DC

  • Sean A. Atkins 
  • Kenneth G. Jaffe
  • Andrea Wolfman

Environmental Law

Atlanta, GA

  • Douglas S. Arnold
  • Meaghan Goodwin Boyd
  • Jonathan E. Wells

Los Angeles, CA

  • Ward L. Benshoof

Sacramento, CA

  • Paul J. Beard II
  • Maureen F. Gorsen

San Francisco, CA

  • Jocelyn D. Thompson

Equipment Finance Law

Atlanta, GA

  • Richard W. Grice

FDA Law

Washington, DC

  • Cathy L. Burgess 
  • Marc J. Scheineson

Financial Services Regulation Law

Charlotte, NC

  • Kristin P. Hinson

Dallas, TX

  • Sanford M. Brown

Food and Beverage Law

Los Angeles, CA

  • Jeffrey Rosenfeld

Washington, DC

  • Cathy L. Burgess

Government Contracts

Los Angeles, CA

  • J. Andrew Howard

Health Care Law

Atlanta, GA

  • Donna P. Bergeson
  • Angela T. Burnette
  • Dawnmarie R. Matlock
  • Steven L. Pottle
  • Rob D. Stone
  • Michelle A. Williams

Dallas, TX

  • Frank E. Sheeder III

Washington, DC

  • Jennifer L. Butler 
  • Larry Gage
  • Marc J. Scheineson

Immigration Law

Atlanta, GA

  • Eileen M.G. Scofield

Information Technology Law

Atlanta, GA

  • James A. Harvey
  • David S. Teske

Insurance Law

Atlanta, GA  

  • Cari K. Dawson
  • Daniel F. Diffley
  • Michael P. Kenny
  • Gerald L. Mize, Jr.

International Arbitration - Commercial

Atlanta, GA

  • Matthew D. Richardson

International Trade and Finance Law

Charlotte, NC

  • John F. Baron

Washington, DC

  • Thomas E. Crocker
  • Jonathan M. Fee
  • Kenneth G. Weigel

IT Outsourcing Law

Dallas, TX

  • Darren C. Hauck

Labor Law - Management

Atlanta, GA

  • Lisa H. Cassilly
  • Clare H. Draper IV
  • Thomas Kilpatrick

Land Use and Zoning Law

Los Angeles, CA

  • Edward J. Casey

Sacramento, CA

  • Paul J. Beard II

Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants

Atlanta, GA

  • Steven M. Collins
  • James C. Grant

Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law

Charlotte, NC

  • Bryan Ives III
  • Mark Kelly

Litigation - Antitrust

Atlanta, GA

  • Randall L. Allen
  • Michael P. Kenny

Washington, DC

  • Adam J. Biegel

Litigation - Banking and Finance

Atlanta, GA

  • Steven M. Collins
  • Mary C. Gill
  • Christopher A. Riley

Raleigh, NC

  • Frank A. Hirsch, Jr.
  • Matthew P. McGuire

Litigation - Bankruptcy

Atlanta, GA

  • Dennis J. Connolly
  • Grant T. Stein

Litigation - Construction

Atlanta, GA

  • Jeffrey A. Belkin
  • Deborah Cazan
  • William H. Hughes, Jr.
  • John I. Spangler III

Los Angeles, CA

  • Joseph S. Sestay

Washington, DC

  • Christian Roux

Litigation - Environmental

Atlanta, GA

  • Douglas S. Arnold
  • Richard T. "Skip" Fulton
  • W. Clay Massey

San Francisco, CA

  • Jocelyn D. Thompson

Washington, DC

  • Bruce Pasfield

Litigation - ERISA

Atlanta, GA

  • Douglas Hinson

Washington, DC

  • Emily Seymour Costin

Litigation - Insurance

Atlanta, GA

  • Gerald L. Mize, Jr.

Litigation - Intellectual Property

Atlanta, GA

  • Keith E. Broyles
  • Patrick J. Flinn
  • David S. Frist
  • John D. Haynes
  • Robert L. Lee
  • Shane Nichols
  • Jason D. Rosenberg
  • Frank G. Smith III
  • David J. Stewart

Charlotte, NC

  • Blas P. Arroyo
  • Ross R. Barton
  • Michael S. Connor
  • Christopher TL Douglas
  • Larry C. Jones
  • Michael D. McCoy
  • Benjamin Pleune
  • Bruce J. Rose
  • Scott Stevens

New York, NY

  • Philippe Bennett

Litigation - Labor and Employment

Atlanta, GA

  • Clare H. Draper IV
  • Steve Ensor
  • Christopher C. Marquardt
  • Charles H. Morgan

Litigation - Land Use and Zoning

Los Angeles, CA

  • Nicki Carlsen
  • Edward J. Casey

Litigation - Patent

Atlanta, GA

  • Wesley C. Achey
  • Patrick J. Flinn
  • Frank G. Smith III

Charlotte, NC

  • Blas P. Arroyo
  • Kirk T. Bradley
  • Michael S. Connor
  • Benjamin Pleune
  • Bruce J. Rose
  • Scott Stevens

Dallas, TX

  • Michael J. Newton

New York, NY

  • Philippe Bennett

Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)

Atlanta, GA

  • Mary C. Gill

Litigation - Securities

Atlanta, GA  

  • Steven M. Collins
  • Mary C. Gill
  • Douglas Hinson
  • John A. Jordak, Jr.
  • John L. Latham
  • Robert R. Long
  • Theodore J. Sawicki

Litigation - Trusts and Estates

Atlanta, GA

  • Benjamin T. White

Litigation and Controversy - Tax

Atlanta, GA

  • Mary T. Benton
  • John L. Coalson, Jr.

Raleigh, NC

  • Jasper L. Cummings, Jr.

Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants

 Atlanta, GA

  • Douglas S. Arnold
  • Scott A. Elder
  • Bernard Taylor, Sr.

Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants

Atlanta, GA

  • Bernard Taylor, Sr.

Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Atlanta, GA

  • Chris Baugher
  • Janine Brown
  • Duncan B. Douglass
  • Justin R. Howard
  • Hill Jeffries, Jr.
  • Christopher D. Mangum
  • Teri Lynn McMahon
  • William Scott Ortwein
  • Steven L. Pottle

Charlotte, NC

  • Bryan Ives III
  • Mark Kelly

Washington, DC

  • David E. Brown, Jr.
  • Dennis O. Garris

Natural Resources Law

Atlanta, GA

  • Della Wager Wells

Nonprofit / Charities Law

Atlanta, GA

  • Benjamin T. White

Patent Law

Atlanta, GA

  • Jason P. Cooper

Charlotte, NC

  • Kirk T. Bradley
  • Brian C. Ellsworth
  • Christopher Gegg
  • Michele M. Glessner
  • Guy R. Gosnell
  • George M. Taulbee

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Atlanta, GA

  • Bernard Taylor, Sr.

Privacy and Data Security Law

Atlanta, GA

  • Kristine McAlister Brown
  • James A. Harvey
  • David C. Keating

Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law

Charlotte, NC

  • Kristin P. Hinson

New York, NY

  • Willa Cohen Bruckner
  • Timothy P. Selby

Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Atlanta, GA

  • Lawrie E. Demorest
  • Bernard Taylor, Sr.

Public Finance Law

Atlanta, GA

  • Glenn R. Thomson

Real Estate Law

Atlanta, GA

  • Albert E. Bender, Jr.
  • James G. Farris, Jr.
  • Alison Jones
  • Mark C. Rusche
  • Allison M. Ryan

Los Angeles, CA

  • Carson Leonard
  • Gregg J. Loubier

New York, NY

  • Stephen Cerniglia
  • Ellen M. Goodwin

Securities / Capital Markets Law

Atlanta, GA

  • Jason Goode 
  • Hill Jeffries, Jr.
  • Mark C. Kanaly
  • Teri Lynn McMahon
  • William Scott Ortwein
  • Steven L. Pottle

Charlotte, NC

  • Bryan Ives III

Washington, DC

  • David E. Brown, Jr.

Securities Regulation

Atlanta, GA

  • Hill Jeffries, Jr.
  • William Scott Ortwein

Washington, DC

  • Dennis O. Garris

Securitization and Structured Finance Law

Atlanta, GA

  • Rick D. Blumen
  • Richard W. Grice

Charlotte, NC

  • Patrick Hayden
  • William B. Macurda

Dallas, TX

  • Mark W. Harris
  • Patrick C. Sargent
  • Michael B.Thimmig

New York, NY

  • Karen B. Gelernt

Washington, DC

  • Tara Castillo

Tax Law

Atlanta, GA

  • George Abney
  • Mary T. Benton
  • John L. Coalson, Jr.
  • Scott Harty
  • Brian Harvel
  • Leon Andrew Immerman
  • Sam K. Kaywood, Jr.
  • Michael T. Petrik
  • Mark Williamson

Charlotte, NC

  • John F. Baron
  • Clay A. Littlefield

New York, NY

  • Edward Tanenbaum

Raleigh, NC

  • Jasper L. Cummings, Jr.

Washington, DC

  • Henry J. Birnkrant
  • James E. Croker, Jr.
  • Kendall L. Houghton
  • Brian E. Lebowitz

Technology Law

Atlanta, GA

  • David C. Keating

Trademark Law

Atlanta, GA

  • Jason D. Rosenberg
  • David J. Stewart

Charlotte, NC

  • Larry C. Jones

Trusts and Estates

Atlanta, GA

  • Robert G. Edge
  • Margaret Ward Scott
  • Benjamin T. White
  • Mark Williamson

 

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