Four lawyers named Super Lawyers for 2020
SuperLawyers.com has named four Lanier Ford attorneys as Super Lawyers for 2020:
- Daniel Beasley in the areas of medical malpractice defense, personal injury defense, and products liability defense.
- J. R. Brooks in the areas of business litigation, schools & education, and employment litigation.
- George Royer in the areas of state, local & municipal law; civil litigation; and appellate practice.
- Greg Burgess in the areas of business litigation, employment litigation, and civil litigation.
In addition, Superlawyers.com named the following lawyers as Rising Stars for 2020:
- David Canupp in the areas of employment litigation; state, local & municipal law; constitutional law; and civil rights.
- Travis Jackson in the areas of workers’ compensation, civil litigation, and state, local & municipal law.
- Christopher Pape in the areas of civil litigation, schools & education, employment litigation, and civil rights.
- Lauren Smith in the areas of employment litigation and business litigation.
- Lauren Houseknecht in the areas of medical malpractice defense and personal injury defense.
- Amanda Coolidge in the areas of workers’ compensation, personal injury, insurance coverage, and civil litigation.
Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Patented by Super Lawyers, the selection process involves peer nominations, independent research, and peer evaluations. Selected through the same process, Rising Stars must be either 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less.
Up to 5 percent of the lawyers in the state are named Super Lawyers; and no more than 2.5 percent are named Rising Stars.
With attorneys recognized throughout Alabama, the Huntsville-based law firm of Lanier Ford provides the sophisticated advice and advocacy expected of a much larger firm with the personal attention and responsiveness of a smaller firm.
The firm provides services for a wide variety of clients: businesses, corporations, providers of professional services (doctors, accountants, engineers, and other lawyers), cities, county governments, school boards, law-enforcement agencies, non-profit organizations, and individuals.
Among other issues, the firm’s attorneys regularly advise clients about starting, buying, growing, and selling businesses; such day-to-day operational issues of any private- or public-sector organization as taxes, employment law, financing, collections, and intellectual property; and such personal concerns as wills, estate planning, retirement planning, marital planning, probate, trusts, guardians, conservators, family law (alimony, divorce, child support, child custody, and other related areas), and real estate purchases and investments.
The firm’s attorneys litigate, mediate, or arbitrate cases involving professional liability, governmental liability, employment discrimination, civil rights, personal injury, wrongful death, construction disputes, bankruptcy, securities, divorce, shareholders’ rights, and breach of contract and other commercial disputes—among many others.