ATLANTA (February 17, 2012) — Fourteen Smith, Gambrell & Russell attorneys were selected as Georgia Super Lawyers for 2012. In addition, Super Lawyers has chosen two of the Firm’s attorneys as 2012 Rising Stars, top attorneys in the state who are 40 years old or younger or who have been practicing for ten years or less.
Super Lawyers are chosen through a multi-phase selection process which includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The top lawyers from nearly 70 practice areas are selected for Super Lawyers. The list of Georgia Super Lawyers appears in the March 2012 issues of Atlanta magazine and Georgia Super Lawyers magazine.
The following SGR attorneys have been selected as Georgia Super Lawyers and Rising Stars for 2012:
Georgia Super Lawyers
Thomas H. Asselin (Construction Litigation)
Elizabeth L. Branch (Business Litigation)
Edward D. Burch, Jr. (Business Litigation)
Stephen M. Forte (Business Litigation)
Michael S. Haber (Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights)
Kristen M. Lewis (Estate Planning & Probate)
J. Rodgers Lunsford III (Intellectual Property Litigation)
David N. Minkin (Real Estate)
James P. Monacell (Bonds/Government Finance)
James H. Morgan, Jr. (Estate Planning & Probate)
Aasia Mustakeem (Real Estate)
Stephen E. O’Day (Environmental)
Thomas W. Rhodes (Antitrust Litigation)
David W. Santi (Tax)
Georgia Rising Stars
John R. Autry (Business Litigation)
Douglas W. Stein (Estate Planning & Probate)
Super Lawyers was first published in 1991 by Law & Politics and was acquired by Thomson Reuters in 2010. Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide and in city and regional magazines across the United States. For more information, visit superlawyers.com.