The firm is pleased to announce that the following attorneys have been named 2019 Georgia Super Lawyers or Rising Stars. Frederick Gleaton, Stephen Sparwath, Philippa Ellis, and David Pardue were selected to Super Lawyers and David Hayes and Melissa Reading were selected to Rising Stars.
Each year, no more than 5 percent of Georgia’s lawyers are selected to the Super Lawyers list, and no more than 2.5 percent are selected to the Rising Stars list. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, 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. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.