Since its inception in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence, while Super Lawyers’ patented process selects outstanding lawyers who have attained top levels of peer recognition and professional achievement.
The McBrayer law firm is pleased to congratulate our attorneys who have received these distinctions for 2017.
U.S. News Best Lawyers in America salutes only 4% of practicing attorneys outlining both quality of practice and scope of expertise. Best Lawyers 2017 recognition includes 19 attorneys from McBrayer. Emily H. Cowles, David J. Guarnieri, Cecil F. Dunn, Cynthia L. Effinger and Jaron P. Blandford made the list this year, while Lisa English Hinkle, Christopher J. Shaughnessy, James H. Frazier III, Jon A. Woodall, Robert E. Maclin III, Robert T. Watson, Douglas T. Logsdon, Stephen G. Amato, D. Luke Morgan, Mary Estes Haggin, Jack A. Wheat, W. Brent Rice and Terri R. Stallard all gained the distinction for five or more years this year, and W. Terry McBrayer has been recognized by Best Lawyers for 23 years consecutively.
Super Lawyers for 2017 lists Stephen G. Amato, Emily H. Cowles, James H. Frazier III, Robert E. Maclin III, and Jack A. Wheat. Emily Cowles has remained on this prestigious list for five consecutive years. Only 5% of Kentucky attorneys receive the Super Lawyers recognition.
Additionally, McBrayer attorneys Brittany MacGregor Roethemeier, Ross T. Ewing and Masten Childers III have received the 2017 Rising Stars distinction, awarded to only 2.5% of attorneys.
Of particular distinction this year is Intellectual Property attorney Jack Wheat, who has been recognized by both Best Lawyers and Super Lawyers for the tenth consecutive year, and also ranks among the Top 50 attorneys in Kentucky.