Press Release
November 30, 2023

Thirty-Eight Holland & Knight Attorneys Named Mid-South Super Lawyers and Rising Stars for 2023

MIAMI (November 30, 2023)Super Lawyers has named 20 attorneys from Holland & Knight's Alabama and Tennessee offices as "Super Lawyers" and 18 as "Rising Stars" for 2023.

Published annually by Thomson Reuters, Super Lawyers is a rating service in all 50 states and Washington, D.C., that identifies outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

The "Top 50" lists are comprised of attorneys who received the highest points during the Super Lawyers' nomination, research and review process.

The following lawyers were named in their respective practice areas this year:

Super Lawyers


William Athanas: White Collar Crimes - *Top 50 Birmingham*

Jesse Vogtle, Jr.: Bankruptcy


Mark Bell: Insurance Coverage

George Bishop: Health Care

Bob Boston: Employment & Labor

Ed Callaway: Environmental

Paul Davidson: Business Litigation

Robert Felber: Intellectual Property

Stan Graham: Employment Litigation

Robb Harvey: Media & Advertising

David Lemke: Creditor Debtor Rights

Nora Liggett: Health Care

Gerald Mace: Business & Corporate

Marlee Mitchell: Securities & Corporate Finance

Andrew Naylor: Employment & Labor

Travis Parham: Business Litigation

Michael Stagg: Environmental

James Weaver: State, Local & Municipal

Charley Williamson: Employment & Labor

Michael Yopp: Tax

Rising Stars


Cason Kirby: Business Litigation


Julian Bibb: Intellectual Property

John Bunge: Tax

Michael Cottone: Tax

Emily Duncan: Health Care

Mary Julia Hannon: Health Care

Lindsay Irving: Mergers & Acquisitions

Morgan Ivey: Health Care

Juliana Lamar: Health Care

David Marks: Mergers & Acquisitions

Daniel Patten: Health Care

Karolyn Perry: Business Litigation

Quan Poole: Real Estate

Joshua Porte: Mergers & Acquisitions

Alex Porter: Real Estate

Maggie Sandwith: Real Estate

Andrew Solinger: Health Care

Emma Stephens: Real Estate

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