8.15.17

National labor and employment law firm Constangy, Brooks & Smith and Prophete, LLP congratulates 49 of its attorneys who have been named to the 2018 edition of Best Lawyers in America©, one of the oldest and most respected peer-review publications in the legal profession.

Constangy also received several “top listed” awards, as the firm with the most lawyers named to Best Lawyers in employment law management in markets including Jacksonville, Florida; Macon Georgia; and Winston-Salem/Greensboro, North Carolina.

Four Constangy attorneys were named as “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective markets:

In Jacksonville, Heather Owen was named Lawyer of the Year in labor law (management). In Winston-Salem/Greensboro, Penni Bradshaw was named Lawyer of the Year in labor and employment litigation; Ken Carlson was named Lawyer of the year in arbitration and Jill Stricklin was named Lawyer of the Year in employment law (management).

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become regarded as one of the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. 83,000 industry leading attorneys are eligible to vote (from around the world). For the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 7.4 million votes were analyzed. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers "the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice."

 

Asheville, NC

  • Jonathan W. Yarbrough, recognized for Employment Law - Management; Litigation - Labor and Employment

Atlanta, GA

  • Carl Cannon, recognized for Employment Law – Management
  • Erica V. Mason, recognized for Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Daniel P. Murphy, recognized for Employment Law - Management
  • Timothy R. Newton, recognized for Employment Law - Management; Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Tamika R. Nordstrom, recognized for Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • William K. Principe, recognized for Employment Law – Management
  • Frank B. Shuster, recognized for Employment Law - Management; Labor Law - Management
  • Patrick R. Tyson, recognized for Employment Law - Management
  • Neil H. Wasser, recognized for Employment Law - Management

Austin, TX

  • Mark R. Flora, recognized for Employment Law - Management; Labor Law - Management; Litigation - Labor and Employment

Birmingham, AL

  • Richard O. Brown, recognized for Employment Law - Management; Labor Law - Management
  • James N. Nolan, recognized for Workers' Compensation Law - Employers
  • Dana Latham Thrasher, recognized for Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Boston, MA

  • Andrew L. Eisenberg, recognized for Employment Law - Management; Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Ellen C. Kearns, recognized for Employment Law - Management; Labor Law - Management; Litigation - Labor and Employment

Columbia, SC

  • Cara Yates Crotty, recognized for Employment Law – Management; Labor Law - Management

Denver, CO

  • Jim Goh, recognized for Litigation – Labor and Employment (first year on list)
  • Steven W. Moore, recognized for Employment Law - Management

Fairfax, VA

  • James M. Coleman, recognized for Employment Law - Management; Labor Law - Management; Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Maureen R. Knight, recognized for Litigation - Labor and Employment

Jacksonville, FL

  • John F. Dickinson, recognized for Employment Law - Management; Labor Law - Management; Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Damon Kitchen, recognized for Employment Law - Management; Labor Law - Management; Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Heather A. Owen, recognized for Employment Law - Management; Labor Law - Management; Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Gary R. Wheeler, recognized for Labor Law - Management
  • Margaret P. Zabijaka, recognized for Employment Law - Management; Labor Law - Management

Kansas City, MO

  • Timothy A. Davis, recognized for Employment Law - Management; Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Nancy M. Leonard, recognized for Employment Law - Management; Litigation - Labor and Employment (first year on list)
  • Donald S. Prophete, recognized for Employment Law - Management; Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Stephen P. Schuster, recognized for Employment Law - Management
  • David C. Vogel, recognized for Employment Law - Management

Los Angeles, CA

  • Kenneth D. Sulzer, recognized for Litigation - Labor and Employment

Macon, GA

  • Melvin Haas, III, recognized for Employment Law - Management; Labor Law - Management; Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Jeffery L. Thompson, recognized for Employment Law - Management; Labor Law - Management; Litigation - Labor and Employment

Miami, FL

  • Devand A. Sukhdeo, recognized for Employment Law – Management; Litigation - Labor and Employment

Nashville, TN

  • William A. Blue, Jr., recognized for Employment Law - Management; Labor Law - Management; Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Katherine Boyte, recognized for Workers’ Compensation Law Employers
  • Teresa Rider Bult, recognized for Employment Law - Management; Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Mary Dohner Smith, recognized for Litigation - Labor and Employment

Tampa, FL

  • John W. Campbell, recognized for Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Michael D. Malfitano, recognized for Employment Law - Management; Labor Law - Management; Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • David P. Steffen, recognized for Employment Law - Management; Employment Law - Individuals; Litigation - Labor and Employment

Winston-Salem, NC

  • Penni P. Bradshaw, recognized for Employment Law – Management; Immigration Law; Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Kenneth P. Carlson, Jr., recognized for Arbitration; Employment Law - Management; Litigation - Labor and Employment; Mediation; Trade Secrets Law
  • Terry A. Clark, recognized for Employment Law - Management; Labor Law - Management
  • John J. Doyle, Jr., recognized for Employment Law - Management; Labor Law - Management; Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • R. Loftis, Jr., recognized for Employment Law - Management; Labor Law - Management; Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Charles P. Roberts III, recognized for Employment Law - Management; Labor Law - Management
  • Robin E. Shea, recognized for Employment Law - Management
  • Jill Stricklin, recognized for Employment Law - Management; Litigation - Labor and Employment

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About Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP:

Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete offers a wider lens on workplace law. We have counseled employers exclusively since 1946. With offices in 15 states, we are one of the largest labor and employment law practices in the U.S. Constangy has been named as a top firm for women and minorities by organizations including Law360, the National Law Journal and Vault.com. Many of our more than 180 attorneys have been recognized by leading authorities such as Chambers & Partners®, Best Lawyers in America® and Martindale Hubbell. Find out more about us online at www.constangy.com or follow us on Twitter @ConstangyLaw.

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