Chambers USA Guide

Chambers USAMcAfee & Taft received top marks in the most recent edition of the Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, earning top rankings in the areas of corporate/commercial (including tax and healthcare), energy and natural resources, intellectual property, labor and employment, litigation and real estate law.

Recognized Attorneys

  • T. Michael Blake (Corporate/Commercial: Tax)
  • Rachel Blue (Intellectual Property)
  • Timothy J. Bomhoff (Energy)
  • Courtney Bru (Employment)
  • Mark D. Christiansen (Energy & Natural Resources)
  • W. Chris Coleman (Corporate/Commercial)
  • Mary Quinn Cooper (Litigation)
  • Bruce Crum (Corporate/Commercial)
  • Elizabeth L. Dalton (Corporate/Commercial: Healthcare)
  • Clifford C. Dougherty, III (Intellectual Property)
  • Bill G. Freudenrich (Employment)
  • Robert L. Garbrecht (Real Estate)
  • Spencer W. Haines (Corporate/Commercial: Tax)
  • Lloyd T. Hardin, Jr. (Real Estate)
  • John N. Hermes (Litigation)
  • Frank Hill (Real Estate)
  • Michael E. Joseph (Corporate/Commercial: Healthcare)
  • Robert Joyce (Energy & Natural Resources: Environment)
  • Garry L. Keele, II (Energy & Natural Resources: Environment)
  • John A. Kenney (Litigation and Intellectual Property)
  • Michael J. LaBrie (Intellectual Property)
  • Myrna Latham (Real Estate)
  • Michael F. Lauderdale (Labor & Employment)
  • Joe C. Lewallen, Jr. (Real Estate)
  • H. Cole Marshall (Real Estate)
  • Charles S. Plumb (Employment)
  • Tony G. Puckett (Employment)
  • Anthony Rahhal (Intellectual Property)
  • Richard A. Riggs (Real Estate)
  • Reid Robison (Litigation)
  • Patricia A. Rogers (Corporate/Commercial: Healthcare)
  • Joshua D. Smith (Corporate/Commercial)
  • Nathan L. Whatley (Employment)
  • W. Kirk Turner (Employment)

Researchers with London-based Chambers & Partners Publishing, publishers of the guide, conducted in-depth interviews of attorneys and clients throughout the United States to identify and rank the nation’s leading business lawyers. The final rankings are based on such factors as technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness/astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by the client.