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December 21, 2012

Stites & Harbison attorney named among Top 50 & Top 100 Attorneys by Mid-South Super Lawyers

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Robert C. Goodrich, Jr., of Stites & Harbison, PLLC, was recently named among the Top 50 Attorneys in Nashville and Top 100 Attorneys in Tennessee by Mid-South Super Lawyers for 2012. Nine other attorneys from Stites & Harbison were named on the Mid-South Super Lawyers list and seven were named on the Rising Stars list.

The Stites & Harbison attorneys listed in Mid-South Super Lawyers include:

  • Julian L. Bibb
  • A. Stuart Campbell
  • Robert C. Goodrich, Jr. (Top 50 Nashville & Top 100 Tennessee)
  • Garry K. Grooms
  • Michael Hinchion
  • Alexandra MacKay (first time)
  • William L. Penny
  • Gregory D. Smith
  • Ronald G. Steen, Jr.
  • Warren H. Wild, Jr.

Super Lawyers identifies “Rising Stars” as those attorneys, 40 years old or younger, or those having made exceptional contributions in a particular practice area for 10 years or less. The seven Stites & Harbison attorneys named to the Rising Stars list by Mid-South Super Lawyers include:

  • Erika R. Barnes (first time)
  • William C. Ferrell, Jr. (first time)
  • Jennifer L. Kovalcik (first time)
  • Madison L. Martin
  • Rebecca K. McKelvey (first time)
  • Brian C. Neal (first time)
  • Gregory T. Young

Super Lawyers ( is a Thomson Reuters 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 rigorous multi-phased process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area. Only 5% of the lawyers in each state or region are named to the Super Lawyers list and no more than 2.5% are named to the Rising Stars list. Rising Stars are selected based on the same criteria as Super Lawyers with the exception of peer evaluation by practice area. Firm-wide, Stites & Harbison has a total of 62 attorneys listed in Super Lawyers and nine listed in Rising Stars.

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