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06.11.2010 Williams Mullen Recognized as a Leader in Business Law in 2010 by Chambers USA RICHMOND, Va. – Williams Mullen announces that the 2010 edition of Chambers USA has again ranked the firm’s practice areas and attorneys among the top in Virginia and North Carolina. The firm secured eight different practice rankings and 20 individual attorney rankings.

The firm’s real estate practice in Virginia won accolades by moving from Band 2 to Band 1 as did the chair of the firm’s Financial Services and Real Estate section, John M. Mercer, who moved from Band 3 to Band 2.

Other individual rankings of significance included Thomas R. Frantz who moved from Band 2 to Band 1 in the Corporate/M&A: Southern Virginia category, Amos C. Dawson, III who moved from Band 2 to Band 1 in the Environment: North Carolina category and David C. Burton who moved from Band 3 to Band 2 in the Labor & Employment: Virginia category. 

Practice Area Rankings:

Band 1
Real Estate: Southern Virginia - Virginia

Band 2
Corporate/M&A: Southern Virginia - Virginia
Environment - Virginia
Intellectual Property: Southern Virginia - Virginia
Labor & Employment - Virginia
Litigation: General Commercial - Virginia

Band 3
Labor & Employment - North Carolina
Real Estate - North Carolina

Individual Rankings:

Senior Statesman
Julious P. Smith, Jr. in Corporate/M&A: Southern Virginia - Virginia

Band 1
Thomas R. Frantz in Corporate/M&A: Southern Virginia - Virginia
Amos C. Dawson, III in Environment - North Carolina
Channing J. Martin in Environment - Virginia
James V. Meath in Labor & Employment - Virginia
William D. Bayliss in Litigation: General Commercial - Virginia
Ralph L. Axselle, Jr. in Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use: Southern Virginia - Virginia

Band 2
Craig L. Mytelka in Intellectual Property: Southern Virginia - Virginia
David C. Burton in Labor & Employment - Virginia
Catherine M. Marriott in Labor & Employment: Benefits & Compensation - Virginia
John M. Mercer in Real Estate: Southern Virginia – Virginia
Andrew M. Condlin in Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use: Southern Virginia - Virginia
David V. DuVal in Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use: Southern Virginia - Virginia

Band 3
Randolph H. Lickey in Corporate/M&A: Southern Virginia - Virginia
William A. Old, Jr. in Corporate/M&A: Southern Virginia - Virginia
Michael C. Lord in Labor & Employment - North Carolina
Lynn F. Jacob in Labor & Employment - Virginia
William F. Devine in Litigation: General Commercial - Virginia
David R. Dorton in Real Estate - North Carolina
Reuben G. Clark, III in Real Estate - North Carolina

About Chambers USA
Chambers USA bases its rankings on market research into the strengths and reputations of U.S. attorneys and law firms. For the current directory, over 10,000 interviews were conducted with clients and attorneys across the nation. The qualities on which rankings are assessed include technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness/astuteness, diligence, commitment and other qualities most valued by the client. Please visit www.chambersandpartners.com/us for more information.
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