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04.25.2019 Firm News

30 Williams Mullen Attorneys, 12 Practice Areas Recognized in Chambers USA 2019

Williams Mullen is pleased to announce that 30 attorneys and 12 practice areas received recognition in the 2019 edition of Chambers USA. Williams Mullen’s attorneys and practice groups were recognized by clients and peers for the quality of their work and their client service numerous times in the guide.

"They are an extremely responsive, technically savvy team who know how to work to a deadline," a client told the guide regarding the firm’s Real Estate Practice.

“Responsiveness, practicality and a yearning to find a reasonable solution are the team’s particular strengths,” a client said of the Labor, Employment & Immigration Section.

Reviewing the Litigation Section, a client said, “They stand out for their professionalism, smart and insightful advice and great client service.”

Chambers bases its rankings on market research into the strengths and reputations of U.S. attorneys and law firms. Interviews are conducted with clients and attorneys across the nation to enable Chambers to assess technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment and other valued qualities.

Williams Mullen’s 2019 Chambers attorney rankings, sorted by region, are as follows:


William D. “Bill” Bayliss – Litigation: General Commercial (Band 1)

Turner A. Broughton – Litigation: General Commercial (Band 1)

David C. Burton – Labor & Employment (Band 2)

Brian Cashmere – Construction (Band 3)

Robert K. “Bob” Cox – Construction (Band 2)

Calvin W. “Woody” Fowler, Jr. – Litigation: General Commercial (Eminent Practitioner)

Lynn F. Jacob – Labor & Employment (Band 2)

Channing J. Martin – Environment (Band 1)

Arnie B. Mason – Construction (Band 3)

Henry R. “Speaker” Pollard, V – Environment (Band 3)

Melisa A. Roy – Construction (Associates to Watch)

William H. “Tracy” Schwarzschild, III – Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Band 3)

Laura D. Windsor – Labor & Employment (Recognized Practitioner)

Southern Virginia

Thomas F. Bergert – Intellectual Property (Band 3)

Gregory R. Bishop – Corporate/M&A (Band 2)

Howard E. Gordon – Real Estate (Band 2)

John M. Mercer – Real Estate (Band 2)

Craig L. Mytelka – Intellectual Property (Band 3)

John M. Paris, Jr – Corporate/M&A (Recognized Practitioner)

North Carolina

Amos C. Dawson, III – Environment (Senior Statespeople)

Thomas H. Johnson, Jr. – Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use (Band 2)

M. Keith Kapp – Litigation: General Commercial (Band 4)

Robert C. “Robby” Lawson – Real Estate (Band 2)

Michael C. Lord – Labor & Employment (Band 4)

Richard T. “Rick” Matthews – Intellectual Property (Recognized Practitioner)

Ramona C. “Mona” O’Bryant – Environmental (Band 3)

David F. Paulson, Jr. – Corporate/M&A (Band 3)

Robert C. “Rob” Van Arnam – Intellectual Property (Band 2)

South Carolina

Jessica J.O. King – Environment (Band 2)

Ethan R. Ware – Environment (Band 2)

Williams Mullen’s 2019 Chambers Practice Area Rankings, by region, are as follows:

North Carolina

Intellectual Property – Band 2

Labor & Employment – Recognized Practitioner

Real Estate – Band 3

Raleigh, Greensboro & Surrounds

Corporate/M&A – Band 4

South Carolina

Environment – Band 2

Southern Virginia

Corporate/M&A – Band 2

Intellectual Property – Band 2

Real Estate – Band 2


Construction – Band 2

Environment – Band 2

Labor & Employment – Band 2

Litigation: General Commercial – Band 2

For more information on Williams Mullen’s rankings, click here.