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05.23.2014 Firm News

Williams Mullen Recognized by Chambers USA for 2014

Williams Mullen is pleased to announce that 20 of the law firm’s attorneys and ten of its practice areas have been included in the 2014 edition of Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business. 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 2014 Chambers rankings are as follows:

Attorney Rankings
Ralph L. Axselle, Jr. in Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use – Richmond, VA (Senior Statesman)
William D. Bayliss in Litigation: General Commercial – Richmond, VA (Band 1)
David C. Burton in Labor & Employment – Hampton Roads, VA (Band 2)
Gregory R. Bishop in Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions – Richmond, VA (Band 2)
Robert K. Cox in Construction –Tysons Corner, VA (Band 2)
Amos C. Dawson, III in Environment – Raleigh, NC (Senior Statesman)
William F. Devine in Litigation: General Commercial – Hampton Roads, VA (Band 3)
David R. Dorton in Real Estate – Raleigh, NC (Band 3)
Thomas R. Frantz in Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions – Hampton Roads, VA (Eminent Practitioner)
Howard E. Gordon in Real Estate – Hampton Roads, VA (Band 2)
Lynn F. Jacob in Labor & Employment – Richmond, VA (Band 3)
Michael C. Lord in Labor & Employment – Raleigh, NC (Band 3)
Catherine M. Marriott in Labor & Employment: Benefits & Compensation – Richmond, VA (Band 2)
Channing J. Martin in Environment – Richmond, VA (Band 1)
James V. Meath in Labor & Employment – Richmond, VA (Band 1)
Craig L. Mytelka in Intellectual Property – Hampton Roads, VA (Band 2)
David Paulson in Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions – Raleigh, NC (Band 4)
Aaron Spencer in Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions – Raleigh, NC (Band 4)
Rob Van Arnam in Intellectual Property – Raleigh, NC (Band 2)
J. Nelson Wilkinson in Labor & Employment – Richmond, VA (Associate to Watch)

Practice Area Rankings
Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions – Southern Virginia (Band 2)
Environment – Virginia (Band 2)
Intellectual Property – North Carolina (Band 3)
Intellectual Property – Southern Virginia (Band 2)
Labor & Employment – North Carolina (Band 4)
Labor & Employment – Virginia (Band 2)
Litigation: General Commercial – Virginia (Band 2)
Litigation: General Commercial – North Carolina (Band 4)
Real Estate – North Carolina (Band 3)
Real Estate – Southern Virginia (Band 1)

Please visit for more information, including the standards that it uses in establishing its rankings .