06.08.2012 Williams Mullen Recognized by Chambers USA for 2012

Williams Mullen is pleased to announce that 18 of the law firm’s attorneys and nine of its practice areas have been included in the 2012 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 2012 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)
Andrew M. Condlin in Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use – Richmond, VA (Band 1)
Amos C. Dawson, III in Environment – Raleigh, NC (Band 1)
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 (Band 1)
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)
William A. Old, Jr. in Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions – Hampton Roads, VA (Band 3)
Aaron Spencer in Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions – Raleigh, NC (Up & Coming)
Sean M. Sullivan in Environment – Raleigh, NC (Up & Coming)
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 3)
Labor & Employment – Virginia (Band 2)
Litigation: General Commercial – Virginia (Band 2)
Real Estate – North Carolina (Band 3)
Real Estate – Southern Virginia (Band 1)

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