125 Womble Carlyle Attorneys Ranked Among The Best Lawyers in America 2012

September 13, 2011

WombleCarlyle placed 125 attorneys on the 2012 Woodward/White Inc.’s The Best Lawyersin America rankings, a new record for the firm.

GREENVILLE & CHARLESTON, SC – September 13, 2011 – Thefollowing is a list of the Womble Carlyle attorneys in Greenville and Charleston who rank among thecountry’s best.

Attorneys marked with an asterisk (*) are new to the BestLawyers list for 2012. Lawyers marked with (10) have been on the Best Lawyerslist for at least 10 years. Those marked with (20) have been listed in BestLawyers for at least 20 years, while those marked with (25) have been on theBest Lawyers list for at least 25 years: 



J. Marshall Allen,Health Care Law

Charles J. Baker III,Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Construction Litigation

William C. ClevelandIII, Commercial Litigation, Intellectual Property Litigation, Real EstateLitigation, Securities Litigation, Mediation

David M. Collins,Admiralty & Maritime Law

David H. Crawford, RealEstate Law

Morris A. Ellison (10),Commercial Litigation, Banking & Finance Litigation, Real Estate Law

W. Foster Gaillard(10), Real Estate Law

C. Allen Gibson Jr.,Construction Law, Construction Litigation

Henry E. Grimball,Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law, Personal Injury Litigation (Defendants)

Thomas L. Harper,Real Estate Litigation, Real Estate Law

*Julius H. Hines,Admiralty & Maritime Law

Sean D. Houseal,Environmental Litigation

John J. Kerr, FirstAmendment Law, First Amendment Litigation

David B. McCormack,Arbitration, Employment Law (Management), Labor & Employment Litigation

James D. Myrick,Insurance Law, Personal Injury Litigation (Defendants)

Gordon D. Schreck (20),Admiralty & Maritime Law

Kenneth F. Smith, Trusts& Estates

Henry B. Smythe, Jr.,Personal Injury Litigation (Defendants)

Susan M. Smythe (20),Corporate Law, Real Estate Law

Charles P. SummerallIV, Bankruptcy & Creditor-Debtor Rights/Insolvency & ReorganizationLaw, Bankruptcy Litigation

David S. Yandle,Employment Law (Management), Labor Law (Management), Labor & EmploymentLitigation  


LarryD. Estridge (20), Real Estate Law
R.Howard Grubbs (10), Environmental Law, Environmental Litigation
D.Allen Grumbine, Bankruptcy & Creditor-Debtor Rights/ Insolvency& Reorganization Law, Corporate Law
SandraLouise Weikel Miller, Heath Care Law
SamuelW. Outten, Commercial Litigation, Legal Malpractice Law(Defendants), Product Liability Litigation (Defendants)
W.Lindsay Smith (10), Real Estate Law
ElizabethO. Temple, Securities/Capital Markets Law
RoryD. Whelehan, Bankruptcy & Creditor-Debtor Rights/ Insolvency& Reorganization Law, Bankruptcy Litigation



AboutWomble Carlyle 

WombleCarlyle is a full-service business law firm with a focus on innovativesolutions to client needs. The firm supports the Association of CorporateCounsel in the ACC Value Challenge, which seeks to better align legal serviceswith the needs of corporate clients.

The firm is located in the Southeast and mid-Atlantic regions, and servesclients nationally and globally, with more than 550 attorneys in twelveoffices: Atlanta; Charleston and Greenville, S.C.; Charlotte, Greensboro,Raleigh, Research Triangle Park, and Winston-Salem, N.C.; Washington, D.C.;Tysons Corner, Va.; Baltimore; and Wilmington, Del.

In the community, the firm is the first law firm to receive the ThurgoodMarshall College Fund Corporate Leadership Award as well as the EmployerSupport of the Guard and Reserve Freedom Award.