August 20, 2020- Memphis, TN- Glankler Brown, PLLC is pleased to announce that 32 lawyers have been included in the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.

Glankler Brown, PLLC would like to congratulate the following lawyers named to 2021 The Best Lawyers in America list:

  • Jeremy G. Alpert – Commercial Litigation, Arbitration, Litigation – Banking and Finance
  • Stewart G. Austin – Real Estate Law, Litigation – Real Estate
  • Saul C. Belz – Commercial Litigation, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Litigation – Securities, Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy), Litigation – Banking and Finance, Litigation – Real Estate
  • William L. Bomar – Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs, Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • William R. Bradley, Jr.- Trademark Law
  • Matt Brinner – Real Estate Law, Banking & Finance Law, Business Organizations (including LLCs & Partnerships)
  • R. Grattan Brown – Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law
  • Lee J. Chase – Health Care Law, Commercial Litigation, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Litigation – Construction, Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Michael P. Coury – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Kevin C. Cox – Trusts and Estates
  • B. Douglas Earthman – Real Estate Law, Securitization and Structured Finance Law
  • Lynn A. Gardner – Real Estate Law
  • Robert B.C. Hale – Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers, Litigation- Labor & Employment
  • Don L. Hearn – Commercial Litigation, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Charles W. Hill – Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Labor and Employment, Employment Law – Management, Employment Law – Individuals
  • John I. Houseal – Health Care Law, Insurance Law, Mediation, Litigation – Construction
  • R. Hunter Humphreys – Real Estate Law
  • Robert L. Hutton – Civil Rights Law, Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Criminal Defense: General Practice
  • S. Joshua Kahane- Litigation- Real Estate
  • Christopher C. Lamberson – Real Estate Law
  • Paul R. Lawler – Tax Law, Trusts and Estates
  • William T. Mays – Tax Law, Corporate Law
  • Steve H. McCleskey – Trusts and Estates
  • Robert D. Meyers – Litigation – Labor and Employment, Litigation – Municipal
  • Larry H. Montgomery – Litigation – Banking and Finance
  • Richard J. Myers – Arbitration
  • George J. Nassar – Tax Law, Trusts and Estates, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Corporate Law, Litigation and Controversy – Tax, Litigation – Trusts and Estates
  • Arnold E. Perl – Labor Law – Management, Employment Law – Management
  • J. William Pierce – Real Estate Law, Securitization and Structured Finance Law
  • Douglas P. Quay – Tax Law, Corporate Law
  • Ross E. Webster – Commercial Litigation
  • Randall B. Womack – Environmental Law, Litigation – Environmental

In addition, the following attorneys were named “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective practice areas:

Saul C. Belz- Litigation – Banking and Finance 

John I. Houseal, Jr.- Health Care Law

R. Hunter Humphreys- Real Estate Law

Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this accolade particularly significant.


Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch are recognitions given to attorneys who are earlier in their careers and have been in practice for 5-9 years for outstanding professional excellence in private practice. Seven Glankler Brown attorneys were honored, including:

  • Aubrey Greer- Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, Litigation- Labor & Employment
  • Ricky Hutchens- Commercial Litigation
  • Mark T. Jobe- Business Organizations (including LLCs & Partnerships), Corporate Law, Real Estate Law
  • Jake A. Kasser- Corporate Law
  • Aurelia V. McBride- Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation- Plaintiffs
  • G. Hite McLean III- Commercial Litigation, Family Law, Labor & Employment Law- Management
  • Ward Robinson- Banking & Finance Law, Corporate Law

Best Lawyers has published their list for over three decades, earning the respect of the profession, the media, and the public as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals.

ABOUT GLANKLER BROWN: Based in Memphis, Tennessee, Glankler Brown, PLLC attorneys represent clients with matters throughout the United States and abroad.  In addition to Tennessee, the firm’s attorneys are licensed in Mississippi, Arkansas, Alabama, Illinois, Georgia, New York, and Texas. With experience in more than 35 different areas of law, Glankler Brown’s attorneys deliver quality legal services to local, regional, national and international clients.    

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