2019 Best Lawyers in America includes 10 Callison Tighe attorneys
Ten Callison Tighe attorneys earned honors in a diverse range of practice areas in the 2019 Best Lawyers in America.
The attorneys were honored across 10 practice areas. Six attorneys were recognized in multiple practice areas, with Demetri “Jim” Koutrakos earning honors in four.
Overall, half the Callison Tighe honorees were selected for their litigation work. Seven attorneys were honored in real estate-related categories. Three were recognized in insurance litigation, another significant practice area for the firm. Other practice areas include workers’ compensation, personal injury litigation, trust and estates and banking and finance
The Callison Tighe attorneys included in the 2019 Best Lawyers in America are:
- Edward D. “Butch” Barnhill: Commercial Transactions/UCC Law; Real Estate Law
- Bert Brannon: Lawyer of the Year, Litigation – Trusts and Estates; Trusts and Estates
- Sherwood M. Cleveland: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
- Richard C. Detwiler: Workers’ Compensation Law – Claimants
- Andrew C. English, III: Real Estate Law
- Demetri “Jim” K. Koutrakos: Litigation – Banking and Finance; Litigation – Insurance; Litigation – Real Estate; Real Estate Law
- Louis H. Lang: Litigation – Banking and Finance; Litigation – Insurance; Litigation – Real Estate
- Ralph C. Robinson, Jr.: Real Estate Law
- Michael W. Tighe: Litigation – Real Estate; Real Estate Law
- Reece Williams III: Litigation – Insurance; Litigation – Real Estate; Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
Callison Tighe attorneys have an extensive history with Best Lawyers. The 2019 award marks 25 years of inclusion for Cleveland, while Robinson and Brannon reached the decade mark this year. Tighe, English and Barnhill have been in at least five editions each.
About Best Lawyers
Best Lawyers are selected annually after more than 5.5 million confidential evaluations by the country’s top attorneys. First published in 1983, Best Lawyers in America has been called “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”
A companion publication, The Best Law Firms in America, comes out in November. Callison Tighe has been honored in the past seven editions.