Best Lawyers in America lists 11 Callison Tighe attorneys

COLUMBIA, SC – The newest edition of Best Lawyers in America includes 11 attorneys from Callison Tighe. They earned 25 honors overall across a diverse range of practice areas.

The publication singled out firm co-founder Mike Tighe as Columbia “Lawyer of the Year” in Litigation – Real Estate. Eight of the attorneys won recognition in multiple practice areas, with Demetri “Jim” Koutrakos leading the way with four.

“We’re very pleased that 11 of our attorneys are recognized for their work,” Mr. Tighe said. “Across so many practice areas – real estate, insurance, banking and finance – it’s gratifying to see that our peers have such high regard for our abilities.”

The Callison Tighe attorneys honored and their practice areas are:

Edward D. “Butch” Barnhill Jr.: Commercial Transactions/UCC Law, Real Estate Law.

Wm. Bert Brannon: Litigation – Trusts and Estates, Tax Law; Trusts and Estates.

Sherwood M. Cleveland: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law.

Richard C. Detwiler: Commercial Litigation, Workers’ Compensation Law – Claimants.

Andrew C. English, III: Commercial Transactions/UCC Law, Corporate Law, Real Estate Law.

David L. Ewing: Tax Law.

Demetri “Jim” 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 – Real Estate Law.

Michael W. Tighe – Litigation – Real Estate, Real Estate Law.

D. Reece Williams III: Litigation – Insurance, Litigation – Real Estate, Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs.

About Best Lawyers

Published annually since 1983, Best Lawyers in America has been called “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”

Honorees are selected after more than 5.5 million confidential evaluations by the nation’s top attorneys. Lawyers evaluate colleagues in their geographic and practice areas. Lawyers of the Year are those who receive the highest overall peer feedback.

A companion piece, The Best Law Firms in America, is released each November. The past eight editions have included Callison Tighe.