Tighe, Brannon, Koutrakos included in Super Lawyers

Three partners at Callison Tighe are included in the just-released 2019 edition of Super Lawyers, with two of the attorneys receiving accolades in more than one practice area.

  • Michael W. Tighe, one of the firm’s founders, is recognized in real estate law, business/corporate law and business litigation.
  • Wm. Bert Brannon is included in estate planning and probate law and closely held business.
  • Demetri “Jim” Koutrakos is listed in business litigation.

This is the eighth consecutive year Tighe has been included in Super Lawyers. The firm’s managing member, Tighe is a certified arbitrator and mediator as well as a skilled litigator. He’s often called as an expert witness in real estate and title insurance cases.

Brannon, who’s been listed in every edition of Super Lawyers since 2010, is a South Carolina Supreme Court Certified Specialist in Estate Planning and Probate Law. His practice also includes corporate law, positioning him to help clients at all stages of the business life cycle, from formation to passing the torch to the next generation.

Koutrakos focuses his business litigation practice on real property disputes. This includes real estate litigation, title insurance litigation and foreclosure litigation. He also represents clients in general commercial litigation and appeals.

About Super Lawyers

An annual guide to outstanding attorneys across the country, Super Lawyers rates attorneys across more than 70 practice areas.

The selection process begins with a peer nomination. Independent research then evaluates attorneys on 12 indicators. The factors include verdicts/settlements, honors and awards, experience and special certification. Client feedback also is included. Finally, the highest-ranked attorneys in each practice areas evaluate the nominees to determine who is included.

The goal is to create a directory that more than 13 million readers each year can turn to when they need legal representation. A companion piece, South Carolina Super Lawyers, goes to an estimated 100,000 people each year.