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Chambers 2023 Nationally Ranks MMM Attorneys From Four Practice Areas


Atlanta (June 2023) – The 2023 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Businessranks attorneys nationally from four Morris, Manning & Martin practice areas. The publication, which ranks leading lawyers and firms using in-depth market analysis and independent research, again names International Trade, Leisure & Hospitality and Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) among the nation’s best. For the first time, the U.S. rankings include a partner from the firm’s Startups & Emerging Companies Practice.

The nationally-ranked practices, attorneys, locations and rankings are:

  • International Trade: Julie Mendoza of Washington D.C.
  • Leisure & Hospitality: Carol Weld King, Christina Hassan and David Reina of Washington D.C. and Tom Gryboski and Catherine Morgen of Atlanta
  • REITs: Lauren Prevost and Seth Weiner of Atlanta
  • Nick Foreste of Atlanta in the Startups & Emerging Companies Practice Area

Regional rankings for Georgia include:

  • Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Department and Ed Emerson, Ryan Gorman and Scott Wagner
  • Healthcare Department and Michele Madison, Bob Threlkeld and Elliott Coward
  • Daniel Sineway of the Intellectual Property Practice
  • Real Estate Department and Mark Block
  • Environment Department and MMM Chairman Gerald Pouncey plus Heather Friedman and Wyatt Kendall
  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring Department and Frank DeBorde, Jason Watson and Lisa Wolgast
  • Corporate/M&A Department and David Calhoun
  • Litigation: General Commercial Department

   Washington D.C.’s ranked practices and attorneys are:

  • Real Estate Department and Carol Weld King (also ranked nationally for Leisure & Hospitality) and Betsy Karmin
  • Litigation: General Commercial: Highly Regarded Department

Chambers USA says its rankings are the definitive mark of excellence across the legal industry. Being included shows that a firm stands out in its rigorous, independent and in-depth research process, emerging as one of the best in the field. 

About Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP

Morris, Manning & Martin ( is an Am Law 200 law firm with national and international reach. We dedicate ourselves to the constant pursuit of our clients’ success. To provide our clients with optimal value, we combine market-leading legal services with a total understanding of their needs to maximize effectiveness, efficiency and opportunity. MMM enjoys national prominence for its real estate, corporate, litigation, technology, healthcare, intellectual property, capital markets, environmental, international trade, and insurance practices. A Mansfield 5.0 Plus-certified firm, MMM has offices in Atlanta, Raleigh-Durham, Savannah and Washington, D.C.

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