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MMM Highly-Ranked by 2014 Chambers USA Again


(May 27, 2014) – Yet again, Chambers USA gives high marks to Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP practice groups and attorneys. The 2014 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, gives a national rank to both the International Trade and Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) groups. It puts the Real Estate Practice in the top tier for Georgia, recognizes a number of the firm’s other practice groups for their strength and names 28 individual attorneys who stand out for their abilities.

The publication quotes clients as saying that the nationally-ranked International Trade Practice, based in Washington, D.C., is very strategic, analytical and innovative, with great communication skills. Recognized attorneys include Don Cameron and Julie Mendoza.

Clients noted the REIT group’s strong reputation, good business approach, industry knowledge and technical skills in advising non-traded REITs. Notable practitioners include Lauren Prevost, as well as Heath Linsky, who the editors consider “Up and Coming.” The firm’s Real Estate Group lands in Band One for the state of Georgia. Clients say the lawyers are very good at what they do and balance advocating a position with being practical. It gave individual recognition to seven team members, including Andy Williams, Carl Westmoreland, Tom Gryboski, Sonny Morris and Lee Walker, plus Up and Comers Duncan Miller and Jessica Hill.

Other noted attorneys and practice areas in Georgia include:

Bankruptcy/Restructuring – David Cranshaw, Frank DeBorde, with Up and Comer Lisa Wolgast
Corporate/M&A – David Calhoun and Associate to Watch Chris Maxwell
Environment – Gerald Pouncey and Up and Comer Heather Friedman
Healthcare – Michele Madison, Dan Mohan and Bob Threlkeld
Intellectual Property – John Fry
Labor & Employment – Jason D’Cruz and Up and Comer Brian Harris
Litigation: General Commercial – John MacNaughton
Tax – Up and Comer Gerald Thomas
The firm’s Banking & Finance Practice was included as a “Recognized Practitioner.”

About Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP

Morris, Manning & Martin ( is an AmLaw 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, energy & infrastructure, capital markets, environmental, insurance, and timberland & forest products practices. MMM has offices in Atlanta, Raleigh-Durham, Savannah, Taipei, Beijing and Washington, D.C. and an alliance with GCN in São Paulo, Brazil.


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