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Morris, Manning & Martin Attorneys Recognized for Excellence by The Best Lawyers in America


Seven Morris, Manning & Martin attorneys are included in The Best Lawyers in America 2010. They are:

  • Frank B. Bazzel (Real Estate)
  • Charles R. “Chuck” Beaudrot (Tax)
  • David W. Cranshaw (Banking)
  • John P . Fry (IP)
  • John G. “Sonny” Morris (Real Estate)
  • Gerald L. Pouncey (Environmental)
  • Andrew C. Williams (Real Estate)

Best Lawyers, the oldest and one of the most respected peer-review publications in the legal profession, is known for its thorough research process. The referral guide compiles lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. The current, 16th edition of The Best Lawyers in America 2010, is based on more than 2.8 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers in 80 specialties, covering all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Each of the seven attorneys had been previously named as leaders in their chosen practices for 2009 by the following publications: Frank B. Bazzel (Legal 500), Charles R. Beaudrot (Legal 500, Georgia Super Lawyers and Chambers USA), David W. Cranshaw (Legal 500, Georgia Super Lawyers and Chambers USA), John P. Fry (Georgia Super Lawyers andChambers USA), John G. Morris (Legal 500 and Georgia Super Lawyers), Gerald L. Pouncey (Georgia Super Lawyersand Chambers USA) and Andrew C. Williams (Georgia Super Lawyers).

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About Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP

Morris, Manning & Martin ( is a full-service commercial law firm representing domestic and international clients throughout the United States. Our mission is to be the firm of choice for clients seeking the most creative, comprehensive and effective legal services available. Our legal solutions are delivered by industry-focused, diverse, involved lawyers who are dedicated to our clients’ success, whether in a transaction, in court or in the everyday course of business.

Morris, Manning & Martin enjoys national prominence for its real estate, mergers and acquisitions, green industry, environmental, capital markets, healthcare, intellectual property, insurance, litigation and technology practices. The firm has offices in Atlanta, Beijing, Raleigh- Durham, Savannah, Taipei and Washington, D.C.


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