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Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP Attorneys Named 2010 Super Lawyers & Rising Stars


Twenty-four MMM attorneys have been named as Georgia Super Lawyers: 15 as Super Lawyers and nine as Rising Stars. The Super Lawyers are noted in the March issue of Atlanta magazine.

The MMM attorneys, and the categories in which they are honored, include:

Georgia Super Lawyers

  • David M. Cranshaw
  • Jason D’Cruz
  • John P. Fry
  • Thomas S. Gryboski
  • James “Mac” Hunter
  • John G. “Sonny” Morris
  • Marguerite “Becky” Patrick
  • Holly Pierson
  • Gerald L. Pouncey
  • Doug D. Selph
  • Robert C. Threlkeld
  • Warren W. Wills
  • Jason P. Wright
  • Tim Tingkang Xia
  • John C. Yates
  • Bankruptcy & Creditor/ Debtor Rights
  • Employment & Labor Law
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Real Estate (Hospitality)
  • Business/ Corporate
  • Real Estate
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • Environmental
  • Real Estate
  • Healthcare
  • Business Litigation
  • General Litigation
  • Intellectual Property
  • Business/ Corporate

Georgia Rising Stars

  • Elizabeth Ballard Ames
  • Heather T. Friedman
  • Christina M. Graham
  • Heath D. Linsky
  • Simon R. Malko
  • Duncan W. Miller
  • Matthew J. Sours
  • J. Ben Vitale
  • Kelly L. Whitehart
  • Business Litigation
  • Environmental
  • Real Estate
  • Securities & Corporate Finance
  • Business Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate
  • Business Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Litigation

Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding nationwide attorneys from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The process involves peer and non-peer nominations, independent research and peer evaluation via a blue- ribbon panel. The top five percent in the process are then named a Super Lawyer or Rising Star.

Rising Stars is a category that recognizes attorneys who are 40 years old or younger, or who have been practicing 10 years or less.

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 healthcare, intellectual property, capital markets, environmental, green industry, insurance, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, real estate and technology practices. The firm has offices in Atlanta, Savannah, Raleigh-Durham, Taipei, Beijing and Washington, D.C.


Media Contact: Terri Thornton, Thornton Communications (404) 932-4347