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Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP Attorneys Named 2011 Super Lawyers & Rising Stars


Atlanta (February 24, 2011) – Twenty-nine MMM attorneys have been named as Georgia Super Lawyers: eighteen as Super Lawyers and eleven as Rising Stars. The Super Lawyers are honored in the March issue of Atlanta magazine. This is a record number of attorneys recognized for the firm.

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

Georgia Super Lawyers

Frank B. Bazzel Real Estate
David W. Cranshaw Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
R. Jason D'Cruz Employment & Labor
Frank W. DeBorde Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
John P. Fry Intellectual Property Litigation
Thomas S. Gryboski Real Estate
Lewis E. Hassett Business Litigation
James "Mac" Hunter Business/Corporate
John G. Morris Real Estate
Marguerite E. "Becky" Patrick Intellectual Property Litigation
Gerald L. Pouncey, Jr. Environmental
David A. Rabin Business Litigation
Douglas D. Selph Real Estate
Robert C. Threlkeld Health Care
Homer Lee Walker Real Estate
Warren W. Wills, Jr. Business Litigation
Tingkang (Tim) Xia Intellectual Property
John C. Yates Business/Corporate

Georgia Rising Stars

Scott L. Allen Mergers & Acquisitions
Heather Champion Brady Intellectual Property Litigation
Jason W. Eakes Personal Injury Defense: Products
Christina M. Graham Real Estate
John Lockett Business Litigation
Simon R. Malko Business Litigation
Duncan W. Miller Real Estate
Shannan Oliver Business Litigation
Anthony C. Roehl Administrative Law
Matthew J. Sours Real Estate
Kelly Whitehart 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 aSuper 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 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, litigation, technology, healthcare, intellectual property, capital markets, environmental, green industry, insurance, mergers & acquisitions and timberland & forest products practices. MMM has offices in Atlanta, Raleigh-Durham, Savannah, Taipei, Beijing and Washington, D.C. and an alliance with FGCN in São Paulo, Brazil.



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