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Morris, Manning & Martin Recognized for Excellence by Chambers USA


Atlanta, GA (June 14, 2011) – Chambers and Partners, a highly-respected publisher of legal directories, has recognized  Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP for excellence in nine practice areas. The Chambers USA 2011 guide also recognizes almost two dozen of the Firm’s attorneys as Leaders in their Field on the national and state level.

Chambers recommends MMM in the following categories for the state of Georgia:

  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Environment
  • Healthcare
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor & Employment
  • Litigation: General Commercial
  • Real Estate
  • Tax

The popular guide commends MMM’s tough but personable Bankruptcy/Restructuring practice for its members’ practicality and solid judgment. It also praises Corporate/M&A group members for having Atlanta’s top attorneys in the technology sector. Chambers characterizes the Environmental team as reliable, well-rounded and extremely client-oriented, and considers the prompt and practical Healthcare group well worth the money. The guide describes the Intellectual Property practice as being accomplished, and recognizes it for its strong technical expertise. Chambers quotes a client of the Labor & Employment group as saying that its members “inspire us to think differently about our business approach, which in the end makes us a better company.”  MMM’s Litigation team is deemed highly competent, accommodating and hard-working, while the Real Estate group is described as practical, accomplished and a real leader in its field.  The Firm’s Tax practice is considered bright and no-nonsense, with “a talented group of attorneys that inspires strong client loyalty.”

Chambers also named the following MMM attorneys “Leaders in their Field:”


  • Lauren Prevost – Capital Markets: REITs
  • John C. Yates – Investment Funds: Venture Capital


  • Charles R. Beaudrot Jr. – Tax
  • Frederick C.C. Boyd III – Real Estate
  • Jeanna A. Brannon – Real Estate
  • Cassady V. Brewer – Tax
  • David W. Cranshaw – Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Jason D'Cruz – Labor & Employment
  • Frank W. DeBorde – Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • John P. Fry – Intellectual Property
  • Thomas S. Gryboski – Real Estate
  • Bryan G. Harrison – Intellectual Property
  • John P. MacNaughton – Litigation: General Commercial
  • Michele P. Madison – Healthcare
  • John G. Morris – Real Estate
  • Gerald L. Pouncey Jr. – Environment
  • Robert C. Threlkeld – Healthcare
  • Homer Lee Walker – Real Estate
  • Andrew C. Williams  – Real Estate
  • John C. Yates  – Corporate/M&A

Since 1990, Chambers USA has provided the world’s leading guides to the legal profession and has built a reputation for in-depth, objective research. Its independent researchers, together with the Chambers’ editors, identify and rank law firms and individual attorneys based on their technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial intelligence, diligence, commitment and other qualities most valued by a client. Inclusion in this guide is based solely on the research of their team's findings. For more on Chambers USA, visit

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 now an alliance with FGCN in São Paulo, Brazil.


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

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