14 Lawyers from Armbrecht Jackson LLP recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2021

14 Lawyers from Armbrecht Jackson LLP recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2021

(Mobile, Ala) — Armbrecht Jackson LLP is proud to announce that fourteen of its attorneys have been named in The Best Lawyers in America 2021 and that four of these attorneys were selected as “Lawyers of the Year” for 2021. One attorney was selected for inclusion in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch.

Only one lawyer is recognized as the “Lawyer of the Year” for each specialty and location. The following lawyers from Armbrecht Jackson LLP were honored as 2021 Lawyer of the Year in the Mobile area:

  • Duane A. Graham for Business Organizations (including LLC’s and Partnerships)
  • M. Kathleen Miller for Admiralty and Maritime Law
  • James D. Smith for Corporate Law
  • Norman E. Waldrop, Jr. for Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

The fourteen Armbrecht Jackson LLP attorneys honored in The Best Lawyers in America 2021 are:

  • Conrad P. Armbrecht – Energy Law, Litigation – Environmental, Mining Law, Natural Resources Law, Oil and Gas Law, Real Estate Law
  • Scott G. Brown – Litigation – Labor and Employment, Employment law – Management, Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Gregory P. Bru – Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Edward A. Dean – Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Banking and Finance, Litigation – Real Estate, Litigation – Trusts and Estates
  • Tamela E. Esham – Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Richard W. Franklin – Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants, Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
  • Duane A. Graham – Natural Resources Law, Trusts and Estates, Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Commercial Finance Law, Litigation – Trusts and Estates
  • Broox G. Holmes – Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • M. Kathleen Miller – Admiralty and Maritime Law, Insurance Law, Commercial Litigation, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Thomas P. Oldweiler – Banking and Finance Law, Financial Services Regulation Law, Litigation – Banking and Finance
  • E. B. Peebles – Real Estate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Commercial Litigation, Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law, Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Commercial Finance Law, Corporate Compliance Law
  • Kirk C. Shaw – Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, Litigation – Labor and Employment
  • James Dale Smith – Corporate Law
  • Norman E. Waldrop, Jr. – Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants, Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants, Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants

Robert S. Walker is named to The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch for Commercial Litigation.

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 About Armbrecht Jackson LLP:

Armbrecht Jackson LLP law firm provides business and litigation services in a broad array of specialties. Founded in 1897 in Mobile, Alabama, the firm has built a reputation for excellence, with more than half of its current lawyers, including associates, listed in “Best Lawyers.: U.S. News rates the firm in Tier 1 in 21 practice areas, the most of any law firm in Mobile, Alabama. For more information visit ajlaw.com.

About Best Lawyers

Recognition in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers. Best Lawyers’ lists of outstanding lawyers are compiled by conducting exhaustive peer review surveys in which tens of thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. If the votes for a lawyer are positive enough for recognition in Best Lawyers, that lawyer must maintain those votes in subsequent polls to remain in each edition. Lawyers are not permitted to pay any fee to participate in or be recognized by Best Lawyers.

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Forbes honors Armbrecht Jackson LLP

Forbes honors Armbrecht Jackson LLP

MOBILE, Alabama—Armbrecht Jackson LLP has been named one of the top corporate law firms in the country by a recent survey.

The inaugural Forbes list of America’s Top Trusted Corporate Law Firms, released in October, included Armbrecht Jackson among the 243 entries that were selected from thousands of corporate law firms in the United States.

Statista collected survey responses from 2,500 attorneys in April and May of this year, and based on those responses, Armbrecht Jackson was recommended especially in the practice area of real estate. Also, Armbrecht Jackson is one of only five firms in Alabama and the only one headquartered in Mobile to be selected for this honor.

“We are delighted to have been selected for this list. Our attorneys work diligently to earn their clients’ trust in real estate transactions, as well as in banking and finance, oil and gas, aviation, medical malpractice, maritime, insurance and other practice areas.” said Duane Graham, managing partner of Armbrecht Jackson.

To view the list, visit forbes.com/top-corporate-law-firms and statista.com/page/top-corporate-law-firms-2019.

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Armbrecht Jackson has fourteen attorneys on the 2020 Edition of Best Lawyers and four “Lawyers of the Year”

Armbrecht Jackson has fourteen attorneys on the 2020 Edition of Best Lawyers and four “Lawyers of the Year”

Mobile, AL, United States –Armbrecht Jackson LLP is pleased to announce that fourteen of its attorneys have been named to the 2020 Edition of Best Lawyers and that four of these attorneys were selected as 2020 “Lawyers of the Year.”

The following lawyers were honored as 2020 Lawyer of the Year in the Mobile area:

  • Duane A. Graham for Trusts and Estates
  • M. Kathleen Miller for Insurance Law
  • Norman E. Waldrop, Jr. for Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Richard W. Franklin for Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

The fourteen Armbrecht Jackson LLP attorneys honored in the 2020 Best Lawyers in America edition include:

Conrad P. Armbrecht (1989)

  • Energy Law
  • Litigation – Environmental
  • Mining Law
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Oil and Gas Law

Scott G. Brown (2008)

  • Employment Law – Management
  • Litigation – Labor and employment 
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants 
  • Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers

Gregory P. Bru (2013)

  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)

Edward A. Dean (1995)

  • Bet-the-Company Litigation 
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation – Banking Finance 
  • Litigation – Real Estate
  • Litigation – Trusts and Estates

Tamela E. Esham(2012)

  • Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants

Richard W. Franklin (2005)

  • Medical Malpractice – Defendants 
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants 
  • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants 
  • Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers

Duane A. Graham (2008)

  • Business Organizations (including LLC and Partnerships)
  • Closely Held Companies and Family Business Law
  • Commercial Finance Law
  • Litigation – Trusts and Estates
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Trusts and Estates

Broox G. Holmes (1989)

  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

M. Kathleen Miller (2005)

  • Admiralty and Maritime Law
  • Bet the Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Law
  • Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants

Thomas P. Oldweiler (2005)

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Financial Services Regulation Law 
  • Litigation – Banking and Finance

E.B. Peebles, III (1993)

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Commercial Finance Law
  • Corporation Compliance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Real Estate

Kirk C. Shaw (1995)

  • Employment law – Management 
  • Labor Law – Management
  • Litigation – Labor and Employment

James D. Smith (2005) 

  • Corporate Law

Norman E. Waldrop, Jr. (2005)

  • Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Mass Tort Litigation /Class Actions – Defendants
  • Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation. – Defendants
  • Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants

(Year) First year the lawyer was listing in any practice areas.

For a complete list of the 2020 Best Lawyers in America visit bestlawyers.com.

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Graham/Oppenheimer lead team to defense verdict in Escambia County jury trial

Graham/Oppenheimer lead team to defense verdict in Escambia County jury trial

Duane Graham and Harris Oppenheimer recently obtained a jury verdict in favor of an oil company after a fourteen day trial in Escambia County, Alabama.  The plaintiffs alleged drainage and waste of oil, together with fraud and wantonness, relating to defendants’ well on property adjacent to the plaintiffs’ property. Defendants successfully proved to the jury’s satisfaction that there was no recoverable oil located underneath the plaintiffs’ property.  Plaintiffs’ counsel asked for a verdict of $128,000,000 in closing argument.  The jury returned with a defense verdict in a little more than one hour.

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