Spotswood Sansom & Sansbury LLC is pleased to announce that the 2021 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” has awarded the firm Tier 1 rankings for Appellate Practice, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Antitrust, Litigation – Banking & Finance, Litigation – Labor & Employment, and Transportation Law.
“We are proud that the firm is regarded so highly by ‘Best Law Firms’ in such a diverse range of practice areas,” said senior partner Robert K. Spotswood. “These rankings reflect the knowledge and experience of our attorneys and their commitment to our clients’ success.”
In addition to the firm’s recognition, Robert K. Spotswood, Kenneth D. Sansom, Michael T. Sansbury, Emily J. Tidmore, Grace L. Kipp, William T. Paulk, and Joshua K. Payne were each named in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© for their litigation work.
Robert Spotswood was recognized as Lawyer of the Year for Bet-The-Company Litigation.
Emily Tidmore was recognized as Lawyer of the Year for Litigation – Banking & Finance.
Best Lawyers and U.S. News & World Report ranked law firm practice areas for the 2021 edition of “Best Law Firms.” Rankings are based on client evaluations, peer reviews from leading attorneys, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. Tier 1 recognition is reserved for the highest scoring firms during the annual review process.
The Best Lawyers in America©, which is now in its 27th year, is one of the most highly regarded attorney referral publications in the country. Attorneys are selected for recognition through extensive surveys of leading lawyers who assess the legal abilities of their peers.
Founded in 2001, Spotswood Sansom & Sansbury LLC is a boutique litigation firm in Birmingham, Alabama, specializing in complex business litigation. The firm has been involved in virtually every high-profile, complex litigation matter in Alabama in the past two decades. It is one of the few firms in America recognized, on the defense side, as a Go-To Law Firm by Corporate Counsel Magazine and, on the plaintiffs’ side, as having obtained one of the Top 50 Jury Verdicts by the National Law Journal. The firm has been recognized by Chambers & Partners, Benchmark Litigation, and U.S. News’ “Best Law Firms.” Its lawyers have been rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell, listed among the Best Lawyers in America, and rated by Super Lawyers.