Capell & Howard P.C. has once again been recognized as a “Best Law Firm” by U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers®, making 2017 the eighth year in a row the firm has received the honor.
The oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, Best Lawyers has partnered with U.S. News & World Report since 2010 to provide law firms nationwide with rankings established by client and peer evaluations. Since 2010, Capell & Howard has been named every year as a “Best Law Firm.”
In the 2017 “Best Law Firms” edition, Capell & Howard was ranked as one of the top law firms in Montgomery, receiving a Metropolitan Tier 1 designation, for 14 practice areas — arbitration, banking and finance litigation, commercial litigation, corporate law, employee benefits law, individuals employment law, management employment law, management labor law, labor and employment litigation, mediation, real estate law, tax law, tax litigation, and trusts and estates law.
The firm also received a Metropolitan Tier 2 ranking for environmental litigation, securities litigation, and trusts and estates litigation, and a Metropolitan Tier 3 ranking for family law.
The “Best Law Firm” classification is based on a firm’s client feedback and the evaluations of more than 50,000 attorneys in 140 practice areas across the U.S., making “Best Law Firm” a prestigious distinction.
In August, Best Lawyers listed 17 Capell & Howard attorneys in its 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. The attorneys listed were Barbara J. Wells; Bruce J. Downey III; D. Kyle Johnson; Debra D. Spain; Frank H. McFadden; Henry C. Barnett Jr.; Henry “Hank” H. Hutchinson; J. Lister Hubbard; James “Jim” M. Scott; James “Jimmy” N. Walter Jr.; K. Palmer Smith; M. Courtney Williams; R. Brooke Lawson III; Robert “Bob” F. Northcutt; Robert “Bob” T. Meadows III; Shapard D. Ashley; and William “Bill” D. Coleman.