Capell & Howard has been recognized as a “Best Law Firm” by U.S. News and Best Lawyers, for the fifth consecutive year beginning with the inception of the award. The firm received a Tier 1 ranking, which signifies a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal experience. Firms included in the 2015 “Best Law Firms” list, which received over 600,000 law firm assessments and 40,000 client evaluations, are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers.
In addition, seventeen of the firm’s lawyers were selected for inclusion in the 2015 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Of these seventeen, the following four lawyers were named as “Montgomery Lawyers of the Year”: Bruce J. Downey (Employment Law-Management), Henry H. Hutchinson (Corporate Law), K. Palmer Smith (Real Estate), and Debra D. Spain (Trusts and Estates).
The following attorneys were also listed in The Best Lawyers in America: William D. Coleman (Litigation, Arbitration & Mediation), Frank H. McFadden (Arbitration & Mediation), Henry C. Barnett (Labor & Employment), James M. Scott (Tax), Robert T. Meadows (Commercial Litigation & Family Law), D. Kyle Johnson (Corporate Law, Employee Benefits & Tax), Shapard D. Ashley (Real Estate), Robert F. Northcutt (Commercial Litigation), J. Lister Hubbard (Construction Law & Litigation), James N. Walter (Commercial and Banking Litigation), R. Brooke Lawson (Construction Litigation and Law), Barbara J. Wells (Employment Law) and M. Courtney Williams (Tax Law and Litigation & Controversy – Tax).