Best Lawyers names Kelly May 2016 Birmingham Litigation – Real Estate ‘Lawyer of the Year”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – November 16, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — Best Lawyers®, the oldest peer-review publication in the legal profession, recently named Huie, Fernambucq & Stewart (HFS) partner Kelly May the Best Lawyers’ 2016 Birmingham Litigation – Real Estate “Lawyer of the Year”.

Each year, the “Lawyer of the Year” recognition is awarded to an individual attorney in a specific practice area in a designated metropolitan area.

“We are always excited when our attorneys are recognized as leaders in their fields. This honor is a great reflection of the hard work Kelly has put in to every case,” said John Herndon, HFS Managing Partner.

Kelly joins an elite group of Huie, Fernambucq & Stewart partners previously recognized as “Lawyer of the Year” in Birmingham in their respective practice areas, making this the firm’s fifth consecutive year to top the list.

• 2016 – T. Kelly May: Litigation – Real Estate “Lawyer of the Year”
• 2015 – John S. Civils, Jr.: Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers “Lawyer of the Year” and Walter J. Price: Litigation – Insurance “Lawyer of the Year”
• 2014 – D. Alan Thomas: Product Liability Litigation – Defendants “Lawyer of the Year”
• 2013 – Charles H. Clark, Jr.: Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers “Lawyer of the Year”
• 2012 – Stanley A. Cash: Medical Malpractice Law “Lawyer of the Year”

Additionally, 16 HFS attorneys achieved 28 placements across nine practice areas on The Best Lawyers in America© 2016 listing. Each year, Best Lawyers® compiles the lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers.
HFS attorneys selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2016 listing include the following:
• Tom Bazemore – Insurance Law
• Lanier Brown II – Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants and Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
• Stan Cash – Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants and Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
• John Civils, Jr. – Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
• Clay Clark, Jr. – Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
• Bob Girardeau – Litigation – Real Estate and Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants
• De Martenson – Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants and Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants
• Kelly May – Litigation – Real Estate
• Walter Price – Insurance Law; Litigation – Health Care; Litigation – Insurance and Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
• Gregory Schuck – Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
• Jennifer Segers – Insurance Law and Litigation – Insurance
• Jim Shaw – Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants and Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants
• Gordon Sproule, Jr. – Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
• Allen Sydnor – Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
• Alan Thomas – Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants and Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
• Martha Thompson – Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers

HFS is a Birmingham-based civil defense trial firm with a national practice. For six decades, HFS has defended clients, from Fortune 500 companies to family-owned businesses and individuals in complex litigation. For more information about HFS, visit www.huielaw.com.

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