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Bell Nunnally Named to "Best Law Firms" List in Seven Practice Areas

List Includes Three "Tier 1" Rankings

Bell Nunnally & Martin LLP has been named to the 2018 “Best Law Firms” list, published by Best Lawyers and featured in U.S. News & World Report’s Legal Issue.

The firm received rankings in seven metropolitan categories – Appellate Practice, Commercial Finance Law, Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, Litigation – Construction, Tax Law and Trusts and Estates Law. A “Tier 1” ranking – indicating that it is one of the highest rated in the Dallas/Fort Worth region – was given in Commercial Finance Law, Commercial Litigation and Corporate Law.

Selection for the “Best Law Firms” listing is based on an intensive peer-review survey and evaluation process that includes data collection and feedback from thousands of clients, lawyers and law firm representatives spanning a wide range of practice areas nationwide. The full list of results can be found at http://bestlawfirms.usnews.com/.

In addition to the overall firm rankings, a record 17 Bell Nunnally attorneys were recently selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers’ companion publication The Best Lawyers in America® 2018 (Copyright 2017 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC): Jeffrey J. Ansley (Criminal Defense: White-Collar); Mikel J. Bowers (Litigation – Construction); Jean Pierre Boyea (Real Estate Law); George W. Coleman (Corporate Law); W. Bennett Cullum (Trusts and Estates); Nikki Hurst Gibson (Commercial Finance Law); Karen L. Hart (Commercial Litigation); Walter N. Kuntz (Corporate Law); Jeffrey S. Lowenstein (Commercial Litigation); Kassandra G. McLaughlin (Real Estate Law); Danica L. Mathes (Entertainment Law - Motion Pictures & Television, Entertainment Law – Music); Larry L. Shosid (Commercial Finance Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Real Estate Law); James A. Skochdopole (Corporate Law, Tax Law); John D. Smart (Employment Law – Management); Christopher B. Trowbridge (Commercial Litigation); Beverly A. Whitley (Appellate Practice); and Tammy S. Wood (Commercial Litigation).

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Over 83,000 leading attorneys globally are eligible to vote, and we have received more than 13 million votes to date on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world. For the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 7.3 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 55,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers "the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice."

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