Friedman and O’Neill Named Two of the Southeast’s Most Innovative Lawyers

ALM Daily Report
April 20, 2023

Weinberg Wheeler Hudgins Gunn & Dial congratulates Partners Jonathan (“Johnny”) Friedman and P. Shane O’Neill on receiving the prestigious “Legal Innovators” award as part of the 2023 Southeastern Legal Awards from ALM Law.Com. The 2023 Southeastern Legal Awards recognize outstanding lawyers in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.

Reported in ALM Law.Com’s Daily Report on April 20, 2023, Friedman and O’Neill were named two of the Southeast’s most innovative lawyers who had developed “game-changing ideas” for the practice of law and turned that “vision into reality.”

Friedman and O’Neill serve as national counsel for multiple clients, and they received the ALM Law.Com’s “Legal Innovators” award for their novel and efficient approach to litigation management, including the development and launch of DataGavel (, a legaltech platform that aggregates legal data and fosters collaboration between companies and defense counsel in tort litigation. DataGavel turns information into data, and data into insight.

See the full list of winners here.

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