Twenty Attorneys Selected to 2017 Georgia Super Lawyers and Rising Stars List

ATLANTA (February 21, 2017) --- A record 20 Weinberg, Wheeler, Hudgins, Gunn & Dial Georgia attorneys were selected to the Super Lawyers Magazine list of Super Lawyers and Rising Stars.  Carol Michel and Shane O’Neill were listed for the first time in Civil Litigation Defense.    WWHGD attorneys were listed in 7 different categories for their outstanding work in Business Litigation, Civil Litigation Defense, Class Action, Construction Litigation, Insurance Coverage, Personal Injury Defense: Medical and Personal Injury Defense: Products.

Attorneys selected to the 2017 Georgia Super Lawyers list include:

  • John Bonnie – Insurance Coverage
  • Dave Dial – Construction Litigation
  • Johnny Friedman – Civil Litigation Defense
  • Ross Ginsberg – Construction Litigation
  • Billy Gunn – Civil Litigation Defense
  • Skip Hudgins – Civil Litigation Defense
  • Dave Larson – Business Litigation
  • Carol Michel – Civil Litigation Defense
  • Tony Smith – Construction Litigation
  • Bob Tanner – Personal Injury Defense: Medical
  • Gary Toman – Business Litigation
  • Kevin Williams – Civil Litigation Defense

Attorneys selected to the 2017 Georgia Rising Stars list include:

  • Brannon Arnold – Personal Injury Defense: Products
  • Dee DeBardeleben – Civil Litigation Defense
  • Lindsay Ferguson – Civil Litigation Defense
  • Alan Holcomb – Class Action
  • Shane O’Neill – Civil Litigation Defense
  • Michael Paupeck – Construction Litigation
  • Josh Wood – Civil Litigation Defense

Firm Managing Partner Dave Dial stated, “It is an honor for our attorneys to be recognized year-to-year by Super Lawyers.  It is not surprising 2017 yielded our highest number of Super Lawyers yet.  Our trial attorneys work aggressively to ensure clients receive the best possible outcomes for their cases.”

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, was first published in 1991 and is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.  Only 5% of lawyers in the state are named to the list.  The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area.  Rising Stars are the top attorneys in the state who are under 40 years old or who have been practicing law for less than 10 years. 

About Weinberg Wheeler Hudgins Gunn & Dial

WWHGD a national trial firm and winner of ALM’s “Litigation Department of the Year” award in both 2016 and 2014 for its outstanding representation of clients and the results achieved on their behalf.   The firm has tried over 400 cases throughout the U.S. and handled cases in all 50 states and 22 countries.  Clients range from Fortune 500 to mid-size and local companies.   WWHGD and its lawyers are consistently ranked in Chambers USABest Lawyers, Super Lawyers and other prestigious ranking directories.   

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