Best Lawyers selection is based on peer review for outstanding achievement
MONTGOMERY, ALA. (August 23, 2010) – Thirteen Beasley Allen attorneys were selected for inclusion in the 2011 edition of Best Lawyers®. Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, and appears as the exclusive lawyer list on U.S. News & World Report website www.USNews.com.
Included on the list are the firm’s founding shareholder, Jere L. Beasley, as well as shareholders J. Greg Allen, Thomas J. Methvin, J. Cole Portis, W. Daniel “Dee” Miles III, Michael J. Crow, Andy D. Birchfield, Jr., Rhon E. Jones, Roman A. Shaul, P. Leigh O’Dell, Julia Anne Beasley, LaBarron N. Boone and R. Graham Esdale Jr.
First published in 1983, Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive annual peer-review survey. For the new U.S. edition, more than 50 percent of the lawyers listed in Best Lawyers cast more than 3.1 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in the same and related specialties.
Steven Naifeh, president of Best Lawyers, says, “We continue to believe – as we have believed for 28 years – that recognition by one’s peers is the most meaningful form of recognition in the legal profession.”