Bass, Berry & Sims is pleased to announce that 37 of its attorneys were named to the 2020 Mid-South Super Lawyers edition. In addition, 20 attorneys were recognized in the Rising Stars category this year.

Mid-South Super Lawyers 2020

  • John S. Golwen: Business Litigation
  • Michael R. Hess: Health Care
  • Richard R. Spore, III: Real Estate
  • Shepherd D. Tate: Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • David A. Thornton: Employee Benefits
  • T. Gaillard Uhlhorn V: Real Estate
  • Martha Allard: Intellectual Property
  • James H. Cheek, III: Securities & Corporate Finance
  • Michael L. Dagley: Business Litigation
  • J. Page Davidson: Business/Corporate
  • Wallace W. Dietz: Business Litigation
  • Brian M. Dobbs: Construction Litigation
  • Felix R. Dowsley, III: Banking
  • David R. Esquivel: Business Litigation
  • Craig V. Gabbert, Jr.: Business Litigation
  • Tim K. Garrett: Employment & Labor
  • Jeff H. Gibson: Business Litigation
  • J. Andrew Goddard: Environmental
  • James C. Gooch: Estate & Probate
  • B. Riney Green: Mergers & Acquisitions
  • R. Dale Grimes: Antitrust Litigation
  • Anna M. Grizzle: Health Care
  • L. Wearen Hughes: Construction Litigation
  • Angela Humphreys: Business/Corporate
  • Paul G. Jennings: Bankruptcy: Business
  • Britt K. Latham: Securities Litigation
  • Mark Manner: Securities & Corporate Finance
  • Anthony J. McFarland: Banking
  • W. Brantley Phillips, Jr.:  Business Litigation
  • Fritz Richter, III: Employee Benefits
  • Brian D. Roark: Health Care
  • Glenn B. Rose: Bankruptcy: Business
  • Michael D. Sontag: Tax
  • Overton Thompson, III: Securities Litigation
  • Leigh Walton: Health Care
  • Elizabeth S. Warren: Health Care
  • Jessalyn H. Zeigler: Personal Injury Products: Defense

Mid-South Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2020

  • James Polk Moneyhun, Jr.: Business/Corporate
  • Ryan R. Baker: Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Robert P. McDaniel, Jr.: Real Estate
  • Jonathan E. Nelson: Business Litigation
  • Sehrish Siddiqui: Securities & Corporate Finance
  • Shannon Wiley: Health Care
  • Allison W. Acker: Business Litigation
  • Jaime L. Barwig: Technology
  • Emily A. Burrows: Intellectual Property
  • Joseph Crace: Securities Litigation
  • Leslie M. Ford: Securities & Corporate Finance
  • Lauren M. Gaffney: Health Care
  • Jonathan T. Hasebe: Business/Corporate
  • Michael R. Kuffner: Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Janice C. Parmar: Securities & Corporate Finance
  • Marc A. Rigsby: Health Care
  • Brian L. Sims: Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Michael A. Stewart: Real Estate
  • Rodrigo N. Valle: Technology
  • Taylor Wirth: Securities & Corporate Finance

Top Lists 2020

Mid-South Super Lawyers also released Top Lists for those attorneys who received the highest point totals in the Mid-South, Tennessee, Memphis and Nashville nominations, research and blue ribbon review process. Listed below are the Bass, Berry & Sims’ attorneys that received these honors.

Top 50 Women Attorneys Mid-South Super Lawyers 2020
  • Jessalyn H. Zeigler
Top 100 Tennessee Mid-South Super Lawyers 2020
  • J. Andrew Goddard
  • Michael D. Sontag
  • Jessalyn H. Zeigler
Top 50 Nashville Mid-South Super Lawyers 2020
  • J. Andrew Goddard
  • Michael D. Sontag

About Mid-South Super Lawyers

Super Lawyers 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. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. More information can be found at