Bass, Berry & Sims is pleased to announce that 30 of its attorneys were named to the 2021 Mid-South Super Lawyers edition. In addition, 18 attorneys were recognized in the Rising Stars category this year.

Mid-South Super Lawyers 2021

  • John S. Golwen: Business Litigation
  • Michael R. Hess: Health Care
  • Richard R. Spore, III: Real Estate
  • David A. Thornton: Employee Benefits
  • T. Gaillard Uhlhorn V: Real Estate
  • Michael L. Dagley: Business 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
  • Travis G. Lloyd: Health Care
  • Mark Manner: Securities & Corporate Finance
  • 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
  • Leigh Walton: Health Care
  • Elizabeth S. Warren: Health Care
  • Jessalyn H. Zeigler: Personal Injury Products: Defense

Mid-South Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2021

  • James Polk Moneyhun, Jr.: Business/Corporate
  • Cheyne Harris: Real Estate
  • Danielle D. Irvine: Business Litigation
  • Jonathan E. Nelson: Business Litigation
  • Sehrish Siddiqui: Securities & Corporate Finance
  • Allison W. Acker: Business Litigation
  • Jaime L. Barwig: Technology Transactions
  • Angela Bergman: Civil Litigation: Defense
  • Emily A. Burrows: Intellectual Property
  • Richard Eiler: Health Care
  • Jeanne Marie Evans: Health Care
  • Leslie M. Ford: Securities & Corporate Finance
  • Lauren M. Gaffney: Health Care
  • Michael R. Kuffner: Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Janice C. Parmar: Securities & Corporate Finance
  • Marc A. Rigsby: Health Care
  • W. Benjamin Tarpley: Securities & Corporate Finance
  • Taylor Wirth: Securities & Corporate Finance

Top Lists 2021

Mid-South Super Lawyers also released Top Lists for those attorneys who received the highest point totals in the 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 Mid-South Super Lawyers 2021
  • Jessalyn H. Zeigler
Top 100 Tennessee Mid-South Super Lawyers 2021
  • W. Brantley Phillips, Jr.
  • Michael D. Sontag
  • Jessalyn H. Zeigler
Top 50 Nashville Mid-South Super Lawyers 2021
  • W. Brantley Phillips, Jr.
  • Michael D. Sontag
  • Jessalyn H. Zeigler

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