Maynard is pleased to announce that forty-three attorneys and twelve areas of practice are recognized by Chambers and Partners in its Chambers USA Guide 2022, the world’s leading provider of law firm research and analytics.

Maynard is ranked as a leading firm in the following areas of practice:


  • Banking & Finance
  • Banking & Finance: Regulatory
  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Corporate
  • Environment
  • Healthcare
  • Labor & Employment
  • Litigation: Appellate
  • Litigation: General Commercial
  • Public Finance
  • Real Estate


  • Intellectual Property: Patent Litigation

The forty-three Maynard lawyers who earned recognition as leaders in their respective areas of law include:

  1. Barry Staples (Public Finance)
  2. Beth O’Neill (Real Estate)
  3. Brad Wood (Corporate)
  4. Chris Harnett (Intellectual Property: Patent) – New York
  5. Chris Williams (Environment)
  6. David Kinman (Banking & Finance)
  7. David Smith (Labor & Employment)
  8. Greg Curran (Corporate)
  9. Heyward Hosch (Public Finance)
  10. Hobby Presley (Public Finance)
  11. Jim Pool (Healthcare)
  12. James Childs (Corporate)
  13. Jayna Partain Lamar (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)
  14. Jenny McCain (Banking & Finance: Mainly Regulatory)
  15. Jodie Smith (Public Finance)
  16. Joel Porter (Healthcare)
  17. John Bolus (Litigation: General Commercial)
  18. John Burton (Public Finance)
  19. John Dulin (Corporate)
  20. John Earnhardt (Litigation: General Commercial)
  21. John Holmes (Labor & Employment)
  22. John Lanier (Healthcare)
  23. John Neiman (Litigation: Appellate)
  24. Kevin Beatty (Public Finance)
  25. Kris Lowry (Banking & Finance)
  26. Lauren DeMoss (Healthcare)
  27. Lee Bains (Litigation: Appellate and Litigation: General Commercial)
  28. Leland Murphree (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)
  29. Maibeth Porter (Litigation: General Commercial)
  30. Matt Grill (Real Estate)
  31. Matthew Stiles (Labor & Employment)
  32. Michael Mulvaney (Litigation: General Commercial)
  33. Randall Morrow (Banking & Finance)
  34. Robert Sexton (Real Estate)
  35. Ryan Thompson (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)
  36. Sasha Rao (Intellectual Property: Patent Litigation) - California
  37. Stephanie Houston Mays (Labor & Employment)
  38. Stephen Stallcup (Real Estate)
  39. Tim Gregg (Corporate)
  40. Tom Clark (Real Estate)
  41. Tom Thagard (Litigation: General Commercial)
  42. Tommy Wells (Environment)
  43. Warren Lightfoot Jr. (Labor & Employment)

Chambers and Partners is an independent research company operating across 200 jurisdictions delivering detailed rankings and insight into the world’s leading lawyers and law firms based on annual thorough and intensive research and interviews with in-house counsel. Chambers empowers business leaders to make informed decisions when selecting legal service providers.

About Maynard Nexsen

Maynard Nexsen is a full-service law firm with more than 550 attorneys in 24 offices from coast to coast across the United States. Maynard Nexsen formed in 2023 when two successful, client-centered firms combined to form a powerful national team. Maynard Nexsen’s list of clients spans a wide range of industry sectors and includes both public and private companies. 

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