Maynard Receives High Marks from Chambers and Partners in 2021


Maynard & Gale (Maynard) is pleased to announce that thirteen areas of practice and 47 lawyers received high rankings in the 2021 editions of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and Chambers High Net Worth: the World's Leading Private Wealth Advisors.*

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



The 47 Maynard attorneys 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. Cynthia Lamar-Hart (Private Wealth Law)
  6. Danny Markstein (Private Wealth Law)
  7. David Kinman (Banking & Finance)
  8. David Smith (Labor & Employment)
  9. Greg Curran (Corporate)
  10. Heyward Hosch (Public Finance)
  11. Hobby Presley (Public Finance)
  12. Jim Pool (Healthcare)
  13. James Childs (Corporate)
  14. Jayna Partain Lamar (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)
  15. Jennifer McEwen (Private Wealth Law)
  16. Jenny McCain (Banking & Finance: Mainly Regulatory)
  17. Jodie Smith (Public Finance)
  18. Joel Porter (Healthcare)
  19. John Bolus (Litigation: General Commercial)
  20. John Burton (Public Finance)
  21. John Dulin (Corporate)
  22. John Earnhardt (Litigation: General Commercial)
  23. John Holmes (Labor & Employment)
  24. John Lanier (Healthcare)
  25. John Neiman (Litigation: Appellate)
  26. Kevin Beatty (Public Finance)
  27. Kirby Sevier (Private Wealth Law)
  28. Kris Lowry (Banking & Finance)
  29. Lauren DeMoss (Healthcare)
  30. Lee Bains (Litigation: Appellate and Litigation: General Commercial)
  31. Leland Murphree (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)
  32. Maibeth Porter (Litigation: General Commercial)
  33. Matt Grill (Real Estate)
  34. Matthew Stiles (Labor & Employment)
  35. Michael Mulvaney (Litigation: General Commercial)
  36. Randall Morrow (Banking & Finance)
  37. Robert Sexton (Real Estate)
  38. Sasha Rao (Intellectual Property: Patent Litigation) - California
  39. Stephanie Houston Mays (Labor & Employment)
  40. Stephen Stallcup (Real Estate)
  41. Steve McPheeters (Healthcare)
  42. Tim Gregg (Commercial)
  43. Tom Clark (Real Estate)
  44. Tom Thagard (Litigation: General Commercial)
  45. Tommy Wells (Environment)
  46. Warren Lightfoot Jr. (Labor & Employment)

Chambers USA includes the leading lawyers and law firms across the USA based on independent in-depth and rigorous research conducted annually by an experienced team of researchers. Chambers High Net Worth Guide recommends the top lawyers, accountancy firms, private banks, wealth managers, trust companies, and other professional advisors to high net worth individuals and clients.

*These rankings were released in June and August, respectively.

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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