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Ten noted Sirote Attorneys have received distinguished recognition by Chambers and Partners

June 1, 2017

Ten noted Sirote attorneys have received distinguished recognition as the best in their fields by Chambers and Partners, one of the legal profession’s most respected independent research organizations.

“Our attorneys work tirelessly for our clients, and it makes us grateful to see that hard work recognized by an organization as well-respected as Chambers and Partners,” said Todd Carlisle, President of Sirote.

Chambers only recognizes a select group of attorneys in each state who demonstrate excellence in the areas of technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment and other qualities most valued by clients.

Attorneys recognized in the 2017 Chambers USA Guide for Alabama include:

Robert R. Baugh in Litigation: General Commercial, is praised by sources for doing “a fantastic job and being extraordinarily calm and unflappable in the courtroom.” He is also noted for the respect in which he is held across the market, and regularly assists with insurance and product liability matters.

Steven A. Brickman in Real Estate, is a highly regarded lawyer in the world of commercial real estate, particularly in relation to matters in the healthcare sector.  Clients appreciate that he is “always available, and if a job needs to be done quickly he picks the ball up and runs with it.”

W. Todd Carlisle in Corporate/Commercial, is the Firm President and highly regarded by sources as a “very fine lawyer who is technically strong and extremely responsive.” He has clients in the healthcare, technology, financial services and insurance sectors, among others.

John H. Cooper in Corporate/Commercial, who sources note his “very calming personality and impressive abilities as a negotiator.” He has a broad-ranging practice covering M&A, securities and corporate reorganizations.

Jerry Held in Real Estate, has a broad practice, encompassing cases in the residential real estate space in addition to other disciplines.  His areas of focus also include matters involving the foreclosure of property and mortgage default work.

Lenora W. Pate in Healthcare, is a “brilliant healthcare attorney, who is praised by sources as extremely bright and very knowledgeable.” She has an established practice representing healthcare organizations and individual physicians.

Maurice L. Shevin in Banking & Finance, is noted as an “outstanding attorney who clients find to be very knowledgeable and very down to earth.” He advises clients on both regulatory and transactional matters.

Adam J. Sigman in Real Estate, has a great understanding of issues surrounding the development, financing and acquisition of commercial real estate.  Sources say that “his attention to detail is unsurpassed and he knows real estate law like the back of his hand.” 

Bradley J. Sklar in Corporate/Commercial, is “a very accomplished M&A and tax attorney who is well regarded in the market.” He is active on a range of transactional matters, with an emphasis on the real estate, construction and professional services sectors.

James E. Vann in Banking & Finance, is praised by sources as “very thorough and efficient, and as an attorney who is very technically proficient.”  He advises a range of lenders and borrowers on high-value financial transactions.

Since 1990, London-based Chambers and Partners has ranked the world’s best lawyers and law firms with its in-depth guides. Its team of more than 170 full-time researchers prides itself on in-depth, objective analysis of the legal market in 185 jurisdictions on four continents.

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