Husch Blackwell Sanders is pleased to announce that two of the firm's Chattanooga attorneys have been listed as Mid-South Super Lawyers 2009. Alan L. Cates, a partner in the Tax, Benefits & Estate Planning department, has been named in the category of Estate Planning & Probate law. Jeffrey S. Norwood, a partner in the Insolvency & Commercial Bankruptcy department, has been named in the category of Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights law.
Only up to five percent of attorneys per jurisdiction are named Super Lawyers. Selecting the attorneys involves an in-depth, measurable process. Peer nominations by seasoned attorneys followed by detailed evaluations are matched against third-party research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on a state-by-state basis annually. The Mid-South edition covers the states of Tennessee, Mississippi and Arkansas.