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Chambers USA 2019 recognizes Balch & Bingham attorneys and practices

Birmingham-based Balch & Bingham LLP announced that 38 attorneys and 14 practices have been recognized in the newly released 2019 edition of Chambers USA, which is regarded as a prominent legal guide known for its independent and objective rankings of top law firms and attorneys.

Each year, London-based Chambers USA undergoes a rigorous research process to determine rankings for top law firms and individual attorneys through in-depth interviews and surveys of attorneys and clients, and an analysis of its own database resources. Rankings are assessed on legal knowledge, experience, ability, effectiveness and client service, in addition to the strength and depth of a firm’s practice.

 Chambers USA recognizes practices and attorneys for their work within a specific discipline and geographic area.

Highlights from Balch’s 2019 Chambers USA rankings include:

 Balch & Bingham among the best in the nation for its Nuclear Energy Practiceand recognized Stan Blanton, managing partner, and Peter LeJeune, partner in the Nuclear Energy Practice with individual, nationwide rankings.


  • 38 Balch attorneys are individually recognized by Chambers USA as leading attorneys.


  • 14 of the firm’s practices are recognized by Chambers USA, including six practices that earned a Band 1 ranking.


Balch & Bingham practices and attorneys are ranked in the following categories:




Energy: Nuclear (Regulatory & Litigation)


Stan Blanton, Energy: Nuclear (Regulatory & Litigation)

Peter LeJeune, Energy: Nuclear (Regulatory & Litigation)




Energy & Natural Resources


Labor & Employment

Litigation: General Commercial

Real Estate



Scott Andress, Corporate/Commercial: Gaming & Licensing

Ashley Cannady, Labor & Employment 

Ricky Cox, Energy & Natural Resources

Pepper Crutcher, Labor & Employment

Jonathan Dyal, Litigation: General Commercial

Bradley Ennis, Environment 

K.C. Hightower, Litigation: General Commercial

Leo Manuel, Energy & Natural Resources

Armin Moeller, Labor & Employment 

John Rice, Real Estate

Bill Smith, Energy & Natural Resources

Ben Stone, Energy & Natural Resources

Teri Wyly, Environment


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