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Butler Snow Attorney E. Righton Johnson Lewis Recognized by Georgia Super Lawyers®

Super Lawyers® has recognized Butler Snow attorney E. Righton Johnson Lewis in its 2020 edition of Georgia Super Lawyers®. Lewis was named to Georgia Rising Stars for personal injury – products: defense, an honor she has received since 2014.

“We congratulate Righton on this well-deserved recognition,” said Christopher R. Maddux, chair of Butler Snow. “Her talent, hard-work and dedication to excellent client service makes her a deserving recipient of this award.”

Super Lawyers® is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a rigorous process, including a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. Only 5% of lawyers in each state or region are named to the Super Lawyers® list and no more than 2.5% are named to the Rising Stars list. Super Lawyers® identifies Rising Stars as those attorneys, 40 years old or younger, who have made exceptional contributions in a particular practice area for 10 years or less.

Lewis focuses her practice on the defense of product liability and personal injury claims. She frequently defends automobile, pharmaceutical and industrial manufacturers as trial counsel.

Lewis is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, the Georgia Defense Lawyers Association and the Defense Research Institute. She was also a member of the team selected as nationwide Product Liability Firm of the Year by Benchmark Litigation in 2018. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Georgia and her Juris Doctor from the University of Georgia School of Law.