Firm ChaiR

Christopher R. Maddux


Executive Committee

James E. Bailey, III
Tommie S. Cardin
Tray Hairston
Russell L. Irby
Christopher R. Maddux, Chair
Angie Godwin McEwen
Kara E. Shea
Edward L. Stanton, III
Benjamin M. Watson
Thomas E. Williams, Firm General Counsel


Appellate Group

Amanda G. Taylor, Practice Group Leader

Business Services Group

John J. Healy, III, Practice Group Leader
George V. Crawford, III, Assistant Practice Group Leader

Commercial Litigation Group

Edward L. Stanton IIIPractice Group Leader
Kevin C. Baltz, Assistant Practice Group Leader

Finance, Real Estate and Restructuring Group

Gregg C. GumbertPractice Group Leader

Health Law Group

Mark W. GarrigaPractice Group Leader
Ann E. LundyAssistant Practice Group Leader

Labor and Employment Group

Kara E. Shea, Practice Group Leader

Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Healthcare Group

Alyson Bustamante Jones, Practice Group Leader

Product liability, Toxic Tort and Environmental Litigation GROUP

Fred E. (Trey) Bourn, III, Practice Group Leader

Public Finance, Tax Incentives and Credit Markets Group

Thad W. Varner, Practice Group Leader
Blake C. SharptonAssistant Practice Group Leader

regulatory and Government GROUP

Melvin J. Malone, Practice Group Leader

Tort, Transportation & Specialized Litigation group

Arthur D. Spratlin, Jr.Practice Group Leader


Practice Management Partner

Paula Proctor Daniel



P. Ryan Beckett


Firm General Counsel

Thomas E. Williams


Chief Operating Officer

Rance Sapen


Chief financial officer

Mandy M. Pope


Chief Marketing Officer

Sherry Vance Allen


Chief Technology Officer

Kevin Rutledge


Chief Human Resources officer

Susan Egger


Director of Facilities and Operations

Tommy Murphy


Director of Practice Management

Thomas A. Agostinelli


Director of Strategic Pricing and Analysis

Brad Antici


Director of Professional Development

Estelle Winsett


Office Administrators

Martha Blalock Smith (Birmingham)
Dana Harr (Denver)
Betty Jordan (Memphis)
Juliet Lim (Singapore)
Stacey McGoldrick (Nashville)
Elizabeth O. Walker (Austin)