June 3, 2021 — Egerton, McAfee, Armistead & Davis, P.C. is pleased to announce that 14 lawyers have been included in the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.
Best Lawyers has published their list for over three decades, earning the respect of the profession, the media, and the public as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals. Its first international list was published in 2006 and since then has grown to provide lists in over 75 countries.
“Best Lawyers was founded in 1981 with the purpose of highlighting the extraordinary accomplishments of those in the legal profession. After three decades, we are proud to continue to serve as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals worldwide,” says CEO Phillip Greer.
Lawyers on The Best Lawyers in America list are divided by geographic region and practice areas. They are reviewed by their peers on the basis of professional expertise, and undergo an authentication process to make sure they are in current practice and in good standing.
Egerton, McAfee, Armistead & Davis, P.C. would like to congratulate the following lawyers named to 2021 The Best Lawyers in America list:
· P. Newman Bankston – Trusts and Estates
· Melissa B. Carrasco – Litigation – Labor and Employment
· Nicholas J. Chase – Mergers and Acquisitions Law and Real Estate Law
· James M. Cornelius, Jr. – Corporate Law and Real Estate Law
· Lewis C. Foster, Jr. – Corporate Law
· Ronald T. Hill – Real Estate Law and Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
· Dan W. Holbrook – Nonprofit / Charities Law, Tax Law, and Trusts and Estates
· Rockforde D. King – Insurance Law, Litigation – Insurance, Litigation – Labor and Employment, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants, Workers’ Compensation Law – Claimants, and Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
· Stephen A. McSween – Health Care Law
· Reuben N. Pelot IV – Commercial Litigation and Litigation – Insurance
· Jonathan D. Reed – Trusts and Estates
· Cheryl Rice – Commercial Litigation and Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
· Norman G. Templeton – Corporate Law
· R. Christopher Trump – Real Estate Law
ATTORNEY ROCKFORDE (‘Rocky’) D. KING of EGERTON, McAFEE, ARMISTEAD & DAVIS, P.C. ACHIEVES RECERTIFICATION IN CIVIL TRIAL and CIVIL PRACTICE LAW WITH THE NATIONAL BOARD OF TRIAL ADVOCACY
KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE – The National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA) is pleased to announce thatROCKFORDE (‘Rocky’) D. KING of the law firm Egerton, McAfee, Armistead & Davis, P.C., has successfullyachieved recertification as a civil trial and civil practice advocate. The NBTA was formed out of a strongconviction that both the law profession and its clients would benefit from an organization designedspecifically to create an objective set of standards illustrating an attorney’s experience and expertise in the practice of trial law.
ROCKFORDE (‘Rocky’) D. KING is part of a growing number of trial attorneys that have illustrated theircommitment to bettering the legal profession by successfully completing a rigorous application process andproviding the consumer of legal services with an objective measure by which to choose qualified andexperienced legal counsel.
The elaborate screening of credentials that all NBTA board certified attorneys must successfully completeincludes: demonstration of substantial trial experience, submission of judicial and peer references to attest to their competency, attendance of continuing legal education courses and proof of good standing.
Board Certification is the highest, most stringent, and most reliable honor an attorney can achieve. Board certifications are the only distinctions awarded by non-profit organizations. The NBTA as well as all board certifying organizations are committed to safeguarding the public’s ability to choose a good attorney.
Rockforde (‘Rocky’) D. King earned his undergraduate degree in Public Administration from the University of Tennessee. He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Law. Mr. King is licensed to practice in the state of Tennessee and has been admitted to practice in the Easter, Middle and West Tennessee United States District Courts and in the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals and in the Supreme Court of the United States. He has been involved in numerous trials and civil actions over the past thirty years. He is a member of the Knoxville Bar Association, Tennessee Bar Association, Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association, and numerous other specialty legal defense organizations. He has spoken and published on numerous topics involving employment law and product liability law and premises liability law matters.
Approximately three percent of American lawyers are board certified, and Rockforde (‘Rocky) King is a member of a very select group who has taken the time to prove competence in their specialty area and earn board certification.
For more information on Attorney Rockforde (‘Rocky’) King, please visit: www.EMLAW.com and www.nbtalawyers.org
August 31, 2020
(Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch recognizes associates and other lawyers who are earlier in their careers for their outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the United States. ‘Best Lawyers was founded in 1981 with the purpose of recognizing extraordinary lawyers in private practice through an exhaustive peer-review process. Nearly 40 years later, we are proud to expand our scope, while maintaining the same methodology, to recognize a different demographic of talented and deserving lawyers in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch,” says Phil Greer, CEO of Best Lawyers. Lawyers recognized in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch are divided by geographic region and practice areas. They are reviewed by their peers based on professional expertise and undergo an authentication process to make sure they are in current practice and in good standing. Egerton, McAfee, Armistead & Davis, P.C. would like to congratulate Jeremy for being recognized in the 2021 Edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch: Jeremy D. Miller – Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Corporate Governance and Compliance Law, and Corporate Law
August 31, 2020 — U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®, for the tenth consecutive year, announce the “Best Law Firms” rankings. Egerton, McAfee, Armistead & Davis, P.C. has been ranked in the 2021 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list regionally in 10 practice areas. In addition, the firm has been named “Law Firm of the Year”. Firms included in the 2021 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. The 2021 Edition of “Best Law Firms” includes rankings in 75 national practice areas and 127 metropolitan – based practice areas. Additionally, one “Law Firm of the Year” was named in each nationally ranked practice area. Ranked firms, presented in tiers, are listed on a national and/ or metropolitan scale. Receiving a tier designation reflects the high level of respect a firm has earned among other leading lawyers and clients in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism, and their integrity. Egerton, McAfee, Armistead & Davis, P.C. received the following rankings in the 2021 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms”:
Regional Tier 1
- Litigation – Insurance
- Litigation – Labor & Employment
- Trusts & Estates Law
- Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
Regional Tier 2
- Commercial Litigation
- Corporate Law
- Health Care Law
- Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
- Tax Law
Regional Tier 3
- Workers’ Compensation Law – Claimants