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Jones Walker Attorneys Named to Alabama Super Lawyers 2012
April 30, 2012

Press Release

BIRMINGHAM and MOBILE, Ala.—Jones Walker is pleased to announce that nine attorneys have been listed in the 2012 edition of Alabama Super Lawyers, five of whom are listed as "Rising Stars."

The "Rising Star" honor is bestowed annually upon fewer than 2.5 percent of attorneys in a particular state. Each year, Super Lawyers asks attorneys to nominate outstanding colleagues under 40 years of age, or who have been practicing law for fewer than 10 years, as "Rising Stars" in the legal profession. The attorneys named "Rising Stars" in the 2012 edition of Alabama Super Lawyers include:


David A. Lester, Business Litigation and Personal Injury Defense: Products
Alan M. Warfield, General Litigation and Business Litigation
Kary Bryant Wolfe, Employment Litigation: Defense, Employment & Labor, and Civil Litigation Defense


Kenneth S. Steely, Gaming, Business Litigation, and Government Relations
Jason R. (“Jay”) Watkins, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights, Business Litigation, and Personal Injury Defense: General

The Birmingham-based Jones Walker attorneys listed in Alabama Super Lawyers include:

Emily Sides Bonds, Professional Liability: Defense, Civil Litigation Defense, and Personal Injury Defense: Products
Steven F. Casey, Personal Injury Defense: Products, Civil Litigation Defense, and Business Litigation
Michael D. Waters, Banking and Securities & Corporate Finance
Vernon L. Wells, II, General Litigation, Insurance Coverage, and Business Litigation

Alabama Super Lawyers is an annual publication produced by Law & Politics magazine and serves to identify attorneys reaching high levels of peer recognition and professional achievement. Attorneys in Alabama Super Lawyers are selected through a multi-step selection process that begins with a statewide survey of attorneys.

Jones, Walker, Waechter, Poitevent, Carrère & Denègre L.L.P., with more than 375 attorneys, provides a comprehensive range of legal services to a diverse national and international corporate client base in highly regulated industries through offices in Alabama, Arizona, the District of Columbia, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas.