Ford & Harrison Named Among The Top Labor and Employment Law Firms in the Country By Chambers USA

Date   Jun 25, 2007

ATLANTA- Ford & Harrison LLP, a national labor and employment law firm, is pleased to announce that it was among the highest ranked labor and employment law firms in the United States in this year’s edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. At the state level, the firm was also ranked at the top of its practice area in Tennessee and Florida and was among the highest rated labor and employment firms in Georgia, Illinois and South Carolina.

In addition to the overall firm awards, 15 individual Ford & Harrison attorneys from across the country were also recognized by Chambers. They are: John-Edward Alley (Florida), Wade E. Ballard (South Carolina), Louis P. Britt, III (Tennessee), James G. Brown (Florida), Richard S. Cohen (Arizona), Peter R. Corbin (Florida), Joycelyn L. Fleming (Georgia), Thomas C. Garwood, Jr. (Florida), Herbert E. Gerson (Tennessee), Patricia G. Griffith (Georgia), Robert D. Hall, Jr. (Florida), Thomas J. Kassin (Georgia), Michael P. Maslanka (Texas), George J. Matkov (Illinois) and Arnold E. Perl (Tennessee).

In describing Ford & Harrison, Chambers discussed the firm’s growing national footprint and impressive client roster which includes several Fortune 500 and Fortune 100 companies. Statements about Ford & Harrison by the firm’s clients were also cited: “This firm can provide at all levels; the lawyers are responsive and take care to solicit our views on how to handle litigation matters,” declared one client. Another stated, “The group’s dedication to the projects at hand, sense of urgency and compliance with company policy is simply superior.”

Chambers & Partners conducted over 10,000 interviews over a period of more than six months in order to compile the information for Chambers USA. The factors used to determine the rankings are “legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by the client.”

“I am very excited to see the firm receiving such strong recognition both locally and nationally,” said Ford & Harrison Managing Partner Lash Harrison. “It shows that our rapidly expanding national footprint and heavy focus on providing quality service is having a very positive impact on our client relationships.”