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David Guin & Dawn Evans Listed in The Best Lawyers in America publication Wednesday, 19 August, 2015

Listed_In_Best_Lawyers_WebGuin Stokes & Evans, LLC is pleased to announce that firm partners David Guin and Dawn Evans have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© for 2016.

Guin is listed in two practice areas – Commercial Litigation and Securities Litigation. Ms. Evans is similarly listed in two practice areas – Real Estate Litigation and Securities Litigation.

Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Over 79,000 leading attorneys globally are eligible to vote, and the publication has received more than 12 million votes to date on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world. For the 2016 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 6.7 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 55,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”

 

Dawn Evans Makes B-Metro List of Top Women Attorneys 2015 Monday, 10 August, 2015

Congratulations to Dawn Evansdawn_sky-edited_001 for being listed among Birmingham’s Top Women Attorneys by B-Metro Magazine!

Guin, Stokes & Evans, LLC ranked in 2015 “Best Law Firms” Monday, 03 November, 2014

Best Lawyers Award Badge

Birmingham, AL, United States — Monday, November 03, 2014 — Guin, Stokes & Evans, LLC has been ranked in the 2015 “Best Law Firms” list by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® in the following areas:

Metropolitan Awards

Tier 1, Birmingham, Commercial Litigation
Tier 2, Birmingham, Litigation – Securities

Firms included in the 2015 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.

The 2015 Edition of “Best Law Firms” includes rankings in 74 national practice areas and 120 metropolitan-based practice areas.

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings, for the fifth consecutive year, are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. Clients and peers were asked to evaluate firms based on the following criteria: responsiveness, understanding of a business and its needs, costeffectiveness, integrity and civility, as well as whether they would refer a matter to the firm and/or consider the firm a worthy
competitor.

INBLF Black Tie Weekend Monday, 03 November, 2014

GSE partners, Tammy Stokes and David Guin, recently attended the 11th Annual Black Tie Weekend of the INBLF (International Network of Boutique Law Firms) in the nation’s capital. Guin currently serves as the President of the Alabama Chapter of the organization. The Black Tie Dinner was held at the United States Supreme Court’s Great Hall with Justice Samuel A. Alito, Jr. as guest of honor. Guest speaker, Kenneth Feinberg, spoke of his work as special master for victims’ compensation funds, including the BP Oil Spill and the families affected by the 9/11 World Trade Center attack.

Tammy Stokes and David Guin at the Supreme Court

Tammy Stokes in the Great Hall of the Supreme Court

David and April Guin in the Great Hall of the Supreme Court

The weekend events included business meetings, a nighttime tour of memorials, and a cocktail reception at the House of Sweden, located on Georgetown’s waterfront.

Lincoln Memorial

MLK Memorial

The new Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial

The INBLF is a network of highly credentialed single-discipline boutique law firms, across the United States and Canada. The INBLF is not an organization a lawyer or law firm can join by paying a fee. The INBLF carefully reviews the qualifications each potential member and invites only those who represent the highest level of knowledge, experience, and reputation to join. Each member carries credentials comparable or superior to what can be found at the highest-ranking full-service firms, without the insulating layers of intermediate attorneys between the client and the lawyer, and without the concomitant exorbitant billing rates.

Congratulations to David Guin, Dawn Evans and David Donaldson for Best Lawyers® Listing! Monday, 22 September, 2014

Listed_In_Best_Lawyers_Web Congratulations to David Guin (Securities Litigation), Dawn Stith Evans (Real Estate Litigation), and David Donaldson (Commercial Litigation) for being selected by their peers for listing in the 2015 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 is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey. Over 52,000 leading attorneys cast more than 5.5 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”

David Guin Comments on Jefferson County Bankruptcy Friday, 21 March, 2014

guin-office_002B-Metro Magazine asked GSE partner David Guin to explain the history and significance of Jefferson County, Alabama’s bankruptcy. This is what he said.

B-Metro Magazine Highlights Partner Tammy Stokes Friday, 21 March, 2014

Tammy B-MetroB-Metro Magazine this month spotlights GSE partner Tammy Stokes as one of Birmingham’s “Top Flight” attorneys. Read more about her here.

Guin Stokes & Evans, LLC Awarded “Tier 1″ “Best Law Firms” Ranking by US News/Best Lawyers Monday, 11 November, 2013

Guin, Stokes & Evans, LLC is pleased to announce that it has earned a Tier 1 ranking for the Birmingham metro area in the field of Commercial Litigation by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®.  The firm’s Securities Litigation practice was also recognized in the “Best Law Firms” rankings.

Firms included in the 2014 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.

The 2014 Edition of “Best Law Firms” includes rankings in 74 national practice areas and 120 metropolitan-based practice areas.
The U.S. News –Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. Clients and peers were asked to evaluate firms based on the following criteria: responsiveness, understanding of a business and its needs, cost-effectiveness, integrity and civility, as well as whether they would refer a matter to the firm and/or consider the firm a worthy competitor.

David Donaldson Included in Best Lawyers in America (2014) Thursday, 22 August, 2013

Guin Stokes & Evans, LLC is pleased to announce that David Donaldson has again been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2014 in the field of Commercial Litigation (Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC).

Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which almost 50,000 leading attorneys cast nearly five million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”

David Guin Selected for Best Lawyers Listing Thursday, 15 August, 2013

Guin Stokes & Evans, LLC is pleased to announce that partner David Guin has again been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2014 in the field of Securities Litigation (Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC).

Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which almost 50,000 leading attorneys cast nearly five million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”