ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Three partners from Thompson Hine LLP were recently selected for inclusion in Georgia Trend’s 2012 Legal Elite. The listing was compiled based on votes from attorneys who practice in Georgia and are members of the State Bar of Georgia. The Thompson Hine lawyers selected represent three of the firm’s practices: Business Restructuring, Creditors’ Rights & Bankruptcy, Environmental and Intellectual Property.
Those recognized are:
Elizabeth B. Davis (Environmental) – Davis focuses her practice on regulatory compliance, permitting, enforcement defense and litigation. She also addresses the environmental aspects of corporate and real estate transactions, as well as occupational safety and health compliance and zoning and land use issues. Davis has extensive experience with counseling and litigation in all aspects of federal and state laws related to the environment, including hazardous waste, underground storage tanks, water, air and pesticides.
John F. Isbell (Business Restructuring, Creditors’ Rights & Bankruptcy) – Isbell concentrates his practice in the areas of bankruptcy and insolvency law, including insolvency-related commercial litigation in state and federal courts. He represents secured lenders, debtors/borrowers, official committees of unsecured creditors, landlords and other parties in interest in matters including bankruptcy cases, receivership litigation, workouts, restructurings, and state court foreclosures and confirmation proceedings.
Ash D. Patel (Intellectual Property) – Patel focuses his practice on patent, trademark, unfair competition, false advertising and copyright litigation. He also counsels clients on the procurement of patents, trademarks and copyright registrations. Patel’s practice further includes the issuance of opinions of counsel, management of global patent and trademark portfolios, assessment and evaluation of intellectual property portfolios for acquisition or sale, and negotiation and preparation of intellectual property agreements.
About Thompson Hine LLP. Established in 1911, Thompson Hine is a business law firm dedicated to providing superior client service. The firm has been recognized for more than ten consecutive years as one of the top law firms in the country for client service excellence in The BTI Client Service A-Team: Survey of Law Firm Client Service Performance, and for six years has ranked as one of the top 30 law firms in the United States for client service. With offices in Atlanta, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, New York and Washington, D.C., Thompson Hine serves premier businesses worldwide. For more information, please visit www.ThompsonHine.com.