Best Lawyers List Honors 20 Attorneys From Savannah’s Oliver Maner
Six attorneys are recognized for the first time on the prestigious legal rating organization.
(SAVANNAH, Ga.) Oliver Maner, one of Savannah’s oldest and most prominent law firms, bolstered its reputation further as rating service Best Lawyers has named 17 Oliver Maner lawyers to its 2023 Best Lawyers list and three to its 2023 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch list.
“We appreciate the recognition from Best Lawyers. To see the hard work and dedication of these talented attorneys is exceptionally gratifying,” said Patrick T. O’Connor, Managing Partner of Oliver Maner. “The recognition is shared with our entire team and reflects the effort we put into serving our clients.”
The Best Lawyers rating system is based entirely on peer review. The process is designed to capture, as accurately as possible, the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area. Best Lawyers employs a sophisticated, conscientious, rational and transparent survey process designed to elicit meaningful and substantive evaluations of the quality of legal services. Nominees are submitted by anyone except the nominee, the information is peer reviewed and feedback is analyzed. If selected and all eligibility requirements are met, the results are published in print and online.
Highlights for the 2023 list include:
- Timothy D. Roberts, who was also recognized as the 2023 Lawyer of the Year for Real Estate Litigation in Savannah;
- Partner Ryan Beasley’s inclusion on the Ones to Watch list – his first award from Best Lawyers;
- Five additional Oliver Maner lawyers appear on the Best Lawyers list for the first time.
Lawyers renamed to the 2023 Best Lawyers list include:
- William P. Franklin, Jr. – Of Counsel
- David H. Dickey – Partner
- I. Gregory Hodges – Partner
- Robert W. Schivera – Partner
- Patrick T. O’Connor – Partner
- James P. Gerard – Partner
- Patricia Tanzer Paul – Partner
- Timothy D. Roberts – Partner
- Lee A. Summerford – Partner
- Andrew M. Wilkes – Partner
- William J. Hunter – Partner
- Douglas J. Giorgio III – Of Counsel
Lawyers named to the 2023 Best Lawyers list for the first time:
- Benjamin M. Perkins – Partner
- Paul H. Threlkeld – Partner
- George T. Major – Partner
- T. Lawrence Evans – Partner
- Bryan A. Schivera – Partner
Lawyers named to the 2023 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch list include:
ABOUT OLIVER MANER
With a history of 125 years of representing clients in Georgia, South Carolina and throughout the United States, Oliver Maner, LLP, is a full-service law firm capable of handling a broad range of civil litigation and business law expertise. With a team of 28 of the highest-rated trial and transactional lawyers across the state, Oliver Maner possesses the resources and abilities to tackle complex legal problems, including personal injury, estate law, medical and legal malpractice, product liability, civil rights litigation, real estate, transportation and logistics litigation and more. The law firm is proud to have long-standing relationships with its clients, including nonprofit organizations, government entities, business owners and entrepreneurs. Oliver Maner’s office is located at 218 W. State St., Savannah, GA 31401. For more information, call (912) 236-3311 or visit www.olivermaner.com.