Georgia Trend Names Seven Partners of Savannah’s Oliver Maner LLP as “Legal Elite”

Georgia’s top attorneys were chosen by their peers to be ranked in the 19th-annual listing in the statewide magazine
(SAVANNAH, Ga.) Seven partners of the Savannah law firm Oliver Maner LLP were recently named to Georgia Trend’s 2021 Legal Elite list. Robert W. Schivera, Timothy D. Roberts, Lee Summerford, Andrew M. Wilkes, Benjamin M. Perkins, Paul H. Threlkeld and George T. Major Jr. were recognized by their peers as being outstanding in their fields of practice.


This is the 19th time the magazine has recognized attorneys considered the best in their field.

The lawyers selected this year practice throughout Georgia in markets ranging from large metro areas to smaller rural towns and represent 15 distinct legal practice areas: Bankruptcy/Creditors’ Rights, Business, Corporate, Criminal, Entertainment & Sports, Family, General Practice/Trial, Healthcare, Immigration, Intellectual Property, Labor & Employment, Personal Injury, Public Finance/Bonds, Real Estate/Construction and Taxes, Estates & Trusts.

The following partners at Oliver Maner were recognized:

To compile this listing, attorneys submitted hundreds of nominations to Georgia Trend’s website. Anyone who is a member of the State Bar and lives and practices in Georgia was eligible to vote and to be voted onto this list. Respondents were not allowed to vote for themselves.


With a history of almost 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 29 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 agencies, 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