Fortune Magazine Names Rushton Stakely Among Top Ranked Law Firms

Rushton, Stakely, Johnston & Garrett, P.A. has been recognized by Martindale-Hubbell®, Lexis Nexis® and Fortune Magazine as one of the “Top Ranked Law Firms” in the United States. Out of 254,000 law firms nationwide, fewer than 1,000 were selected for this honor. This list was featured in the Fortune Magazine December issue of the 2012 Investor’s Guide. In addition, the section will be featured online at,, and Inclusion on this list was limited to U.S. law firms of 21 or more attorneys in which at least one out of three of its lawyers achieved the AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rating, which is the highest peer review rating available. This rating is reserved for lawyers who have been deemed by their peers to have demonstrated the highest level of ethical standards and legal ability.
Fortune Magazine is a global business magazine that is published biweekly with analyses of the entire field of business. It is particularly well-known for its exceptionally reliable annual rankings of companies, including “Fortune 500.” Fortune has been revered in its content and credibility since 1930.
For over a century Rushton Stakely has been a highly respected leader of the legal community in Alabama. Founded in 1890, today it is a firm composed of over 30 lawyers emphasizing many important areas of legal practice. Rushton Stakely has been recognized repeatedly for the outstanding achievements of our lawyers. Recently, our firm has been recognized by U. S. News and Best Lawyers as one of the “Best Law Firms;” listed as a “highly recommended” law firm in Benchmark Litigation; and included in Martindale Hubbell’s Bar Register of Preeminent Law Firms. A number of our lawyers have also been individually recognized in Benchmark Litigation, Chambers USA, Best Lawyers in America, and Super Lawyers (Alabama).