The Best Lawyers in America®, the oldest peer-review publication to the legal profession, announced that it has selected Rogers & Hardin partner, Tony G. Powers, as its 2016 Atlanta Lawyer of the Year in Antitrust. This is the second year in a row that Best Lawyers® has selected Mr. Powers as an Atlanta Lawyer of the Year. Last year he was recognized in Securities Litigation.
“Lawyer of the Year” Awards are presented annually to a single outstanding lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area based on an exhaustive peer-review process. This recognition reflects the high level of respect Mr. Powers has earned among his peers and colleagues, both within his specialties and within the community.
This recognition is one of several recently bestowed upon Mr. Powers. This year Mr. Powers was also selected in The Best Lawyers in America® in the specialties of Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Antitrust and Litigation – Securities. Earlier this year, Super Lawyers named Mr. Powers a “2015 Super Lawyer” in the Securities Litigation specialty. In addition, Mr. Powers is recognized as a Leading Lawyer by Chambers USA in both Antitrust and in Litigation.
In addition to Mr. Powers’ recognition, Best Lawyers® also recognized Rogers & Hardin partner Steven E. Fox as its 2016 Atlanta Lawyer of the Year in Mergers & Acquisitions. In all, 20 Rogers & Hardin attorneys across 24 specialties were included in The Best Lawyers in America® 2016 edition. The Firm’s lawyers have been included in The Best Lawyers in America® listings since 1983.