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BTNL Ranked Prominently In 2020 Benchmark Litigation Guide

Barze Taylor Noles Lowther LLC has once again received prominent rankings from Benchmark Litigation in its 2020 guide. The firm was listed as “Highly Recommended” for Alabama, and three lawyers received mentions as “Local Litigation Stars.”

The BTNL lawyers recognized by Benchmark Litigation this year are:

  • Bruce Barze, “Local Litigation Star” -- Competition, Energy and Natural Resources, FCPA and Enforcement, General Commercial, Insurance, International Arbitration, Product Liability, Professional Liability
  • Jim Noles, “Local Litigation Star” – Environmental
  • Spence Taylor, “Local Litigation Star” -- Environmental, Insurance, Personal Injury

According to clients interviewed by Benchmark, BTNL is a law firm with “solid trial lawyers who know how to prepare a case and then deliver it to a jury.” Barze was specifically noted as a lawyer who contributes “excellent counsel that can meet the requirements of discerning clients,” and Taylor received recognition for his active insurance-focused practice and work in business and environmental as well as employment litigation. Noles was singled out as an expert in environment law in relation to brownfields development, environmental due diligence, landfill sitting, environmental justice and other related laws and policies.

An annual guide to the leading U.S. litigation firms and lawyers, Benchmark Litigation is the only publication that focuses exclusively on litigation in the United States. It is compiled through extensive research, including interviews with litigators and their clients. The annual Benchmark Litigation Awards recognize the country’s most distinguished litigators and their firms for their work over the past 12 months.

About Barze Taylor Noles Lowther LLC: Barze Taylor Noles Lowther LLC is a Birmingham, Alabama-based law firm with a national practice focused on litigation, insurance coverage issues, and environmental matters. For more information, visit or follow @BTNL_law_firm.

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