At Pittman, Dutton & Hellums, we are thrilled to announce that our four of our founders and team members have once again been included on the 2018 roster of Super Lawyers. This prestigious honor is only achieved by no more than 5 percent of attorneys in each state. This is the tenth consecutive year our firm’s founders Tom Dutton and Lee Pittman have been included on the list, and the sixth consecutive year founder Chris Hellums has been included. This is the third consecutive year attorney Jon Mann has been named to the Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, an honor that only 2.5 percent of lawyers achieve.
“We’re incredibly proud to receive this distinguished accomplishment,” says Pittman. “Our firm strives to serve our clients with the utmost in ethical considerations and due diligence. To be recognized by this renowned organization and by our peers in the law field is truly an honor.”
Super Lawyers, which produces the Super Lawyers Magazine, rates outstanding lawyers out of more than 70 practice areas. To be considered for inclusion, nominees are nominated by peers from within their states and participate in a rigorous selection process that includes peer evaluations and independent research. Candidates are evaluated based on a dozen indicators, including professional achievements and peer recognition.
“To be nominated in itself is a privilege that our firm’s team members greatly appreciate,” Dutton says. “Receiving the title motivates each member of our team to continue the level excellence our clients have come to expect. We’re passionate about our work, and achieving the Super Lawyers distinction reinforces our commitment to continued growth in our practice and in what we can provide to our clients and community.”
To be eligible for the Rising Stars category, candidates must be either in practice for 10 years or less or be 40 years old or younger.
“I feel so thankful to be included in the Rising Stars roster for Super Lawyers,” Mann says. “The team at Pittman, Dutton & Hellums holds each other accountable for exceeding expectations and doing our best work. The caliber of professionals I’m surrounded by within the Rising Stars category inspires me to keep contributing at a high level and be a meaningful representative of our firm.”
Pittman, Dutton & Hellums was founded to provide those in need with experienced, ethical and dedicated law professionals to help them obtain the justice and compensation they deserve. Learn more about the four Pittman, Dutton & Hellums attorneys who have been recognized by Super Lawyers in 2017 below.
Tom Dutton‘s practice areas focus on medical malpractice, nursing home malpractice, defective medical devices and equipment and pharmaceutical mass torts. Dutton’s representation of clients extends throughout the United States, giving the firm a national presence and helping those clients who need an experienced attorney in these areas the most. Dutton is an Alabama native and founding partner of the firm. He is a member of the American Association for Justice, Alabama Bar Association, Alabama Association for Justice, Birmingham Bar Association and Mississippi Bar Association.
Chris Hellums is an Alabama native and shareholder in Pittman, Dutton & Hellums. He practices litigation in areas including bad faith, class actions, commercial disputes, consumer protection, identity theft, insurance fraud, personal injury and tax shelters. Hellums practices law on a national level and is a member of the Alabama State Bar Association, Alabama Association for Justice, American Association for Justice and Birmingham Bar Association.
Jon Mann‘s primary areas of practice include auto and trucking accidents, bad faith, commercial disputes, defective medical devices, insurance fraud, mass torts, personal injury and product liability involving pharmaceutical drugs. He practices law throughout the United States and is a member of the Alabama State Bar Association, Alabama Association for Justice, American Association for Justice and Birmingham Bar Association.
W. Lee Pittman‘s practice areas include personal injury, wrongful death, auto accidents, workers’ compensation, consumer protection, environmental law, health and health care law, class actions, mass torts, product liability, fraud, aviation, nursing home abuse and neglect, and toxic torts. Pittman is a member of the Alabama Bar, Birmingham Bar, American Bar Association and American Association of Justice. As a founding partner of the firm, Pittman strives to be an ally for his clients through a dedicated commitment to serving their needs.
The Pittman, Dutton & Hellums law firm includes a robust team of experienced, caring and empathetic law professionals who work for their clients’ best interests to ensure compensation is fair and just. If you need attorney representation in any of the areas our firm practices in, please contact Pittman, Dutton & Hellums for a free consultation at (205) 322-8880 or by emailing us here.