ATLANTA, Feb. 19, 2014 – Gordon & Rees, LLP partner Donald M. Woodard was named among Georgia Super Lawyers. Woodard is a member of the firm’s Business Transactions Group and Sports, Media and Entertainment Group and was recognized for his work as a transactional lawyer in the entertainment industry. His inclusion on the list is a testament to his skills and reputation in the profession. Only five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by Super Lawyers and are included in Super Lawyers Magazine, Atlanta Magazine and Georgia Super Lawyers Magazine.
Super Lawyers undertake a rigorous multi-phase selection process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent evaluation of candidates by an attorney-led research staff, a peer review of candidates by practice area, and a good-standing and disciplinary check.
In addition to being recognized by Super Lawyers Magazine, Woodard was recently honored among Who’s Who in Black Atlanta and was also recognized as a rising star in the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 40 under 40 in 2006. He was the first African-American to serve as a judicial clerk on the Northern District of Georgia’s Bankruptcy Court.
Donald Woodard works in the Atlanta office of Gordon & Rees, LLP. For more information about the firm and Mr. Woodard, please visit the firm’s website at www.gordonrees.com.