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Seven Attorneys From Rusty Hardin & Associates Earn Placement in 2023 Best Lawyers in America

Once again, the trial attorneys at Rusty Hardin & Associates have been named alongside the nation’s top legal talent, earning recognition in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. 

Rusty Hardin, partners Lara HollingsworthLeah Graham, Terry D. Kernell, Joe Roden, Emily Smith, and senior attorney Marcie McFarland are included in the legal guide’s latest edition.

Best Lawyers in America was first launched in 1983. Since then, it has become widely regarded as the nation’s top legal guide and go-to source for the country’s top attorneys. Honorees are chosen through a process of peer review, as well as research performed by the Best Lawyers editorial team. For more information about Best Lawyers’ methodology and a complete list of this year’s honorees, visit http://www.bestlawyers.com/

“I consider myself extremely fortunate to work with a group of attorneys as talented as this one,” said Rusty. “The way they support not only those they represent, but each other as well, is truly inspiring. It is an honor for us all to get this recognition from Best Lawyers.”

Rusty established Rusty Hardin & Associates in 1996. Since then, it has made a name for itself as one of best-known litigation firms in the country. In 2023, Rusty is recognized in the areas of white-collar criminal defense and commercial litigation. Also recognized on this year’s list is Lara Hollingsworth, who has been recognized for her appellate practice. Joe Roden received honors this year in the categories of white-collar criminal defense and personal injury litigation – plaintiffs. Terry Kernell and Marcie McFarland were recognized in the area of commercial litigation. Leah and Emily have both been named as “Ones to Watch” for their work in commercial litigation. Attorneys receiving this honor are those who have received the highest peer feedback but have been practicing for a period of less than ten years.

Rusty Hardin & Associates, LLP has built a solid reputation for taking on the causes of its clients and obtaining favorable results in civil matters, significant criminal cases, and appellate fights. For more information, please visit http://www.rustyhardin.com/