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S. Fraser Reid III has extensive experience in commercial and  business litigation. View Bio

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Recent News

11.8.2017

Twelve McDowell Knight Attorneys Selected to the 2017 Mid-South Super Lawyers and Rising Stars List

(Mobile, AL)- McDowell Knight Roedder & Sledge, L.L.C. is pleased to announce that ten member attorneys have been selected to the 2017 Mid-South Super Lawyers list, and two additional member attorneys were included on the Mid-South Rising Stars list. In addition, McDowell Knight member Brian McCarthy was named to the 2017 Top 50 Alabama Super […]

10.18.2017

McDowell Knight Welcomes Two New Attorneys

(Mobile, AL)—McDowell Knight Roedder & Sledge, LLC is pleased to announce that Sarah Jane Lindsay and T. Hart Benton, III have joined the firm and will practice in the firm’s general litigation group. Sarah Jane Lindsay has 30 years’ experience pursuing and protecting the rights of her clients in Federal and State courts. Her practice […]

9.14.2017

McDowell Knight Receives Favorable Opinion From Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

(Mobile, AL)—On September 6, 2017, McDowell Knight Roedder & Sledge, LLC attorneys Brian McCarthy and Anne Laurie McClurkin secured a victory for their clients in the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals in a matter of first impression involving Alabama’s construction statute of repose. Brian and Anne Laurie represented the defendants, a construction group, in an […]

8.15.2017

McDowell Knight Attorneys recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018.

(Mobile, AL)— McDowell Knight Roedder & Sledge, LLC is pleased to announce that nine members are included in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. In addition, two McDowell Knight attorneys have been selected as Best Lawyers© 2018 “Lawyer of the Year” for the Mobile metropolitan area. Since it was first published in […]

6.6.2017

McDowell Knight Ranked In Chambers USA

(Mobile, AL)– McDowell Knight Roedder & Sledge, LLC is pleased to announce that the firm and attorneys Michael Knight and Brian McCarthy are highly ranked in the 2017 edition of Chambers USA, a renowned independently researched legal referral directory. Chambers USA 2017 recognized McDowell Knight as a preeminent law firm in the United States for […]

4.12.2017

McDowell Knight Advises Southern Light In Planned Acquisition By Uniti Group

McDowell Knight Advises Southern Light In Planned Acquisition By Uniti Group (Mobile, AL)- Attorneys from McDowell Knight Roedder & Sledge, L.L.C., advised Southern Light, L.L.C. in its execution of a definitive acquisition agreement with Uniti Group Inc. (Nasdaq: UNIT).  Southern Light and Uniti Fiber announced the definitive agreement on April 10, 2017. Aggregate consideration of […]

11.10.2016

Eleven McDowell Knight Attorneys Selected to the 2016 Mid-South Super Lawyers and Rising Stars List

(Mobile, AL)-McDowell Knight Roedder & Sledge, L.L.C. is pleased to announce that nine member attorneys were named to the 2016 Mid-South Super Lawyers list, and two additional member attorneys were included on the Mid-South Rising Stars list. In addition, McDowell Knight members Brian McCarthy and Archie Reeves were named to the 2016 Top 50 Alabama […]

10.18.2016

Hamilton and Helmsing win $800,001 jury verdict for Castles and Crowns, Inc., a Mobile, Alabama designer of fine children’s clothing, in a case involving conversion of Castles’ merchandise.

(Mobile, AL)-McDowell Knight Roedder & Sledge, L.L.C. partners Craig Hamilton, Fred Helmsing, Richard Gaal, and Blair Newman represented Castles and Crowns, Inc., a designer of fine children’s clothing based in Mobile, Alabama, in a civil case against a former Castles’ operations manager and her sister concerning the conversion and unauthorized sale of Castles’ clothing.  The […]

8.15.2016

Nine McDowell Knight Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2017

(Mobile, AL)—McDowell Knight Roedder & Sledge, L.L.C. is pleased to announce that nine members were included in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. McDowell Knight was also recognized by Best Lawyers® as a “Top Listed” firm in the Mobile, Alabama area in three specific practice areas. Since it was first published in […]

7.19.2016

Reeves Elected to International Association of Defense Counsel Board of Directors

(Mobile, AL)–McDowell Knight Roedder & Sledge, L.L.C. member Archie Reeves was recently elected to the Board of Directors of the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) as Treasurer-Elect at the organization’s Annual Meeting.  Mr. Reeves is the sole Board Member from the State of Alabama. The IADC, founded in 1920, has approximately 2,500 invitation-only, peer […]