Seven Johnson, Ayers & Matthews Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers in America (2021)

Johnson, Ayers & Matthews, P.L.C., is pleased to announce that seven of the firm’s attorneys were selected for inclusion in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®.  Legal professionals and their clients regard a listing in Best Lawyers as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers.

Those named to the 2021 Best Lawyers in America ® list are:

  • Ronald M. Ayers – Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • William P. Wallace, Jr.  – Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • John D. Eure – Appellate Practice; Insurance Law
  • Kenneth J. Ries – Insurance Law; Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants; Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Bryan Grimes Creasy – Commercial Litigation; Litigation - Insurance; Litigation - Real Estate; Railroad Law
  • Lori J. Bentley – Litigation - Real Estate; Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Brian J. Brydges – Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
The firm congratulates John Eure for 15 consecutive years of being listed in Best Lawyers.   
The firm also offers special congratulations to Kenneth Ries for his recognition as a 2021 “Lawyer of the Year” in the practice area of Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants in Roanoke, an honor that is awarded to individual lawyers with the highest overall peer-feedback for a specific practice area and geographic region.  Only one lawyer is recognized as the "Lawyer of the Year" for each specialty and location.
Attorneys included in Best Lawyers are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from peers.  Achieving these rankings signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.
About Johnson, Ayers & Matthews
Johnson, Ayers & Matthew was started in the belief that delivering the best solutions for the client—managing litigation costs efficiently and resolving cases when practicable—would build successful and loyal relationships.  Having been in practice for over 35 years, their insurance defense practice remains a large part of who they are and what they do, as they continue to develop and expand into a wide variety of complementary practice areas.  Along with enduring relationships built on expertise, trust, and results, their professionalism, civility, and integrity, both in and out of the courtroom, set them apart. For more information about Johnson, Ayers, & Matthews visit jamlaw.net.
About Best Lawyers®
For more than three decades, Best Lawyers has been regarded – by both the profession and the public – as the most credible measure of legal integrity and distinction in the United States.  Recognition by Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer review. Their methodology is designed to capture, as accurately as possible, the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area.
Best Lawyers employs a sophisticated, conscientious, rational, and transparent survey process designed to elicit meaningful and substantive evaluations of the quality of legal services.  Their belief has always been that the quality of a peer review survey is directly related to the quality of the voters.   Visit bestlawyers.com for more information.