Oliver Maner Lawyers Named to 2018 Georgia Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Oliver Maner, an award-winning law firm providing superior and effective legal services and solutions since 1897, is pleased to announce 11 lawyers have been awarded the 2018 Georgia Super Lawyers designation, with one included in the Top 100 in the state of Georgia. In addition, five of the firm's lawyers were named to the 2018 Georgia Rising Stars list. This is the 15th consecutive year Oliver Maner lawyers have been awarded the Super Lawyers designation.

Oliver Maner Managing Partner Patrick T. O'Connor ranked in the Top 100 of the 2018 Georgia Super Lawyers nomination, research and blue ribbon review process. In addition, the following Oliver Maner lawyers were awarded the 2018 Georgia Super Lawyers designation:

  • William P. Franklin, Jr. -- Personal Injury Medical Malpractice: Defense
  • David H. Dickey -- Estate Planning & Probate
  • I. Gregory Hodges -- Personal Injury General: Defense
  • Robert W. Schivera -- Closely Held Business
  • Patrick T. O'Connor -- Civil Litigation: Defense
  • Timothy D. Roberts -- Business Litigation
  • Andrew M. Wilkes -- General Litigation
  • William J. Hunter -- General Litigation
  • Paul H. Threlkeld -- General Litigation
  • Julian R. Friedman -- Estate Planning & Probate

The following Oliver Maner lawyers were awarded the 2018 Georgia Rising Stars designation:

  • Benjamin M. Perkins - State, Local & Municipal
  • George T. Major, Jr. - General Litigation
  • T. Lawrence Evans - Business Litigation
  • Bryan A. Schivera - Closely Held Business
  • David (Bobo) Mullens, III -- General Litigation

This year's award designees will be included in Super Lawyers annual list of top lawyers in the 2018 Georgia Super Lawyers Magazine; the March 2018 issue of Atlanta Magazine; and on SuperLawyers.com.

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The patented selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.


Founded in 1897, Oliver Maner has been providing superior legal services for more than 120 years. With an extensive list of seasoned lawyers on their team, Oliver Maner boasts one of the most successful records in the South, providing unparalleled legal expertise across a broad and diverse list of practice areas, including a variety of civil litigation and transactional work. Located at 218 W. State. St. in historic downtown Savannah, Ga., Oliver Maner can be reached by phone at 912.236.3311 or email at [email protected]. For more information, please visit www.olivermaner.com.