U.S. News & World Report Recognizes UWWM as One of the Best in Florida

October 2012- Upchurch Watson White and Max is proud to have been identified as one of the Best Mediation Firms in the State of Florida. Principal Rodney A. Max was recognized as “Lawyer of the Year” in Birmingham for mediation and arbitration. In addition to these honors, several of our mediators have been listed among their state’s “Best Lawyers” for 2013. Upchurch Watson White and Max mediators selected as “Best Lawyers” for arbitration are as follows, principals John J. Upchurch and Lawrence M. Watson in Florida and ADR counsel Arthur J. Hanes, Jr. in Alabama. Our mediators selected as “Best Lawyers” for mediation are Arthur J. Hanes (Alabama), shareholder Michael B. Walls (Alabama) and principal Rodney A. Max (Alabama and Florida).

U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers and Best Law Firms is an annual publication that is highly regarded by the “legal profession and public as the definitive guide to legal excellence”.  Selections are configured by a series of meticulous evaluations of lawyers by their peers. More than 4 million attorneys are surveyed.

Upchurch Watson White & Max (, a national leading mediation specialty firm, is known for facilitating reasonable agreements to resolve complex issues. From five offices in Florida and Alabama, Supreme Court certified attorney mediators with wide-ranging specialties serve as a court-appointed and privately employed mediator, arbitrator and third-party neutral case managers, implementing innovative methods of alternative dispute resolution across the country. 

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