Gearhiser Peters Elliott & Cannon PLLC is proud to announce that five of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2020 Mid-South Edition of Super Lawyers® for their outstanding legal work in Tennessee.  R. Wayne Peters and Lee Ann Adams were honored as top-rated Estate Planning and Probate attorneys, Sam D. Elliott was honored as a top-rated Business Litigation attorney, and Robert L. Lockaby was honored as a top-rated Business / Corporate attorney.  Justin B. Faith was honored as a top-rated Business Litigation Rising Star attorney.

Gearhiser Peters Elliott & Cannon is a full service and multi-faceted litigation, business, tax, and estate planning law firm in Chattanooga that has served local, regional, and national business and individual clients since 1974. 

Each year, no more than 5% of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to be included on the Super Lawyers list and no more than 2.5% percent are included on the Super Lawyers Rising Stars List. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, 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 annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive, and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys. For more information about Super Lawyers, visit