AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell

Martindale-Hubbell ratings reflect the consensus of anonymous Bar-member peers on an attorney’s adherence to ethical standards, diligence, conduct and reliability combined with his/her legal knowledge, analytical capabilities, judgment, communication skills and legal ability in specific areas of practice. Martindale-Hubbell’s ratings include CV (average), BV (good) and AV (excellent). Badham & Buck is an AV rated firm, the highest attainable.

Badham & Buck Martindale Profile

Walker “Percy” Badham III Martindale Profile

Brannon Buck Martindale Profile

Sam David Knight Martindale Profile

Brett Ialacci Martindale Profile

Richard Dorman Martindale Profile

Super Lawyers rating

Super Lawyers is a rating service honoring attorneys demonstrating a superior level of professional achievement and peer recognition and esteem. The service highlights the accomplishments of outstanding lawyers from a wide array of practice areas who have been vetted using independent research and peer nominations and evaluations. The rating service venerates its honorees in the nationally renowned publication, Super Lawyers magazine.

Walker "Percy" Badham III

Brannon J. Buck

Richard T. Dorman

Brett A. Ialacci

Sam David Knight



Badham & Buck has been recognized by Best Lawyers for its reputation and achievements in Business Litigation.

  • Percy Badham has been named to the Best Lawyers list for Alabama in the areas of Antitrust Law, Banking and Finance Law, Commercial Litigation, and Securities/Capital Markets Law.

  • Brannon Buck has been named to the Best Lawyers list for Alabama in the areas of Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, and Product Liability Litigation.



W. Percy Badham III receives the J. Anthony “Tony” McLain Professionalism Award by the Alabama State Bar (2019) - This award is given to recognize members of the Alabama State Bar for distinguished service in the advancement of professionalism (2019)