Savannah Business Journal
Bouhan Falligant announced that Frank “Sonny” Seiler was recently recognized as a member of the  “Top One Percent” of the attorneys in the nation by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel (NADC), an organization dedicated to promoting the highest standards of legal excellence.

Attorneys awarded membership in the “Top One Percent” are considered to be “the finest leaders of the legal profession from across the nation,” according to NADC.  Members are selected by a blue ribbon panel of attorneys and a judicial review board. NADC recognizes the attorneys who elevate the standards of the Bar and provide a benchmark for other lawyers to emulate.

Seiler, a native of Savannah, joined the firm in 1960 and has an extensive litigation practice that includes the defense of personal injury claims, medical malpractice, products liability law, and white collar criminal cases. Seiler is well known for serving as lead defense counsel in the Jim Williams murder trials that were later made famous by their inclusion in John Berendt’s book, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil.

Seiler graduated from the University of Georgia with a B.B.A. in 1956 and received his J.D. in 1957. He has held a number of notable positions, including president of the University of Georgia National Alumni Association, president of the State Bar of Georgia, member of the Board of Governors of the State Bar of Georgia, fellow of the American Bar Foundation and member of the American Bar and the Savannah Bar Associations.