Motley Rice and attorneys recognized by national legal publication, The Legal 500

The Legal 500 has recognized internationally-known plaintiffs' law firm Motley Rice LLC for its subsequent growth and diversification after its extensive involvement with the landmark settlements in the Big Tobacco litigation. The legal publication also emphasizes the progressive work of Motley Rice attorneys John Herrick and Anne Kearse

Kearse is mentioned as one of Motley Rice's prominent players in the asbestos arena, noting that, "[Kearse] maintains a busy practice acting on behalf of both individual and mass claimants affected by asbestos exposure." Herrick is also recognized as a leader in the firm's asbestos practice and for his involvement in the CE Thurston bankruptcy negotiations.

The Legal 500 states, "[Motley Rice LLC] now boasts capabilities across practice areas as varying as aviation and securities litigation in addition to its well-publicized mass torts practice."