Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, has named Thomas S. Gray, Jr. as the “Savannah Best Lawyers Corporate Law Lawyer of the Year” for 2012. After more than a quarter of a century in publication, Best Lawyers is designating “Lawyers of the Year” in high-profile legal specialties in…

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Jon Pannell has been selected to be a member of the Leadership Georgia class of 2012. He and his wife, Kimberly, will participate beginning in January of 2012. Leadership Georgia is one of the nation’s oldest and most successful leadership-training programs for young business, civic and community leaders with the desire and potential to work…

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Jon Pannell was installed as the President-Elect of the Young Lawyers Division (YLD) of the State Bar of Georgia on June 3, 2010 during the State Bar annual meeting in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. He was sworn in by Presiding Justice George Carley of the Supreme Court of Georgia. Pannell will be sworn in as…

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Tom Gray and Jim Pannell were both named as 2011 Super Lawyers by Atlanta Magazine.   Tom was named as a Super Lawyer in the practice areas of Bonds / Government Finance.  Jim was named as a Super Lawyer in the areas of  Bonds/Government Finance, General Litigation, and Business/Corporate law.  Both Tom and Jim have been named to the…

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Tom Gray, Jim Pannell, and Marvin Fentress were each listed as Georgia’s Best Lawyers for 2011.  Tom Gray was listed as a best lawyer for Corporate Law, Jim Pannell was listed in the categories of Corporate Law and Public Finance Law, and Marvin Fentress was listed as a best lawyer for Real Estate Law.  The annual list…

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Jon Pannell has been named as a member of the 2011 Georgia Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.  This is the second year that Jon has served on the Board of Directors after initially being appointed to the Board on 2010.

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In the 13th edition of Georgia Trend’s 100 Most Influential Georgians, James L. Pannell was once again named to the Notable Georgia list as one of state’s most influential persons.  Mr. Pannell has been recognized in each year from 2002 through 2011 as a Notable Georgian by Georgia Trend magazine.  The list is published in the…

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On November 9, 2010, the South Georgia Governmental Services Authority, on behalf of Grady County, Georgia, issued $14,940,000 of revenue bonds for the purpose of designing and constructing a 960 acre recreational fishing lake within the County, which project will also include the design and construction of boat ramps, fishing piers, recreational pavilions and beaches…

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On October 26, 2010, Gray & Pannell acted as bond counsel to the Bulloch County School District on issuing $13,705,000 of Qualified School Construction Bonds (QSCBs). The bonds are the second series of bonds to be issued by the School District as authorized by a referendum of the voters of Bulloch County on March 17,…

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On September 30, 2010, Gray & Pannell gave the approving opinion as bond counsel on the issuance of $41,455,000 of water and sewer refunding revenue bonds issued by the Camden County Public Service Authority for the benefit of the City of St. Marys, Georgia. Payment of the bonds is secured by an intergovernmental contract between…

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