The 2017 edition of Chambers USA lists the following ranked practice areas: Banking & Finance (Band 1), Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Band 1), Healthcare (Band 2), Litigation (Band 3), and Real Estate (Band 3). C. Edward Dobbs also has been awarded the "Star Individual" ranking in Bankruptcy/Restructuring for Georgia, and is nationally ranked in Bankruptcy/Restructuring and the Mediators category.

Practice Area and Attorney Rankings

Banking & Finance (Band 1)
Bobbi Acord Noland (Band 1)
Kathleen O. Currey (Band 4)
C. Edward Dobbs (Band 1)

Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Band 1)
C. Edward Dobbs (Band 4)
C. Edward Dobbs (Band 3)

Eric W. Anderson (Band 1)
C. Edward Dobbs (Star Individual)
Rufus T. Dorsey, IV (Band 2)
James S. Rankin, Jr. (Band 3)

Healthcare (Band 2)
Armando L. Basarrate (Band 2)
Tracy M. Field (Band 2)
Paul L. Hudson (Band 3)
John H. Parker, Jr. (Band 1)
Jonathan L. Rue (Band 3)

Labor & Employment
R. Lawrence Ashe (Band 1)

Litigation: General Commercial (Band 3)
Ronald T. Coleman, Jr. (Band 3)
William J. Holley, II (Band 2)
J. Marbury Rainer (Band 4)
David G. Russell (Recognized Practitioner)

C. Edward Dobbs (Band 2)

Real Estate (Band 3)
Kenneth H. Kraft (Band 1)