C.J. Gideon, Jr. and Bryan Essary and Chris Tardio have been named as 2023 Mid-South Super Lawyers, and Blake Carter and Jed Crumbo have been named as 2023 Mid-South Rising Stars. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters publication, recognizes five percent or less of lawyers based upon objective criteria. Honorees are selected based upon peer nominations and evaluations, combined with third party independent research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. GCE lawyers were selected in the areas of medical malpractice defense and health care.