Rex D. Smith, Sally B. Akins, and Roy E. Paul Recognized as Best Lawyers in America


Congrats to Miles mediators and arbitrators Rex D. Smith, Sally B. Akins, and Roy E. Paul for their 2021 Best Lawyers Recognition.


Rex D. Smith has handled over 2,750 mediations/arbitrations. He is experienced in personal injury, construction, products liability, wrongful death, professional negligence, medical malpractice, aviation, nursing home litigation and premises liability law.




Sarah B. (Sally) Akins has practiced in Savannah since 1993, after practicing in Atlanta, Georgia for two years. Sally has handled cases in premises liability, automobile, and truck accidents, professional negligence (medical, legal and pharmaceutical) litigation involving counties and municipalities including civil rights cases and zoning cases, insurance coverage litigation, and products liability.




Savannah-based mediator and arbitrator Roy E. Paul was selected in the practice area of mediation. He focuses on commercial litigation, personal injury defense, construction law and employment matters. 






Miles Mediation & Arbitration, headquartered in Atlanta with offices in Charlotte and Savannah, is an award-winning alternative dispute resolution (ADR) firm. The firm specializes in mediation, arbitration, special master, and all forms of dispute management and is known for its exceptional client service and reputation of delivering successful results. The firm handles all case sizes and types, including complex, multi-party disputes in areas of business, banking, finance, construction, medical negligence, personal injury, wrongful death, brain injury, trucking, real estate, insurance coverage, fiduciary, estate and probate, premises liability, aviation, government, healthcare, intellectual property, cybersecurity, employment, contracts, product liability, professional liability, real estate, nursing malpractice, surety, antitrust, energy, entertainment and sports. For more information, please call 888-305-3553 or visit