Following a three-month nationwide search, five local lawyers have been submitted to Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed by a search committee as finalists to become city attorney.

The five attorneys are: Dwight Davis, a senior partner at King & Spalding LLP; Roy Hadley Jr., of the Atlanta office of Bryan Cave LLP; Cathy Hampton, a corporate law specialist with Hampton Consulting Group LLC; Hakim Hilliard, a partner at McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP; and Eric Hilton, vice president of legal affairs with H.J. Russell & Co.

–John Schaffner