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Best Lawyers Recognizes 77 Parker Poe Attorneys for 2018

    Firm News
  • August 16, 2017

Charlotte, NC – Parker Poe is pleased to announce that 77 of its attorneys have been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America©, whose rankings are among the highest standard in the legal industry. In addition, nine Parker Poe attorneys were named “Lawyer of the Year” for their practice areas and geographic locations.

Best Lawyers is the oldest peer review publication in the legal profession. For more than 30 years, it has relied on exhaustive peer review surveys to compile its rankings. The surveys go out to tens of thousands of leading lawyers, who then confidentially evaluate their peers. Attorneys are not allowed to pay any fee to participate or be listed. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”

All seven of Parker Poe’s offices had at least one attorney recognized, and nine attorneys were listed for the first time. Below are Parker Poe’s recognized attorneys and the practice areas in which they are ranked.

Atlanta, Georgia

  • Matthew W. Nichols
    • Public Finance Law

Charleston, South Carolina

  • Robert C. Byrd
    • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • J. Ashley Cooper
    • Energy Law
    • Energy Regulatory Law
  • Thomas C. Hildebrand Jr.
    • Construction Law
    • Litigation - Construction

Columbia, South Carolina

  • Simpson Z. Fant
    • Real Estate Law
  • Ray E. Jones
    • Economic Development Law
    • Public Finance Law
  • David B. Summer Jr.
    • Administrative/Regulatory Law
    • Health Care Law
  • James Lynn Werner
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Construction Law
    • Government Contracts
    • Litigation - Construction
    • Litigation - Environmental

Greenville, South Carolina

  • Richard L. Few Jr.
    • Corporate Law
    • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • E. Tyler Smith
    • Public Finance Law

Spartanburg, South Carolina

  • Kevin A. Dunlap
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Environmental Law
    • Litigation - Environmental
  • Debra E. Kleman
    • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Charlotte, North Carolina

  • Michael G. Adams
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • John H. Beyer
    • Litigation - Health Care
    • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
    • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • P. Neal Cook
    • Banking and Finance Law
  • Eric H. Cottrell
    • Arbitration
    • Commercial Litigation
  • Brian S. Cromwell
    • Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • Jonathan M. Crotty
    • Employment Law - Management
    • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Jonathan W. Dion
    • Real Estate Law
  • William L. Esser IV
    • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
    • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Jami Jackson Farris
    • Commercial Litigation
  • Kiah T. Ford IV
    • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
    • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Anthony Fox
    • Land Use and Zoning Law
    • Litigation - Land Use and Zoning
    • Municipal Law
  • Richard S. Glaser Jr.
    • Criminal Defense: White Collar
    • Qui Tam Law
  • James N. Greene III
    • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
    • Tax Law
  • Thomas N. Griffin III
    • Environmental Law
    • Litigation - Environmental
  • John R. Hairr III
    • Corporate Law
  • Irvin W. Hankins III
    • Commercial Litigation
  • R. Douglas Harmon
    • Mutual Funds Law
    • Securities/Capital Markets Law
    • Securities Regulation
  • Josephine H. Hicks
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Insurance Law
    • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Chip Holmes
    • Insurance Law
    • Litigation - Health Care
    • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
    • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
    • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Joy M. Hord
    • Health Care Law
  • Stephen R. Hunting
    • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Max E. Justice
    • Environmental Law
    • Litigation - Environmental
  • Charles B. Lee Jr.
    • Banking and Finance Law
    • Corporate Law
  • Scott E. Leo
    • Public Finance Law
  • Craig T. Lynch
    • Rea Estate Law
  • Scott Manning
    • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Dewitt F. McCarley
    • Municipal Law
  • Brent M. Milgrom Jr.
    • Litigation - Real Estate
    • Real Estate Law
  • Bradley K. Overcash
    • Litigation - Health Care
  • W. Edward Poe Jr.
    • Energy Law
  • J. William Porter
    • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • William F. Potts Jr.
    • Real Estate Law
  • Thomas M. Quirk
    • Real Estate Law
  • Richard Rivera
    • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
    • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Richard K. Schell
    • Corporate Law
    • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Roy L. Smart III
    • Corporate Law
    • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Wanda C. Townsend
    • Banking and Finance Law
    • Real Estate Law
  • Donald P. Ubell
    • Public Finance Law
  • S. Rogers Warner Jr.
    • Health Care Law
  • Steven D. Weber
    • Environmental Law
    • Litigation - Environmental
  • Keith M. Weddington
    • Employment Law - Management
    • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • A. Grant Whitney Jr.
    • Real Estate Law
  • Stacy K. Wood
    • Arbitration
    • Employment Law - Management
    • Labor Law - Management
    • Litigation - Labor and Employment

Raleigh, North Carolina

  • Catharine Biggs Arrowood
    • Antitrust Law
    • Arbitration
    • Bet-the-Company Litigation
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Patricia T. Bartis
    • Employment Law - Management
  • Brandon G. Bordeaux
    • Real Estate Law
  • George T. Brady
    • Corporate Law
  • Henry C. Campen Jr.
    • Administrative/Regulatory Law
    • Communications Law
    • Energy Law
  • Kevin L. Chignell
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Insurance Law
    • Litigation - Insurance
    • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
    • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Melanie Black Dubis
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Litigation - Antitrust
    • Litigation - Securities
  • Jonathan Hall
    • Litigation - Insurance
    • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Rebecca B. Joyner
    • Public Finance Law
  • Russell B. Killen
    • Construction Law
    • Litigation - Construction
  • Tracy W. Kimbrell
    • Government Relations Practice
  • Robb A. Leandro
    • Health Care Law
  • Charles C. Meeker
    • Administrative/Regulatory Law
    • Government Relations Practice
    • Litigation - Municipal
    • Municipal Law
  • Renée  J. Montgomery
    • Administrative/Regulatory Law
    • Health Care Law
  • William G. Pappas
    • Biotechnology Law
    • Corporate Law
  • Jeffrey A. Poley
    • Public Finance Law
  • Charles E. Raynal IV
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Real Estate Law
  • Todd M. Rubin
    • Immigration Law
  • Frank E. Silber
    • Corporate Law
  • Christopher M. Thomas
    • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • R. Bruce Thompson II
    • Administrative/Regulatory Law
    • Government Relations Practice
    • Litigation - Land Use and Zoning
  • Cynthia L. Wittmer
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Litigation - Antitrust
    • Litigation - Intellectual Property

About Best Lawyers
Best Lawyers is the oldest and among the most well-respected peer review publications in the legal profession. Its list of outstanding attorneys is compiled by conducting exhaustive peer review surveys in which tens of thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. If the votes for an attorney are positive enough for recognition in Best Lawyers, that attorney must maintain those votes in subsequent polls to remain in each edition. Lawyers are not permitted to pay any fee to participate in or be recognized by Best Lawyers.

About Parker Poe
Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP has approximately 200 lawyers in seven offices located in major markets across North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia. The firm provides legal counsel to large commercial and public organizations on litigation, corporate and regulatory matters.

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