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Recent Recognition

  • Parker Poe was named to BTI Consulting Group's "Client Service A-Team" for the eighth consecutive year in 2023. BTI's Client Service A-Team is considered the gold standard for measuring client service in the legal industry. The report is based on interviews with general counsel, chief legal officers, and other legal decision-makers at companies with $700 million or more in revenue.
  • In 2022, BTI Consulting Group named Parker Poe among 59 law firms that improved client service at a faster rate than all others. The ranking was based on feedback from top legal decision-makers.
  • U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers named Parker Poe to their list of "Best Law Firms" for 2022 and 2023. Parker Poe received the coveted National Tier 1 ranking for real estate litigation for the third straight year in 2023. The firm received a National Tier 2 ranking in corporate law, environmental litigation, land use and zoning, and public finance. Parker Poe was ranked National Tier 3 in environmental law and real estate law. The firm was also ranked locally across its footprint in a broad range of practice areas.
  • Best Lawyers has honored nearly 100 Parker Poe attorneys each of the past two years, including a total of 23 as “Lawyer of the Year” over that time span. Best Lawyers has also named approximately 20 of the firm’s attorneys “Ones to Watch” each of the past two years.
  • Chambers USA 2022 ranked 35 Parker Poe attorneys and 14 of our practice groups, including five groups with the highest possible ranking, Band 1, in North Carolina or South Carolina. In North Carolina, the firm’s Environmental, Financial Restructuring, Public Finance, and Tax Groups each received that ranking. In South Carolina, the Health Care Group received that ranking.
  • Benchmark Litigation ranked Parker Poe “Highly Recommended” in North Carolina and “Recommended” in South Carolina for dispute resolution in 2022 and 2023. The rankings demonstrate that clients and peers consistently endorse Parker Poe, and that the firm and its litigators are among “the players shaping the dynamic practice of litigation,” according to the publication.
  • The Bond Buyer ranked Parker Poe as the leading bond counsel in North Carolina for the second straight year in 2022. The publication also ranked the firm fifth in South Carolina for the second straight year, as well as fifth in Washington, DC, in 2022. Parker Poe served as bond counsel on over $1.4 billion of bond issuances in 2022 across the firm’s footprint
  • Parker Poe was ranked in the 2022 and 2023 editions of the World Trademark Review 1000: The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals. The publication ranked Parker Poe as one of the top trademark firms and Chris Thomas as one of the top attorneys in North Carolina both years. Will Cannon was also ranked as a top attorney in 2023.