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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.
  • Best Lawyers named Parker Poe to its list of "Best Law Firms" for 2024. Parker Poe received the coveted National Tier 1 ranking for real estate litigation for the fourth straight year. The firm received a National Tier 2 ranking in environmental litigation, land use and zoning law, public finance law, and real estate law. Parker Poe received National Tier 3 rankings in bankruptcy law, commercial litigation, corporate law, and environmental law. 
  • Best Lawyers honored 105 Parker Poe attorneys for 2024, including nine as "Lawyer of the Year." Best Lawyers also named 31 of the firm’s attorneys "Ones to Watch" for 2024. 
  • Chambers USA 2023 ranked 37 Parker Poe attorneys and 12 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 2024. 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.