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Thirty-Seven Parker Poe Attorneys Named NC Super Lawyers for 2011

  • January 25, 2011

(CHARLOTTE, N.C.)Thompson Reuters, Legal magazine announced that 25 Parker Poe attorneys were named as North Carolina Super Lawyers for 2011. In addition, another 12 attorneys were recognized as 2011 North Carolina Rising Stars. The lists include attorneys from each of the Firm’s five legal departments – Banking, Business, Litigation, Real Estate & Commercial Development, and Regulatory.

Parker Poe attorney Catharine Biggs Arrowood, named among the Top 50 female lawyers and among the Top 100 lawyers in the state, was featured in a Super Lawyers article, “No Women Allowed,” about how she got her start in the field of law. Please click here to read the article.

Super Lawyers and Rising Stars are selected through a peer nomination with only five percent and two-and-a-half percent of North Carolina attorneys receiving the honors.

The following Parker Poe attorneys were named to the 2011 North Carolina Super Lawyers list:

  • Michael G. Adams, Charlotte – Business Litigation
  • David Neal Allen, Charlotte – Class Action/Mass Torts
  • Catharine Biggs Arrowood, Raleigh – Business Litigation
  • Andrea C. Chomakos, Charlotte – Tax
  • Harvey L. Cosper, Jr., Charlotte – Personal Injury Defense: Medical
  • John L. Crill, Raleigh – Health Care
  • Jonathan M Crotty, Charlotte – Employment & Labor
  • Brian D. Darer, Raleigh – Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
  • Richard S. Glaser, Jr., Charlotte – Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • James N. Greene III, Charlotte – Tax
  • Thomas N. Griffin III, Charlotte – Environmental
  • John E. Grupp, Charlotte – Personal Injury Defense: Products
  • Josephine H. Hicks, Charlotte – Personal Injury Defense: General
  • Russell B. Killen, Raleigh – Construction Litigation
  • Brent M. Milgrom, Jr., Charlotte – Real Estate
  • Renee J. Montgomery, Raleigh – Health Care
  • William G. Pappas, Raleigh – Business/Corporate
  • J. William Porter, Charlotte – Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
  • William L. Rikard Jr., Charlotte – Business Litigation
  • Roy L. Smart III, Charlotte – Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Robert W. Spearman, Raleigh – General Litigation
  • Donald P. Ubell, Charlotte – Bonds/Government Finance
  • Keith M. Weddington, Charlotte – Employment & Labor
  • Edward W. Wellman, Jr., Charlotte – Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Cynthia L. Wittmer, Raleigh – Business Litigation

The following Parker Poe attorneys were named to the 2011 North Carolina Rising Stars list:

  • Jeffrey A. Bandini, Raleigh – Real Estate
  • Scott E. Bayzle, Raleigh – Business Litigation
  • Jason R. Benton, Charlotte – Personal Injury Defense: General
  • Aretha V. Blake, Charlotte – Civil Litigation Defense
  • George T. Brady III, Raleigh – Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Amanda A. Hayes, Raleigh – Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Robert Jason Herndon, Raleigh – Construction Litigation
  • Rebecca B. Joyner, Raleigh – Bonds/Government Finance
  • Lori R. Keeton, Charlotte – Personal Injury Defense: Products
  • Charles E. Raynal IV, Raleigh – Business Litigation
  • Richard J. Rivera, Charlotte – Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice
  • Terry L. Wallace, Charlotte – General Litigation

The lists are published in the latest issue of North Carolina Super Lawyers and will be featured next month as a special section in Charlotte magazine and also in The New York Times (North Carolina distribution).

About Parker Poe
Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP has 230 lawyers in six offices located in major markets across North Carolina and South Carolina. The Firm provides legal counsel to large commercial and public organizations on litigation, corporate and regulatory matters. It has been recognized in recent years as one of the fastest growing law firms in the United States and as an award-winning leader in the use of technology to provide better and more efficient service to domestic and international clients.