(CHARLOTTE, N.C.)—Best Lawyers named two Parker Poe attorneys Lawyer of the Year for 2012. Harvey L. Cosper, Jr. was named Charlotte Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year in Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants and Thomas N. Griffin III was named Charlotte Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year in Environmental Law.
Only one lawyer in each specialty is named “Lawyer of the Year” within a market. The designation is based on recognition from fellow lawyers in each area and specialty.
Harvey Cosper has more than 30 years of experience in both state and federal trial and appellate courts. He represents hospitals, physicians, nurses, allied medical professionals, attorneys, accountants, medical device manufacturers, pharmaceutical companies and their insurers. Mr. Cosper frequently gives lectures and presentations on topics including risk management for professionals, substantive and procedural legal issues and practical aspects of defending tort litigation.
Tom Griffin handles a wide range of environmental matters and concentrates his practice on environmental law and litigation. In addition to general environmental work, Mr. Griffin represents and defends environmental engineers and consulting groups with respect to professional obligations and claims arising out of their work.
Best Lawyers compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting peer-review surveys in which thousands of lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers.
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.