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Forty-Two Parker Poe Attorneys Named as 2012 NC Super Lawyers

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  • January 20, 2012

(CHARLOTTE, N.C.)—Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP announced today that 30 of the Firm’s attorneys were named North Carolina Super Lawyers for 2012. In addition, another 12 attorneys were recognized as North Carolina Rising Stars for 2012. The lists include attorneys from each of the Firm’s five legal departments – Banking, Business, Litigation, Real Estate & Commercial Development, and Regulatory.

Parker Poe attorneys Catharine Biggs Arrowood and Andrea C. Chomakos were named among the Top 50 female lawyers in the state. Ms. Arrowood was also named among the Top 100 lawyers in the state.

The following Parker Poe attorneys were named to the 2012 North Carolina Super Lawyers list:

  • Michael G. Adams, Charlotte – Business Litigation
  • David Neal Allen, Charlotte – Class Action/Mass Torts 
  • Catharine B. Arrowood, Raleigh – Business Litigation 
  • Patricia T. Bartis, Raleigh – Employment & Labor
  • John J. Butler, Raleigh – Environmental
  • 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
  • Steven B. Long, Raleigh - Employee Benefits/ERISA
  • Craig T. Lynch, Charlotte – Real Estate
  • Brent M. Milgrom, Jr., Charlotte – Real Estate
  • Renee J. Montgomery, Raleigh – Health Care
  • William G. Pappas, Raleigh – Business/Corporate
  • Jeffrey A. Poley, Raleigh – Banking
  • 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
  • Stacy K. Wood, Charlotte – Employment & Labor


The following Parker Poe attorneys were named to the 2012 North Carolina Rising Stars list:

  • Scott E. Bayzle, Raleigh – Business Litigation
  • Jason R. Benton, Charlotte – Personal Injury Defense: General
  • Kevin W. Chapman, Charlotte – Business/Corporate
  • Robert Jason Herndon, Raleigh – Construction Litigation
  • Leigh K. Hickman, Charlotte – Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice
  • Katie M. Iams, Charlotte – Business Litigation
  • Rebecca B. Joyner, Raleigh – Bonds/Government Finance
  • P. Michael Juby, Jr., Charlotte – Business/Corporate
  • Lori R. Keeton, Charlotte – Personal Injury Defense: Products
  • Charles E. Raynal IV, Raleigh – Business Litigation
  • Richard J. Rivera, Charlotte – Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice
  • Benjamin R. “Bobby” Sullivan, Jr., Charlotte – Government/Cities/Municipalities

The lists are published in the latest issue of North Carolina Super Lawyers and will be featured in 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 210 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.