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Chambers USA 2013 Ranks Parker Poe as Leading Law Firm

  • May 24, 2013

(CHARLOTTE, N.C.)—Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP announced today that 25 attorneys and nine practice areas have been included in the 2013 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business.

The following have been named as leading attorneys within their respective practice areas:

  • Catharine Biggs Arrowood – Litigation: General Commercial
  • William B. Cannon – Intellectual Property
  • Harvey L. Cosper, Jr. – Litigation: Health care & Medical Malpractice
  • Jonathan M. Crotty – Labor & Employment
  • Brian D. Darer – Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Arthur J. DeBaugh – Intellectual Property
  • Melanie Black Dubis – Litigation: General Commercial
  • William L. Esser IV – Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Simpson Z. Fant – Real Estate
  • Kiah T. “Chip” Ford IV – Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Richard S. Glaser, Jr. – Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
  • John F. Graybeal – Antitrust
  • Thomas N. Griffin III – Environment
  • Max E. Justice – Environment
  • Charles B. Lee, Jr. – Banking & Finance
  • Brent M. Milgrom, Jr. – Real Estate
  • J. William Porter – Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • William L. Rikard, Jr. – Litigation: General Commercial
  • Frank E. Silber – Intellectual Property
  • Roy L. “Skip” Smart III – Corporate/M&A
  • Christopher M. Thomas – Intellectual Property
  • Donald P. Ubell – Banking & Finance
  • Steven D. Weber – Environment
  • Keith M. Weddington – Labor & Employment
  • Stacy K. Wood – Labor & Employment

Parker Poe was recognized as a leader with high rankings in the following practice areas:

  • Antitrust
  • Banking & Finance
  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Environment
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor & Employment
  • Litigation: General Commercial
  • Real Estate

The Chambers USA listing ranks the top U.S. attorneys and law firms in each of the 50 states. It is published by Chambers and Partners and culled from in-depth interviews with more than 14,000 leading private practice attorneys and key in-house counsel.

About Parker Poe
Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP has 190 lawyers in five 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 is an award-winning leader in the use of technology to provide better and more efficient service to domestic and international clients. For more information, please visit