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Benchmark Litigation Recognizes Parker Poe as Top Firm

  • March 26, 2015
(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) — Parker Poe’s litigation practice was listed as “highly recommended” in the most recent annual edition of Benchmark Litigation, its highest rating. The 2015 guide is a publication of Euromoney/Legal Media Group focused exclusively on leading U.S. litigation firms and lawyers. Editors and researchers conduct extensive face-to-face interviews, evaluate outstanding case results, and solicit feedback from clients and peers over a year-long period in order to provide the most accurate and comprehensive coverage of the U.S. litigation market. The publication highlights regional and local experience, which it considers a crucial factor in high-stakes litigation.

Benchmark Litigation also named 12 Parker Poe attorneys as “Local Litigation Stars,” individuals recommended consistently as reputable and effective litigators by clients and peers, or “Future Stars,” those litigators expected to rise to the top in future editions.

Local Litigation Stars
  • Catharine B. Arrowood
  • Robert C. Byrd
  • Alice C. Richey
  • Daniel Clodfelter
  • Harvey Cosper
  • Eric H. Cottrell
  • Melanie Black Dubis
  • Deborah L. Edney
  • Chip Holmes
  • William L. Rikard, Jr.
  • Eric D. Welsh

Future Stars
  • Charles E. Raynal IV

About Parker Poe
Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP has approximately 200 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. For more information, please visit