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Chambers USA 2019 Ranks Parker Poe Attorneys & Practice Groups as Leaders

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  • April 26, 2019

Charlotte, N.C. – Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP is pleased to announce that 24 of its attorneys and nine of its practice groups have been ranked in Chambers USA 2019, one of the premier guides to the legal profession that develops rankings using in-depth interviews and objective research.

Parker Poe’s Environmental Team and its Financial Restructuring Team received the highest possible ranking, Band 1, in North Carolina. Six of the firm’s individual attorneys also received the Band 1 ranking in their respective practice areas in North Carolina or South Carolina.

In addition, Parker Poe is part of two legal networks that received “Elite – Global-Wide” rankings: TerraLex and ELA. 

Parker Poe Practice Groups
Chambers USA 2019 ranked Parker Poe practice groups in the following categories for North Carolina:

  • Banking & Finance (Band 3)
  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Band 1)
  • Environment (Band 1)
  • Health Care (Band 2)
  • Intellectual Property (Band 2)
  • Labor & Employment (Band 2)
  • Litigation: General Commercial (Band 2)
  • Real Estate (Band 2)

Chambers also ranked the firm's Corporate/M&A practice for the Charlotte area. 

Parker Poe Attorneys
The following were named leading attorneys in North Carolina or South Carolina for their practice areas:

Antitrust
Catharine Biggs Arrowood (Band 2)

Banking & Finance
Charles Lee (Band 4)

Banking & Finance: Public Finance
Jeffrey Poley (Band 1)

Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Kiah “Chip” Ford (Band 1)
Brian Darer (Band 2)

Corporate/M&A
Roy “Skip” Smart (Band 2)
Richard Few Jr. (Band 3)

Corporate/M&A: Banking & Finance
E. Tyler Smith (Band 1)

Environment
Thomas Griffin III (Eminent Practitioner)
Max Justice (Senior Statesmen)
Steven Weber (Band 2)
Mary Katherine Stukes (Band 4)

Health Care
Joy Hord (Band 2)

Intellectual Property
Frank Silber (Band 2)
Christopher Thomas (Band 3)
William Cannon (Recognized Practitioner)

Labor & Employment
Stacy Wood (Band 1)
Keith Weddington (Band 2)
Jonathan Crotty (Band 3)

Litigation: General Commercial
Catharine Biggs Arrowood (Band 1)

Litigation: White Collar Crime & Government Investigations
Richard Glaser Jr. (Band 1)

Real Estate
Simpson Fant (Band 2)
Brent Milgrom Jr. (Band 2)
Craig Lynch (Band 3)

Real Estate: Finance
Wanda Townsend (Band 3)

About Parker Poe
Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP has more than 200 lawyers in seven offices located in major markets across North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia. The firm provides legal counsel to some of the largest companies and local governments in the region.