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Chambers USA 2022 Recognizes Parker Poe Attorneys & Practice Groups

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  • June 03, 2022

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Chambers USA 2022, one of the premier guides to the legal profession, recognized 37 attorney rankings and 14 practice areas. Rankings are developed through in-depth interviews and objective research.

Five of Parker Poe’s practice groups received the highest possible ranking, Band 1, in North Carolina or South Carolina. In North Carolina, the firm’s Environmental, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Public Finance, and Tax Groups each received that ranking. In South Carolina, the Health Care Group received that ranking. Eight of our attorneys received the Band 1 ranking in their respective practice areas in North or South Carolina.

Parker Poe Practice Groups
Chambers USA 2022 ranked Parker Poe practice groups in the following categories:

  • Banking & Finance (Band 3 in North Carolina)
  • Banking & Finance: Public Finance (Band 1 in North Carolina)
  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Band 1 in North Carolina)
  • Corporate/M&A (Band 4 in Charlotte area)
  • Energy & Natural Resources (Band 2 in North Carolina)
  • Environment (Band 1 in North Carolina; Band 2 in South Carolina)
  • Health Care (Band 1 in South Carolina; Band 2 in North Carolina)
  • Intellectual Property (Band 2 in North Carolina)
  • Labor & Employment (Band 2 in North Carolina)
  • Litigation: General Commercial (Band 2 in North Carolina)
  • Real Estate (Band 2 in North Carolina)
  • Tax (Band 1 in North Carolina)

Parker Poe Attorneys
The following were named leading attorneys for their practice areas:

Antitrust
Catharine Biggs Arrowood (Senior Statesperson in North Carolina)

Banking & Finance
Tyler Smith (Band 1 in South Carolina)
Charles Lee (Band 4 in North Carolina)

Banking & Finance: Public Finance
Rebecca Joyner (Band 2 in North Carolina)
Scott Leo (Band 2 in North Carolina)

Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Kiah “Chip” Ford (Band 1 in North Carolina)
Brian Darer (Band 2 in North Carolina)
Ashley Edwards (Band 3 in North Carolina)

Corporate/M&A
Richard Few Jr. (Band 2 in South Carolina)
Roy “Skip” Smart (Band 3 in Charlotte area)

Energy & Natural Resources
Katherine Ross (Band 1 in North Carolina)

Environment
Thomas Griffin III (Eminent Practitioner in North Carolina)
Mallory Sparks (Associates to Watch in South Carolina)
Steven Weber (Band 2 in North Carolina)
Elizabeth Applegate Dieck (Band 3 in North Carolina)
Fern Paterson (Band 4 in North Carolina)
Katherine Ross (Band 4 in North Carolina)

Health Care
David Summer (Band 1 in South Carolina)
Joy Hord (Band 2 in North Carolina)
Will Thomas (Band 2 in South Carolina)
Walter Cartin (Band 3 in South Carolina)

Intellectual Property
Frank Silber (Band 1 in North Carolina)
Christopher Thomas (Band 2 in North Carolina)

Labor & Employment
Stacy Wood (Band 1 in North Carolina)
Jonathan Crotty (Band 2 in North Carolina)
Keith Weddington (Band 2 in North Carolina)

Litigation: General Commercial
Melanie Black Dubis (Band 3 in North Carolina)

Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
Brian Cromwell (Band 1 in North Carolina)
Richard Glaser Jr (Band 1 in North Carolina)
Sarah Hutchins (Up and Coming in North Carolina)

Real Estate
Simpson Fant (Band 3 in South Carolina)
Brent Milgrom Jr. (Band 3 in North Carolina)
Craig Lynch (Band 3 in North Carolina)
Camden Betz (Band 4 in North Carolina)

Real Estate: Finance
Wanda Townsend (Band 2 in North Carolina)

Tax
James Greene (Band 2 in North Carolina)
Kay Miller Hobart (Band 2 in North Carolina)