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Best Lawyers Honors 96 Parker Poe Attorneys for 2023

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  • August 18, 2022

Charlotte, NC – Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP is pleased to announce that 96 of its attorneys have been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America®. In addition, 24 attorneys were named “Ones to Watch,” and five attorneys were recognized as “Lawyer of the Year.”

Best Lawyers is the oldest peer review publication in the legal profession. For more than 30 years, it has relied on exhaustive peer review surveys to compile its rankings. The surveys go out to tens of thousands of leading lawyers, who then confidentially evaluate their peers. Attorneys are not allowed to pay any fee to participate or be listed.

Attorneys were ranked across a wide range of Parker Poe’s practices and offices. Five attorneys were listed for the first time. Below are Parker Poe’s recognized attorneys, the years they were first recognized, and the practice areas in which they are ranked.

Atlanta, Georgia

  • John Amabile (2023)
    • Commercial Litigation
  • Jeff D. Cunningham
    • Corporate Law (2021)
  • David L. Pardue
    • Trade Secrets Law (2022)
  • Ellen W. Smith
    • Land Use & Zoning (2017)
    • Real Estate Law (2017)
  • Todd Sprinkle (2023)
    • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Elizabeth R. Story
    • Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law (2022)
  • Christian F. Torgrimson
    • Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law (2019)
    • Litigation - Real Estate (2019)

Charleston, South Carolina

  • Robert C. Byrd
    • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law (2012)
    • Litigation - Bankruptcy (2012)
  • Elizabeth Applegate Dieck
    • Litigation - Environmental (2020)
  • Thomas C. Hildebrand Jr.
    • Construction Law (2010)
    • Litigation - Construction (2010)

Charlotte, North Carolina

  • Michael G. Adams
    • Commercial Litigation (2010)
    • Litigation - Intellectual Property (2010)
  • Jason Benton (2023)
    • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • John H. Beyer
    • Litigation - Health Care (2003)
    • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants (2003)
    • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants (2003)
  • P. Neal Cook
    • Banking and Finance Law (2013)
  • Eric H. Cottrell
    • Arbitration (2012)
    • Commercial Litigation (2012)
  • Brian S. Cromwell
    • Criminal Defense: White Collar (2010)
  • Jonathan M. Crotty
    • Employment Law - Management (2009)
    • Litigation - Labor and Employment (2009)
  • Jonathan W. Dion
    • Real Estate Law (2018)
  • Del Eatman
    • Real Estate Law (1999)
  • Ashley A. Edwards
    • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law (2021)
  • William L. Esser IV
    • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law (2016)
    • Litigation - Bankruptcy (2016)
  • Jami Jackson Farris
    • Commercial Litigation (2013)
  • Chip Ford
    • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law (2012)
    • Litigation - Bankruptcy (2012)
  • Anthony Fox
    • Land Use and Zoning Law (2007)
    • Litigation - Land Use and Zoning (2007)
    • Municipal Law (2007)
  • Richard S. Glaser Jr.
    • Criminal Defense: White Collar (2008)
    • Litigation - Health Care (2008)
    • Qui Tam Law (2008)
  • James N. Greene III
    • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) (2009)
    • Tax Law (2009)
  • Thomas N. Griffin III
    • Environmental Law (2001)
    • Litigation - Environmental (2001)
  • Albert E. Guarnieri (2023)
    • Economic Development Law
  • John R. Hairr III
    • Corporate Law (2013)
  • R. Douglas Harmon
    • Mutual Funds Law (2007)
    • Securities / Capital Markets Law (2007)
    • Securities Regulation (2007)
  • Chip Holmes
    • Insurance Law (2012), Litigation - Health Care (2012)
    • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants (2012)
    • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants (2012)
    • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants (2012)
  • Joy M. Hord
    • Health Care Law (2007)
  • Stephen R. Hunting
    • Mergers and Acquisitions Law (2012)
  • Sarah F. Hutchins
    • Commercial Litigation (2019)
    • Criminal Defense: White-Collar (2019)
  • Charles B. Lee, Jr.
    • Banking and Finance Law (2013)
    • Corporate Law (2013)
  • Scott E. Leo
    • Public Finance Law (2008)
  • Brandon K. Lewisohn
    • Banking and Finance Law (2022)
  • Craig T. Lynch
    • Real Estate Law (2011)
  • Scott Manning
    • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) (2018)
  • Mac McCarley
    • Municipal Law (2008)
  • Brent M. Milgrom Jr.
    • Litigation - Real Estate (2005)
    • Real Estate Law (2005)
  • Jeffrey J. Morris
    • Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law (2021)
    • Tax Law (2021)
  • Bradley K. Overcash
    • Litigation - Health Care (2018)
    • Litigation - Insurance (2018)
  • LaToya B. Parker
    • Litigation - Real Estate (2022)
  • Shalanna L. Pirtle
    • Employment Law – Management (2021)
    • Litigation - Labor and Employment (2021)
  • Rich Potts
    • Real Estate Law (2008)
  • Thomas M. Quirk
    • Real Estate Law (2012)
  • Richard J. Rivera
    • Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants (2016)
    • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants (2016)
  • Morgan Rogers (2023)
    • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Richard K. Schell
    • Corporate Law (2007)
    • Mergers and Acquisitions Law (2007)
  • Scott A. Shail
    • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law (2020)
  • Skip Smart
    • Corporate Law (2003)
    • Mergers and Acquisitions Law (2003)
  • Wanda C. Townsend
    • Banking and Finance Law (2013)
    • Real Estate Law (2013)
  • S. Rogers Warner, Jr.
    • Health Care Law (2010)
  • Steven D. Weber
    • Environmental Law (2011)
    • Litigation – Environmental (2011)
  • Keith M. Weddington
    • Employment Law – Management (2006)
    • Litigation - Labor and Employment (2006)
  • A. Grant Whitney, Jr.
    • Real Estate Law (2010)
  • Stacy K. Wood
    • Employment Law – Management (2007)
    • Labor Law – Management (2007)
    • Litigation - Labor and Employment (2007)

Columbia, South Carolina

  • Walter H. Cartin
    • Health Care Law (2021)
    • Litigation – Health Care (2021)
  • Simpson Z. Fant
    • Real Estate Law (2011)
  • M. Todd Haynie III
    • Commercial Finance Law (2021)
  • Ray E. Jones
    • Economic Development Law (2010)
    • Public Finance Law (2010)
  • Sam C. Moses
    • Economic Development Law (2020)
  • David B. Summer, Jr.
    • Administrative / Regulatory Law (2005)
    • Health Care Law (2005)
  • William R. Thomas
    • Health Care Law (2019)
    • Litigation - Health Care (2019)
  • James Lynn Werner
    • Commercial Litigation (2007)
    • Construction Law (2007)
    • Government Contracts (2007)
    • Litigation – Construction (2007)
    • Litigation – Environmental (2007)

Greenville, South Carolina

  • Richard L. Few Jr.
    • Corporate Law (2012)
    • Mergers and Acquisitions Law (2012)
  • Amy Allen Hinson
    • Litigation - Intellectual Property (2021)
    • Trademark Law (2021)
  • E. Tyler Smith
    • Public Finance Law (2008)
  • Timothy St. Clair
    • Litigation - Intellectual Property (2008)
    • Litigation – Patent (2008)
    • Patent Law (2008)
    • Trade Secrets Law (2008)
    • Trademark Law (2008)

Raleigh, North Carolina

  • Patricia T. Bartis
    • Employment Law – Management (2018)
    • Litigation - Labor and Employment (2018)
  • Camden C. Betz
    • Real Estate Law (2020)
  • Brandon G. Bordeaux
    • Real Estate Law (2018)
  • Kevin L. Chignell
    • Commercial Litigation (2013)
    • Insurance Law (2013)
    • Litigation – Insurance (2013)
    • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants (2013)
    • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants (2013)
  • Brian D. Darer
    • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law (2021)
  • Melanie Black Dubis
    • Commercial Litigation (2013)
    • Litigation – Antitrust (2013)
    • Litigation – Securities (2013)
  • Jonathan E. Hall
    • Litigation – Insurance (2016)
    • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants (2016)
  • Robert Jason Herndon
    • Litigation – Construction (2019)
  • Kay Linn Miller Hobart
    • Tax Law (2019)
  • Rebecca B. Joyner
    • Public Finance Law (2017)
  • Russell B. Killen
    • Construction Law (2007)
    • Litigation – Construction (2007)
  • Tracy W. Kimbrell
    • Government Relations Practice (2018)
  • Robb A. Leandro
    • Health Care Law (2018)
  • Patrick M. Meacham
    • Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants (2021)
    • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants (2021)
  • Charles C. Meeker
    • Administrative / Regulatory Law (2007)
    • Government Relations Practice (2007)
    • Litigation – Municipal (2007)
    • Municipal Law (2007)
  • Jacob R. Parrott III
    • Corporate Law (2020)
    • Real Estate Law (2020)
  • Charles E. Raynal IV
    • Commercial Litigation (2013)
    • Real Estate Law (2013)
  • Lauren V. Reeves
    • Real Estate Law (2019)
  • Katherine E. Ross
    • Energy Law (2019)
    • Municipal Law (2019)
  • Jamie S. Schwedler
    • Commercial Litigation (2022)
  • Frank E. Silber
    • Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice (2013)
    • Copyright Law (2013)
    • Corporate Law (2013)
    • Patent Law (2013)
  • Christopher M. Thomas
    • Copyright Law (2018)
    • Litigation - Intellectual Property (2018)
    • Trade Secrets Law (2018)
    • Trademark Law (2018)
  • R. Bruce Thompson II
    • Administrative / Regulatory Law (2008)
    • Government Relations Practice (2008)
    • Litigation - Land Use and Zoning (2008)

Spartanburg, South Carolina

  • Kevin A. Dunlap
    • Commercial Litigation (2008)
    • Environmental Law (2008)
    • Litigation – Environmental (2008)
  • Debra E. Kleman
    • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law (2013)

Washington, DC

  • Roderic L. Woodson
    • Municipal Law (2007)