We are honored by the recent recognition our Firm and individual lawyers have received from clients, peers and the business community:
- Smith Anderson landed on Law360’s 2016 list of the 400 largest law firms in the U.S. at 337.
- Smith Anderson is listed in the National Law Journal’s 2016 “NLJ 500” list, which identifies the largest law firms in the United States by number of lawyers.
- BTI Consulting Group ranked Smith Anderson as one of the nation's top law firms for client service excellence in the 2017 BTI Client Service A-Team guide. The BTI Client Service A-Team is the only law firm ranking based solely on direct, unprompted feedback from corporate counsel.
- Thirty-one Smith Anderson lawyers earned high honors from 2016 Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, including more lawyers recognized within the practice of Corporate/M&A than any other North Carolina-based law firm. In the publication's practice area rankings, the Firm received honors in the following practice categories: Banking & Finance; Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions; Environment; Intellectual Property; Labor & Employment; Litigation: General Commercial; and Real Estate.
- Sixty Smith Anderson lawyers were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2016, the most in our firm's history.
- Four of our partners were named "Lawyers of the Year" in Raleigh for their respective specialties by The Best Lawyers in America© 2016.
- In the 2017 “Best Law Firms” ranking, U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® recognized Smith Anderson in 38 practice categories, including two national ratings.
- North Carolina Super Lawyers 2017 recognizes 41 of the Firm's lawyers as either Super Lawyers or “Rising Stars” in its annual ratings.
- Benchmark Litigation 2017, "The Definitive Guide to America's Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys," included 11 lawyers and gave Smith Anderson's Litigation group a "highly recommended" rating, which is the publication's highest rating.