We are honored by the recent recognition our Firm and individual lawyers have received from clients, peers and the business community:
- Smith Anderson earned high honors from Chambers USA: America's Leading Business Lawyers. The Firm received the highest honors (Band One) among North Carolina's leading firms in the area of Corporate/M&A for the fourth successive year, the only Research Triangle-based firm and one of only three firms in North Carolina to receive this honor. Five Smith Anderson lawyers were recognized in the Corporate/M&A area, the most of any North Carolina firm. Other practices recognized include: General Commercial Litigation, Labor & Employment, and Real Estate.
- Forty-nine Smith Anderson lawyers were recently selected by their peers for the inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013. They are listed in 38 diverse practice areas.
- Six of our partners were named "Lawyers of the Year" in Raleigh for their respective specialties by The Best Lawyers in America® 2013.
- North Carolina Super Lawyers 2012 named 41 of the Firm's lawyers to its list. Smith Anderson lawyers also received recognition within the listings of the Top 100 Super Lawyers and Top 50 Female Super Lawyers.
- Benchmark Litigation 2013: "The Definitive Guide to America's Leading Lawyers" listed seven lawyers and gave Smith Anderson's Commercial Litigation practice a "highly recommended" rating, which is their highest rating.
- Business North Carolina "Legal Elite" 2012 acknowledged 19 Smith Anderson lawyers. Three Smith Anderson lawyers have been named to its Legal Elite Hall of Fame, having received the most votes in their practice areas overall.