We are honored by the recent recognition our Firm and individual lawyers have received from clients, peers and the business community:
- Smith Anderson is listed in the National Law Journal’s 2013 “NLJ 350” list, which identifies the largest law firms in the United States by number of lawyers. With 122 lawyers, Smith Anderson ranks #333 and is the only Raleigh-based firm and one of four North Carolina firms to make the list.
- Smith Anderson earned high honors from Chambers USA: America's Leading Business Lawyers in 2013. The Firm received the highest honors (Band One) among North Carolina's leading firms in the area of Corporate/M&A for the sixth consecutive year. Chambers USA also honored Smith Anderson for the following practices: Labor & Employment, Real Estate, Litigation - General Commercial and Environment. Fourteen Smith Anderson lawyers also earned high honors from the publication, including more lawyers recognized within the practice of Corporate/M&A than any other North Carolina-based law firm.
- Fifty-three Smith Anderson lawyers were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2014.
- Three of our partners were named "Lawyers of the Year" in Raleigh for their respective specialties by The Best Lawyers in America® 2014.
- North Carolina Super Lawyers 2013 named 34 of the Firm's lawyers to its list and 10 additional lawyers were identified as “Rising Stars." Three Smith Anderson lawyers were further recognized within the listings of the Top 100 Super Lawyers and Top 50 Female Super Lawyers in North Carolina.
- Benchmark Litigation 2014: "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.