At Smith Anderson, you can Expect Excellence®. Our firm has a saying that we want to be the place where “the best lawyers who are also the best people want to work.” Since our founding in 1912, this philosophy and our core principles have endured. We remain dedicated to the success, prosperity and betterment of our clients and the communities we serve.
Why choose Smith Anderson?
We have a proud legacy of helping regional, national and international clients succeed for over 100 years. We value our many long-standing client relationships and always appreciate the opportunity to welcome new clients to our firm.
- As one of the largest business and litigation law firms in North Carolina, our diverse portfolio of practices and services enables us to be the single source for our clients’ varied legal needs.
- We welcome companies of all sizes. Our clients range in size from large public companies to emerging growth markets.
- Our experience crosses national and international markets, positioning us to handle matters for our clients wherever their business have operations.
- A considerable number of our lawyers and practice areas are routinely rated at the top of their field in the most esteemed legal publications. We are especially honored and humbled for the exceptional rankings we have received from publications that use client feedback as the primary ratings source.
- Approximately one-third of our lawyers previously practiced at some of the most prestigious national and international firms, and our associates are top students recruited from leading law schools. The breadth of knowledge and experience of our attorneys positions us well to handle even the most complicated and sophisticated business and litigation legal matters.
- Our singular location in the world-renowned, yet cost-effective, Research Triangle region enables us to offer partner-level attention, experience and guidance on client engagements at fees other firms charge for associate-level work.
- The trust and confidence our clients place in us is earned, so we invest wholly in creating lasting client relationships. We take the time to get to know our clients and their businesses so we can better bring practical, real-world solutions to business problems and help them reach exciting new heights.
- We are leaders in diversity and are highly proactive in our mission to seek and retain diverse attorneys. It is the goal of our firm’s Diversity Committee to seek, mentor, retain, and help professionally advance diverse lawyers, as well as maintain a firm culture in which differences are valued.
- We consistently seek ways to provide additional value to client relationships. One of the ways we exemplify this principle is by keeping clients informed of important changes that may impact their businesses through services such as webinars, in-house education programs and client alerts.
At Smith Anderson, we insist on integrity, we embrace diversity and we routinely give back to the communities we are so proud to serve. We invite you to see first-hand how our skills and experience can enhance your business.