Smith Anderson Moves up 27 Spots on the National Law Journal’s Annual “NLJ 350” List

July 29, 2015

Raleigh, N.C. - Smith Anderson climbed 27 spots to number 318 on this year’s National Law Journal’s “NLJ 350” list, which identifies the largest law firms in the United States by number of lawyers. With 126 lawyers, Smith Anderson is the only Raleigh-based law firm to make the list. The firm debuted on the NLJ 350 list in 2013.

Smith Anderson’s Managing Partner, Carl Patterson, said “Through our firm’s dedication to client service, we aspire to be advisers who are an integral part of our clients’ teams, and we appreciate the trust and faith that they have placed in us by continuing to reward us with additional matters. This has been key to our firm’s growth, and will continue to be the foundation of how we practice law.”

About Smith Anderson

Founded in 1912, Smith Anderson has grown to become the largest business and litigation law firm headquartered in the Research Triangle region and one of the largest in North Carolina. We provide a full range of legal services to a diverse and dynamic group of regional, national and international companies. Over one hundred years of practicing law has grounded our Firm's culture, informed our perspective and provided us the insight necessary to help our clients succeed. Over time, our core principles have remained unchanged. We remain personally dedicated to the success, prosperity and betterment of our clients and the communities we serve. 

About the NLJ350

Published on June 8, 2015, the NLJI350 list is compiled annually based on a survey sent to more than 400 law firms. The survey methodology took into account the average number of full-time equivalent attorneys for the period between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2014. To learn more about the NLJ 350, please visit the National Law Journal online.

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