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2017 The Best Lawyers in America© Guide Recognizes 62 Smith Anderson Lawyers – Most in the Firm’s History

August 15, 2016

For the first time in Smith Anderson’s history, 62 attorneys were selected for inclusion in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. The 2017 guide included two Smith Anderson lawyers who were recognized for the first time. 

Best Lawyers®’ inclusion of 62 of our attorneys across 43 specialty areas speaks to our reputation for quality and client service,” says Managing Partner Gerald Roach. “We will continue to work hard to live up to the recognition bestowed upon us by our peer law firms.”

The 2017 guide further acknowledged four of the firm’s attorneys as Raleigh’s “Lawyers of the Year” in their respective areas of practice:

The following is a full list of Smith Anderson’s 2017 Best Lawyers® and their areas of recognition:

  1. Geoffrey W. Adams (Banking & Finance Law)
  2. Deanna Davis Anderson (Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants)
  3. Zebulon D. Anderson (Litigation – Labor and Employment)
  4. J. Mitch Armbruster (Commercial Litigation)
  5. R. Marks Arnold (Banking & Finance Law, Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law)
  6. Francis C. Bagbey (Real Estate Law)
  7. Amy Meyers Batten (Securities/Capital Markets Law)
  8. David W. Berry (Environmental Law)
  9. Julian D. Bobbitt, Jr. (Health Care Law)
  10. Curtis C. Brewer IV (Corporate Law, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law, Venture Capital Law)
  11. Martin H. Brinkley (Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law)
  12. Christopher B. Capel (Biotechnology Law, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law, Securities Regulation, Venture Capital Law)
  13. David B. Clement (Corporate Law)
  14. James K. Dorsett III (Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation)
  15. Robert E. Duggins (Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law)
  16. Sarah W. Fox (Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law)
  17. Timothy S. Goettel (Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law)
  18. Susan H. Hargrove (Commercial Litigation)
  19. Jamison H. Hinkle (Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law)
  20. B. Davis Horne, Jr. (Administrative/Regulatory Law, Government Relations Practice)
  21. John L. Jernigan (Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law, Financial Services Regulation Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law)
  22. Rosemary G. Kenyon (Employment Law – Management)
  23. Christopher R. Kiger (Product Liability Litigation – Defendants)
  24. Lee M. Kirby, Jr. (Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law)
  25. Byron B. Kirkland (Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law, Venture Capital Law)
  26. Kimberly J. Korando (Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management)
  27. Geoffrey R. Krouse (Mergers and Acquisitions Law)
  28. Timothy P. Lehan (Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants)
  29. John D. Madden (Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants)
  30. Wayne K. Maiorano (Construction Law, Litigation - Construction)
  31. Peter J. Marino (Construction Law, Litigation – Construction)
  32. Jason Martinez (Securities/Capital Markets Law)
  33. C. Steven Mason (Real Estate Law)
  34. Merrill M. Mason (Biotechnology Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law, Venture Capital Law)
  35. Caryn Coppedge McNeill (Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law)
  36. Scott A. Miskimon (Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Real Estate)
  37. Henry A. Mitchell, Jr. (Corporate Law)
  38. Michael W. Mitchell (Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, Real Estate Law)
  39. R. Joseph Morris (Litigation – Intellectual Property, Litigation – Patent)
  40. William H. Moss (Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants)
  41. R. Donavon Munford, Jr. (Litigation - Trusts and Estates, Litigation and Controversy – Tax, Tax Law, Trusts and Estates)
  42. William W. Nelson (Tax Law)
  43. Stephen T. Parascandola (Environmental Law)
  44. Carl N. Patterson, Jr. (Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions, Litigation – Securities)
  45. Armand A. Perry (Banking and Finance Law)
  46. Amos U. Priester IV (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation – Bankruptcy)
  47. Lacy H. Reaves (Land Use and Zoning Law, Real Estate Law)
  48. Gerald F. Roach (Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law, Securities Regulation, Venture Capital Law)
  49. Walter R. Rogers, Jr. (Non-Profit/Charities Law, Tax Law, Trusts and Estates)
  50. Margaret N. Rosenfeld (Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law)
  51. Michael P. Saber (Biotechnology Law, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law, Venture Capital Law)
  52. Steven M. Sartorio (Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law, Litigation – Insurance)
  53. Kerry A. Shad (Employment Law – Management, Litigation - Labor and Employment)
  54. Dana E. Simpson (Government Relations Practice)
  55. Christopher G. Smith (Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Environmental)
  56. Kimberly Quarles Swintosky (Tax Law)
  57. Samuel G. Thompson (Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants)
  58. Michael R. Thornton (Real Estate Law)
  59. Donald H. Tucker, Jr. (Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation –  Mergers and Acquisitions)
  60. Kirk G. Warner (Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants)
  61. Craig B. Wheaton (Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law)
  62. C. Allen York (Real Estate Law)

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About The Best Lawyers in America©
Since it was first published in 1983, The Best Lawyers in America is based on a peer-review survey in which leading attorneys cast more than 5.5 million detailed evaluations of the legal abilities of other lawyers. For more information about The Best Lawyers in America, please visit www.bestlawyers.com.

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