We are honored by the recent recognition our firm and individual lawyers have received from clients, peers and the business community:

  • Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business

    Twenty-eight Smith Anderson lawyers earned high honors from the 2018 guide, including more lawyers recognized within the practice of Corporate/M&A than any other North Carolina-based law firm. In the publication's practice area rankings, the firm received honors in the following practice categories: Banking & Finance; Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions; Environment; Intellectual Property; Labor & Employment; Litigation: General Commercial; and Real Estate. 

  • BTI Client Service A-Team

    Smith Anderson was recognized as one of the nation's top law firms for client service excellence in the 2018 BTI Client Service A-Team guide, the only law firm ranking based solely on direct, unprompted feedback from corporate counsel. 

  • Best Law Firms

    In the 2018 Best Law Firms ranking, U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® recognized Smith Anderson in 39 practice categories, including two national ratings.

  • The Best Lawyers in America©

    Seventy Smith Anderson lawyers were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019, the most in our firm's history. 

  • Benchmark Litigation

    Benchmark Litigation 2018, "The Definitive Guide to America's Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys," included 10 lawyers and gave Smith Anderson's Litigation group a "highly recommended" rating, which is the publication's highest rating.

  • North Carolina Super Lawyers

    The 2018 guide recognizes 43 of the firm's lawyers as either Super Lawyers or Rising Stars in its annual ratings.

  • Chambers and Partners: High Net Worth

    Smith Anderson's Trusts and Estates Planning practice and three of its lawyers were recognized in the North Carolina Private Wealth Law chapter of the 2018 edition of Chambers and Partners: High Net Worth. The High Net Worth guide identifies the leading lawyers and law firms for wealthy individuals and families.

  • NLJ 500

    Smith Anderson is listed at number 300 on the National Law Journal’s 2018 “NLJ 500” list, which identifies the largest law firms in the United States by number of lawyers.

  • Law360

    Smith Anderson landed on Law360’s 2018 list of the 400 largest law firms in the U.S. at 308. 



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