Smith Anderson received a “Highly Recommended” rating, the highest possible rating, in North Carolina in the 2018 Benchmark Litigation guide. The publication, which focuses exclusively on peer and client review of U.S. litigation practices and attorneys, also recognizes 10 of our lawyers as either North Carolina State “Litigation Stars” or “Future Stars.”
North Carolina State “Litigation Stars”
The Benchmark Litigation list of 2018 North Carolina State “Litigation Stars” reflects only those individuals who were recommended consistently as reputable and effective litigators by clients and peers. The following nine Smith Anderson partners are included in the 2018 edition as “Litigation Stars” in North Carolina:
- Cliff Brinson
- John Madden
- Scott Miskimon
- Michael Mitchell
- Carl Patterson, Jr.
- Christopher Smith
- Sammy Thompson
- Donald Tucker, Jr.
- Kirk Warner
North Carolina “Future Stars”
The Benchmark Litigation list of 2018 North Carolina State “Future Stars” reflects those lawyers consistently referenced by peers and clients as litigators who are likely to be become “Litigation Stars” in coming editions of the publication. This year, Smith Anderson partner Jackson Moore is included as a 2018 “Future Star” in North Carolina.
About Smith Anderson’s Litigation Practice Group
After more than 100 years of law practice, Smith Anderson is the largest law firm headquartered in North Carolina’s Research Triangle area and one of the largest firms in the State. Known for trial-tested lawyers who combine their extensive courtroom experience with practical business judgment, Smith Anderson litigators have represented clients in cases at every level of the judicial system, in North Carolina and jurisdictions around the country. In addition to Benchmark Litigation, Smith Anderson’s Litigation practice group and many of its lawyers are recognized in Chambers USA, “Best Law Firms,” The Best Lawyers in America© and North Carolina Super Lawyers®. For more information, visit www.SmithLaw.com.
Benchmark Litigation focuses exclusively on U.S. litigation. The publication’s results stem from the culmination of a six-month research period where its researchers conduct extensive interviews with litigators and their clients to identify the leading litigators and firms. During these interviews, researchers examine recent casework handled by law firms and ask individual litigators to offer their professional opinions on peers. Law firms cannot pay to be recommended for the guide. Recommendations are based on interviews with private practice lawyers and in-house counsel. For more information, visit https://www.benchmarklitigation.com/.
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- Asbestos and Toxic Torts
- Complex Contract Disputes
- Corporate and Securities Litigation
- Employment Litigation
- Insurance Recovery Litigation and Counseling
- IP Litigation
- Mass Tort and Catastrophic Loss
- Medical Malpractice Defense
- Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Litigation
- Product Liability
- Real Estate Litigation