Kerry Shad has been recognized by Benchmark Litigation in its 10th edition of the “Top 250 Women in Litigation” guide, which recognizes practitioners around the world who have earned their place amongst the leading female litigators by participating in some of the most impactful litigation matters in recent history, as well as by earning the hard-won respect of their peers and clients.
This year's guide includes coverage of female litigators in the United States, Canada and Latin America. Kerry is recognized among the top women lawyers in the US – South category. Each recognized female litigator was selected after several phases of research that included review of their recent case work, consideration of how attorneys at peer legal institutions might rank them and client feedback on their performance.
Benchmark Litigation has recognized Kerry as a Litigation Labor & Employment Star since the release of its first guide in 2019. Among many other accolades, she is also ranked by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business in the Labor & Employment practice.
Kerry co–leads the Employment Litigation practice at the firm and is part of the Litigation team that was chosen as the 2021 “North Carolina State Firm of the Year” by Benchmark Litigation for the second year in a row.
Benchmark Litigation is the definitive guide to the leading litigation law firms and lawyers around the world. Since its inception in 2008, Benchmark has grown dramatically and garnered industry-wide accolades as the hub for in-depth analysis of the players shaping the practice of litigation. The growth of the brand has driven demand for its expansion to service other markets beyond the U.S. including, Canada, Latin America, the Asia-Pacific region and Europe. Additional details about Benchmark Litigation’s voting methodology can be viewed here.