Smith Anderson Continues to Shine in 2022 Chambers USA, Adding Two Recognized Practice Categories

Chambers USA

Chambers USA, one of the world’s leading research, analytics and rankings agencies for the legal profession, has listed 32 Smith Anderson lawyers as being among the top practitioners in North Carolina. Additionally, six out of our 13 ranked practice areas are rated as “Band 1” which is the top-ranking Chambers assigns.   

Smith Anderson continues to have more lawyers recognized in the Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions category than any other North Carolina-based law firm and has maintained its ranking as the sole Band 1 rated firm in what Chambers identifies as the Raleigh, Greensboro and Surrounds region.

We are also pleased to have two new practice categories recognized in the 2022 guide: Banking & Finance: Mainly Regulatory and Real Estate: Zoning & Land Use. 

Additionally, Chambers USA honored Smith Anderson with recognition in the following practice categories: Banking & Finance; Construction; Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions; Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation; Environment; Health Care; Intellectual Property; Labor & Employment; Litigation: General Commercial; Real Estate; and Tax.

Chambers USA provides rankings of law firms and lawyers based on independent research obtained from clients, peers and members of the business community. Throughout the research process, Chambers USA obtains feedback from conversations with clients and peers. Included below are some of the reviews the firm was fortunate to receive: 

  • "The team provides exceptional thought leadership extending beyond the legal perspective. The lawyers are incredibly responsive, acutely aware of the urgency of matters and never fail to deliver. They understand not only our business but also our culture and team dynamics." 
  • "They have a solid team of senior partners and a nice rotation of younger lawyers. They're one of the top legal firms we work with." 
  • "Smith Anderson is an excellent all-round firm and their lawyers are experienced, have great judgment and are able to close transactions and resolve disputes very efficiently." 
  • "They stayed focused, thought imaginatively and always interacted well with the counterparties in a very complicated transaction. They are excellent on corporate law." 
  • "The firm routinely exceeds expectations." 

The following is a list of all 32 Smith Anderson lawyers who are honored as leading attorneys in the 2022 Chambers USA guide:

Banking & Finance

Banking & Finance: Mainly Regulatory


Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions

Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation


Intellectual Property

Labor & Employment

Litigation: General Commercial

Real Estate

Real Estate: Finance

Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use


CLICK HERE to learn more about recent recognition our firm and individual lawyers have received from clients, peers and the business community.

Chambers USA ranks the leading lawyers and law firms across the USA. Legal rankings are based on in-depth market analysis and independent research, conducted by experienced researchers. Chambers and Partners rankings and research provides necessary information, statistics and firm overviews when needed to make an informed decision when purchasing legal services. For more information, please visit Chambers' methodology page.



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