Smith Anderson’s Real Estate Development Team Recognized as Among the Best in North Carolina by 2016 “Best Law Firms”

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”

In its annual joint “Best Law Firms” ranking, U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® have recognized Smith Anderson as a leading real estate development law firm. No other law firm in North Carolina is ranked higher or in more real estate-related practice areas than Smith Anderson, with rankings in areas including Construction, Eminent Domain and Condemnation, Environmental, Land Use and Zoning, Construction Litigation, Real Estate Litigation and Real Estate, as published in the 2016 “Best Law Firms” guide by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®.

More than 25 lawyers strong, the firm’s real estate development team can counsel clients through every stage of a project, from project concept and development to completion and has been involved in many of North Carolina’s largest and most significant real estate developments – both public and private projects – including major mixed-use, office, manufacturing, multi-family, retail, natural resource, infrastructure and public utility projects.

Smith Anderson is recognized in 38 practice categories overall, including 24 Metropolitan Tier 1 ratings, the highest rating available.

The U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. For more information, please visit

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