North Carolina Lawyers Weekly Names Chris Kiger to its 2023 Business Defense Power List
North Carolina Lawyers Weekly (NCLW) has named Smith Anderson attorney Chris Kiger to its Power List of the state’s most influential business defense attorneys who are "experts in their field and known for their expertise and accomplishments."
"As an experienced litigator, Chris Kiger focuses his practice on product liability, environmental and tax torts and business disputes involving catastrophic injury, wrongful death and property damage," NCLW notes. “As a partner at Smith Anderson in Raleigh, Chris has tried numerous cases to jury verdict, representing companies in North Carolina and around the country. He credits his mentor and friend (Smith Anderson attorney) Kirk Warner with introducing him to litigation defense and says he was hooked from the beginning."
With more than 20 years of managing and trying cases, Chris has successfully represented manufacturers, distributors, insurers, and other corporate clients in lawsuits, arbitrations, class actions, and multi-district litigation in a broad array of areas including automotive, asbestos, consumer, medical device/pharmaceutical, power tools, recreational products, toxic exposure, utilities, environmental contamination and construction.
Best Lawyers® has cited Chris in its Product Liability Litigation-Defendants (2016-2022) and Commercial Litigation (2022) categories, and Benchmark Litigation has named him as a North Carolina Top Litigators Under 40 (2017). Benchmark Litigation also named Chris a North Carolina Rising Star (2016), and he has been named North Carolina Super Lawyers Rising Star (2010-2012 and 2014-2015.)
Subscribers to NCLW can view the entire list here.
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