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26 Smith Moore Leatherwood Attorneys Selected To 2015 <i>Super Lawyers Business Edition</i>

26 Smith Moore Leatherwood Attorneys Selected To 2015 Super Lawyers Business Edition

November 23, 2015

Charlotte, N.C. (November 23, 2015) – Smith Moore Leatherwood is pleased to announce that 26 of the firm’s attorneys were included in the 2015 Super Lawyers Business Edition, honoring key firms and attorneys in the U.S. who have received outstanding results for their corporate clients.

"Our attorneys continue to be recognized as being at the very top of their respective fields," said Julie Earp, Managing Partner. "To us, the "Super Lawyers" superlative confirms that others outside our firm think highly of the quality of legal representation we provide.  Our attorneys continue to work seamlessly across practice areas and skill sets to deliver efficient, cost effective services to our clients."

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The directory includes no more than five percent of the attorneys in any one state.

The Smith Moore Leatherwood attorneys honored in 2015 Super Lawyers Business Edition attorneys are:

Atlanta, Ga.

  • Robert Persons – Insurance Coverage
  • Robert Wedge – Construction Litigation

Charleston, S.C.

  • Michael Bowers – Business Litigation
  • Bennett Crites, III – Personal Injury Defense

Charlotte, N.C.

  • Jonathan Heyl – Business Litigation
  • Robert Marcus – Business Litigation
  • Larry Sitton – Business Litigation
  • Fred Wood Jr. – Business Litigation

Greensboro, N.C.

  • Kent Auberry – Business/Corporate
  • Brian Byrd – Real Estate
  • Richard Coughlin – Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Julianna Theall Earp – Employment & Labor
  • Gregory Holland – Antitrust Litigation
  • Neale Johnson – Construction Litigation
  • Alexander Maultsby – Employment & Labor
  • Charles Melvin Jr. – Real Estate
  • Patti Ramseur – Employment & Labor
  • Clark Smith Jr. – Business Litigation
  • Garrett Walker – Real Estate

Greenville, S.C.

  • Steven Farrar – Business Litigation
  • Michael Giese – Business Litigation
  • Mark Holmes – Real Estate

Raleigh, N.C.

  • Mark Finkelstein – Business Litigation
  • Brett Hanna – Real Estate
  • George (Jerry) Oliver – Employment & Labor
  • Elizabeth Scherer – Appellate

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