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Smith Moore Leatherwood Announces Twelve Attorneys Named Best Lawyers

Smith Moore Leatherwood Announces Twelve Attorneys Named Best Lawyers' 2014 Lawyers Of The Year


August 16, 2013

Greenville, S.C. — Twelve lawyers from Smith Moore Leatherwood were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2014 (Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC).

Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, has named the following Smith Moore Leatherwood attorneys Best Lawyers' 2014 Lawyers of the Year:

  • E. Kent Auberry, Securities Regulation Lawyer of the Year; Greensboro, NC
  • William L. Dennis, Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the Year, Greenville, SC
  • James G. Exum, Jr., Appellate Practice Lawyer of the Year, Greensboro, NC
  • Steven E. Farrar, Professional Malpractice Lawyer of the Year, Greenville, SC
  • Kimberly Bullock Gatling, Patent Lawyer of the Year, Greensboro, NC
  • Michael J. Giese, Litigation – Real Estate Lawyer of the Year, Greenville, SC
  • James A. Medford, Litigation – Patent Lawyer of the Year, Greensboro, NC
  • Charles E. Melvin, Jr., Land Use & Zoning Lawyer of the Year, Greensboro, NC
  • Robert D. Moseley, Jr., Insurance Lawyer of the Year, Greenville, SC
  • Bradley M. Risinger, Litigation – Land Use & Zoning Lawyer of the Year, Raleigh, NC
  • Jack H. Tedards, Jr., Real Estate Lawyer of the Year, Greenville, SC
  • Elizabeth C. Trahos, Land Use & Zoning Lawyer of the Year, Raleigh, NC

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which almost 50,000 leading attorneys cast nearly five million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers "the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice."; We are pleased to share the 2014 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

Contact:
Heather Olson
(864)552-4552
heather.olson@smithmoorelaw.com

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